What isn’t there to do in Phuket in 2018?
Buy Shopping. We are just about to be treated to a brand new shopping Mall which promises to be a 5 star entertainment experience for all the family with Thailand’s largest Aquarium amongst other attractions. By the Central Group it is located across from Central Festival with ariel walkways and travelators for effortless all-day mooching between the two. Themed attractions include the aquarium, an in-door floating Thai market and a jungle setting for lots of new restaurants. See the progress in the video:
Coming soon! Huge shopping center in Phuket island! This is the current construction progress of New central festival Phuket, The largest shopping center in the south of Thailand, it is expected to…
By Air. Only 36 months ago our new international airport was opened. And now we have been promised an additional airport due to the current one exceeding capacity soon. Located to the north of Phuket just over the causeway bridge connecting to the mainland it will easily serve Phuket and open up the great sandy beaches, tropical rain forests and natural delights that await visitors in Phang Nga.
The Board of AoT approved the construction of second airports for Chiang Mai and Phuket with a combined investment of 120 billion Baht. According to Nitinai Sirismatthakarn, president of AoT (Airports of Thailand), on Friday the board approved financial plans for 2019-2023, while, according to Thai media, 60 Million Baht were allocated for each project.
By Yacht, Phuket has also announced a brand new marina is to be built on the southern Easter peninsular of Cape Panwa, 579,000,000 Baht of investment no less.
PHUKET: The owner and operator of the ONE°15 Marina at Sentosa Cove in Singapore has bought a 60% stake in a Thai company that already has construction permits to build a B579 million 171-berth marina with adjoining 66-room hotel on 24 rai near the Phuket Deep Sea Port at Ao Makham, on Phuket’s southeast coast.
[PS I promise to feature some new properties soon, I just wanted to share the good things that keep making Phuket ever better as a home. Lauren.Perkins]