Islands for Sale in Thailand

Latest listing added: April, 2023

Private islands for sale in Thailand

Southeast Asia’s second largest economy, the Kingdom of Thailand is understandably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Surrounded by the Gulf of Thailand to the east and the Andaman Sea to the west, hundreds of Thai islands adorn the southern Malay Peninsula, five of which find themselves on the market today. With breathtaking scenery, white sand beaches, and beautiful blue ocean stretching as far as the eye can see, few visitors can evade the allures of this Southeast Asia heavyweight.

Enjoying a tropical climate, most of Thailand typically experiences a wet season between May and October, followed by a dry, mild winter until February. A warm summer then sets in from February until May. The southern part of the country tends to remain wetter for longer. Owing to its proximity to the equator, daily temperatures on Phuket – Thailand’s largest and most populous island – remain consistent between 23°C and 32°C all year round.

It should be noted that foreign nationals cannot own land directly in Thailand (although they may own buildings and developments). However, alternative options are available, the most popular being a long leasehold arrangement or ownership through a Thai-registered company.

5 Private Islands for Sale in Thailand

Thailand Private Islands in Numbers 
Private islands for sale: 5
Average island size: 94.72 acres (~380,000 SQM)
Average island price: ~$55,650,000 USD
Average island square meter price: ~$156 USD

Rangyai Island ($160,000,000 USD)

  • Location: Ko Kaeo, Mueang Phuket District
  • Size: ~110 acres, ~44 hectares
  • Description: 4km from shore, 8km from Phuket City, 23km from Phuket Airport
  • Ownership: Information upon request
  • Development: Partially developed
  • Listing: Private Islands Inc
  • Map: See on Google Earth

One of the largest Thai islands on the market today (approximately 110 acres), Rangyai Island offers an extraordinary development opportunity – pending the successful navigation of Thailand’s foreign land ownership restrictions.

Adorned with tropical forests and white sand beaches, Rangyai Island is an exemplar of the Andaman Sea. The property is also highly accessible, being just 20 minutes from the popular tourist destinations of Phuket and Coconut Islands.

Existing amenities on Rangyai include freshwater, an electrical generator, and mobile reception.

Rangyai commands an advantageous position for savvy investors.

Koh Yao Yai Parcel ($39,400,000 USD)

  • Location: Ko Yao District, Phang-nga
  • Size: ~75 acres, ~30 hectares
  • Description: 9km from shore, 30km from Phuket City, 32km from Phuket Airport
  • Ownership: Information upon request
  • Development: Non-developed
  • Listed on: James Edition
  • Map: See on Google Earth

Often nicknamed “The Maldives of Thailand”, 75 acres of the sought-after paradise of Koh Yao Yai have found their way onto the private market.

The parcel for sale is a rare commodity, consisting of a headland with a unique natural sandbank formation curving more than a hundred metres into the ocean. Coconut palms also inundate the area, supporting a diverse ecosystem of native fauna. The unspoilt land presents a haven for peace and leisure.

With fully functional electricity and water systems, Koh Yao Yai is described as an ideal location for luxury villas, homes and resorts.

Rad Yai Island ($17,500,000 USD)

  • Location: Chebilang, Mueang Satun District
  • Size: ~115 acres, ~46 hectares
  • Description: 5km from shore, 28km from Phiman, 42km from Langkawi Airport
  • Ownership: Information upon request
  • Development: Non-developed
  • Listed on: Fazwaz
  • Map: See on Google Earth

Rad Yao Island, also known as Ko Plao O, is a large property (approximately 116 acres) available for sale close to shore in the Strait of Malacca. 

Further details regarding the island’s features require investigation.

Koh Rap Island (Price Upon Request)

  • Location: Ko Samui District
  • Size: ~158 acres, ~64 hectares
  • Description: 12km from shore, 15km from Coral Pagoda, 29km from Samui Airport
  • Ownership: Information upon request
  • Development: Non-developed
  • Listed on: Conrad Properties
  • Map: See on Google Earth

Koh Rap spans approximately 158 acres and is available for purchase in its entirety or smaller plots – a unique investment opportunity for those wanting to expand into the area’s tropical waters.

Surrounded by calm waters with stunning views, the island – only a short boat ride from the larger Koh Samui – is a jewel of the Gulf of Thailand.

Existing facilities include a freshwater supply and two boat docking points.

Pending navigation of Thailand’s land ownership restrictions, Koh Rap is an ideal locale for a luxury development – private or commercial.

Tropical Peninsula near Trat (Price Upon Request)

  • Location: Bang Pit, Laem Ngop, Trat
  • Size: ~14.6 acres, ~6 hectares
  • Description: ~8km southwest of Trat Airport, ~170km southeast of Pattaya City
  • Ownership: Information upon request
  • Development: Non-developed
  • Listed on: James Edition
  • Map: See on Google Earth

This peninsula spans approximately 14.6 acres in Trat – a Thai province noted for its serene landscapes, tranquil beaches, and offshore reefs. 

The property, as yet undeveloped, is characterised by native flora – tropical palms and pineapple orchards – and a rocky beachfront. The land is also proximate to the city of Trat and its resident airport, which, given the peninsula’s mainland connection, is ideal for ease of access.

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