Sailing vacations in South East Asia offer a culturally diverse experience, containing hundreds of languages and dialects, and fabulous local cuisine. A sailing vacation here allows you to discover an amazing diversity of landscapes, including rainforests, mountains, beaches, bustling cities and remote villages from a completely different perspective than a land based traveller.
Located to the east of India and to the south of China, Southeast Asia is lined with secluded islands, many of which are only accessible by sea, making this a haven for luxury yacht charters. Laced with archipelagos to the south and east, this captivating destination promises a treasure trove of friendly local people, excellent diving opportunities and untamed natural beauty. Inhabited by an assortment of people and cultures, this region offers a broad spectrum of experiences from the exotic wildlife of Myanmar (Burma) to the alluring pull of Singapore.
Myanmar (ex Burma)
Explore the largely undiscovered sights of Myanmar, with magnificent cruising grounds. Rich in cultural history and radiated by spirituality, Myanmar is the ultimate escape from the western world.
Sail along the south-western coastline of Thailand and revel in the glittering beaches and bustling cities of the world renowned ‘land of smiles’. Cruise at your own pace along the stunning turquoise waters whilst exploring the coral beds and reefs, secluded lagoons and abundant marine life against a backdrop of tumbling emerald hills.
Cambodia & Vietnam
Discover ancient temples, glorious beaches and national parks in Cambodia before delving into the majestic splendour of Vietnam. Curved to the east coast of the Indochinese peninsula, Vietnam offers a wealth of adventures; from city life to rural retreats, this splendid country is brimmed with life. The charming and beautiful country of Laos is one of the most enthralling countries in Southeast Asia and is romantically deemed as ‘the land of a million elephants’. Home to delicious local cuisine and colonial architecture, you may find it difficult to leave this laid back country.
To the core of Southeast Asia, visit Malaysia, to explore the blend of Chinese, Indian and native cultures. An idyllic location for diving, snorkelling and water adventures, Malaysia is an undoubted highlight of this enigmatic region. Experience the unforgettable and evocative orang-utan sanctuaries in Borneo before heading to Indonesia for some first-class surfing.
Succumb to the magnetism of Singapore where the ultra-modern cities compliment an exotic fusion of cultures. A vibrant backdrop of colour illuminates this captivating country where the people are wholesome and the streets are sparkling.
With over 7,000 opulent isles to explore, the Philippines is the second largest archipelago on earth, providing opportunities to hop from one island to the next whilst discovering rural fishing villages, pristine beaches and cosmopolitan cities along the way. Saturated in rich Philippine culture, let the warmth of the Filipino people envelop you with their friendly nature and charm. Discover the breathtaking volcanic landscape of the Luzon Island and admire the spectacular rice terraces of Banaue, often regarded as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’. No visit to the Philippines would be complete without a visit to one the world’s greatest metropolises, Manila, where a tangible buzz radiates the bustling streets and the Spanish colonial history exudes an intense cultural heritage.