Can I charter a yacht in Phuket?
Of course you can. There are many yacht charter companies in Phuket offering luxury and private island hopping trips around Phuket. You can have a unique holiday experience by chartering a luxury yacht or a private boat, including a full service with food, drinks and a private crew. Your holiday should be an unforgettable experience.
What Private Boat Tours are available in Phuket?
Coral Island - Ko Mai Thon
Coral Island-Racha Island
Chicken Island-Railay Beach
Boat Lagoon Marina- Koh Hong, Krabi
How do I charter a yacht in Phuket?
Yacht charters are usually for one day periods, but some are for longer charters, such as 2D/1N, 3D/2N, one week or longer. The Phuket yacht charter market is divided into low and high seasons, with the peak season usually being from December to April each year. It is suitable for sailing all year round, except in typhoon conditions. Usually you need to rent 1-2 months in advance, especially during peak season.
What are the yacht harbors in Phuket?
Phuket Yacht Haven - Located in Laem Phrao. 150 berths are available. Phuket International Airport is only 10 minutes drive to the marina.
Royal Phuket Marina - Located next to Phang Nga Bay, the marina has 100 berths on the water and 35 berths on land.
Boat Lagoon Marina - Adjacent to Royal Phuket Marina, the marina offers a quiet view of Phang Nga Bay. The marina has 180 berths on the water and 144 berths on land.
Ao Po Grand Marina Pier - located in a prime location at the entrance to Phang Nga Bay in the northeast of Phuket. It has 300 berths.
What islands to visit in Phuket?
Coral Island - located just offshore from Phuket, about 20 minutes by yacht from Chalong Pier, is the second closest outlying island to the main island.
Coral Island has the most sea rides of all Phuket's outlying islands, with underwater walks, parasailing, self-drive speedboats, motor boats and banana boats, etc.
Phru Nai - Phru Nai has a large sandy beach, shallow water areas where small fishes gather.
Ko Mai Thon - Ko Mai Thon is located southeast of Phuket and is about 45 minutes by yacht from Chalong Pier. There is about a 50% chance of seeing wild dolphinsd. If you want to relax and combine snorkelling with a scenic experience, this Island is a good choice.
Phang Nga Bay - Phang Nga Bay is located offshore to the north east of Phuket and is a cluster of small islands in a karst landscape. The departure pier for Phang Nga Bay is located in the north of Phuket. Its main feature is the unique view of the 'rock forests rise from the sea' and the experience of kayaking through the limestone caves.
Racha Island - Situated directly south of Phuket, Racha Island is about 60-minute yacht ride. It was named after the island formerly reserved for the royal family. The sand is as white and fine as flour. It has the finest white sand beaches, the best natural wave pools and excellent snorkelling spots in Phuket apart from Similan and Koh Loh.
Phi Phi Island - It was the location for the film "THE BEACH". Phi Phi Island is located in the southeast of Phuket and is a long way away, currently only accessible by speedboat, which takes about 80 minutes. It is made up of two islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh. Phi Phi Leh has excellent beaches and scenery, with its Maya Bay beach and water quality, and is visually extremely atmospheric due to being surrounded by the 50m high Custer cliffs.
Which island has the clearest water?
The Similan Islands. It's located just north of Phuket. From Patong Beach, it is a two-hour car ride and a 90-minute speedboat ride, making it the furthest outlying island in Phuket, with a total journey time of 3½ hours. For the dual purpose of conserving coral and marine species and the ecology, and the extreme winds and waves at Similan, Similan is only open for approximately 6 months each year from November to May.