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Sailing holidays near Koh Samui City

Best places and sailing routes for your sailing trip near Koh Samui City. Sailing season details, trade winds and everything you need for perfect sailing holidays.

Marinas in Koh Samui

Koh Samui is an island in Thailand. It is located off the east coast of the country. The island is part of the Chumphon Archipelago and the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.


Tourists started coming to Koh Samui about 30 years ago. Since then, the island has changed. It was built: comfortable hotels, beautiful beaches, infrastructure. You will be able to try the fun on the shore and at sea.

Sailing season
All the year round
Travel season
All the year round
Marinas in this location
Boats in this location

Main facts about region

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Sailing trip on Koh Samui

Koh Samui is the best place to start a sailing trip on the Gulf of Thailand. You will be able to take part in all water sports.


The Big Buddha Temple is located on Koh Samui. There is a 12-meter-high statue of a seated Buddha. There are also over 30 temples on the island.


The marine life in the waters is colorful, and yachting here is a great opportunity to see tropical fish and corals.


From the yacht, you can catch fish, go diving, snorkeling, swim on the sub-board, and sunbathe on the white sand.


There are over 40 islands in Ang Thong National Park. No one lives on most of them. You will be able to visit each of them.

Koh Samui - Yacht Charter Sailica
Koh Samui - Yacht Charter Sailica
Koh Samui - Yacht Charter Sailica
Koh Samui - Yacht Charter Sailica

Yacht routes on Koh Samui

We propose to sail on a yacht along the eastern side of Koh Samui:

  • Koh Samui, Crystal Bay — Ko Katen — Martin Ang Thong National Park — Ko Tao, Hin Won — Phangan — Koh Samui.

Sailica experts will help you choose the best route on a yacht on Koh Samui.


Marina Koh Samui
6 yachts

Nearest Airports

Samui International Airport is located two kilometers from the village of Chaweng. It is considered one of the most unusual airports in the world. There are no interior spaces.

Yachting season and weather in Koh Samui

Samui's climate is divided into three types: dry, hot, and rainy. The island is located between the Northern Tropic (Tropic of Cancer) and the equator. The climate here is warm and humid all year round. The humidity level is between 70 and 85 percent. The average temperature is around + 29 °C.


The most optimal weather conditions for sailing or relaxing on the beach from November to March. During this period, a stable northeast monsoon blows at a speed of 10 to 22 knots. In the high season, a light wind blows on Koh Samui from December to February, the sea is calm, intermittent rains, and the air temperature does not bring discomfort.


The hottest time of the year is from March to May. This period is suitable for those who can easily endure the heat. The air temperature is + 33 °C. During this period, the number of precipitation increases. Thunderstorms start in July and August.

Water temperature in sailing season +28...+32°
Air temperature in sailing season +28...+35°
Wind speed in sailing season 5−15 knots

Weather forecast for yachting in Koh Samui

Upon arrival at the marina, you are usually given the forecast for the next day. You can also get storm warnings over radio links.


You can also use the following services to get information about weather conditions:

  • — Thailand Meteorological Department;
  • — weather forecast, wind speed, wave direction;
  • — tide tables.

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