Koh Chang has been a buzz over the last few days over the reported rescue of two killer whales from fishing nets. The story broke on 22nd March when official Thai news agency NNT reported that the whales were rescued by members of the Department of National Parks. The mammals were apparently trapped in fishing nets in Salakphet Bay in the south of the island and suffered injuries trying to escape.
Thailand is the world’s best location for an expat property investment according to an extensive international major survey by HSBC bank. The survey questioned expats from all countries spread around the world and when it came to owning property, Thailand beat all comers across the board.
The Phuket International Boat Show, often known by the acronym PIMEX, is one of the biggest events in the Asia leisure and marine annual calendar. This year the event celebrates its 10th anniversary with more exhibitors than ever before and will be celebrating all aspects of boating, luxury lifestyle and everything to do with marine based leisure.
The Pattaya International Music Festival is the biggest beach music festival in Asia and for many music lovers from around the world, it represents the highlight of the year 2013. For three days, Pattaya will rock to renowned music artists from Thailand, Asia and even further afield. The annual event, now in its 13th year, is one of the high points in the city’s year and Pattaya will be bursting at the seams as music fans and fun lovers descend on the city.
For many years, Thailand has been a destination of choice for retirees looking to escape to warmer climes. This is due to a number of different reasons, but mainly because of the lower cost of living, high standards of affordable healthcare and the ease of being granted a retirement visa.
Siam Royal View is delighted to announce an exciting new phase at its award winning villa development on Koh Chang. Canal Village will be one of the outstanding features in the exclusive marina section of the development and has been designed to give more boat owners the opportunity to have private mooring facilities attached to their luxury home.
Fans of Thai music on Koh Chang are very excited about the arrival of Loso, a famous and extremely popular rock band fronted by Thai rock idol Seksan Sukpimai (Sek). He is sure to win the hearts of many more fans as he performs in an exclusive concert on 8th March.
Every Christmas Santa Claus travels the globe bringing great joy to children across the world. Traditionally he accomplishes his incredible feat by travelling in a sleigh pulled by his team of nine reindeer flying through the night sky.
The golf course facilities at Siam Royal View Koh Chang are set to see an improvement in the coming month with the opening of the new purpose built Golf House. The Grand Opening will be celebrated in conjunction with the annual resident’s Golf Tournament on 30th December.
It is a busy time for Siam Royal View in Koh Chang, following the opening of our Thailand Marina last week, we are now delighted to reveal that the Marina Pub has been opened to the public earlier this week. The pub is the first of leisure facility to open by the marina and provides refreshments and entertainment for boat owners, Siam Royal View residents and visitors to Koh Chang.
Siam Royal View is delighted to report our new marina on Koh Chang Thaiand is now open to boat owners. The massive construction project was completed in November and after rigorous testing, has started to receive its first nautical residents after a soft opening.
The New Year is racing towards us at breakneck pace and Pattaya City means to say goodbye 2012, hello 2013 in the grandest style. The Pattaya Countdown to 2013 is set to be bigger and better than ever with the city authorities already budgeting to spend 12.5mn baht on creating an event to remember for residents and visitors alike.
This week, Siam Royal View Koh Chang achieved another landmark in what has been an incredible year for the development. At a Gala event held in Singapore’s Shangri-La Hotel and attended by the biggest luminaries in Asian property development, our Koh Chang development was awarded highly commended in the Best Villa Development category. This means that Siam Royal View’s project is considered to be one of the top 4 villa developments in all of Thailand.
On Saturday night, leading real estate developers, architects, designers and realtors gathered at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok for the Thailand property industry’s most important annual event, the Thailand Property Awards. The event, established in 2006 and sponsored by Ensign Media’s Property Report Asia, is considered the ‘Oscars’ of the industry.
Thai Property Award Judges Visit Siam Royal View Koh Chang
Siam Royal Royal View has been selected as finalist in 2 categories of the Thai Property Awards. See the video report of the judges' visits here.
Cultured residents of Pattaya who are unfortunate enough not to have discovered the excellent Silverlake Vineyard can enlighten themselves in October when Silverlake hosts a world class evening of jazz. Mediterranean Jazz Night at Silverlake Vineyard will combine fine dining in the wonderfully ambient setting with truly outstanding musical entertainment provided by the feted Luca Ciarla Quartet. The evening will take place on Wednesday 24th October.
We are delighted and honoured to be shortlisted as finalists in two of the categories of the 2012 Thailand Property Awards. Siam Royal View is the finalist in two of the Eastern Seaboard award categories, in both cases for aspects of the company’s property development on Koh Chang. The shortlisting for the prestigious awards, sponsored by Ensign Media, are recognition of the hard work of the entire Siam Royal View team and the quality of design and construction at the project.
A market research report published by the specialist hospitality consulting firm C9 Hotelworks has revealed that Pattaya is on course for a record year in terms of tourist numbers. The company predicts that in 2012, the city is on course to break through the 8 million visitors-a-year barrier, indicating that Pattaya is appealing to a broad market.
Pattaya city officials have petitioned central government for a relaxation of the laws on foreign ownership of condominiums. Currently, foreign ownership of Pattaya condos is restricted to just 49% of the total of any individual building. The city wants to raise the limit to 70% as it continues to position itself as a major Asian hub ahead of the foundation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015.
The Property Report by Ensign Media, a leading publication in South East Asia focusing on Property, recently published an article on Marina Property Developments in the region. Siam Royal View Koh Chang is regarded as being one of the top 5, and one of only 2 Thailand Properties that made it to the top 5 list.