Highlights
  • Discover a true slice of paradise on while kayaking and paddle boarding through the stunning inlets, caves and hidden lagoons of Ko Yao Yai’s mangrove forests
  • Sip cocktails on the beach while watching the sun slip below the waves over Phi Phi Island’s iconic seashore
  • Slip into the indulgent beach-loving life with walks on the finest white sand and swims in the inviting azure waters of Thailand’s best beaches
  • Feast on delicious food with no effort at all, with the on-board chef whipping up Thai favourites
  • Luxuriate in the biggest decision of a day being whether to paddleboard or kayak

Set sail for gorgeous beaches amongst the warm tropical waters of Thailand's spectacular west coast. We island-hop with the wind in our hair from one glorious setting to the next on this compact sailing adventure in the Andaman Sea.

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Sail Ko Phi Phi to Phuket

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What a way to see the Thai Islands September 2016

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Pretty amazing way to travel to all the islands in Phang Nga Bay! We set sail from Phuket and traveled from island to island on our own sailboat. The captain was very experienced with many years sailing between the islands and his wife was an amazing cook. Some of the best meals I had in Thailand were on this boat! We were able to go to places that most tourists don't get to see and the places that were touristic were were able to go at off times and have the place to ourselves. Quarters were a little cramped however we spent little time in bed. Most of the time was spent swimming, sunning and exploring. Even spent a couple of starry nights sleeping out out on the deck. Really an amazing experience with Intrepid Travel. Next tour... Sailing in Myanmar!!
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A magical week. Fabulous itinerary, marvellous crew October 2015

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A magical week. Fabulous itinerary, marvellous crew and a wonderful fun and relaxed time.

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I really enjoyed everything about this tour October 2015

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I really enjoyed everything about this tour and Soon was an excellent group leader

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Our tour guide Puanphen Khamwicha (Gung) was September 2015

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Our tour guide Puanphen Khamwicha (Gung) was so amazing and helpful she was our mother on the trip and was so beautiful.

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get a different persepective than most other September 2015

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get a different persepective than most other tour groups. Small, intimate groups. The leaders really know what they are talking about.

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Itinerary

Day 1 Ko Phi Phi

Sa-wat dee! Welcome to one of the most talked about places in Thailand – the island group of Ko Phi Phi. For many, this is the iconic image of the country – two islands connected by a great arc of pure white sand, striking limestone cliffs, and water that’s an unbelievably inviting shade of turquoise green. The island draws people through its fame as the location of Leonardo Di Caprio’s ‘The Beach’, but also for its colourful marine life, shops, bars, restaurants and fire spectacles on the beach. Perhaps arrive a few days early to enjoy the nightlife, hike to Phi Phi viewpoint, dive in waters filled with clown fish, barracuda, manta rays and reef sharks, or go fishing. Meet your skipper and other group members at 3pm ready to board. After an orientation of the yacht and collection of your important insurance and next of kin information, begin your journey across the Andaman Sea. Set sail towards and visit the famed ‘Maya Beach’, the stunning backdrop for the film 'The Beach' with Leonardo di Caprio – on three sides 100 metre-high cliffs surround a white beach that meets turquoise water. This is the perfect place to ease into life on board with a dip in the water, dinner on board and a beautiful sunset. Notes: The beauty of sailing is that each day is unique and, while we have a destination to reach, if the weather changes or something takes the group’s fancy, we are flexible on the day's itinerary. The itinerary is subject to change and may vary depending on weather and berth availability. Your skipper will make the final call to ensure your safety at all times.

Day 2 Ko Yao Yai

Pull up the anchor early this morning and sail north, before stopping at Monkey Bay for some snorkelling. Just outside Loh Dalum Bay to the west, Monkey Bay’s beach is one of the most beautiful in the whole of Thailand, not just Phi Phi, which is really saying something in a country blessed with endless gorgeous sands. The bay gets its name from the monkeys who cavort around on the beach – keep an eye on any of your possessions as they are pretty cheeky! The water is clear and the coral is just below the surface – brightly coloured fish dart here and there, inches from your mask. After lunch, in the afternoon continue northwest to the undeveloped, unspoilt island of Ko Yao Yai. Here you’ll find lovely lonely beaches surrounded by mangroves. Around the beautiful bays there’s excellent snorkelling, leafy forest trails and sea kayaking to choose from. It’s a great place to relax away from the tourist trail and absorb the natural wonders, somewhere where glimpses of traditional island culture are still seen. Later this evening, head out to the beach to cap off another unforgettable day with a night beach BBQ, maybe grilling up some fresh fish caught earlier today. Relax the night away beside a fire pit, and watch the sun sink beneath the waves.

Day 3 Ko Racha

Set sail across a postcard landscape of shimmering azure waters and island-studded bays southwest to Ko Racha. Known for the clearest blue water in the area, these islands are a great destination for snorkelling, and are mainly home to farmers and fishermen. The hardest decision you’ll have to make today is how you’ll enjoy these fine powder white sandy beaches. Get active in the warm and inviting water with activities like kayaking or paddle boarding, or head ashore to take a walk across the island, passing coconut groves and the occasional water buffalo grazing, and be treated to some spectacular views. Maybe strap on a mask and head underwater with great visibility and clarity, where you can mingle with a wealth of curious marine life in a protected cove, or perhaps chill out on deck with a good book and a bowl of fresh fruit. Later, dine at a local restaurant and enjoy fragrant Thai dishes washed down with a cold local brew. Then spend the rest of the evening comfortably slumped in a bean bag, surrounded by turquoise blue water, and watch the sun dip beneath the waves. You can choose to spend the final night of this fabulously relaxing Thailand sailing adventure sleeping out on the deck under the stars.

Day 4 Phuket

A smooth sail brings you to your final destination of Phuket Island around 12 noon. Stop for your last chance to paddle, swim and snorkel in the waters of the Andaman Sea, spotting schools of brightly coloured fish off the coast before docking in Phuket. Arguably Thailand’s best known and certainly its largest island, Phuket is an island of modern pizazz mixed with sunshine exotica. It has some excellent beaches and a huge array of restaurants, hotels, bars and shopping, so perhaps stick around a couple of days to check it out. This is where your Andaman seafaring odyssey comes to an end. Afterwards you are free to explore all that Phuket has to offer, or to continue your onward journey. **Got extra time? For a more encompassing sailing experience why not consider our 7 day Phuket Sailing Adventure? For more information enter trip code TSSZC**

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$ 141 per day
 
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Details
Group Size:
Small Group - 24 max
Maximum Number of People in Group: 14
Accomodations
Overnight boat (3 nights)
Start City
Ko Phi Phi
End City
Phuket
Guides On your Thailand sailing trip you will be accompanied by one of our skippers and a chef. Your skipper's role involves taking charge of the sailing, organising the overall operation and smooth-running of the trip, managing trip logistics, safety of the vessel and safety for all passengers on board. All skippers have extensive sailing miles experience and hold a 'yacht master offshore license' or higher. They have been carefully selected and undergone intensive training of each itinerary they sail. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect your skipper to have a broad general knowledge of the places visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. Your chef will prepare tasty local cuisine meals using the best of the local fresh produce available.
Additional Information:

Finish point

  • Bullship Bar
  • 52/4 Moo 9, Tamon Chalong A. Muang
  • Phuket
  • 83130
  • THAILAND

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