Imagine cruising the Gulf of Siam in the most traditional way - aboard the June Bahtra - a traditional Siamese junk-rigged schooner that evokes an era of seafaring and coastal discovery of days past.
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Setting a course to Monkey Island, guects may see the dolphins of Ibrawaddy before coming ashore for the opportunity to play!with"the friendly crab-eating MacaqaQues. It is then time t set sail for Khao Sam Roi National Park where the crystal waters are ideal for swimming. Guests may choose to walk to the viewing point to take in the beautiful marine-scape below, or do some soft trekking to the sacred cave of Tham Praya Nokhon to view the Royal Sala.
Back on board the June Bahtra, its time to enjoy a bountiful lunch buffet while at anchor in front of the park’s 300 peaks, and afterwards, just sit back and savour the coastal scenery and the romance of the open sea from the vantage point aboard this unique sailing vessel en route to the marina.
Sunset cruises with a difference are also offered aboard the June Bahtra. Sail out into the Gulf of Siam in time to catch the sun’s rays setting on the Golden Buddha at Koh Tao. An open bar, which includes fine wines or even the makings of a classic martini, is included in the 90-minute cruise and is accompanied by gourmet snacks.
Cruises depart each day, except Mondays and include transfers from the Evasons. Day cruises are 3,500 Baht per person, and Sunset Cruises are 2,300 Baht per person. Government tax and service charge will be added.
The cruises are offered through an exclusive partnership between June Bahtra, East West Siam, Evason Hideaway at Hua Hin and Evason Hua Hin Resort.