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Sage Land & House - Koh Phangan's Real Estate Agency
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Those of you who have been coming to Koh Phangan for the past few years have witnessed the growth in the region. The island in particular has had the advantage of growing slowly over the past 20 years but now the time has come. The backpackers who have come here over the years are now returning with good jobs, children and capital to invest. This coupled with the fact that the Full Moon Party is of international status and larger resorts and hotels are now moving in.

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SAGE Land and House is now positioning itself to help lead the way in investment opportunities in Koh Phangan. With homes that have all the amenities of the west coupled with the culture and climate of a beautiful tropical island.

The room for growth around the island is still available so that even with relatively small investment capital, individuals can find a great return on their initial investment. Nobody can say for sure what the future prospects will be. However, all one has to do is take a look at a few signs to see where Koh Phangan is headed. In the last three years property values have risen between 30-50% per annum. With improvements in the infrastructure and transportation service Koh Phangan is much more attractive to foreign investment.

General Information

Koh Phangan is an island paradise in the Gulf of Thailand located about 100 km from the coast of Southern Thailand's Surat Thani Province and about 15 km from the famous resort island of Koh Samui.

Koh Phangan is the largest of Samui's neighboring islands with an area of 168 square km. Over 70% of its total area is mountains and tropical forest. The lowlands are beaches and coconut fields.

The island has 9.2 sq. km of coral reef, which is 100 to 1000 meters wide, with its widest part in the Wok Tum area. 50-70% of the reef is alive with 300-500 meters covered in seaweed. The most abundant fish is the Mackerel.

Koh Phangan was once a favorite place for King Rama V. He visited the island fourteen times between 1888 and 1909. Historians and archaeologists believe that the first group who migrated to Koh Phangan was Sea-Gypsies (Pigmy, Semung and Proto-Malay), who traveled by boat from the Malay Peninsula.

In the past 20 years the tourist industry has had the most prominent and lasting effects on the island. The influx of travelers has made Koh Phangan known throughout the world. The island is still in pristine condition and completely unspoiled. There are a surprising amount of attractions and features worth visiting for all types of tourists. This island, that was once considered the “back-door escape” from Koh Samui, has established itself over the years. Koh Phangan has a regular boat service and many places of interest, including four year-round waterfalls and a cave temple situated near a small typical Thai village town.

Getting Here

Koh Phangan is most easily accessed via Koh Samui airport. Bangkok Airways operates about 20 daily flights between Koh Samui and Bangkok and Thai Airways has 2 daily flights. There are also International flights into Koh Samui from Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. 

Budget airlines AirAsia and Nok Air now also operate into Suratthani with direct ferry links to Koh Phangan and AirAsia has daily direct flights from Suratthani to Kuala Lumpur.

There are more than 10 passenger boats between Koh Samui and Koh Phangan every day. The trip takes between 30 and 60 minutes.

Koh Phangan can also be reached by boat from Suratthani on the mainland. There are 5 car ferries and 5 passenger boats to and from Suratthani per day. Boats from Suratthani take 2-4 hours.