Sailing this beautiful coastline you’ll visit picture-perfect islands scattered in the Andaman Sea, some of which are only accessible by sea.
• Koh Butang or Koh Adang
• Penang, Malaysia
• Koh Adang – Butang Archipelago
• Koh Rok Nok
• Phang Nga Bay
• Koh Hong
• Similan Island or Koh Miang
Phi Phi Island by Speedboat Explore two of the Andaman Sea's most picturesque islands with an hour-long speedboat ride to discover Maya Bay (closed June-September) at Koh Phi Phi Leh, where The Beach was filmed*.
Cruise There are plenty of opportunities for snorkelling on both routes of this cruise with crystal-clear waters around Thai islands including Koh Adang and Koh Surin.
Thai cooking class at Kata Thani Learn how to use traditional Thai ingredients in a hands-on cooking class*.
Cruise Revel in an evening of entertainment as Thai dancers come on board to perform a traditional dance under the vast night sky.
Kata Thani Choose from 6 restaurants at Kata Thani where you can enjoy freshly grilled seafood and authentic Thai food.
Cruise A Star Clipper cruise highlight has to be the beach barbecue served on shore, offering a unique dining experience while making the most of one of the stunning islands on your itinerary.
Cruise Designed in a distinctive nautical style, Star Clipper’s Outside Staterooms have single beds which can be converted into a double, and a marble bathroom.
Kata Thani Stay minutes from the white sands of Kata Noi at this beachfront resort in Phuket, with plenty of dining options across six restaurants.
Is this for you?
Discovering the world on one of Star Clippers’ tall ships is a totally different way of cruising, combining the romance of traditional sailing and modern on-board facilities. The three beautiful ships – Star Clipper, Star Flyer and Royal Clipper – sail between the islands of the Caribbean, Thailand and Indonesia and from port to port in the Mediterranean. Enjoy fantastic dining as part of your full-board package.
The graceful four-masted sailing vessel Star Clipper harks back to a bygone era with her exquisite exteriors, expansive teak-wood decks and beautiful antique interiors. This charming clipper ship can sail into more intimate ports and anchor close to untouched shores, all of which lends an air of exclusivity to your cruise.
What to expect
SUGGESTED STAY & CRUISE ITINERARY
Day 1 UK to Phuket, Thailand
Depart the UK on your overnight flight to Phuket.
Days 2-3 Phuket, Thailand
On arrival, transfer to Kata Thani for some pre-cruise relaxation in Phuket, known as the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. This spacious resort is located on Kata’s long, white-sand beach, close to the restaurants and shops of Kata. There are seven pools to choose from and a variety of restaurants including the option of seaside dining on fresh seafood. Your time is at leisure to explore Phuket’s idyllic beaches, go diving and snorkelling in the emerald Andaman Sea or seek out the bright lights and busy bars of Patong. Head to a night market and haggle for local wares, enjoy some street food, or visit colourful Phuket Town and get to know its arts and crafts scene.
Day 4 Phuket, Thailand
Begin your cruise on board Star Clipper. Star Clippers offer a choice of two itineraries – Thailand Adventure and Thailand Explorer – which can both be combined with our detailed pre-cruise stay.
Day 5 Koh Butang, Thailand
Day 6 Penang, Malaysia
Day 7 Koh Adang, Butang Archipelago, Thailand
Day 8 Koh Rok Nok, Thailand
Day 9 Phang Nga Bay & Koh Hong, Thailand
Day 10 Similan Islands or Koh Miang, Thailand
Day 11 Phuket, Thailand
Following disembarkation, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
This stay and cruise holiday departs on selected dates from November to March, please speak to a Personal Travel Expert for more details
Tailor made cruises
While the cruise itinerary is set by the cruise lines, the land-based section of your holiday is fully flexible. This means you can choose the airport you fly from and airline you fly with, where you stay, for how long and the adventures you will have while you are there. These featured holidays have been curated using our extensive cruise and destination knowledge, however almost any itinerary can be put together – just speak to one of our Personal Travel Experts.