The White Lotus Season 3 Locations

Welcome! Checking in? 🛎 From the stunning shores of Hawaii to the beautiful backdrops in Italy, The White Lotus has captivated audiences worldwide with its gripping storyline and stunning cinematography. As fans eagerly await the upcoming season of the hit HBO series, confirmed to be set in the breathtaking landscapes of Thailand, the most anticipated question remains: Where will The White Lotus Season 3 location be? Following the pattern of Seasons 1 and 2, filming is predicted to take place at one or several of the Four Seasons hotels located in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, or Koh Samui 🇹🇭.

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Show Recap

If you are looking for your new favourite drama, comedy, and whodunit all in one, look no further than The White Lotus. The show follows the lives of guests and staff at the White Lotus luxury resort chain. After a successful first season set in Hawaii and a second season in Italy, show creator Mike White is taking The White Lotus across the world to film in Thailand. Each season has notably explored different themes of privilege, societal issues, and power dynamics through the interactions and experiences of the characters. Season 3 has been rumoured to centre on Eastern religion and spirituality 🎬.

The ensemble cast features a variety of familiar faces, including Emmy Award winner Jennifer Coolidge, who plays self-absorbed heiress Tanya McQuoid, as well as Natasha Rothwell, who plays the spa manager Belinda in Season 1 👏.

Earlier this year, HBO Max unveiled the new cast members of Season 3—including Parker Posey, Leslie Bibb, Carrie Coon, Dom Hetrakul, Tayme Thapthimthong, Jason Isaacs, Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Blackpink member Lisa. Aimee Lou Wood will also be joining the upcoming season, along with Walton Goggins and Sam Nivola.

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Considered one of the must-see places in Asia, the bustling city of Bangkok is sure to be the backdrop of many scenes throughout The White Lotus Season 3 location. From its vibrant street markets to its majestic temples, Bangkok offers a rich tapestry of sights and sounds that immerse viewers in the heart of Thai culture. It would only make sense for the next filming location to be in the capital of Thailand. For those looking to capture the essence of this dynamic city through the lens, check out our blog for the top 10 places to take pictures of Bangkok’s most iconic landmarks and hidden gems 💎.

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With a variety of high-end resorts and hotels, as well as heart-pulsing discos and nightclubs💃🕺, guests of the White Lotus can be as private or as social as they like. As the premier destination for sun-seekers and adventurers, Phuket enchants visitors with its pristine beaches, vibrant culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. As Thailand’s largest island, Phuket offers a wide variety of stunning landscapes waiting to be captured. Click the link to discover the top 5 places to take pictures in Phuket! 📸

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Koh Samui

Immerse yourself in the island of Koh Samui, where travellers come from far and wide to explore its pristine beaches, lush jungles, and tranquil atmosphere 🌴. A top location for filming, this beautiful island offers a diverse range of landscapes and experiences waiting to be explored. This tropical haven is known for its vibrant nightlife and crystal-clear waters. Koh Samui makes for a perfect picturesque backdrop for capturing unforgettable moments. Looking for the best photo locations? Look no further than our blog on the top 5 places to take photos in Koh Samui!

Photo: Immanuel in Koh Samui for Flytographer. Judith and partner capture memories in Phuket with a family photoshoot at Coral Cove.

Four Seasons in Thailand

  • Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai: Nestled amid lush emerald rice fields, the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai makes for a sanctuary of luxury and tranquillity. Located in Northern Thailand, this oasis is the ideal place for guests to recharge and unwind 🧘‍♀️🧘.
  • Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle: Thailand’s glamping adventure awaits! The Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle offers an unparalleled blend of luxury and adventure in the heart of Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle. From interacting with rescued elephants 🐘, to exploring spectacular mountain trails and bamboo jungles 🎋, this resort has something for everyone!
  • Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River: Set along the bustling banks of the Chao Phraya River, the Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok offers unparalleled luxury and sophistication in the heart of Thailand’s vibrant capital. Ranked #3 on The World’s 50 Best Hotels List 2023 👏, this resort is a sanctuary of indulgence and tranquillity amid the bustling energy of Bangkok 🌆.
  • Four Seasons Koh Samui: You are now on island time ⏰. Nestled within a lush tropical paradise on the pristine shores of Koh Samui, the Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui offers an exquisite blend of luxury and natural beauty. Book a room with an infinity pool to feel like you are swimming in the Gulf of Thailand from the comfort of your room 🌊.

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Season 2 Filming Locations

Perched on a rocky promontory high above the Ionian Sea, the second season of The White Lotus was filmed at the San Domenico Palace, Taormina, a Four Seasons hotel in Sicily, Italy 🇮🇹.

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Season 1 Filming Location

The first season of The White Lotus was filmed at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea in Hawaii 🐢🏝. With its stunning backdrop of sun, sand, and sea, the Four Seasons Maui provided the perfect setting for the captivating drama and intrigue.

Photo: Amily in Maui for Flytographer. Anthony and partner capture memories in Maui with a couples photoshoot at Ulua Beach.


Where will the third season of The White Lotus be filmed?

The White Lotus Season 3 location is expected to be filmed throughout Thailand, specifically Bangkok and the islands of Phuket and Koh Samui 🇹🇭. Previously rumoured to take place in Japan, the Tourism Authority of Thailand was excited to announce its partnership with the series as the next group of guests check in to the White Lotus.

What hotel is the White Lotus hotel for Season 3?

As the official location is yet to be disclosed, we predict filming may take place at one or all of the four Four Seasons locations in Thailand. This includes Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, and Four Seasons Koh Samui. There is also speculation that some scenes may take place at Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas 🏨.

Can you visit the White Lotus hotel?

Yes! Though the hotel chain is fictitious, all The White Lotus filming locations are real resorts where you can visit and stay! 🎥

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Capturing Memories in Thailand

Whether you are checking into one of these lavish locations for a White Lotus experience or simply visiting Thailand for its natural beauty and cultural richness, our team of talented photographers is ready to capture your adventures in Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Samui, and beyond ✈️📷.