Samui Phangan Magazine April - May 2018

Welcome to our April May edition of Samui Phangan Real Estate Magazine. Here you will find everything that your heart desires related to Real Estate on our beautiful tropical islands. We feature in this edition The Greenheights 138, a very affordable luxury condominium on the Bophut Hills from Remax Island Real Estate Koh Samui, they are expecting completion in December 2018 and are already on target with 65% complete. Here there are 26 units available for foreign ownership. In our Hot Property section, we take a closer look and especially of the stunning view of Villa Akira by Luxury Villa Samui on the hills of Laem Yai. If great views are your soft spot don’t miss the Property Design article about The Pool on the Hill, a stunning property by IVL Property in Plai Laem. On the legal side in this issue we get advice from Attorney Tanun Rungwiwattanakool from Limcharoen Samui about the new rental laws that have just been brought into effect. For those more interested in buying than renting Stuart Folkes from the MBK Center in Bangkok gives us some information about financing a penthouse. Plus, there’s lots more, tips for your tropical herb garden and and and and and, they don’t call us the Bible of Real Estate for nothing. If you have any great tips for us or a certain question you are having trouble answering just drop us a line.

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Property Design: Pool on the Hill

IVL Property has added a gorgeous new property to the IVL Exclusive Rentals collection. This stunning 5 bedroom villa on a gentle hill in Plai Laem is maximized for enjoyment of the natural beauty of the island. The fabulous Pool on the Hill villa offers luxury and comfort in a large villa with amazing indoor and outdoor spaces, access to tennis courts and is just 1 minute away from the beach. Continue reading

Feature: Cut Productions

We recently featured Anne Sophie Maestracci and her incredible photography from Samuipics. For those of you that missed it Anne Sophie, French by birth has been a Samui resident since 2008 and with her discerning eye for technical detail and an artist’s flair she has delighted us with some of the most stunning real estate and beautiful wedding photography to be seen. Following the natural evolution of photography Anne Sophie has now a new branch in her company, Cut productions, that specializes in unique, high-end production videos. Continue reading

Hot Property: Villa Akira

Villa Akira is a luxury villa in the hills of Laem Yai that takes the term ‘uninterrupted views’ to a whole new level with some of the best on Samui.
This spacious villa has been beautifully designed to maximize the wow factor of its location and spectacular, unparalleled views of Nathon Bay. The layout and the size of the property make it ideal for large families and couples sharing and the outdoor living areas are ideal for celebrations and entertaining. Continue reading

Lifestyle: Life is a combination of Magic & Pasta

At Tropicana Restaurant and Pizzeria, opened in 2006 and owned by two long-time friends Karl and Diego, you will be sure to find both Pasta and Magic along with good music and a smiling service.
Let’s start with the most important element for a restaurant, THE FOOD. Under Diego’s tight supervision Tropicana’s kitchen delivers only authentic and traditional Italian dishes. Continue reading