More and more people are looking beyond the traditional beach resort holiday, in search of something that offers far more than poolside cocktails and a tropical climate, and if you are a group of friends would like holiday like no other, why not charter a luxury yacht and cruise the amazing Andaman Sea?
Yacht Chartering Companies
If you are interested in yacht charter in Phuket, a Google search will bring up a list of reputable yacht brokers who are based in the South of Thailand and would have a wide range of vessels ranging from a small catamaran to a superyacht and everything in between. Once on their website, you can view the vessels and with the help of the broker, you can plan your route down to the last detail, and with everything arranged, you and your group can fly direct to Phuket, where you will board the vessel for the holiday of a lifetime.
Unique Marine Environments
The Andaman Sea is one of the few unspoilt regions of Southeast Asia where you can explore tropical islands on a luxury yacht, with stunning destinations such as:
- Phang Gna Bay – This exotic bay lies between Phuket and mainland Thailand and it is a favourite for those who love to observe the unique marine life that is found in this pristine region of the Andaman Sea. The huge limestone cliffs rising out of crystal-clear tropical waters offer truly amazing scenery, where you drop anchor and watch the sun go down as you drink your favourite cocktail.
- Krabi – This quiet fishing town is a great spot to spend a few days, with many small and uninhabited islands that are ready to be explored, and if you love to snorkel, this the place to visit. You can explore the many caves found along this stretch of coastline and enjoy the diverse marine life, which includes manta rays, dolphins, turtles and even whale sharks. Such a holiday is a great way to relieve stress, and if you worry a lot, here is an informative article that offers four great ways to beat stress, which is worth a read.
- Racha Islands – Perfect for scuba diving and snorkelling, Racha Islands are to the south of Phuket, and with your very own yacht, you can explore the deserted beaches and the caves, looking for a perfect spot to drop anchor. Racha Yai (the big island) consists of Ao Dawang Tok, a tranquil bay where you can spend wonderful evenings taking in the stunning scenery, while the other large bay, Ao Siam is great for romantic walks on pristine beaches. Click here to read some traveller’s reviews of these picturesque islands.
As you are chartering the vessel, you decide upon your route, and with a professional skipper and crew, you can change the schedule at any time, using the skipper’s knowledge of the area to help you find the best places to drop anchor.
If you and your friends have worked out your dates and are ready to source a yacht charter company, a simple Google search is all it takes.