The architect and designer behind the exclusive and admired Aman resorts has turned his hand to yachts to produce a uniquely 90-foot Thai Motor Yacht, Maha Bhetra, now available for day and overnight charter for the discerning clientele.
This unique 90ft Luxury traditional Thai-crafted wooden yacht holds 3 palatial double cabins below a spacious open plan teak-laden salon on the top deck. Its sturdy construction will take its guests far and wide in the Andaman.
Maha Bhetra interior is mostly a neutral palate with accents provided by authentic Southeast Asian antiques from the 18th Century. Seamlessly, the ancient and modern interact in the saloon where bespoke designed louvered cabinet hides sound systems and glassware and the staterooms are adorned with tiger-patterned rugs.
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MAHA BHETRA interior is mostly a neutral palate with accents provided by authentic Southeast Asian antiques from the 18th Century. Seamlessly, the ancient and modern interact in the saloon where bespoke designed louvered cabinet hides sound systems and glassware and the staterooms are adorned with tiger-patterned rugs.
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This beautiful Marine National Park is World Famous, with Spectacular Limestone cliffs towering out of the sea. Kayaking in the caves is very popular here, and you can hire them for 500 baht. Then you can cruise to James Bond Island – whether you go ashore here or not is up to you. After that the boat can speed across to several other more secluded islands and the crew will inflate the jacuzzi where you can sit and float and relax and have a beer
The Maha Bhetra 90 Charter Cruiser offers an exhilarating experience for guests, particularly in the stunning waters surrounding Maithon Island off the southern coast of Phuket. Here’s a breakdown of the highlights of the cruise:
Maithon Island: This private island boasts clear waters and excellent snorkeling opportunities. Guests have an impressive chance of encountering a pod of around 22 dolphins, with sightings occurring approximately 80% of the time. Recently, there have even been sightings of baby dolphins, adding to the excitement of the journey.
Water Activities: The crystal-clear waters of Maithon Island make it the perfect location to enjoy various water activities. Guests can indulge in floating jacuzzis, water bikes, hammocks, and snorkeling, making the most of the natural beauty and amenities provided by the charter cruiser.
Kai Islands: The cruise typically begins with a visit to the Kai Islands in the morning, setting the stage for a day of exploration and relaxation in the picturesque surroundings.
Rang Yai Islands: In the afternoon, the cruise may call in at the Rang Yai Islands, where guests can further enjoy the array of water toys and swim to the pristine beaches. This small uninhabited island offers a serene environment with white sand beaches, coconut groves, and opportunities for snorkeling and hiking.
Koh Phae: If the timing aligns with low tide, guests may have the chance to visit the tiny island of Koh Phae. This isolated rocky island features a stunning sandbar that emerges during low tide, providing a unique and tranquil setting for anchoring and exploration.
Overall, the Maha Bhetra 90 Charter Cruiser offers a memorable journey through the breathtaking landscapes and waters of southern Phuket, with opportunities for adventure, relaxation, and wildlife encounters aplenty.
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Loh Sama Bay
Loh Sama Bay is home to many unique attractions. Popular for snorkeling and diving, the Bay is located on the eastern side of Phi Phi Island and features a small islet in the center and a secluded beach behind a small canyon on the northern part. You’ll be able to enjoy a photo opportunity at Loh Samah. There will be plenty of photos to show family and friends when back home!
There’s more sightseeing to be enjoyed on this tour. We’ll glide past Viking Cave, reputed to have been a spot for pirates, and Monkey Beach where you might be able to spot some swimming monkeys! Whilst not a common trait amongst monkeys, this rocky island is home to several monkeys and they can swim. Get your cameras ready for some stunning photos of these smart creatures.
Snorkel & Relax on White Sandy Beaches…
Enjoy the stillness and silence of the sea whilst you snorkel through a vista of stunning underwater scenery with colorful coral reefs and schools of fish. Our tour leaves you with ample time to enjoy the beauty of the sea at a relaxed pace.
Bamboo Island is the most northeasterly island in Phi Phi. It’s a tropical hotspot, yet never too crowded, perfect for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of other, more popular spots. This heart-shaped island gives plenty in terms of views. It’s surrounded by a strip of white sand, with lush vegetation, including Bamboo trees in its middle. Snorkeling here is great; the island is blessed with a notable coral reef rich with fish species.
Fuel Surcharge do apply for destinations further away from the Phuket Island
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Racha Yai island is best known as excellent diving and snorkelling daytrip destinations. It is located 12 km south of Phuket. Racha Yai is a granite island with beautiful
beaches and bays all around and dense tropical jungle covering the interior. There are several dive sites at Racha Yai. Most of those sites are suitable for all levels of diver and Racha Yai is often the location for student divers first open water dives. Visibility is always good and currents mild.
Racha Noi island is Racha Yai’s smaller twin located about 40 minutes boat ride further south of Racha Yai island. The diving at Racha Noi is far superior to Racha Yai, it is arguably the best of the local Phuket dive sites. Racha Noi is a long thin granite island covered in dense jungle and is uninhabited. There is a range of diving here for experienced and inexperienced divers. Plus some excellent snorkeling opportunities.
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Krabi located in southern Thailand’s west coast facing the Andaman sea. There are over 80 smaller islands such as Ko Lanta and Phi Phi, Poda Group of islands, Koh Hong Krabi, well-known to adventurers,
Ko Poda is an island off the west coast of Thailand, in Krabi Province, about 8 kilometres (5 mi) from Ao Nang. It is part of the Mu Ko Poda, or Poda Group Islands, which are under the administration of Hat Nopharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park. The group consists of Ko Poda, Ko Kai, Ko Mo and Ko Thap
As Poda Island is one of Krabi’s main tourist attractions; it can get somewhat busy.
More so during the high season when day trips and tour groups arrive for lunch after spending the morning island hopping and snorkeling around these beautiful offshore islands.
The best spot for swimming and snorkeling on Koh Poda is either at the northern tip of the Island in front of the towering limestone islet that sits just offshore or along the eastern facing beach.
Other activities available at Poda Island include kayaking.
Planning an overnight charter on the Maha Bhetra 90 Charter Cruiser promises an unforgettable experience amidst the stunning marine vistas of southern Phuket. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you make the most of your overnight adventure:
Accommodation: The Maha Bhetra 90 offers comfortable and luxurious accommodation options for overnight guests. Ensure to confirm the number of cabins available and their respective amenities to accommodate your group’s needs.
Itinerary Customization: Work closely with the charter company to tailor your itinerary to suit your preferences and interests. Whether you desire secluded anchorages, vibrant nightlife, or cultural excursions, the crew can curate a personalized itinerary to meet your desires.
Cuisine and Dining: Discuss meal preferences and dietary restrictions with the crew in advance to ensure that gourmet meals are prepared to your liking during your overnight voyage. From fresh seafood delicacies to international cuisine, the onboard chef can cater to diverse tastes.
Onboard Activities: Take advantage of the vessel’s amenities and water toys for entertainment during your overnight charter. Whether it’s snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, or simply lounging on deck under the starlit sky, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Special Requests: If you have any special requests or celebrations planned during your charter, communicate them with the crew in advance. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, anniversary, or proposal, the crew can assist in arranging memorable experiences to mark the occasion.
Safety and Comfort: Prioritize safety and comfort throughout your journey by familiarizing yourself with onboard safety procedures and emergency equipment. The crew is trained to ensure the well-being of all guests onboard.
Optional Add-Ons: Explore optional add-ons such as spa treatments, diving expeditions, or island excursions to enhance your overnight charter experience. The crew can provide recommendations and assist in arranging these additional activities.
Booking and Logistics: Confirm booking details, including embarkation and disembarkation times, payment schedules, and any additional fees or charges. Clarify logistical arrangements such as transportation to and from the charter dock to ensure a seamless experience.
By carefully planning and communicating your preferences with the charter company, you can look forward to an extraordinary overnight charter aboard the Maha Bhetra 90 Charter Cruiser, creating cherished memories to last a lifetime.