Koh Chang Archipelago in the Gulf of Thailand
A Koh Chang Archipelago charter in the Gulf of Thailand is a great yacht charter destination. The Ko Chang Archipelago, Pattaya and Ko Samet are located on the southeast coastline of the Gulf of Thailand & the Bangkok Bite. This charter area delivers a perfect blend of a warm tropical climate, perfect sailing breezes, white powdery beaches lined with idyllic palm trees, five star resorts and spa's, a rich local culture and friendly Thai locals with a lovely temperament. It is possible to enjoy a range of activities in this vibrant area as well as find totally isolated tranquil and private anchorages. Koh Chang is the second largest island of Thailand (the largest in the Koh Chang archipelago), located on the Thai east coast 310 km from Bangkok near the border to Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand
During the Northeast Monsoon throughout the months of November through April, the sailing area stretching from Pattaya to the Ko Chang Archipelago offers some 200 nm of pristine waters with over 50 tropical islands to explore featuring the best bays and beaches offering a sheltered harbor to drop anchor. Located several latitudes higher than Phuket, the Ko Chang Archipelago in the Gulf of Thailand has sailing grounds that offer consistent wind year round ranging from 10 to 15 knots, providing simply perfect sailing conditions.
While on your luxury yacht charter, you can enjoy activities such as snorkelling among the living coral reef and abundant marine life or perhaps scuba dive at even deeper depths. There are also plenty of tropical rainforest or beach walks. Sample the authentic Thai restaurants offering the very best Thai cuisine.
The area is also rich with historical significance, located in what was once called the Gulf of Siam and bordering Cambodia, there remains influence of the Chinese traders of old, the Japanese occupation during the second world war and the French occupation of Indochina or Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam combined.