What You Can Get Around the World For $300,000


Real estate is a stable form of investment with the potential to generate high returns. We look at what $300,000 can get you in various countries around the world.

Here at Benoit Properties, we work daily to scope out the best investment opportunities in global real estate and have curated a portfolio geared around cities within stable and growing economies.

European markets, such as Portugal, are particularly strong right now—with affordable property, rising house prices, guaranteed rental demand, and solid yields.

Cities like Bodrum, Tulum, Tivat and Panama City are also prime investment locations. Once hidden gems, these holiday-worthy destinations are quickly attracting the attention of tourists, travellers, and investors alike.

So, what can you get for $300,000? We’ve handpicked 10 of the best deals in global real estate for this price point.

Onda, Peniche – €165,000

This project sits in the heart of Peniche Old Town in Portugal and has a price point 2.5x cheaper than Lisbon. An hour from the capital and located in one of the world’s most popular surf destinations, ONDA Peniche offers year-round rental demand, making it ideal for Airbnb.

ONDA Peniche

Independente, Lisbon – €230,000

Fancy your own studio in the centre of Lisbon? These soon-to-be-completed modern apartments are located in the trendy, up-and-coming neighbourhood of Intendente, and are perfect for those looking for a low-entry-priced, secure investment in the capital.

Independente Lisbon

Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava – €210,000 

Located directly in front of one of Costa Brava’s best beaches, Lloret de Mar offers a luxury lifestyle investment with stunning Mediterranean sea views. These high-spec apartments are ideal for a second home or rental investment, and are Golden Visa eligible with €500k cash investment into Spain.

vineyard bodrum

The Vineyard, Bodrum – €95,900

This is a truly unmissable deal: 1 & 2-bedroom apartments in Bodrum, Turkey’s luxury hotspot. Each unit boasts a private patio or balcony and access to a large pool with spectacular lake views. The Vineyard is one of our best-selling developments, with Phase 1 selling out ahead of completion. Phase 2 presents an opportunity for investors to capitalise on the low lira.

Lustica Bay Montenegro

Lustica Bay, Montenegro – €254,000

From cosy studios and waterfront apartments to hillside townhouses and private villas, you’re bound to find a property you love in Lustica Bay. All units in this waterfront community offer sweeping views of the turquoise Adriatic Sea, and are perfect for those looking for a serenely sophisticated lifestyle.

Wanders & Yoo, Panama – $243,000

Wanders & Yoo is the new innovative and extraordinary project in Panama City; a collaboration between world-class designer, Marcel Wanders, and the renowned YOO firm. The tower is located in the affluent Marbella District, with incredible views across Panama City and the beach.

Cheltenham Place Manchester

Cheltenham Place, Manchester – £119,900

This next one is for investors looking to take advantage of the booming UK property market. Located next to the Salford University Campus in Manchester, Cheltenham studio apartments make for a great rental investment, offering 7% net rental returns for ten years.

Isles of Porto Vista Florida

Isles of Porto Vista, Florida – $246,900

Through a magnificent cobblestone bridge entrance, you’ll find the Isles of Porto Vista—a private enclave of upscale, lakefront condominium residences on Florida’s Gulf Coast. This is a high-quality development in an ideal coastal location, nestled between Cape Coral and Fort Myers. (Did we mention that Florida Rental Markets are the hottest in the US?)

Skypark Thailand

Skypark, Phuket – £95,000

Own luxury freehold condominiums on the breathtaking Phuket Island in Thailand. Completing Q1 2023, this master-planned community has an impressive range of features including a rooftop pool, yoga lawn, jogging track, golf courses, and private access to the pristine Bang Tao beach.

Costa Caribe, Tulum – $204,900

As an up-and-coming tourist hotspot, Tulum is a prime location for Airbnb rental investment. Costa Caribe comprises 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, situated just 5 minutes from the beach. Amenities include 4 swimming pools, a Zen and Yoga garden and fitness centre. The project offers a 10% rental yield.


Have any of these properties caught your eye? If so, get in touch. Our team of advisors can provide more information on your project of interest—or on additional properties, markets and locations around the world.

Contact us today to discuss investment opportunities in global real estate.