Phuket Travel Guide & Information

Phuket Sailing Grounds

Phuket occupies a unique position as Thailand's gateway to the Andaman Sea, an area quickly growing in reputation as one of the best sailing and cruising grounds in the world. Whether its the towering limestone cliffs rising from the turquoise waters of Phang Nga Bay, or the perfect beaches and coves of the Similans, there is a host of stunningly beautiful sailing grounds to be explored from Phuket.

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  • Similan Islands

    Sailing Grounds Northwest of Phuket

    Similan Island This archipelago of nine islands is located 55 miles northwest of Phuket. In 1982 the Similan Islands where... read more

    Sailing Grounds Northwest of Phuket

    Similan Island This archipelago of nine islands is located 55 miles northwest of Phuket. In 1982 the Similan Islands where declared a marine national park and therefore development is restricted. One of these islands has a small community which also runs a... read more

  • Koh Racha Island

    Sailing Grounds South of Phuket

    Koh Racha Yai Being only 12 miles south of Phuket, Koh Racha Yai is one of the closest destinations to Phuket. It offers an easy... read more

    Sailing Grounds South of Phuket

    Koh Racha Yai Being only 12 miles south of Phuket, Koh Racha Yai is one of the closest destinations to Phuket. It offers an easy anchorage and access to its beautiful white, sandy beach, crystal clear water as well as a newly build resort with excellent... read more

  • Phi Phi Island

    Sailing Grounds Southeast of Phuket

    Phi Phi Islands These twin islands of Phi Phi are located 28 miles in the south east of Phuket. They are famous for their... read more

    Sailing Grounds Southeast of Phuket

    Phi Phi Islands These twin islands of Phi Phi are located 28 miles in the south east of Phuket. They are famous for their beautiful lagoons, sensational cliffs protruding out of the sea and the impressive rock walls surrounding the lagoons and the beautiful... read more

  • Ao Nang Krabi

    Sailing in Krabi Bay

    Krabi Bay is famous for its beautiful beaches and stunning limestone sea mountains protruding out of the sea, a geographic... read more

    Sailing in Krabi Bay

    Krabi Bay is famous for its beautiful beaches and stunning limestone sea mountains protruding out of the sea, a geographic extension of the mountains in Phang Nga Bay. During the southeast monsoon anchorage is not advised because it is unprotected. However,... read more

  • Phang Nga Bay

    Sailing in Phang Nga Bay

    The spectacularly scenic Phang Nga Bay is dotted with over 100 islands and is one of the best sailing grounds in the world. The... read more

    Sailing in Phang Nga Bay

    The spectacularly scenic Phang Nga Bay is dotted with over 100 islands and is one of the best sailing grounds in the world. The bay is bounded by Phuket island to the west, Phang Nga and Krabi provinces to the north and east. Due to its sheltered nature... read more