Silverlake is a large vineyard just a 25 minute drive south from Pattaya and can make a pleasant excursion out of Pattaya for an hour or two. Arrival at the vineyard is made at the reception buildings which have been constructed in a copied french vineyard style. The elevated terrace here gives some nice views over the vineyard and the lake beyond, There is also a vineyard shop here selling grape juice, grape cookies and dried grapes as well of course as Silverlake Vineyard wine (which is quite pricey at 1100 baht per bottle) The main attraction at Silverlake will be to take the trolly bus vineyard tour, this is offered in two packages:
Package 1 – Vineyard and grape juice plant
The trolly bus will take you around the vineyard grounds where you can see and get up close to the grape vines. If you are visiting in the right season you will get to see the grapes growing on the vines, short stops will be made at a couple of attractive spots along the route for photo taking. A stop will also be made at the grape juice bottling plant where you can see the bottling process. A free bottle of grape juice is included in this package. The package tour will take around 25 minutes
Package 2 – Vineyard, grape juice plant, winery and wine tasting
This package is the same as Package 1 but with the extension of the winery tour and wine tasting. Two free glasses of wine are included in the wine tasting. The package tour will take around 35 minutes
Silverlake Entrance Fee
There are no entrance fees to the reception buildings at Silverlake but you will need to buy a ticket if you want to take one of the two trolley bus package tours which will show you around some parts of the vineyard.
Package 1 – Vineyard and grape juice plant 100 baht/adult
Includes one free bottle of grape juice
Package 2 – Vineyard, grape juice plant, winery and wine tasting 250 baht/adult
Includes one free bottle of grape juice and 2 glasses of wine
Getting to Silverlake Vineyard
Silverlake Vineyard situated about 15km from Pattaya. If you do not have you own transport then you can charter a taxi in Pattaya for a half day or full day to visit this attraction (usually worth combining with other attractions in this area) Alternatively Travel Hub offers a full day guided tour of some of Pattayas main attractions which also include Silverlake Vineyard.
There are other attractions in this area of interest which include Nong Nooch Gardens, Khao Chi Chan (which is right next door!) Wiharn Sian Anek Kuson Sala, Wat Yanasangwararam so if you are visiting combine with other attractions to make a full day out!