Well it is a fact, Koh Samui is one of the most sought-after destinations in Thailand. The sun-soaked island attracts visitors and expats from all over the world, due to its stunning beaches, wide range of activities, cultural possibilities and growing real estate.
Thailand’s Ministry of Finance noted that in the first quarter of 2017 the economy grew by 1.3%, which was stronger than market estimates of a 1.2 percent growth.
These advantages, as well as many others, have helped to turn Samui into one of the best places in Thailand to make a property investment. So if you’ve been considering where the best place in Thailand would be to make a wise and profitable luxury property investment, then we would highly recommend Koh Samui.
The increasing number of tourists to the island and the growing business ventures undertaken are but two of the factors helping to boost the real estate market in Koh Samui.
It’s able to offer the perfect blend between unspoiled nature, relaxed beachside restaurants and extravagant accommodation, such as new luxury koh samui villas, new 5 star resorts such as The Ritz Calton Koh Samui, which is quickly turning it into the number-one chic destination in Thailand.
Koh Samui Property Investment Opportunities
Did you know? Samui attracts some of the highest rental yields in Thailand, with longer high seasons and less rainfall than other parts of Thailand. Investors can receive rental yields at approximately 8-10%, with some featured villa properties producing up to 30% yields per year!
Many other alternative destinations offer only 4-6% yields, mainly due to their rapid price increases, making Samui a competitive choice.
The new environmental building laws, infrastructure and mature market, means investing in real estate here is more secure than before. When purchasing Real Estate in Thailand, it is important to be aware there are different ownership options, so be careful to choose the most appropriate option to suit your personal buying needs, depending on your age, nationality, marital or family status or inheritance issues?
In all these ways, Samui presents an immense appeal to the international holiday-makers and an increasing new influx of affluent investors from Hong Kong, China, Australia & United Kingdom seeking a secure holiday investment and a relaxing lifestyle destination to repatriate or retire in paradise island.
Having said all this, it is best to come explore & experience the magic of the island of Samui yourself!