The waters around Thailand are perfect for cruising around on your yacht, and there are many excellent places you can visit and enjoy some of the fantastic wildlife you can see. Thailand has a coast on the Andaman Sea, and you can also explore the other coast, which is the Gulf of Thailand. There are many excellent marinas where you can berth your yacht, explore on and off the land, and enjoy everything Thailand offers. Below are some of the best places to explore on your yacht in Thailand to help you plan the perfect trip.
One of the most popular places to go in Thailand when travelling on a superyacht is Phuket, and there are various places where you can berth your vessel. Phuket has excellent marina facilities, and there is also lots to explore off and on the island. You can see some of the local tourist attractions on land or cruise around the waters and find the perfect place to go snorkelling or scuba diving. There are 32 islands not far from Phuket, so there is plenty of choices available when looking for somewhere to explore.
Krabi is a little further south than Phuket and is located on the Andaman Sea coast of Thailand. Krabi is much more relaxed and has fewer tourists than Phuket, so if you are looking for somewhere quiet to relax, it could be the ideal destination for your trip. There is still plenty to see and do on land, and you can also explore some of the many islands off the coast of Krabi, such as:
- Bamboo Island
- Chicken Island
- Maya Bay
- Koh Hong
- Kph Lanta
- Koh Phi Phi
If you are heading into the Gulf of Thailand, one of the most popular places to explore by boat is the island of Koh Samui and surrounding areas. It is the ideal location if you are looking to snorkel or scuba dive, but there are fewer things to see and do on land. However, it is an excellent destination when you are looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday and maybe exploring a bit of the nightlife on one of the islands, such as the Full Moon Party on the neighbouring island of Koh Phangan.
There are many mor fantastic locations you can explore on your yacht off the coast of Thailand, but these three are the most popular. Fr more ideas of where you can explore on your yacht, look at the various itineraries that charter companies offer, and you can find some excellent destinations for you to explore.