Koh Samui Apartments
Koh Samui has been a consistently popular destination for International visitors and investors for almost two decades, which has spurred the development of a wide variety of holiday properties, from simple bungalows to multi-million dollar private residences. More recently, the island has witnessed an upsurge in the number of apartment and condominium units available for sale and rent, adding to the accommodation choices.
Apartment for Sale on Koh Samui
Apartment-style properties have become more popular with foreign buyers on Koh Samui in recent years due to their relative ease of purchase and the straightforward ownership rights for international investors that purchase properties that are part of a majority Thai-owned building. Updates to the official foreign ownership requirements for apartments and condominiums caused a significant increase in demand, especially amongst international buyers looking to rent out their properties when not using the condo or apartment themselves.
Buying or Renting a Koh Samui Apartment
The prices for holiday apartments on Koh Samui are generally very attractive to international buyers, with studios starting for as little as 2 million Thai Baht (USD 56,000), and 1-2 bed properties starting at around 3 million Thai Baht (USD85,000). Of course, prices can also reach luxury level figures, but some developers offer finance options for buyers, which makes the investment all the more attractive if a rental return is included in the calculation. Vacation rental properties are often offered daily, weekly or monthly, with rates reflecting the amount of time
Samui Apartment Locations
Apartment developments on Koh Samui to be located close to the main resort areas such as Chaweng, Bophut and Lamai, which means rental guests also have access to a range of amenities. Most apartments come with some form of management and offer access to communal facilities such as a shared swimming pool and fitness room. Thanks to their central location and onsite facilities, apartments are an increasingly popular vacation accommodation option for small groups of friends, families couples or singles.