Sailing Thailand – Island Cruises is a Yacht Charter Company, located, on the scuba divers paradise island of Koh Tao, in the southern Gulf of Thailand. This region of Thailand offers some of the most popular tropical destinations in the Land of the Smile, such as Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao and the Angthong Marine Park. In more recent times, the Angthong National Marine Park is vastly gaining on popularity as a sailing destination in Thailand. The 42 pristine islands form a part of the sailing grounds of two of our sailing charter yachts.
The Angthong Marine Park in the southern Gulf of Thailand has something to offer for everyone who comes visiting the 42 islands of Angthong. You can for example go rock climbing, snorkeling, try to catch dinner and go fishing, relax on a beach or aboard the Island Cruise Sailing Yacht soaking up the sun, cave exploration, bush walking, swimming in the Emerald Lagoon, experiencing undisturbed tropical nature and the best it has to offer. This area offers good winds for sailing cruises all year around, so come join the Island Cruises team on the voyage of Sailing discovery and exploration in the Angthong Marine Park.
With the increasing interest by sailing enthusiasts in longer join-in cruises, we are proud to announce that our 7 day western Gulf of Thailand sailing cruise is now not only available as a full yacht charter, but as well as a join-in cruise. Find here a possible itinerary for the 7 day western Gulf of Thailand sailing cruise during SW – monsoon season, which goes from May to October.
Enjoy the ultimate way of island hopping in Thailand! On the Island Hopping Sailing Cruise of Island Cruises in Koh Tao, you will sail between the Islands Koh Tao, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui and the famous Mu Koh Angthong National Marine Park, making it a total of 45 islands for your personal sailing adventure! There are plenty of places to visit and to discover on these islands. Island hopping with Island Cruises Koh Tao is the best way to see as much as possible of the Gulf of Thailand. You can stop where you like it and go for a swim or go snorkeling and enjoy the colorful underwater world of the Angthong Marine Park with its tropical fish and its beautiful coral reefs.
Chumphon Town and Province is a rather quiet, low-key tourist destination. Chumphon lays roughly halfway between Bangkok and the border with Malaysia. For many Tourists, it is little more than a point of passage to the famous Gulf of Thailand islands, Koh Tao, Koh Samui and Koh Phangan. Chumphon boasts beautiful beaches, excellent scuba diving, and exceptional natural amenities. You will find several national parks nearby where jungle treks or motorcycle tours to waterfalls and caves can easily be arranged.
Koh Samui is the largest of three islands off the east coast of Thailand. Koh Samui is Thailand’s 3rd largest island, with an area of 228.7 km. The most popular and commercialized beaches of Koh Samui are Chaweng Beach and Lamai, in the east and in the south of the island. The northern beaches and their adjacent villages Mae Nam, Bop Phut, Bang Ruk or “Big Buddha” and Choeng Mon are more peaceful choices for your stay. The west-coast beaches of Samui are still comparatively quiet.
Koh Phangan is a natural paradise island in the southern Gulf of Thailand, Koh Phangan serves as the getaway retreat, where one may go relaxing on quiet deserted beaches, snorkeling and learning to dive at the distinctive island of Koh Maa in the north west of the island. Koh Phangan offers many yoga centers, diving schools, kite surfing and now also sailing in the Gulf of Thailand. Excursions are offered to the nearby Angthong Marine Park, to Koh Samui, to Koh Tao and to Koh Nang Yuan.
Koh Tao, located about 70km of the eastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand is an island of only about 21 km². As of 2006 it’s official population number in 1382. Ban Mae Haad, the main town of Koh Tao, is located on the west-coast of the island. The economy of the island is almost exclusively centered around tourism, especially scuba diving. The pristine coral reefs of Koh Tao bring divers to the island for more than 25 years now, and they have made the island famous for scuba diving and diving courses.