Phuket - Koh Lipe 10 - 14 Day Charter
Enjoy a 10 - 14 Day Sailing Vacation in Southern Thailand on SY Nakamal
10 – 14 Day Adventure Sailing Cruise from Phuket – Koh Lipe (Butang Archipelago) and back to Phuket. This is just a sample itinerary which can be changed at any time, e.g. if you are interested in diving we will stay longer at places that are great for diving. It is totally up to you as to where you want to go and how long you want to stay at certain destinations! The hours given are the approximate time it takes from one destination to the other. Times can vary depending on the wind.
Day 1 Phuket – Phi Phi Island 4-5 hours
Depart from Chalong Bay around midday and sail for Phi Phi island. Get there just in time when all the day trip boats leave around 4-5 pm. If you want, make a late afternoon dive or go exploring the scenic bay by kayak. Once you get back it is just time to enjoy a great sunset from aboard the yacht with a cold sundowner in your hand. Spend the night in the incredibly beautiful Maya Bay where the movie “The Beach” was shot. During the day this bay is very crowded but from around 4pm to 9 am the next day we have the bay mostly to ourselves.
Day 2 Phi Phi Islands – Koh Hah 3 hours – Koh Lanta 2 hours
Make an early morning dive in Phi Phi if you wish and then sail on to Koh Hah where we have lunch and make another great dive. This is one of the best dive spots in Thailand. In the afternoon we sail to Koh Lanta where we will spend the night in a beautiful bay with a white sandy beach.
Day 3 Koh Lanta – Koh Kradan 3 hours – Koh Muk 1 hour
From Koh Lanta we sail to the Islands in the Trang Province. We stop at Koh Kradan for some snorkeling and lunch. After that we sail through the very scenic bay to the island Koh Mook with the spectacular Emerald Cave. We will visit the cave at around 5pm when all the day tourists have left when we can experience why the cave is called “Emerald “ This is a must see for every visitor
Day 4 Koh Muk – Koh Liang 3,5 hours or to Koh Petra 5 hours
From Koh Muk we head further south along Thailand’s west coast until we find two secret pearls in the Andaman sea, Koh Liang and Koh Petra. Being totally of the beaten track we have this two islands to ourselves on most charters. We can sleep at either one of this two islands.
Day 5 Koh Petra – Koh Chucku 5 hours – Koh Lipe 2 hours
Again we sail south until we reach the stunningly beautiful Koh Chuku and Koh Tanga with their white sandy beaches. Here we have lunch, explore the islands and go snorkeling or diving if you wish. Then we move on sailing west to Koh Lipe, the only inhabited island in the Butang Archipelago. Here we will restock our supplies of fresh fruit, vegetables and sea food etc. while you can go for a massage or a stroll around the islands with it’s many restaurants, shops and pubs.
Day 6 & 7 Butang Archipelago
For for two days we shall stay and explore the most beautiful Butang Archipelago which in our opinion is the best sailing ground in Thailand.
Day 8 Butang Archipelago – Koh Rok 6-8 hours
This day we will spend mostly sailing as depending on the winds it will take 6-8 hours to sail to Koh Rock our overnight stop on this leg of the journey. Usually we catch some nice fish during this sail. We will have time to explore and enjoy this wonderful islands.
Day 9 Koh Rok – Koh Hah 3 hours – Koh Phi Phi 4 hours
After breakfast and some swimming and snorkeling we sail for Koh Hah which is the only possible stop on the way to Phi Phi. Also on this leg we usually catch some delicious fish which the chef will prepare into mouthwatering Sashimi if you like it. Once more we can enjoy the great snorkeling and diving in the very clear water around these five islands before we head off to Phi Phi. This time we shall drop anchor near Monkey Beach for our last night time stop during this cruise.
Day 10 Phi Phi Island – Phuket 5 hours
After breakfast, some snorkeling or diving we set sail heading for Phuket where we will arrive back in Chalong Bay around early afternoon.