Phuket is placed 867 km away from Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, and is a perfect vacation destination for leisure as well as corporate guests. This island is a great combination of white sandy beaches, superb hospitality and reasonable accommodation option. There are wide range of hotels in Phuket of different categories and price range that suite the pockets of all travelers coming here.
Investing in a foreign country can be very rewarding and exciting. If Images of a tropical deserted beach with only you and that special someone enjoying the warm sunshine, tropical breezes and azure blue water are something you long for, maybe Phuket is just the place for you. Here is a rundown of some great reasons to invest in Phuket Thailand.
The weather in Phuket Thailand is absolutely wonderful for about six months of the year. During the dry season of November through April the weather is filled with hit sunny days and sizzling nights. Cooling off is easy by enjoying an afternoon swim at one Phukets’ many beaches found around the island. Later in the day, you can enjoy a swim at one of the many great hotels or apartment projects on the island or sip a nice tropical fruit drink at a swim up pool bar or poolside café.
Sun worshipers won’t be disappointed either in Phuket because even in monsoon season or low season there are many hours of sunshine per day. Some days are known to have liquid sunshine but it stops shortly after it starts and the rest of the day becomes a great day to go outdoors with the cooler air the rains have bought. The rains bring on a cleaning to the land, air and add greenery to the tropical forest surroundings.
Phuket is known for fantastic nightlife in the west coast towns like kata, Karon and Patong Beach. Even Phuket Town has many lively nightspots like local pubs and discos. Places like the night plaza in Kata beach and Bangla road are a great place to enjoy local entertainment and cool down with your favorite brew. Many opportunities present themselves to meet friends as Thai people are very friendly to foreigners. After hours there are many late night establishments to ring in the dawn of a new day.
Phuket town has is the home to many festivals and street bazaars. Many night markets fill the streets on the weekends to buy local homemade and copied goods. Phuket is becoming known as a place where tourists can shop for western goods with the opening of Central and Jungceylon shopping centers. These malls have all the western stores you find if you were shopping retail in any big mall in the west. Shopping in Thailand can be a lot of fun when your Thai is good enough to haggle with the locals.
Phuket can’t be written about if one doesn’t mention all the great water sports the island has to offer. Scuba diving has become very big on the island as the water off Phuket offer a diversity of life not found in other places. Many local shop and tours are here to show you what the island has to offer. Even if you like to enjoy parasailing, jet skiing, fishing, sailing or motor boating, the many marinas, piers, beaches and places to go on the island, one can never be bored with the endless choices to pass the time away.
Investing in Phuket is something everyone who visits here knows they must consider. The demand to stay in a place like this is so high and the cost of living is so low it remains South East Asia’s number one tourist location with almost five million visitors in 2008. Investing in Phuket is a natural choice with so many reasons to want to stay here and make Phuket your second home.