Embarking on a sailing tour around Phuket’s stunning islands with the remarkable crew aboard the Amadeus catamaran is an adventure that promises beauty, serenity, and the kind of unique experiences
There is a lot to explore in and around Phuket, and many places are easy to reach, so what are the Best Phuket Tours? Some other great places need a boat or a minibus ride and a bit of planning.
The famous Maya Bay has reopened after a long and much-needed break from the increasing herds of tourists who were travelling all the way to see with their own eyes what this bay of Phi Phi Islands seen in the old Movie ‘The Beach looked like.
Bamboo Island, situated near Phi Phi Island, is a picturesque tropical getaway with stunning beaches, clear waters, and lush vegetation covering most of the island.
Bon Island (or Koh Bon) is located just south of Rawai Beach in Phuket and is just a short longtail boat ride away. A few sandy beaches pepper the coast of this tiny island, and despite being so close to Phuket, it is not too busy with tourists.
Phi Phi islands are open, the beaches and other nearby islands are more beautiful than ever. The island looks quiet, and many shops, restaurants and hotels are still closed, but things start to look better.
Koh Hong is a small and very popular island located halfway between Koh Yao Noi and Krabi, about 7 km from each and technically 30 km east of the closest port of Phuket Island.
There are so many big and small islands around Phuket; it would take forever to visit them all. Most are not far, and you should consider island hopping for your trip or even a private cruise. These are just a few islands near Phuket…
Koh Yao Noi is a small island just 20 kilometres away by boat from the east coast of Phuket. Koh Yao consists of two distinct islands: the smallest and most populated is Koh Yao Noi, and the largest but mostly uninhabited is Koh Yao Yai
Phi Phi Island viewpoint is probably one of the main things you will visit during your stay on Phi Phi island. You can easily reach the Phi Phi viewpoint on foot, and this is where visitors take the iconic ‘2 bays view’ photo of Phi Phi.
The Similan Islands form a fabulous archipelago in the Andaman Sea, just 120 km northwest of Phuket island. These small islands are so stunning; you don’t even need to be an excellent photographer to come back with amazing photos.
James Bond Island, locally known as Khao Ping Kan, is located about 25 kilometres northeast of Phuket Island, in the bay of Phang Nga. This unusual limestone rock formation is one of the many places in Phang Nga people have on their Phuket must-see list.
9 Hornbills Tented Camp is a set of spacious luxury tents built high on the hillside on Koh Yao Noi, just above Six Sense Hideaway Yao Noi and part of Koyao Island Resort.
Koh Racha Island or Koh Racha Yai (also called Raya Island) is a small idyllic island just 12 kilometres south of Phuket, popular for day trips, snorkelling and scuba diving. The island is so small it can only accommodate a few resorts