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Mai Khao Beach in Phuket, Thailand: 12 kilometres of tranquillity

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Mai Khao Beach is the longest beach in Phuket and the least affected by development. If your idea of a Phuket holiday is two weeks of peace and quiet in a villa with the sea on your doorstep, then Mai Khao is definitely worth considering.

Developers have yet to fully utilise the potential of northern Phuket. While attempts were made during the peak tourism years, the COVID-19 pandemic thwarted these efforts. Consequently, Mai Khao currently boasts 12 kilometres of pristine coastline, adorned with slender casuarina pines and luxurious hotels behind them.

Following the 2004 tsunami in Thailand, building regulations changed, even though tsunamis rarely reach Thailand and it is Indonesians who suffer most from disasters in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. As a result, it is now forbidden to build within 400 metres of the sea.

Furthermore, the latest regulations allow only two-storey buildings close to the shore. Three-storey buildings must be constructed a little further from the water, four-storey buildings even further away, and so on. The maximum height allowed for buildings in Thailand is 23 metres, or 7–8 storeys. This regulation creates a cosy atmosphere on the beaches and provides homeowners with excellent  

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Mai Khao Beach resorts

Phuket's first beach resort was opened on Mai Khao and still exists today. It is now called The Slate. Other nearby resorts include Renaissance, JW Marriott, Sala Phuket, Anantara, and Mai Khao Dream Villas. 

In addition, there are two large residential complexes built here: MBC Condotel and 777 Beach Condotel. The area lacks infrastructure and road traffic, providing a peaceful escape from the bustle of resort towns.

Property for sale in Mai Khao 8 listings on Tranio
Apartments with private pools and sea views in a new condo hotel right on Mai Khao Beach, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand for From $251,000 From $251,000
Apartments with private pools and sea views in a new condo hotel right on Mai Khao Beach, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand

Yield 6.0% Completion in: 2024.I

New residential complex close to the beach and the golf club, Phuket, Thailand for From $345,000 From $345,000
New residential complex close to the beach and the golf club, Phuket, Thailand

Yield 6.0% Built in 2022

Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with great pool views near Mai Khao Beach for $408,000 $408,000
Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with great pool views near Mai Khao Beach

Total area 90 m² 2 bedrooms

Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with amazing pool view near Mai Khao beach for $337,000 $337,000
Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with amazing pool view near Mai Khao beach

Total area 95 m² 2 bedrooms

1 bedroom apartment near Mai Khao Beach, Phuket. Price on request Price on request
1 bedroom apartment near Mai Khao Beach, Phuket

Total area 36 m² 1 bedroom

Complex of townhouses near the beach and the airport, Phuket, Thailand for From $67,000 From $67,000
Complex of townhouses near the beach and the airport, Phuket, Thailand

Built in 2023 268 units in total

Apartment on the first line from the beach Mai Khao for $580,000 $580,000
Apartment on the first line from the beach Mai Khao

Total area 91 m² 2 bedrooms

Spacious apartment in a gated beautiful residence with golf courses and a club, Phuket, Thailand for $585,000 $585,000
Spacious apartment in a gated beautiful residence with golf courses and a club, Phuket, Thailand

Total area 252 m² 2 bedrooms

Who is Mai Khao for?

Mai Khao is an ideal destination for a tranquil vacation in a luxurious beachfront hotel. Your primary sources of entertainment will be the beach, local excursions, and sampling the hotel's cuisine. Additionally, there are two large condominium hotels in the area.

Mai Khao Beach
Mai Khao Beach

Places of interest in Mai Khao

Mai Khao offers several places of interest, including an observation deck where visitors can watch planes landing at the nearby airport, the Splash Jungle water park, and the M Beach Club.

The Splash Jungle water park
The Splash Jungle water park

Property prices in Mai Khao

Mai Khao is an area of Phuket where land is still plentiful, prompting developers to build large residential complexes close to the sea. The cost of apartments with an area of 30-35 sq. metres starts at 130,000 US dollars.

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However, more prestigious hotel-branded properties are much more expensive, costing around 200,000 US dollars for the same area. A square metre in a villa costs approximately 2,200 US dollars.

Apartments for sale in Mai Khao 7 listings on Tranio
Apartments with private pools and sea views in a new condo hotel right on Mai Khao Beach, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand for From $251,000 From $251,000
Apartments with private pools and sea views in a new condo hotel right on Mai Khao Beach, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand

Yield 6.0% Completion in: 2024.I

New residential complex close to the beach and the golf club, Phuket, Thailand for From $345,000 From $345,000
New residential complex close to the beach and the golf club, Phuket, Thailand

Yield 6.0% Built in 2022

Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with great pool views near Mai Khao Beach for $408,000 $408,000
Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with great pool views near Mai Khao Beach

Total area 90 m² 2 bedrooms

Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with amazing pool view near Mai Khao beach for $337,000 $337,000
Brand new 2 bedroom apartment with amazing pool view near Mai Khao beach

Total area 95 m² 2 bedrooms

1 bedroom apartment near Mai Khao Beach, Phuket. Price on request Price on request
1 bedroom apartment near Mai Khao Beach, Phuket

Total area 36 m² 1 bedroom

Apartment on the first line from the beach Mai Khao for $580,000 $580,000
Apartment on the first line from the beach Mai Khao

Total area 91 m² 2 bedrooms

Spacious apartment in a gated beautiful residence with golf courses and a club, Phuket, Thailand for $585,000 $585,000
Spacious apartment in a gated beautiful residence with golf courses and a club, Phuket, Thailand

Total area 252 m² 2 bedrooms

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