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The median monthly rent for rental homes in Ko Pha-Ngan is ฿15,000
The median monthly rent per square meter in Ko Pha-Ngan is ฿859
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Ko Pha-Ngan district is located in Surat Thani. The district is about 100 kilometers away from the city. It is a world-famous island, especially Rin Beach, where the Full Moon Party is held every full moon night. At the same time, tourists from all over the country visit Ko Pha-Ngan, especially in the summer, as Ko Pha-Ngan has a tranquil atmosphere suitable for relaxation. Moreover, Ko Pha-Ngan is the smallest district of Surat Thani. It consists of two large islands, Ko Pha-Ngan and Ko Tao. The terrain is mostly characterized by mountains and beaches, with one-fourth of the plains encircled by sandbars and coral reefs. At present, an abundance of pristine natural wonders of this tropical island entices tourists to visit Ko Pha-Ngan all year round.
Overview of Property for Rent in Ko Pha-Ngan
Ko Pha-Ngan has received a good response in the real estate market as the location is surrounded by luxury villa projects, bungalows, vacation homes and hotels that can fully support the economic and social expansion in the area. In addition to a group of customers who need housing residences, there is also a group of investors who buy properties for the rental income from Thais and tourists looking for vacation homes in a tourist city. Thus, the property for rent in Ko Pha-Ngan is a popular choice for tourists. Thanks to the larger area of the property, its location close to tourist attractions and spectacular sea views that all suit long-term living, Ko Pha-Ngan has always been the top-list location for investors. For these reasons, the selling price of land in this area keeps increasing, meanwhile the property for rent is very likely to generate more rental returns from the higher rental rate.
The Most Distinctive Landmarks in Ko Pha-Ngan
Visited by tourists worldwide, Ko Pha-Ngan is one of the most idyllic places filled with natural charisma. This tropical island includes the beautiful nature of the sea, forest, waterfalls, beaches and coconut trees towering around the island.
Than Sadet Waterfall is the largest waterfall on Ko Pha-Ngan, located in an intact forest with biodiversity, including one of the biggest orchid stems in the world. The waterfall is about 25 kilometers away from the National Park Office. This place had been visited by the monarchs of the Chakri dynasty from the reign of King Rama 5 till the reign of King Rama 9.
Rin Nok Beach is one of the most beautiful and paradisal beaches on Ko Pha-Ngan. The beach is around two kilometers in length. Besides, it hosts a popular "Full Moon Party," where thousands of tourists gather on the full moon night and dance with joy. You can reach Rin Beach by long-tail boat from Tong Sala and Baan Kai. The boat service fee is approximately 20-30 baht per person. Traveling by bus from Tong Sala is also available with a fare of 50 baht.
Lifestyles in Ko Pha-Ngan
Ko Pha-Ngan is the second-largest island in Surat Thani. The starfish-shaped island is formed by high mountains in the island's center and more than 10 small bays and beaches surrounding it. Back in the day, the islanders were mainly engaged in farming coconut to sell to merchants in the Surat Thani. Some were engaged in fisheries to supplement their income, share or trade their seafood with neighbors' vegetables. It is a simple and uncomplicated way of life that is totally different from these days when the island is frequented by a large influx of tourists all year round. To get in line with changing society, locals have turned their careers to travel businesses, accommodation businesses, and car rental businesses to welcome tourists and cope with a higher cost of living. Even though the occupation of the people on Ko Pha-Ngan has changed, one thing that has never changed is the beauty of the island and the placid nature of the welcoming local islanders.
Amenities and Transportation Modes in Ko Pha-Ngan
Currently, tourism in Ko Pha-Ngan has changed a lot. Originally, the main visitors have always been group tours and tourists who traveled by themselves for a long stay. However, in recent years, the number of tourists who travel for a holiday has increased more and more. More than 60% of tourists are still foreigners who come for vacation as the district itself is a marvelous tourist attraction in terms of natural settings yet filled with a broad range of amenities and creature comforts, including luxury hotels and resorts, shopping malls, hospitals, schools, restaurants, and nightlife venues catering to the needs of tourists, such as Lotus's Ko Pha-Ngan, Big C Super Market, Ko Pha Ngan Municipality School, Koh Phangan Hospital, The JAM Bar Koh Phangan, Yamyen Bar Sunset Walk, and many others.
Traveling in Ko Pha-Ngan is convenient and includes a variety of transportation modes that suit all types of tourists as follows:
Traveling by bus
There are minibusses known as "Songthaew," providing taxi service around the island. The fare is about 50-150 baht depending upon the traveling distance.
Traveling by car
Car ferry service to Ko Pha-Ngan is available and suitable for people who enjoy privacy and convenient traveling. However, the roads on the island are often dirt, quite steep and eroded, and there is no beach road like other islands. Whether driving your car or a rental car, it is better to go on the west side of the island as the road is more convenient, not curvy and not too steep.
Traveling by long-tail boat
It is quite a popular way of transportation in Ko Pha-Ngan because it is very convenient. Chartered and typical boat services are available at Tong Sala Beach and beachfront resorts. During the Full Moon Party, there will be several long-tail boats parked at every beach, waiting to pick up tourists to Rin Beach.