When it comes to business premises, the choice on Samui is rising too. From hotels and resorts to restaurants, shops, and dive and tour specialists many expats flock to Samui to run their own enterprise on the island. Making money whilst living in a tropical paradise is the ultimate dream for many.
The diversity of commercial properties for sale on Samui has expanded over the years and certain parts of the island have become entrepreneurial hotspots. The busiest part of the island, by far, is Chaweng on the island’s eastern shore with its throng of bars, bistros, clubs and retail outlets.
Fisherman’s Village in nearby Bophut is a lovely eating, drinking, and shopping hub for tourists and locals alike.Taling Ngam in the south-west of the island has long been one of the most upmarket areas, and a perfect spot for any business catering to the luxury market.
Meanwhile, Samui’s proximity to the Ang Thong National Marine Park with its archipelago of 42 islands and the those waters closer to the island mean that PADI diving courses, dive expeditions, and boat tours are incredibly popular. Add in the annual Samui Regatta and green jungle interior waiting to be discovered with eco tours, and you have an island that is vibrant, catering to an international market with rich opportunities to explore.