Langkawi yacht charter
Langkawi is an archipelago made up of around 100 islands situated just off Malaysia's northwest coast; this makes it ideal for yacht charter. Surrounded by stunning turquoise sea, the main island is a mixture of picturesque paddy fields, jungle-clad hills, and often mist-covered mountains. It is also a duty-free haven. Nature lovers will find a selection of exotic wild birds and animals dotted around the countryside and its shores, watch out for the monkeys! These islands are fringed by powder-fine white sand and dotted with swaying coconut trees. What better place than Langkawi to charter a yacht for you and your friends to bask in the sun and enjoy the sea breeze. If you are feeling competitive, you can even go racing.
Why charter a yacht in Langkawi?
The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, at Kuah, has been renovated in recent years and is the hub for the International Royal Langkawi Regatta, held every year in January when competitors from all over the world come to Langkawi to race and enjoy sailing in the sunshine. Even if you aren't interested in racing, you can still charter a beautiful catamaran, sailboat or speed boat from this marina or other charter operators on the island. Rebak Marina, known as Telaga Harbour, is also not far away and an excellent location for a yacht charter in Langkawi.
Langkawi is easily reached in only a few hours, or less, by plane from most destinations in Asia. If you want to drive, then there are several ferries running daily from the Malaysian Peninsula at low cost but do remember to book in advance. Accommodation is in abundance in Langkawi, with a recent boom in hotels being newly constructed all over the island ranging from standard and self-catering options to luxury national and international five-star resorts, all with easy access. This makes planning your trip and yacht charter in Langkawi simple and easy. With an abundance of itineraries to pick and choose from, what are you waiting for, get sailing!
What are yacht charter prices in Langkawi?
Whether you would like to try a speed boat by the hour or a sailboat or catamaran by the day, there are fabulous prices currently available for yacht charters in Langkawi. From either marina, you can rent a sailboat from around $250, or charter catamaran from slightly more per day up to $5,000. A chartered yacht for every budget meets your tastes and needs while you sail across the turquoise waters of Langkawi and its archipelago. If you want to spend the night with your loved ones or friends and spend a little bit longer away, why not charter a motor yacht or sailing yacht for an overnight trip? From Langkawi, overnight yacht charters range from as low as 2,000 up to 10,000 USD per week, depending on what type and size of boat you are looking to rent. Charter options range from 3 berth sailing boats up to 7 berth catamarans.
When is the yachting season in Langkawi?
Langkawi is firmly located in the tropical weather zone with a far sunnier climate than most of Malaysia. These islands enjoy many more dry spells and stable weather for most of the year, mainly because they are well protected on both sides, with the Indonesian Sumatra to the west and Malaysia's mainland to the east. There are two main yacht charter seasons in Langkawi; the South West (wet) or North East (dry) monsoon season, from May to October, and from November to April, respectively. During a wet monsoon, there is slightly more wind, which can make your yacht charter sailing even more thrilling, and during the dry monsoon, lighter wind speeds range from force 2 to 5 from the North East.
Langkawi yacht charter for a day
If you're getting started sailing, or pressed for time on a short holiday, chartering a yacht for a day still allows you plenty of time to go island hopping. Remember, Langkawi has a lot of islands to see! Monkey Island is famous and easy to get to, as is the Kilim Geopark that is popular for watching eagles feeding. Enjoy the beauty of the limestone cliffs that rise out of the sea as you explore different islands, wildlife, and unique flora. Day yacht charter options in Langkawi include bare boats, skippered boats, charters by the cabin, crewed charters, and power catamaran charters. You can also charter a speed boat by the hour or the day if you want a fast, fun dash across the waters. You don't need to worry if you are a novice or still fairly new to sailing. Some charter operators offer additional services, including pre-voyage training, planning, and preparations.
Langkawi yacht charter overnight
If you are planning an overnight yacht trip, then don't forget historical and stylish Penang, a multicultural island, rich in British colonial history on the Malaysian Peninsula. The island's capital, George Town, perfectly combines old-world Asian charm with modern luxury. Just a few hours sailing to Peninsular Malaysia will be well worth the trip. At the same time, overnight yacht charters are also popular within the Langkawi vicinity - there's so much to explore around its coast.
Langkawi yacht charter for a week
If you plan to charter a yacht for a week or even longer, Langkawi promises many fascinating itineraries. The most popular yacht holiday destination from Langkawi includes Koh Lipe in Tarutao National Marine Park of Thailand. Located along the Straits of Malacca, this group of 51 Thai islands offers a vast area for you and your friends to explore by yacht charter holiday. Koh Lipe remains one of Thailand's most unspoiled regions with pristine coral reefs and eye-catching white beaches and includes other destinations like Koh Tarutao, Koh Rawi, and Koh Adang. You can also charter a crewed motor yacht from Langkawi to Phuket for the perfect family adventure holiday or romantic getaway.
Wedding yacht charter in Langkawi
Langkawi is a popular place to get married, so why not hold your wedding party on a yacht. Double up your happy memories with an extra-special setting. Add a new twist to 'getting more women at sea' with a wedding ceremony or just a wedding reception party for your family and friends. Your wedding photographs will have the dreamy blue Andaman Sea as their background! The wedding yacht charter in Langkawi will undoubtedly come up on top of your holiday bucket list.