1. Value for money
You can buy a standard 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa with a swimming pool for around 7,000,000 Thai Baht, which is around 215,000 American Dollars and 160,000 British Pounds. Alternatively if you feel you need a higher quality build using better quality materials you can purchase a 3 bedroom all en suite bathrooms for around 260,000 American Dollars or 200,000 British Pounds. The real estate market in Hua Hin is becoming more competitive which means developers are putting more thought into the designs and build quality of houses and villas. This of course results in very good value for money.
2. The Climate
Hua Hin is centrally located on a narrow peninsula which protects the region from some of the extreme weather conditions that can occur in Thailand. Temperatures are consistent, varying from warm to hot all year round. As it’s a seaside town it also reaps the benefits of cooling sea breezes.
3. The Location
Hua Hin is a short and easy 2 and a half hours from Bangkok by car, which means you can be relaxing on the beach or by the pool in no time. And it’s about to become even more accessible.
4. A Promising Future
There are plans for a high speed train line from Suvarnabhumi International Airport which would mean a speedy 45 minute connection to Hua Hin. There are also plans to increase the amount of flights going in and out of Hua Hin Airport from some of Asia’s major hubs such as Hong Kong and Singapore which makes now a great time to invest in property in Hua Hin.
5. Health Care and Dentistry
With the opening of a branch of Bangkok Hospital in Hua Hin it now has a world class hospital for healthcare. There are also many reputable dentists in Hua Hin offering very affordable dental care.
6. The Food
Hua Hin enjoys an abundance of fantastic restaurants offering everything from delicious Thai seafood to classic Italian fare all at very affordable prices.
7. The Royal Connection
Hua Hin is home to the summer palace of the King of Thailand and the locals are very proud of this. For this reason Hua Hin’s public areas are well maintained, making it a clean and safe place to live.
8. Sport and Leisure
Hua Hin offers a great range of fitness gymnasiums and sporting activities for you to choose from. There are a variety of establishments specializing in activities such as yoga, Muay Thai and kite surfing. Hua Hin is also home to some world class, award winning golf courses designed by the likes of Jack Niklaus. It really is golfing heaven.
9. Family Destination
Hua Hin is a great destination for both vacationers and expatriates with families. Along with the large variety of sporting activities and restaurants there are 2 water parks, 2 shopping malls, a night market and of course several beaches to choose from.
10. The Schools
As Hua Hin’s expat community has grown so has the need for international standard schooling. Hua Hin International School goes from strength to strength, offering a modern, progressive approach to education and using only professional, highly qualified teachers.