Located on the southwestern end of the island with stunning views of Koh Samui’s prominent Five Islands, "Five Island" site provides an exceptional opportunity to develop one of Thailand’s finest upscale luxur y resorts and residential villa developments in one of Asia’s fastest growing resort destinations.
With its size and quality, the site shall be developed as an upscale resort hotel with residential villas. Offering panoramic views of Koh Samui’s prominent Five Islands, the 163-rai Site offers beach frontage of 371 metres. The Site also slopes to the ocean,
providing any potential development with stunning ocean and sunset views.
Koh Samui is the second largest island in Thailand and is amongst the most charming and unspoilt in all of Asia. Characterised by clear blue waters and long white beaches surrounding a lush mountainous interior, the island of Koh Samui lies in the Gulf of Thailand, approximately 700 kilometres southeast of Bangkok. It is surrounded
by about 60 other islands, most of which comprise the Ang Thong National Marine Park, but also includes other notable tourist destinations Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Tao.
The island is accessible by air, ferry, bus or train. Bangkok Air ways currently flies direct to Samui Airport from Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, Krabi, Singapore and Hong Kong. Berjaya Air also flies direct from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui. Bangkok
Airways has also signed a code-share agreement with Thai Airways International in April 2006 that is expected to further strengthen its air networks and connectivity to Koh Samui. Air Asia currently flies to Surat Thani and passengers heading to Koh Samui can catch the bus or taxi to the ferry in Donsak. Reflecting Samui’s growth as a tourist destination, the Cunard ship MS Queen Victoria (a 2000-plus passenger ship) will also dock at Samui during its 2008 world cruise. Situated at Koh Samui’s southwestern coast approximately 35 kilometres from the Koh Samui Airport, the upmarket Taling Ngam area is home to some of the most pristine and beautiful beaches on the island. Located away from the mass market tourism areas of Chaweng and Lamai, TalingNgam offers an exclusive and unspoilt setting ideally suited for upscale resorts developments.Located within the area are established resorts such as Intercontinental Resort (previously operated as a Le Royal Meridien). Also open in late 2008 is Conrad Resort and Spa, which will feature 119
luxury villas including 39 residential villas. Further north also situated on the island’s western coast is the new Four Seasons Koh Samui Resort which opened in February 2007 which features 63 luxury villas including 14 for-sale residences.
Key Investment Highlights
Prime Site 163 rai site located in Koh Samui’s upmarket TalingNgam area. Offering extensive beach frontage and stunning ocean views of Koh Samui’s prominent Five
Islands, the Site provides an exceptional opportunity to develop one of Thailand’s finest upscale luxury resorts and residential villa developments
Key resort Destination
Koh Samui is one of Asia’s most promising resort destinations. Backed by strong visitor arrivals and spending levels, Koh Samui’s hotel market currently achieves some of the highest average daily rates in Thailand. Opportunity to create a new upmarket Product With its size and quality, the Site provides an incoming investor with the opportunity and flexibility to develop an exceptional resort asset and prestigious residential villas on prime land.
The Koh Samui hotel market is currently trading at very robust levels featuring strong occupancies and average daily rates. This, combined with an efficient operating cost structure typical of Thailand, allows for high profitability within the island’s hotels.