Southeast Asia Cabin Charters
12 Knots offers sailing cruises in SOUTHEAST ASIA. Enjoy sailing trip on board of a crewed catamaran or yacht. Choose your dates, itinerary and simply book a cabin. Relax and let the crew to bring you to the most stunning locations of SOUTHEAST ASIA.
3 sailing cruises in Southeast Asia
By the cabin charter sailing cruise in Bali. Explore Indonesia from the board of crewed catamaran for the price of a cabin. You will love visiting this paradise on earth: beaches with fine sand, turquoise lagoons, year-round warm waters ideal for snorkeling and swimming.
Sailing in Thailand is a relaxed cruise in a tropical paradise between secluded islands. An incredible sailing vacation to escape from tourist crowds.
Take a chance to explore Thailand on board of the crewed catamaran. For the price of a cabin you will indulge relaxed cruise, sunbathing on a spacious deck, and snorkeling in a tropical waters of secluded lagoons. This sailing vacation is ideal for families, couples and singles.
“The trip was very good and the catering exceeded expectations”
The crew were very good and the catering exceeded my expectations. Our captain Hugo did more than expected to ensure we had a good time. The boat was OK considering its age but the cabins were hot at night. After first few nights I slept in the cockp…
“We had an excellent time in Seychelles!”
We had an excellent time in Seychelles ¡Excellent staff, everything went perfect and we had a lot of fun! I really want to thank you for all your cooperation and help during this time! Now I am back home with very nice memories and experience Again t…
“The boat was beautiful and the crew was awesome!”
Hello Grigory, Our trip was great! We weren't really sure what to expect since we had never chartered a cabin before..... It definitely exceeded our expectations! The boat was beautiful and the crew was awesome! Definitely some of the best food and s…
“I had a great time and would definitely do it again”
We had a great time, the boat was beautiful, clean, and in working order. Our chef (Ina) was excellent and provided a variety of fresh dishes in astounding volumes. There was plenty of non-alcoholic beverages, water etc. Damien, the captain deviated …
“I was slightly nervous going in”
It was absolutely terrific and if you’ll let me know which websites you list on I’m happy to leave 100% positive reviews there. I was slightly nervous going in, because you have a relatively small English language web presence, but I couldn’t be more…
“We have enjoyed a lot 2 weeks on Catamaran in Bahamas”
We have enjoyed a lot 2 weeks on Catamaran in Bahamas. We have sailed in Abaco and mainly in Exuma; we did a great tour. The catamaran was very nice and roomy. The captain, Tony, was great: very professional and capable, always at our disposal, famil…
“It couldn't have been better”
We had a really great time. It couldn't have been better!! Boat, crew, location were all awesome. Thanks so much. Alicia
“Our sailing vacation was awesome / Lagoon 62 / May 2019 / BVI”
The captain (Damien) and chief (Michael) went out of their way to make the week special for everyone aboard. What we noticed about Damien was his concern about everyone’s safety during the week. We felt very secure with his expertise in handling the …
“It was truly a unique experience / Jne 2019 / BVI / Lagoon 620”
It was truly a unique experience. Despite a mishap that kept Ron out of the water due to fear of infection (he cut his leg pretty good while we were waiting for the ferry to scrub island) it was still enjoyable. The boat was great. Certainly the corr…
Karen E Grves
“Week onboard this lovely Lagoon 62 / BVI”
We spent a week onboard this lovely 62' sailing catamaran with 5 other couples (total 12 guests) The captain and chef were both French and at times it was difficult to understand what they were saying, but not a big deal. The captain (Damian) would a…
“Yacht was perfect”
Yacht was perfect - plenty of space and nooks to hang out in. Having sailed on a monohull before, the personal bathroom for each cabin on the catamaran was much appreciated. A/C in cabins was very nice. Plenty of hot water for showers. Ou…
Sailing Cruises in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia is a region between India and China, including Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Burma, and Malaysia. Sea cruises in Asia provide an opportunity to get acquainted not only with the amazing nature of these countries, but also with their incredible culture - both ancient and modern.
Southeast Asia is a popular tourist destination where many airlines fly. Almost all countries in the region provide Russians with visa-free entry. The length of stay is 15 to 30 days, which should be considered when planning a yacht cruise in Southeast Asia.
To explore his part of the world is especially nice while on board. Holidays on a yacht in Southeast Asia is a chance to experience unique adventures, and bring home those unforgettable pictures.
12 knots offers you sailing cruises in Southeast Asia, any of which can be your true dream vacation. Based on the characteristics of your company, your itinerary, budget and other factors, we will create the perfect package that will suite your needs.
Choosing a destination
Contrary to popular belief, sailing vacations in Asia (naturally, if we are not talking about an ocean liner for several thousand passengers) are available to a fairly wide circle of travelers. The cost of such trip depends on the type of vessel and the length of the route, but usually it is comparable to living in a good hotel. The crew will take care of your comfort, food and navigation, all you have to do is to admire the magnificent ocean views, explore local sites of your interest, dive with a scuba gear or a mask, or go fishing. The passenger does not need to organize a trip on their own: we have ready-made itineraries developed by the experts in the region.
Many of those who are generally attracted to sailing cruises in Southeast Asia do not consider this option simply because they do not have a company for such an exotic trip. This is a mistake: if you happen to be without a companion, then a yacht cruise is just your best option. You will meet new travel companions and members of the crew, which could be an adventure by itself. In addition, residents of the countries of this region are usually open and friendly, so you will feel there not as a stranger, but as dear guest.
Fans of different architectural styles will be able to visit not only unique temples and palaces, but also ultra-modern buildings during the cruise. Those interested in yoga - meditate at sunrise or sunset in the middle of the sea, in perfect harmony with nature. You can sunbathe on the amazing beaches, visit colorful dance shows, enjoy the nightlife or shopping, enjoy sea sports.
Features of the countries of the region
Cabin charters in Southeast Asia give you a lot of options. We will be happy to find you a cabin on a suitable yacht if you are traveling solo or a whole yacht for a large or small company. For example, if your goal is a relaxed vacation, then you are advised to enjoy sailing vacation in Thailand. The coast of this country has excellent conditions for navigation all year round, and the weather always pampers with you with warm breezes and comfortable mild temperatures. Shared yacht charters cruises here are best from November to April, out of the rainy season. Thailand presents great options for different companies: a fun-loving loud crowd, a romantic couple, or a regular family. When homeland has a real winter with snow, clouds and slush, a tropical vacation on a yacht is a real dream!
The country's coast is washed by two seas - the Andaman and South China, where there are many picturesque islands (including uninhabited) located near the mainland. The most famous beach resorts in Thailand include Phuket, Samui, Lanta. The best parties in the country are held on the island of Phangan, and for lovers of virgin nature there is the Similan archipelago - a national park where diving centers organize underwater safaris. It is also worth visiting the islands of Phi Phi and Khao Ping Kan ("James Bond Island, famous for the movie" The Man with the Golden Gun "), Phang Nga Bay and the Surin Archipelago. Each of these places is a true tropical paradise with its own unique features.
Also, don’t forget Indonesia - an excellent destination for a comfortable, relaxing sailing on a yacht in Southeast Asia. Bali, Komodo, Raja Ampat, Lombok, Gili, Flores and other islands of this country will deliver unforgettable sensations of novelty and views imprinted in your memory.
Bali, in addition to its famous beaches, is also famous for its surfing, kite surfing, diving and rafting. It is recommended to visit the temples of Tanah Lot (“Earth in the Sea”) and Besakih (“Mother of Temples”), Waterbom water park and Monkey Forest, as well as climb local volcanoes and go on an excursion to the caves.
Comodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, includes the volcanic islands of Komodo, Rinka and Padar. Tourists are attracted here by stunningly beautiful coral reefs and a chance to see the "Komodo dragons" - giant lizards 4-5 m long.
Southeast Asia shared yacht charters often include Vietnam. The popular resort area of Nha Trang pleases not only with excellent beaches, but also with exquisite local cuisine, numerous various attractions and nightlife. Vung Tau is more suitable for romantic or family vacation: there are almost no night clubs, but there are very beautiful pristine beaches and a grandiose statue of Christ - almost like in Rio de Janeiro. Phu Quoc Island is famous for the best diving in Vietnam, a pearl farm and stunning sunsets that can be observed at the western tip of the island. Danang and Hoi An will appeal to those who value history and love to take pictures: the Michon complex, the Marble Mountains and the Haiwan Pass give a lot of opportunities to make spectacular pictures. Here you will find many ancient buildings, a museum with a collection of unique Chama sculptures, antique shops, cozy restaurants.
Sailing cruise in Southeast Asia will give you the opportunity to explore the most beautiful places on the west coast of Malaysia. You can combine the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, the Langkawi archipelago and the islands of Pangkor and Pinang in one cruise. An important feature: the depths on the local coast are shallow, and this allows you to anchor almost anywhere to swim, dive or take a picture.
Fans of exotic sea cruises in Southeast Asia can also see the Cambodian coast, less visited by tourists, thus better preserved. The beaches here are inferior to Thai, Vietnamese and Indonesian, but you will have a chance to visit the town of Kep on the shores of the Gulf of Thailand and taste the famous local crabs. Near the beach of black volcanic sand there is a seafood market where, at your request, fish and shellfish will be cleaned and grilled. The promenade is equipped with numerous picnic areas, where you can enjoy your just bought meals.
Southeast Asian Cuisine
In general, for those who like to eat, this trip could develop an addiction to Southeast Asian cuisine with hundreds of flavors and aromas. Such trips give you the opportunity to enjoy daily fresh seafood and tropical fruits, which are of no comparison with those bought at home in the supermarket.
Speaking about sea delicacies, you should definitely try shark fins, dishes from crab, crayfish, lobster, trepangs, lobsters. Meat dishes are also good - pork, beef and poultry, which are mainly cooked over an open fire or stewed. The local cuisine of Southeast Asia extensively uses a lot of exotic spices that you can bring to your friends as a gift.
Sailing on a yacht in Southeast Asia - an option that may be of interest to a variety of people. It is especially recommended for those who are tired of winter and want to enjoy a couple of weeks not just in the summer season, but in a real tropical paradise. A romantic get-away or a family vacation, a fascinating adventure with diving,or a gastronomic or photo tour - all this and much more can be combined in one trip by contacting the club 12 knots.
The benefits of a yacht cruise in Southeast Asia
- A great way for relaxing alone; as a couple; with a family or a group of friends
- A variety of exotic beautiful sites and architectural monuments
- Unforgettable marine and underwater species;
- Water activities: diving, fishing, etc.
- One of the best cuisines in the world: fresh seafood, tropical fruits
- Wide range of prices and accommodation options