There’s no better way to explore Phuket’s stunning coastline than by hiring or chartering your own vessel. If you’re unsure of which marina to contact read on to discover a key facts about each of Phuket’s four world class marinas.
1. Yacht Haven Marina
Yacht Haven Marina is located on Phuket’s North East Coast and is situated within a stone’s throw of Phang Nga Bay which is famous for it’s limestone islands. One of Yacht Haven Marina’s biggest selling points is that it’s one of only two marina’s in Phuket which offers deep water access. The marina also offers berths in a variety of sizes, fuel delivery, wireless internet, phone lines, electricity and water and laundry services. The marina also has a large selection of boats which can be privately hired or chartered.
2. Phuket Boat Lagoon
Phuket Boat Lagoon is an 180 berth, circular marina located adjacent to the Royal Phuket Marina and is within walking distance of a variety of shops, restaurants and accommodation. If you’re looking to hire or charter a small or medium sized vessel, you’ll be spoiled for choice as the marina offers a variety of vessels suited for cruising, fishing, exploring or hosting parties.
3. Royal Phuket Marina
The Royal Phuket Marina offers 81 berths and can accommodate ships between 10 to 35 meters. If you’re looking to charter a smaller vessel the Royal Phuket Marina can organize hire or charter. As well as boasting 24 hour security the Royal Phuket Marina also offers a fuel dock which is stocked with Diesel, outboard oil and Petrol 91. Each of the Royal Phuket Marina’s 81 berths are supplied with metered electricity, clean water and free wireless internet access. The Marina itself has an underground car park, separate shower facilities, a gym and an on site restaurant.
4. Ao Po Grand Marina
The Ao Po Grand Marina is located at the entrance to Phang Nga Bay and is a popular choice for those who own or are looking to charter super yachts, as it’s one of the few marinas in Thailand which can accommodate ships that are over 80 meters in length. Another advantage is that it can be accessed 24 hours a day and isn’t subject to tide restrictions, unlike some of the other marinas in Thailand.
When it comes to choosing a marina to charter or rent boats, travelers to Phuket are spoiled for choice, with not just one but four world class marinas to select from. No matter which marina you choose you’ll be well catered to.