More and more people are seeking out properties abroad in countries such as Thailand. Particularly in Phuket, which is a popular resort among tourists. As a result of this tourist trade, there is plenty for residents to see and earn a living from in its region. It is an idyllic lifestyle and purchasing any of its properties can be considered a good investment. In terms of luxury, the most expensive villas in Phuket offer the perfect accommodation to stay in for holidays or to reside permanently. This article will explore just what it is that results in so many people visiting Thailand and relocating there on a more permanent basis.
In high season, Phuket’s beaches are a vast stretch of white sand and have the backdrop of the clearest blue waters. Because of how far the beaches stretch, you could never feel that it was over-crowded.
You can choose from popular tourist beaches, such as the region of Patong Beach, if you like to be surrounded by activity. For a quieter time, there are the more deserted beaches on the northern part of the island. There are beaches hidden away, such as Laem Singh. Further beaches can be found on the west side of Phuket, ranging from the north end, close to the airport, to the island’s southern end. So, there is no shortage of beaches, whether you prefer to be left alone in tranquillity or enjoy the buzz of crowds around you.
Phuket’s beaches have been made popular by movies such as The Beach and the James Bond movies. The Man with the Golden Gun was filmed at Koh Khao Phing Kan, which is now also called James Bond Island. In the movie it was where Bond Villain Scaramanga set up his base. It is a location every James Bond would want to visit and live near to.
Phuket boasts clear warm waters for you to swim in. They are reasonably safe for most of the year. Just be aware that in the rain season, the West Coast of Phuket will have rougher seas.
Phuket is famed for its many diving opportunities. You can dive around the Andaman Sea, with sites to see such as Ko Lanta and Koh Phi Phi. This makes a nice day trip. In addition, there are two other wonderful sites to visit: Anemone reef and Shark Point. If you have always wanted to learn to dive, then there are plenty of instructors on hand to make this happen.
Chinpracha House offers tours of its Sino-colonial mansion and inner courtyard, which dates to 1903 and is a mixture of the European and Chinese styles. Phra Pitak Chinpracha Mansion houses the Blue Elephant Restaurant. Then, for another opportunity to taste delicious Thai food, there is the Kiew Kai Ka, a restaurant at the Tunga Ka Road and Yaowarat Road intersection. The Phra Aram Sakhonkhet Mansion houses the Thai Airways offices. The excellent air travel link is one of the benefits of Phuket, making it an easy to reach destination. To experience further culture and history, there is the Thai Hua Museum, which was built in 1911 and was previously a school. It is now host to Phuket Town Festivals and various other ceremonies. All these ceremonies are enjoyed by Phuket’s residents, and tourists happening to visit at the right time of year. There is plenty of fun to be had during these times. Phuket is a wonderful place and community to live and be a part of, if you are thinking of investing in real estate.
In terms of choosing your own property, or site to live, all this wonderful architecture will surely entice you to want to find, or perhaps want to upgrade, to one of the luxury mansions in Phuket, which come with private gardens and pools and lots of space for the whole family to enjoy.
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