Made famous by its commanding limestone cliffs and islets, Phang Nga Bay is ideal for a spot of kayaking or lazily drifting on a paddle board. With a mangrove forest found on the interior of the island, charter guests are also able to take a casual stroll to witness some unforgettable views. For a touch of culture, a tour around one of the many nearby temples is the perfect way of rounding off the day.
Whilst some charter guests will be keen to enjoy a spot of snorkelling, others will undoubtedly want to be immersed in the thriving nightlife which takes place around the island. A destination with its own place in cinema history, the Koh Phi Phi Leh island featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio movie ‘The Beach’.
An island which proudly celebrates its heritage, Patong boasts a series of traditional restaurants and bars, as well as a nightlife which involves historic festivities. Of course, with so many spa treatments on offer around the island, guests will certainly have no difficulty recuperating around this destination.
Raiatea is known as “Raiatea the Sacred” and is the second largest of the Leeward Islands after Tahiti. It was once the cultural and religious capital of eastern Polynesia, with Taputapuatea, a marae or sacred place and UNESCO World heritage Site situated on the south east of the island. It is thought that Raiatea was the starting point for the major migrations to the Hawaiian Islands and New Zealand. Many tours are available on the island including cultural, historical, 4WD vehicle and archaeology. The crystal sea makes the island ideal for water-sports. French and local cuisines and seafood are the main fare available but a variety of European dishes can also be had.
With Surin Nua and Surin Tai forming the central attractions of this area, guests have the option to continue at a relaxed pace or undertake a cultural expedition to visit a Moken sea gypsy village. Populated by monkeys and other wildlife, the ancient rainforests found on the islands are also worth checking out before returning for disembarkation.