Sailing in Thailand
Thailand is one of those countries that you just can’t help falling in love with. Great weather, friendly and smiling locals, and incredible food, all add up to a spellbinding vacation destination. You might also have heard that sailing in Thailand is not very expensive, and a great way to explore popular islands like Koh Samui.
Yes, it’s true, boat rental in Thailand is very affordable, and if you want to go sailing for a day or a week you’ll find plenty of options for yacht charters. But why rent a boat in Thailand?
As one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, many people head to the same places. Of course, there is nothing wrong with that, and here at Sailo we love a good beach party as much as anyone. But if you’re looking for that hidden cove, or a snorkel spot that few people know about, you can’t beat a boat rental in Thailand. Islands like Koh Chang or Phuket have beautiful places that are hard to reach by land. That means that sailing in Thailand on board your Sailo yacht rental is a surefire way to find your own private beach!
You already got that beach selfie? Been to a Muay Thai contest? Danced under the full moon? A yacht charter in Thailand is a unique experience, and one that will really make your vacation memorable in this beautiful country. If you’re travelling with friends, a boat rental in Thailand can work out to be very affordable. For example, you’ll find options for a yacht charter in Thailand starting from around $1,500 for a week. You’ll find both bareboat and captained boat rentals on Sailo. So whatever you vacation style you can experience a whole new world of sailing in Thailand!
Fabulous Phuket offers lots of potential for an incredible vacation sailing in Thailand. There is plenty of choice from monohulls and catamarans to luxury motor yachts. Set sail from Phuket and explore popular destinations like Phang Nga Bay, famous as the location of a James Bond movie.
Discover tranquil hideaways like Banana Beach, or Freedom Beach, or sail from Phuket to the nearby Koh Phi Phi. However long you charter a yacht in Phuket, you’ll discover many things to see and do.
Sailing in Koh Samui gives you a whole new perspective on this incredible island and it’s archipelago. Just five miles south of Koh Samui, you’ll find Koh Tean, a little visited tropical island and snorkeling paradise. Or sail to Koh Phaluai, an island inhabited by sea gypsies and home to eco-resorts, usually accessible only by the daily ferry from the mainland. Rent a boat in Koh Samui and you’ll be able to explore these incredible islands at your leisure.
Just north of Koh Samui, you’ll find Koh Phangan, famous for the monthly full moon parties. And what could be more baller than arriving to the full moon party on board your own private yacht rental from Koh Samui? A real wow entrance! Or, if you want to discover some of the world’s best scuba and snorkeling locations, set sail to Koh Tao. With a private yacht charter from Koh Samui you’ll be able to explore the lesser visited shores of both of these fabulous islands.
There is a wild party every night in Pattaya, with many tourists and locals flocking to this beach resort city for sun, sea and much more… With a prime location close to the capital Bangkok, enjoying a sailing trip in Thailand is very accessible with a boat rental in Pattaya. A popular activity is to go island hopping to the nearest islands such as Koh Phai and Koh Larn. Don’t miss a visit to Koh Klet Keow, also known as or Koh Ling - Monkey Island - home to a large community of crab-eating macaques.
Known for its popular beaches and resorts, Koh Chang is one of the original Thai island experiences. The west of the island is well developed, but the south and east of Koh Chang still offer unspoiled vistas and empty beaches.
You’ll also find lots of smaller islands, just a mile or less offshore, which are perfect for exploring on board your private Sailo boat rental in Koh Chang. If you’re chartering a yacht for a day, or a week, there is more than enough to keep you busy.
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