Frequently Asked Questions
  • PRIOR TO DEPARTURE
    What is the size of the yacht?
    Seventy foot catamaran with five en-suite cabins for ten adults.
    What is the maximum group size allowed on board?
    Ten adults in five en-suite cabins. For parties larger than ten, please contact us.
    What documents would I need and what are the Visa/Entry requirements for Thailand?
    Passport valid for a minimum of 6 months
    Confirmed return air tickets
    Proof of sufficient funds
    Please check latest updates supplied by the thailand Government
    Option 1: Apply for a tourist visa prior to arrival in Thailand to avoid the queue at Thailand Immigration in Phuket Airport. (Suggested process)
    Option 2: Visa on arrival at Phuket airport. This will be a time consuming exercise and we suggest applying for your visa prior to departure. Please check latest updates supplied by the thailand Government
    How do you know what I would like to do/my preferences?
    Preference Information Sheet will be sent to you 30 days prior to the departure date (Catering/Medical history/Sizes for equipment/Activities/Interests)
    What Insurance should I get before I take this trip?
    naked Sail has general 3rd party insurance. A voyage on Arabella is quite safe, but it’s better to be safe than sorry! We recommend you take out any relevant personal insurance before traveling and partaking in activities.
    What kind of food can I expect onboard?
    Check out the itinerary page
    What should I bring along for the trip?

    With the year round hot, humid and sunny climate in the Andaman Sea and Thailand, light casual clothing is at the order of the day. At night a light long sleeve shirt or trousers will suffice.
    Hats, sunglasses and good sun block (non-oily)

    Basic First Aid box is on-board please ensure you have adequate amounts of any personal medication you need.

    What about luggage?
    Soft sided luggage is suggested as it makes stowing it a lot easier and takes up less space.
    What is the policy on smoking aboard Arabella?
    Smoking is only allowed in the open Saloon area of Arabella.
    Are children allowed on board Arabella?
    Yes! We love our kids as well!!
  • DURING THE CHARTER
    Will I be able to use my phone and computer while we are sailing?
    The whole area has mobile phone coverage. Computer and wi-fi on board.
    Will we have an opportunity to go on shore during the charter?
    Most definitely! Planned in your itinerary are various stops at tranquil secluded beaches as well as at world-renowned resorts and attractions.
    What activities and sightseeing can be done onshore?
    Jungle treks, beautiful beaches, rock climbing, elephant rides, temples and ancient worshipping caves, resorts and Spas.
    What activities are available on board Arabella?
    Snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boards, seadoo's, jet ski, and scuba diving (upon request).
    What staff is onboard during the charter?
    Apart from your Captain, there is also your personal Chef and Chinese/English speaking hostess supported by another deck hand to ensure smooth sailing.
    What is the local currency? Can I use my China Credit card and are there ATM machines?
    The Thai Baht is the currency being used during your trip. Your Chinese credit cards can be used at resorts and shops where Arabella stops. Various FOREX Offices as well as ATM's at airport and in town.
    How do I get from the Phuket airport to Arabella and back?
    Your adventure is now truly beginning! From the moment you land, you will be welcomed by a representative of naked Sail to take you directly to Arabella for boarding. At the end of the charter, we will again transport you to Phuket International Airport.