Phuket Facts

Area: 590 square kilometres

Width: 21 km

Length: 48 km

Elevation: 529 m

Population: 348,504 (2011)

Timezone: GMT +7

Average Temperature:31

Currency: Thai Baht



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Phuket Yacht Day Sails & Phuket Yaht Hire Thailand


Sailing in Phuket offers unparalleled thrill and a wide variety of exciting adventures. You can savor the enchantment of Thailand’s gleaming blue waters, scenic anchorages, sea gypsy villages, picturesque beaches, high-end resorts, stunning limestone summits and innumerable scuba diving sites that are among the best in the world. The channels are located underwater of the gentle waters right at the coast east of Phuket.

Sailing east from Phuket takes you to the breath taking Koh Phi Phi. The Maya beach on Koh Phi Phi is best known for the film “The Beach”.


On the other hand, Phuket’s west coast prides itself with the stunning tropical beaches including the gorgeous Surin and Similan Islands that are the best alternatives during the Northeast monsoon when the weather is relatively cool, dry and sunny. Similan Island groups are probably the most famous islands in Phuket. It is because it offers rare underwater beauty that is so precious to behold. Similan group of islands are considered among the top 10 most beautiful dives sites in the world.  It is located 84 km northwest of Phuket's Patong Beach. Similan and Surin islands are perfect for barefoot Phuket sailing.


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Phuket Sailing Seasons
A popular destination all year round, Phuket offers the most extensive sailing opportunities. Phuket as well as its surrounding areas are most appropriate for guests  who prefer sunny weather. Phuket yacht charter packages in Phuket and Phang Nga are wonderfully enjoyable all year round. Phuket is most suited for passionate sailors and it could offer them the most soothing cruises to the idyllic islands.  With some of the best beaches in the world and is famous for its tropical islands where you can find the amazing formations of rocks and underwater wonders. It is one of Thailand’s most famous diving spots.


.Day Sailing in Phuket
Phuket offers some of the best day sailing opportunities in the world. As tourist hotspot, Phuket offers day sails that boast world class snorkeling and diving, some of the best island beaches coupled with awe inspiring scenery that you will never forget. Day sailing in Phuket is highly recommended as part of your visit to Phuket.


During the months of May through October, Phuket wind is very predictable and reliable.  The wind blows at average 12 knots per hour. The temperature at this time is higher than 27’C. During these months Phuket experiences more train than the rest of the year. The yearly Phuket Race Week is held during the month July each year where visitors flock Phuket to witness the best yacht sailors in the world.


Phuket marinas:
Phuket is where three world class marinas where you can find Phuket Charter Boats.


  • Yacht Haven Marina - 8 km from Phuket airport
  • Boat Lagoon Marina, - 20 km from Phuket airport
  • Royal Phuket Marina, - 20 km from Phuket airport



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Travelling to Phuket

By plane to Phuket
Phuket being a tourist’s paradise is connected well by various international airports. You can reach Phuket by direct flights from many countries like Australia, Europe and many locations in Asia including Hongkong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur etc


Domestic flights connect Phuket with nearly all in Thailand.


By bus to Phuket
Air-conditioned buses leave Bangkok Bus Terminals heading for Phuket several times a day. In most cases they leave in the evening and arrive the following day. Bus travel normally takes about 13 hours.


By ferry to Phuket
Depending on where you are departing from to come t Phuket, there are many ferry service to bring visitors from Koh Samui, Krabi, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi. Normally a ferry from Phi Phi to Phuket takes about 2 hours.



Phuket hotels and accommodation

Phuket offers many types of accommodation from guesthouse through 5-star premium quality hotels to private villas. At Phuket Charter Boat we have close relationships with guesthouses, Phuket hotels and villas which enable us to assist our clients with finding the right accommodation for their trip.


Please contact us if you would like us to assist you with accommodation for you Phuket vacation.


Phuket weather

Phuket weather guide
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.8
Average low °C (°F) 23.3
Rain mm / inches 29.8
Avg.rain days 4 3 5 11 21 19 19 19 23 22 16 8 170
sunshine hours 286.2 271.5 282.3 247.9 188.5 139.5 172.6 174.1 143.2 179.8 197.1 244.3 2,527.0
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