• Phuket is the largest Island in Thailand’s and it has the largest tourism market outside of Bangkok with over 9 million visitors last year. 95% of Thais are Buddhist and 3% of the population is Muslims and there are several Christians and Hindu communities.

 

  • Patong is the most popular area in Phuket and is home to the most popular beach. There are also two major shopping centers in Phuket, including the Central Festival complex Patong, which was newly founded, and Jungceylon. The action now extends to both sides of Patong, where Kata and Karon are located further north, which are currently popular tourist destinations, while Rawai and Nai Harn are starting points. To the south of Patong, Bang Tao; Kalim; Surin; and Kamala have undergone recent changes. There are many beach clubs in this part of Phuket, including the “Café-Del-Mar” and the “Catch-Beach-Club”. Also noteworthy is the Lagoon, an exotic blend of beautiful lagoons and lavish 5-star houses, luxurious homes, and exquisite restaurants. Mai Kao, in recent times, has become a target for the development of property in the northern part of Phuket

 

  • There are currently many new high-quality schools for younger families of all nationalities at very competitive prices. The recently opened British and French, BCIS Phuket International School in Chalong campus is being developed in phased stages, with completion scheduled in August 2019 equipped with comprehensive sports facilities and stimulating extra-curricular resources for students.

 

  • Tourists taking a trip to Phuket must have a valid passport for at least 6 months longer than their period of stay while for a retirement visa, 18 months validity is required.

 

  • Phuket has quite a lot of real estate types suitable for a variety of investments. Those who visited Phuket a few years ago might not recognize it today. In fact, people who return to Phuket after only a year or two have been amazed at how much development has taken place.

 

  • Low price properties can be found close to places such as Phuket Town, Thalang, and      Kathu. Where you will find a large selection of Thai terraced houses and condos that fit into the affordable price level.

 

  • Inland properties focus on the city and life in the locality. However, due to the recent growth within these regions, the number of foreign buyers has increased. In places like Surin, Rawai, Kamala, and Kata, you can get mid-priced range condos and beach houses. These reasonably priced apartments are usually well equipped with facilities and start at about 40 m². The houses are generally flat and shared with limited visibility, but there is the possibility of shared resort facilities.

  • The luxurious market section offers magnificent pool villas, situated on a beautiful hillside with breathtaking views of the sea. Some accommodations have a direct link to the beach. Stretching along the beachfront, some of these lodges and villas are in the hilly Kalim Township directly overlooking the Patong Beach. These condos have beautiful penthouses and well-structured public areas, including beach clubs, bars, and restaurants. Mont Azure in Kamala is a good example.