The stunning emerald that is Phuket is situated in the south of the country in the Andaman Sea and an idyllic destination for holidays, or to reside in, due to its fabulous beaches, a carefree ambience, delicious cuisine and choice of upmarket shopping outlets.
People select Phuket as the location to buy land or property for numerous reasons ranging from using it for vacations, to live in when they reach retirement age, or as a business investment. A major resort island, Phuket has gained its reputation from its captivating landscape, first rate infrastructure, international golf courses, marinas, great restaurants, and interesting entertainment which appeals to everyone looking for a second home. A modern infrastructure and international hospitals and schools make its potential attractive to people from all over the globe.
Over the past 5 years or so Phuket has seen a rapid increase in the number of tourists that arrive on the island every week and it has become one of the most famous and popular tourist destinations in Asia. Apart from an abundance of natural forests and stunning scenery its main attractions are the beaches from the long sweeping sands of Bang Tao and Surin Beach to the busy beaches of Patong and Kata there is a beach that will appeal to everyone, whether you are seeking peace and tranquility or crowds and jet-skis.
People flock to this tropical island for all kinds of reasons the main ones being the opportunities in leisure activities you can find here. Some of the best diving trips include King Cruiser Wreck, Shark Point, the Similans and Phi Phi, whilst fishing and sailing are also popular activities, book a trip to the east and northwest of Phuket and some of the most stunning sailing grounds. There are hundreds of anchorages, coves and beaches hide amongst the hundreds of uninhabited islands, limestone cliffs soar upwards, and the waters heave with tropical marine life.
This popular tourist destination has adapted to its increasing numbers of visitors by constantly developing the infrastructure and has some of the finest hotels and entertainment venues to be found in Thailand. People travel here from all over the world and whilst some only stay for a few weeks holiday they generally find themselves returning year after year, others love it so much they decide to buy a holiday villa or house either to use as a second home or as an investment for the future.
More and more people are investing in holiday homes to provide an additional income or as an investment as the potential they offer is apparent. Luxury villa rentals are in demand as they are extremely cost effective and can really make a holiday one to remember, offering people the privacy a hotel can't provide Phuket has all the elements obligatory for the idyllic holiday destination.
If you don't actually live on the island full-time then there is no need to worry as there are plenty of real estate agents available who have the skills and experience to assist you in managing your property in Phuket, whether it is just to keep an eye on the property when you aren't in the country or all year round. These companies can take care of everything for you from the management and maintenance of the property to the day to day running tasks for an affordable monthly fee.
Fees will vary on what level of management you require but generally include liaising with guests, a weekly or daily maid service as per your requirements, and necessary maintenance such as cleaning the pool, gardening and other general upkeep. Hiring a company to manage your property can save a lot of time and trouble as they take care of absolutely everything for you, and the charge is minimal when compared to the income you can get from luxury holiday rentals Phuket.
Buying a villa, sea view apartment, or house in Phuket in Nai Harn, Rawai, Kata or Surin has been proved over and over again to be an excellent investment as a holiday rental. They provide the perfect holiday home where you can spend a few months or weeks a year, or make money from it by renting it out when you're not staying on the island yourself.