Holiday Home Phuket
When it comes to holiday destinations, Phuket has long enjoyed a position at the top of the global vacation hotlist, and that has also made Thailand’s favourite island a popular location for retirees and people in search of of a tropical base.
Phuket’s Beachside Benefits
Phuket’s year-round warm climate, stunning beaches and myriad facilities have been driving the real estate market for more than a decade, with continuous investment in the hospitality sector, as well as residential projects by Thai and foreign developers aiming at the domestic market and also international buyers wishing to settle on the island. With a solid infrastructure, a host of quality services and foreigner friendly facilities, Phuket is widely considered to be one of the most appealing choices in Asia to buy or rent a vacation home.
Living on Phuket
Island life is made all the more convenient thanks to well established amenities such as the recently expanded international airport, global brand shopping malls, world calls hospitals, golf courses and marinas, all of which draw foreign investors and home buyers. A large expatriate community has therefore developed on the island, which in turn has led to the establishment of quality international schools as well as family friendly organizations and events. Information is readily available for for new long and short term residents, along with a choice of professional services including English speaking lawyers, estate and villa rental agencies and a choice of English language media, including two local newspapers.
Thai Island Lifestyle
The combination of convenience and natural assets certainly appeals to international buyers and rental guests considering Phuket for an extended stay. The choice and diversity of tourist attractions in and around the main beach areas of Patong, Kamala, Karon, Kata, Chalong and Bang Tao make the island a difficult place to leave. Every beach zone has its own distinctive shopping, dining and nightlife scene, with a combination of local and international restaurants, shopping streets and markets, beach bars and nightclubs making for a true tropical playground.