Located on the sparkling blue waters of the Malay Peninsula of the Andaman Sea, Thailand’s Phuket, Similan and Phi Phi Islands, and Malaysia’s Langkawi, offer an irresistible combination of breath-taking landscapes, renowned hospitality, superb snorkelling, diving and robust cuisine.
Easy to reach, calm waters, delightful locals and wonderful seas under tropical skies make for a yacht charter paradise. A long-established favourite corner of the world for connoisseurs of this unique combination of luxury, relaxation, activities and scenery, a South East Asia yacht charter ticks all the boxes. Visit long, white sandy beaches, delight in the unique local cuisine and take in the culture of an area famed for its beauty as well as hospitality.
The islands of the Mergui Archipelago, to the north of Kawthaung, Myanmar, are a dream. Stay a while and you’ll see gibbons, eagles and monitor lizards emerge from the dense jungle.
Rayavadee Resort is a secluded getaway in Krabi, which is only accessible by sea. It features jungle-topped cliffs that are home to macaques and serves dishes using mango and coconut grown on site.
Experience a Thai massage in the Asaya spa at the new Rosewood Hotel at Phuket’s Emerald Bay, as well as private yoga, tai chi and tennis. At the Baba Nest rooftop bar, on the edge of the infinity moat at the Sri Panwa luxury hotel on Phuket, enjoy the glorious sunset. You’ll need to book first.
The Similan Islands are Thailand’s deserted Shangri-La. A national parkland, they sit amid pristine coral reefs, which are perfect for diving.