Koh Samui Property News Provided By Horizon Homes Real Estate Co

Legally own Property in Thailand

Purchasing a property in Thailand
A non-Thai can own a building but not more than 49% of the land that the building occupies.
There are 3 ways for a non-Thai to purchase a property in Thailand, they are:
1. Condominium purchase – A building that has a Condominium license can sell no more

The flexibility of Samui Villa Rentals

Secluded Luxury
Staying in a private villa is fast becoming a popular alternative to staying in a hotel or resort for guests visiting Koh Samui. While the island has some of the most beautiful beach resorts in the world, nothing beats the convenience and luxury of staying in your private villa

Samui Villas for holiday rental

Out of the Ordinary
One of the strongest trends in the travel industry at the moment is the need for bespoke experiences. As people travel more and see more places, it takes more to impress them and everywhere you go, travel service providers increasingly try to give people something out of

Koh Samui 2012: A regatta for all seasons

There was something for everyone at the just-completed 11th Koh Samui Regatta: thirty-two entries and 500 crew members from some 20 countries, variable winds, interspersed with storms and clear “Samui” skies, excellent race management and a round of parties during the week-long event.
Challenging racing in the five designated classes, resulted

Samui’s high end property market doing well

Minor Property Group recently sold one of 14 spacious villas in its super-luxury Estates Samui project, at an undisclosed price.
The company did not reveal the price quoted to a Thai national. Nestled amongst the lush secluded hillside of stunning Laem Yai Bay on the Northwestern tip of the paradise island,

Samui may get second airport

High fees, monopoly concerns prompt study    The Transport Ministry is mulling a plan to build a new state-run airport on Koh Samui as an alternative to the existing privately-run facility amid complaints of high airport fees.   The move is also intended to end the monopoly on the airport service on the island.

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts Continues Expansion in Thailand

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa has officially opened to guests and visitors. Located on an idyllic stretch of exclusive Lamai Beach, Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa is a chic and intimate resort with a unique blend of

Bangkok Airways to go public

After operating as a privately owned airline for 43 years, Bangkok Airways aims to become a publicly listed company by the end of 2013.
The airline recently began an internal study focused on divesting a 30% stake to mobilise funds and help it grow in the future, revealed founder and major

Exclusive Private Hideaway Resort Opens in Samui

Akatsuki Resort is the latest property to open on the scenic western coast of Koh Samui, Thailand.  Taking the exclusive resort experience to a new level in combining 5-star facilities of a luxury resort with the exclusivity, flexibility and comfort of a private home.
Tucked away on the secluded and picturesque

Why Koh Samui Real Property Investing is Lucrative

Over the last few years, Koh Samui experienced a boost in large-scale investments that eventually led to real estate development projects. These include upscale villas, hotels, resorts, and commercial buildings. As a result, more and more investors are looking into earning profits in this beautiful island in Thailand.