The Similan Islands reputation has been established and it’s maintained year after year. Indeed, most divers will say it’s one of the best diving destination worldwide. Plus, it’s inexpensive to diver there, compared to some other places. Even a luxury liveaboard keeps it a great deal! Don’t sacrifice anything, you can have it all, perfect diving and 5 stars accommodation and service!
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Luxury ain’t for you? See our list of Budget Liveaboard Similan Islands.
The Diva Andaman is a large 35 meters schooner offering a luxury liveaboard experience that will please the diver and the non-diver. This beautiful sailing yacht, cruising at a speed of 8 knots, is from the renowned traditional boat building company Diva Marine Co. Itineraries on the Thai Andaman Sea are available as well as on Burma’s Mergui Archipelago.
Built in 2009, all of traditional Asian materials and fitted the most recent technologies, the beautiful Diva Andaman offers luxury in a number of area. Indeed, with 7 air-conditioned cabins, the Diva welcomes a maximum of 14 guests. Considering the space available on-board, having as few guests insures that each has a feeling of privacy at anytime, anyplace. The beautifully furnished cabins are comfortable, come with an en-suite bathroom and a flat screen television. There are 5 cabins fitted with a double bed and 2 are twin shared in bunk-style bed. There is a roomy indoor salon, a spacious covered fore deck plus a beautiful top deck with loungers and also a dining area. Moreover, there is an on-board spa, with traditional Thai massage offered!
Food and activities
In addition, you should know that the Diva Andaman is overhauled every year during the new season, so every you board a new beauty! Plus, the ship has is own wine cellar, and the food is prepared by a chef, providing you with a top gourmet experience.
Fully equipped for a diving cruise and proudly boasting a very spacious dive deck, the Diva Andaman is ready for either a charter diving group or individual bookings. The diving operation is supervised by certified PADI instructors and dive masters. Moreover, there are plenty of other activities accessible with the Diva Andaman which will please also the non-divers. Indeed, snorkeling is always possible but there are kayaks on-board and the dinghies can take you to shore for some islands excursions.
Dive the stunning Similan Islands on-board the SY Diva Andaman!
Price Starts at 2314$US for 6 nights – Similan & Richelieu – (Mergui also available)
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As a part of the world-renowned Aggressor Fleet, the Thailand Aggressor sets the standards high as it cruises the Andaman Sea. Indeed, the 35 meters vessel offers a luxury liveaboard diving cruise that pleases customers year after year since 2013. Itineraries on the Thai Andaman Sea are available as well as on Burma’s Mergui Archipelago.
Featuring lavish accommodations and a crew of 8, the Thailand Aggressor is sure to impress with comfort and personal service. Welcoming a maximum of 16 guests in 8 beautifully appointed cabins, this modern yacht has more than enough space for everyone. Indeed, the rooms are spacious and all comes with en-suite bathroom, individually controlled air-conditioning, a television and ample storage and wardrobe space. To complement the adventure and provide great relaxation, the roomy sundeck comprises a Jacuzzi as well as loungers and ample seating space.
Furthermore, the salon and dining room are comfortable and boasting enough space to never feel cramped. The meals served on-board are a mix of Western and Asian fares. The two chefs prepare mouth-watering food freshly everyday and they can obviously cater to dietary requirements.
Finally, the dive deck is amazing, with ample personal storage space and 2 fresh water showers on the platform. The professional crew will be there at every step to help you gear-up and take care of everything after the dives. Nitrox is available for certified divers and, nitrox certification is available during a cruise for those who wish to take it.
Dive the stunning Similan Islands on-board the Thailand Aggressor!
Price Starts at
3290$US 2490$US for 7 nights – North Andaman Route
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MV Diverace Class E
Custom built in 2014, this sturdy vessel is 34.5 meters in length with a beam of 7.5 meters. Made with comfort and safety in mind, it has all the needed amenities and technologies to provide a luxury experience at a very affordable price. Itineraries on the Thai Andaman Sea are available as well as on Burma’s Mergui Archipelago.
The MV Diverace is providing ample space for it’s 28 guests with a roomy salon with entertainment system, a cozy sundeck as well as a massage room. Plus, the delicious dishes prepared by the chef are served to you while you sit in the sizable dining room. Furthermore, the cabins are comfortable, all including an en-suite bathroom, AC control and a safety box. Six of the cabins are luxury twin/double, meaning that the beds can be arranged separately or as one double bed. Plus, linen is of hotel quality. The four remaining cabins are for twin or quadruple occupancy, depending on the customers needs. Indeed, they can accommodate up to 4 guests as they have 2 bunk-beds each.
Now, the diving operation! The dive deck was optimized for accessibility and safety. Indeed, there is plenty of space to gear-up and store your belongings. Moreover, the crew of 15 includes 5 members dedicated to the diving operation only! There are two motorized dinghies to take you to the action-packed spots and pick you up where it’s more convenient for you. Finally, beside the Similan Islands, the MV Diverace Class E offers itineraries to the Myanmar’s Mergui archipelago as well as many more.
Dive the stunning Similan Islands on-board the MV Diverace!
Price Starts at 1214$US for 4 nights – Similan + Koh Bon & Tachai + Richelieu Rock
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This beautiful luxury – yet budget friendly – liveaboard is extremely stable on the water and will satisfy even the most discerning guest. Indeed, the 37 meters ship has all the extras you want and departs straight from Phuket, sparing you the bus ride.
As mentioned above, this luxury liveaboard could as well have been classified in the Budget Liveaboards in the Similan Islands. The reason being that it has 3 classes of cabins as so can accommodate every budget. There are Standard, Deluxe and Luxury cabins. The boat has 11 cabins, all for double-occupancy, all with en-suite bathroom and air-con… the sizes and extra amenities vary.
The MV Scuba Explorer’s layout is made very spacious. In fact, they proudly boasts that the vessel is one for tall persons. Hallways are spacious, ceilings are high and no space feels cramped on this boat. The sundeck is cozy and spacious, so is the upper deck area fitted with couches. Moreover, the extremely large dive deck will surprise many as there is ample space for over 30 divers on it but with 22 divers only, there’s more than enough space. The food is cooked fresh at every meal and includes a mix of western, thai and japanese dishes. Obviously, the cooks can cater to dietary requirements.
Ultimately, there’s a bunch of stuff included in your package’s price with the Scuba Explorer! Indeed, all Food & snacks as well as beer, wine, all soft drinks, coffee and water are included! Plus, towels, linens and toiletries are provided at no charge. Diving wise, the basics such as weights, belts, air tanks & surface marker are included. There are also lots of options you can add with a discounted additional price such as full gear hire, nitrox enriched air, scuba diving certification, etc.
Dive the stunning Similan Islands on-board the MV Scuba Explorer!
Price Starts at 963$US for 3 nights / 1070$US for 4 nights