Thailand

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Yachtlife Cruises does not have any group trips planned at this time. Stay tuned for future trips, or message us if you are interested in a private charter.

An example sailing itinerary in Thailand:


Day 1: The Marina

The yachts will be ready by 4pm or earlier. We plan to set sail at 5pm, and hopefully sooner if the yachts are ready early. The first day’s sail is a short 30 minute trip. We’ll anchor off the shore of Koh Naka Yai. Koh (meaning “island”) Naka Yai (meaning “big serpent”) is the largest of two small islands off the cost of Phuket. The smaller is Koh Naka Noi, or “little serpent.” On this first night, we’ll enjoy a special Thai dinner prepared by the Naka Luxury Resort. Finish the evening at the resort bar or back about the yacht getting to know the other guests.

Day 2: Koh Hong

After having breakfast on the yacht, we’ll depart the island of Koh Naka Yai. The second day’s sail will take us north to Koh Hong. The hong, which means cave, is what this area is known for. Guided kayak tour: Your guide will take you around to see the amazing sites of Koh Hong and Phang Na Bay. For more fun, we’ll take a speed boat to visit some of the best sites in the area. We’ll enjoy dinner on board and watch the sunset over the amazing limestone structures that make the bay famous. Tonight will be a great night for cards and other games on board or just relaxing with your yacht mates.

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Koh Hong

Day 3: Koh Roi

We’ll depart Koh Hong and sail east, up and over the top of Koh Yao Noi, the smaller of the two Koh Yao islands. This sail will take us past Koh Roi, where we’ll stop to visit a true island beach. After exploring the area, we’ll set sail for the evening’s destination, Paradise Resort on Koh Yao Noi. Here, you can explore the national reserve tropical rainforest, relax in a hammock along the private beach, or enjoy a drink under the trees at the resort Beach Club. Interested in a great Thai massage or relaxing spa treatment? You may book one in advance through the resort We recommend booking a service for 4pm or later to allow time for anchoring and transferring to the island. That night we will have a beach side traditional meal.

Day 4: Railay Beach

Today, we head further south, on our way to Railay beach. After departing Koh Yai Noi, we’ll sail south past a number of smaller islands. Depending on the choice of the group, we can stop and explore islands along the way, or sail straight to Railay beach. If needed, we can also stop and provision on the mainland. Railay Beach is isolated from the mainland due to the rock cliffs, the beach is surrounded by the warm Andaman sea,lush jungle, and towering, twisted rock. This area contains activities for the brave and adventurous, while also providing the perfect beach setting for those who just want to chill and look out at the sea. At night, the beach offers a number of great experiences, from a reggae bar, to traditional Thai boxing. There are plenty of unique experiences to be had on Railay beach.

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Day 5 and 6: Phi Phi Don

Today, we sail further south to Phi Phi Don, one of Thailand’s most popular island destinations. Today’s sail will be a nice, long sail. Depending on the winds, we’ll sail for about five hours to Phi Phi Don where we’ll spend the next two nights getting to know why this set of islands is so beloved. During the afternoon and evening, enjoy shopping, eating, or visiting one of the neighboring islands. Take a morning trek up to the viewpoint , or check out the neighboring island of Phi Phi Le where the movie “The Beach” was filmed. Remember the stunning view? You’ll see it for yourself! Since we’ll be on Phi Phi Don for two nights, you may want to book a hotel to enjoy a hot shower and save on dinghy rides back and forth. Inexpensive hotels can be found across the island and can be researched and booked once we meet in Thailand. In the evening, visit one of the great restaurants, or enjoy a relaxing sunset view on the beach. There’s plenty to do on this unique island before departing the next morning.

Day 7: Koh Naka Yai

After the last of the snorkelers return around noon, we’ll head north, back to Koh Naka Yai. Today’s sail will be another nice, long and relaxing trip north. We’ll sail past the southern part of Koh Yao Yai (“big long island”), which as the name suggests, is the largest and longest island in the group. Our sail will take us back up to Koh Naka Yai, the island where it all began. If you still have provisions left, you can enjoy one last night with your group. After dinner, we’ll gather to spend one final evening together, lighting traditional thai lanterns and sending them up into the night sky. This evening, we recommend packing as much as possible to avoid being rushed for the 8am sail and 9am check-out time.

Day 8: Return To Marina

Unfortunately it is time to go! We will return to the marina early in the morning and say our final goodbyes!

Yachtlife Cruises does not have any group trips planned at this time. Stay tuned for future trips, or message us if you are interested in a private charter.