Rent A Boat In Phuket, Thailand - Updated 2023


Phuket is one of the most famous tourist spots and is also the largest island in Thailand. It is mainly known for its beautiful beaches with a total of 36 all in all. The word “phuket” actually means mountain jewel; the island is composed of beautiful mountains from north to south. Aside from beaches and mountains, it is also covered in forests. With good tourism also comes good livelihood; the main source of income for residents are latex, fish, pineapples, palm oil, and cashew nuts. What better way to explore and experience this island than through private boat rentals. Here are offers for fully-equipped houseboats with bed and breakfast, beautiful views, and spacious bedrooms. You will surely enjoy your stay at Phuket on one of these houseboats. Read on and go rent a boat in Phuket, Thailand.

1. Luxury yacht to cruise around Phuket (from USD 211)

Explore Phuket, James Bond Island, Krabi, Koh Phi Phi, and many other sites while snorkeling, caving, and other activities. An itinerary will be made with the preference of the guests or you can just enjoy sailing and enjoying the view. This boat accommodates six guests in its three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a private and shaded pool if you want to swim on your trip. Inside the yacht there is full access to a fully equipped kitchen. They offer some free amenities like WiFi, parking on premises, and breakfast. Basic essentials like bed sheets and toilet paper are provided. For safety, fire extinguishers and first aid kits are available around the yacht. Parties and events are allowed although there is a no-smoking and no-pets policy.

40ft Luxury Yacht & Crew. Cruise Phuket & Phi Phi.
Phuket Thailand, Phuket, Thailand
1 review  Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
with som being native thai she was very informative and helpful on the excursion
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2. Bed-and-breakfast on a sailing yacht (from USD 527)

This yacht is very comfortable as it offers a number of amenities. Basic essentials such as shampoo, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper are provided as well as beach essentials like beach towel, beach blanket, umbrella, and snorkeling gear. As for dining, it is equipped with a kitchen with basic cooking utensils. Aside from the kitchen, they also have a cockpit for dining. Do not worry for there are fire extinguishers and first aid kits around the yacht. It has three bedrooms (two of which are equipped with double decks).

Sailing yacht with captain and diving instructor
Phuket, Thailand
15 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
at times it felt like we were swimming in an aquarium
the yacht itself was in great condition and everything was clean and tidy
very friendly and wonderful host
allen is a wonderful and friendly host
fabulous warm and friendly host who made our trip a truly wonderful experience
aleen is an amazing host and a great person
she's very helpful and listens to our concerns and needs
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3. Yacht with complete amenities for sailing around Phuket (from USD 180)

This 53-foot (16-meter) yacht is complete with basic amenities like WiFi, air conditioning, and essentials (towels, bed sheets, soap, toilet paper, shampoo, hangers). For guests who want to cook their own meals, there is a fully equipped kitchen. This yacht has everything to offer! It also has a lovely location in the beachfront of Phuket. It has three bedrooms with king- and queen-sized beds and three baths enough for six guests. If you only want to avail the yacht for day sailing trips, you can rent it for 600 USD per day. Day trips include a private skipper for you to further visit the islands of Phuket.

53ft Sailing Yacht PHUKET Family Sailing adventure
Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
16 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
paul is so friendly and accommodating the yacht is slightly old but in great condition and clean
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4. Private yacht with guest access only (from USD 2102)

If you are looking for a yacht that offers the whole space to yourself and your group, this is the yacht you are looking for. It can accommodate up to eight guests with three bedrooms and three baths. Includes free WiFi, air conditioning, essentials (towels, bed sheets, soap, toilet paper). Your group is also provided with free street parking on premises. This yacht also includes a fully equipped kitchen for you to cook your own meals. A barbeque grill is also provided for outdoor dining. If you want to relax in the morning, free breakfast is also provided. Enjoy your group vacation in this private yacht.

Motor yacht Hakuna Matata
Tambon Wichit, Chang Wat Phuket, Thailand
1 review  Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

5. Cabin cruise to the islands of Phuket (from USD 273)

This package includes six days and five nights’ sailing around Chalong Bay to Southeast Phuket. It is a join-in cruise accommodating eight guests in four bedrooms and three baths. This yacht includes WiFi and basic essentials (towels, bed sheets, soap). A pool (private and/or shared) is provided if you want to go swimming. There is free street parking as well. A fully equipped kitchen is provided along with free breakfast. For the convenience of guests, free luggage drop-off is allowed for those who have an early arrival or late departure.

Cabin cruise to the islands of Phuket
Tambon Talat Nuea, Chang Wat Phuket, Thailand
1 review  Wifi Available
Private room in boat 2 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
warm attentive proactive service with a smile
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6. Small and simple boat for couples (from USD 414)

This option is a small and simple yacht for only two guests with one bed room and one bath. It is perfect for a romantic time sailing around the islands of Thailand with your loved one. It is also reasonably priced. There is free WiFi and basic essentials (towels, bed sheets, soap) provided. A kitchen is also provided along with free breakfast.

Join trip in double cabin on sailing yacht
Tambon Chalong, Chang Wat Phuket, Thailand
6 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in boat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
she was very hospitable kind and open to our suggestions and needs
aleen is a fantastic host and the experience is definitely off the beaten path
aleen is such an adorable host
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7. Spacious yacht for up to 14 guests

Yes, you read it right. This yacht can accommodate up to 14 guests for it is equipped with six bedrooms with 14 beds in total. They can also arrange for transport from airport to boat and back, although it requires additional cost. Additional safety features aside from fire extinguishers and first aid kits like carbon monoxide detectors and smoke detectors are placed around the yacht. Provided for are WiFi and television only. Basic essentials like soap, shampoo, and towels are not included. A pool (private and/or shared) and kitchen are provided. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages can be ordered ahead.

Catamaran Charter Phuket
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 14 Beds 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

8. Private yacht with water sport equipment

The price you pay for this 47-foot (14.3-meter) yacht includes: a crew, fuel, two hours of engine run time, lunch, soft drinks and beer, fruits, and snorkeling and fishing equipment. There are two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and the other with one double bed and two baths. This yacht can accommodate up to 10 guests. More good things about this yacht are that it has air conditioning in all rooms plus an electric generator. If you want to cook your own food, a fully equipped kitchen and barbecue grill are provided. You can park your car on the premises provided for free parking. All in all, this yacht is a complete package!

Private yacht Seahawk Phuket
Chalong, Phuket, Thailand
Boat 1 Bed 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Great choices of houseboats in Phuket

Enjoy your vacation as you sail through the waters of Phuket, Thailand in one of these fully equipped houseboats. You can rent one of these boats, may it be for a group, family, or romantic date, and be sure to enjoy majestic Phuket to the fullest.

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