Sawasdee Fasai Similan Liveaboard
Sawasdee Fasai Similans liveaboard offers four-night Similan Islands scuba diving trips to guests that like a high level of onboard comforts & great service. Sawasdee Fasai is one of the largest Similan liveaboards but takes a maximum of only twenty four passengers ensuring a relaxing & enjoyable trip. Nitrox is also free of charge to nitrox certified divers.
Similans & Surins
Prices From 28,700 Thai Baht
Max Guests 30
Cabins & Comforts
Dive Site Itinerary
Value for Money
Cabins & Comforts
Dive Site Itinerary
Value for Money
Sawasdee Fasai Similans Liveaboard
Sawasdee Fasai scuba diving liveaboard is one of the more comfortable & luxurious Thailand liveaboards. Her four day & four night Similans scuba diving itinerary includes the best of the Similan dive sites, Koh Bon where giant manta rays are often encountered, Koh Tachai which is regularly visited by manta rays & whale sharks, & Richelieu Rock which is home to a huge diversity of marine life, & a magnet for large pelagics including whale sharks & eagle rays. Sawasdee Fasai Similans liveaboard has style, furnishings & ambience, which complement the world class Similan Islands scuba diving. With a higher price tag than budget Similan liveaboards, Sawasdee Fasai still offers excellent value for money. Bedding & towels are changed daily, & there are two Thai masseurs on board to soothe any aches or pains away. Sawasdee Fasai Similans liveaboard has four decks offering countless places where guests can enjoy some quiet time in between dives. There is also a large indoor lounge fitted out with comfy sofas & an entertainment system where guests can relax or watch a movie.
There are four different cabin types to choose from, all of which have ensuite bathrooms apart from the two budget cabins which share a bathroom. The main deck houses two master suites & five deluxe twin cabins which all have large windows offering stunning views. The master suites also have TVs, DVD players, fridges, & minibars. The lower deck has four standard twin cabins which can also be configured to take double beds if needed, and the four budget cabins which share a bathroom. All cabins on Sawasdee Fasai Similans liveaboard are air-conditioned.
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Similan liveaboards including Sawasdee Fasai schedule early evening departures. Complimentary return transfers from Phuket begin late afternoon on departure day, & return to Phuket after fourteen dives & four nights on the boat, at around 5:30 pm. The food on Sawasdee Fasai is excellent, with a mixture of Thai & western cuisine, & special diets are catered for on request. The crew on Sawasdee Fasai is excellent, & returning guests always give us positive feedback. Sawasdee Fasai Similans liveaboard & her sister Pawara Similans liveaboard are the only two Thailand liveaboards offering free nitrox for every trip.
Sawasdee Fasai Similans Prices & Itinerary
Similans – Four Nights – 14 Dives
Master Suites Cabins – 42,700 THB per person
Deluxe Ensuite Cabins (Twin Bunks) – 37,700 THB per person
Standard Ensuite Cabins (Twin or Double) – 34,700 THB per person
Budget Cabins (shared bathroom) – 28,700 THB per person
Hotel transfers start at 5:00 pm on the day of departure, with all guests arriving at Tap Lamu Pier close to Khao Lak by 7:30 pm. Sawasdee Fasai boat introduction formalities are completed & a welcome dinner is served before the boat departs for the Similan Islands at around 9:00 pm.
Day 1 – Three day dives & a night dive in & around the Similan Islands.
Day 2 – Three dives & one night dive in the Similans & Koh Bon. There’s a good chance to dive with giant manta rays at Koh Bon.
Day 3 – Four dives Koh Tachai where whale sharks & mantas regular visitors, & at the five star Richelieu Rock.
Day 4 – Two day dives at Koh Bon or the Boon Soong Wreck, before cruising back to the pier where guests are transferred back to their Khao Lak or Phuket hotels for approximately 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Return hotel transfers from Phuket or Khao Lak hotels or Phuket Airport. All meals & snacks, tea, fresh coffee, drinking water, cookies & fresh fruits, divemaster supervision, tanks & weights. Nitrox is also free for nitrox certified divers.
All flights, hotel accommodation, Similan National Marine Park fees of 1,800 THB per person. Dive insurance. Equipment rental if required is 500 THB per day, torches for night dives are 100 THB per dive, dive computers are 300 THB per day if required, & larger 15 litre tanks are 300 THB per day if required. Soft drinks & alcoholic drinks are also extra.
Flying After Diving Guidelines
Current Divers Alert Network (D.A.N.) guidelines state: After single no-decompression dives, a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 12 hours is suggested. After multiple no-decompression dives per day, or multiple days of diving (Liveaboard diving included), a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 18 hours is suggested.
Scuba Diving Insurance
All Thailand liveaboard guests are required to have their own scuba diving insurance.
*Itineraries shown here are for example purposes only. The tour leader will select the best dive sites according to the conditions at the time.
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Sawasdee Fasai Liveaboard Schedule
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Cabins & Comforts
- Two master suites
- Five deluxe en-suite twin cabins
- Four standard en-suite twin or double bed cabins
- Four budget cabins with shared bathroom
- All cabins have air-conditioning
- Hot showers with fresh water
- Hair dryers, reading lights, complimentary toiletries
- Rooms serviced and cleaned daily
- Two on board masseurs
- Large TV and entertainment centre
- Indoors dining area
- Comfortable outside seating area
- Indoor air-conditioned saloon with home entertainment system
- Free tea, coffee and snacks
- A mixture of Thai and western food
- Special dietary requirements catered for
- Very large and well designed dive deck
- Fantastic sun deck with panoramic views
Technical & Safety Specification
- Length 37 metres, beam 7.8 metres
- Maximum speed 16 knots, cruising speed 13 knots
- 2 x KTA19M 500HP/1800RPM engines
- 220v electrical outlets
- SOLAS navigation and safety equipment
- GPS (Global Positioning System)
- Depth finders
- Radios and satellite phone
- Two life rafts
- Life jackets in all cabins and also on deck
- First aid facilities
- Two air compressors to fill scuba tanks
- One large dinghy
- Nitrox facilities
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