Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Then look no further than Silverlake Vineyard. Located about 17km South of Pattaya, just off Sukhumvit Road, Silverlake sits in a sprawling 480 acre site in the shadow of the incredible Big Buddha Mountain. The vineyard gets its name from the large body of water at the heart of the site; at dusk the sunlight gives the lake a metallic hue which is reason enough to see it.
Wine & Jam producer
Already one of the largest producers of wine and jams in Thailand, Silverlake is an ambitious as it is beautiful. Upon arrival you’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve been transported to one of Italy’s great lakes. The vineyards, olive trees and Tuscan style buildings look like they’ve been transported straight from Italia.
The Italian theme isn’t just cosmetic; Silverlake has some of the best Italian delicacies on offer including fresh olives and high quality balsamic vinegars. The wine produced at Silverlake is made using the latest machinery and techniques from Italy, the owners really want to take you on a European excursion.
In terms of activities up at Silverlake you really are spoiled for choice. They have a beautiful love garden with beautifully manicured topiary bushes, kissing chairs and even a Venice style canal! You can go on a pick-up truck tour of the facility a learn how Silverlake produce there wine and oils. They have ATV rides, horse riding and mountain biking for those of you who feel adventurous.
Now on to LOVEPATTAYAs favorite bit, the wine tasting. For all you wine aficionados there is an extensive wine tasting session which comes with food, you can choose from a half day or a full day both come with a guided tour of the site. If you have kids and wine tasting not an option you can take them for a fresh ice cream tasting session instead! All ices are homemade with fresh fruit and are delicious.
Check out the Silverlake Wine and Grill Restaurant and Pizza Café, the vineyard’s family style restaurant, where the wines are paired with traditional Italian and Thai dishes. Indoor and outdoor seating offers a bird’s eye views over the vineyard and adjoining lake. You can sit back and enjoy the live music or the beautiful sunset the choice if yours.
Finally, why not check out the quirky Movie House Bed and Breakfast? Paying homage to both Thai cinema and the vineyard’s founder, actress Supansa Nuangpirom, with charming cottages decorated with retro movie posters and paraphernalia.