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Seaside spots on the crest of a wave

The market for properties near the beach and within comfortable distance of the capital is surging as Bangkokians seek holiday homes with a view

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  • Newspaper section: Spectrum
  • Writer: Surachet Kongcheep
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The property markets in Hua Hin, Cha-am and Pran Buri continue to grow, fuelled mainly by people from Bangkok looking for second homes or weekend condominiums. Cha-am is increasingly a focus for developers, partly because it is perceived as quieter and more convenient for Bangkok residents than Hua Hin, and partly due to the rising prices and limited availability of land near the beaches in Hua Hin. 

More than 3,560 condominium units had been built in Cha-am by the end of last year, and more are in the pipeline this year. Hua Hin, on the other hand, is still considered the best location for a more diverse holiday experience given the greater range of facilities such as hotels, entertainment, residential and retail development.


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