Many reasons make Phuket island an attractive location for your permanent base, holiday home or place to spend your retirement. There has never been a better time to invest in Phuket real estate ranging from villas, townhouses, or condos, and apartments, even land than now. Phuket has seen visitor increases of over 8% every year for the last ten years, making it one of Thailand’s most visited locations.
Phuket is a prime tourist destination with amazing natural beauty including idyllic beaches with white sand, amazing diving, first-class hotels, spas, magnificient golf courses, yacht marinas, a plethora of fine restaurants, vibrant nightlife and excellent shopping. This is the reason why Phuket is named the pearl of South-east Asia.
Phuket has one of the fastest growing property markets in the world with an increasing number of high quality projects by international or national renowned real estate developers. Environmentally friendly planning laws and height restrictions ensure that developments do not negatively impact the environment and remain low in density.
Phuket is Thailand’s wealthiest province and also the jewel in the crown of Thailand’s tourism industry, therefore receiving a high degree of protection and investment from the central government in Bangkok.
The cost of living in Phuket is very low compared to Europe, Russia, or other premium resort destinations. International and regional travel is made easy via excellent flight connections.
Phuket’s appeal is so strong that it was one of the only places in Asia that was unaffected by the economic crisis 2008.
Rental returns on apartments and villas continue to remain high as more and more holidaymakers are opting for the privacy of a rental property over a hotel room. With more than 7.5 millions visitors in Phuket for 2016, the demand for holiday rentals will continue to grow.
Infrastructure and services continue to improve at a fast pace. With three international standard hospitals on the island, like the Phuket Bangkok hospital, quality healthcare is available at a fraction of the cost in the West.
English language primary and secondary education is available on the island with international schools that follow the British or American curriculum, including the British Curriculum International School and the Phuket International Academy (PIA).