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Cape Yamu

Cape Yamu - Phuket - Thailand

Cape Yamu - Phuket - Thailand

Cape Yamu is on the east coast of Phuket about 40 minutes drive from the popular tourist beaches of the west and just a short drive from the colourful Phuket Town.

Cape Yamu juts out into beautiful Phang Nga Bay enjoys close access to the yacht cruising and island-hopping wonders of Phang Nga Bay and a public pier in the village services the speed boat tours availble to take tourists ion boat trips to enjoy the stunning scenery

This stunning location is home to some prestigious estates hosting a number of absolute waterfront luxury villas set in land of 1 to 5 acres.

General Information

Cape Yamu Highlights

Cape Yamu is on the east coast of Phuket about 40 minutes drive from the popular tourist beaches of the west and just a short drive from the colourful Phuket Town.

Cape Yamu is an "Little Italy" shaped peninsular jutting out on to the beautiful Phang Nga bay overlooking a number of small islands on the north east coast of Phuket. The whole area has fantastic views.

Only recently discovered for it's potential at the turn of the century, the Cape Yamu peninsula has been transformed from a wooded piece of plantation land into a beautiful haven of prestigious high end estates hosting amazing luxury villas with stunning views that certainly have the wow factor and our villas on The Cape estate particularly have lawns that tumble down to the sea.

These high end luxury villas have now been made available for short term holiday rental and we include a number of these in our portfolio. There is a stretch of beach on the north side of the peninsula, however, as the access is via a a secure gate to the luxury villas the beach which is just sand bordered by trees is private to each of the villas

The furthermost point and on the tip of Cape Yamu is the home of the 75 room Como Point Hotel and amongst other great amenities nd fun attractions features their own Beach Club on a small island accessed by a 20 minute longboat trip. However numbers are limited to 40 and therefore a booking is necessary.

Our guests staying at the at Cape Yamu villas have access to the hotel facilities with a small fee.

With luxury villas and a luxury hotel comes an upmarket restaurant and the Breeze Restaurant is worth a visit and this is located just outside the entrance to the Cape Villas.

As the area enjoys close access to the yacht cruising and island-hopping wonders of Phang Nga Bay a public pier in the village (Yamu Pier) services the speed boat tours available to take tourists ion boat trips to enjoy the stunning scenery.

Mission Hills golf club is just 15 kilometres away. The serene Bang Pae waterfall and the Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre within the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park nearby offer an inland attraction for families seeking an alternative to beach excursions, while Thalang Museum (8km) gives a modest yet insightful look into Phuket’s culture and past.

It takes 40 minutes to get to the popular west coast beaches of Surin and Bang Tao and 20 minutes from the colourful capital of Phuket Town and the Central Festival - the largest shopping mall in Phuket.

OUR VILLAS IN CAPE YAMU

Stay at one of our Phuket beachfront luxury villas in Cape Yamu and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of this stunning location on the tranquil east coast of Phuket.

Watersports and Sea Tours

Sailing Trips /Sailing School

Have a beautiful experience and cruise the amazing islands in Phang Nga Bay even by chinese junk (take a weekend or sunset trip). Yacht charters and sailing lessons are available mostly in Chalong in the south of Phuket.

Surfing

Surfing is not a major sporting pastime due to the lack of surf waves but at certain times of the year this s possible on the wst coast beaches such as Kata in the south and Kalim further north. You will find the hire of boards and equipment as well as instruction also at these locations

Water Ski/Cable Ski

The waters around Phuket are pefect for waterskiing in between November and April and operators located on the busier beaches offer trips as well as the usuall banana boat rides. Cable ski and Wakeboarding can be found on an artificial retangular lake inland near Patong.

Diving and Snorkelling

There are many operators offering diving courses for all the family (8 years up) as well as snorkeling tours in the islands surrounding Phuket

Yacht Charter

Chartering a yacht in Phuket is one of the most luxurious ways to experience the west coast of Thailand and the beautiful waters of the Andaman. The yacht charter option provides flexibility and comfort. A number of yachts are available for charter on the island.

Waterpark

Thrilling rides, exhiliarating slides, lazy river and a 6 level wave pool at the Splash Jungle Waterpark located at the Centara Grand West Sands Resort in the north west of Phuket provide fun for all the family.

Kiteboarding

Kitesurfing lessons and kitboarding trips are available from the beaches in the south of Phuket where there is low tides and shallow water on a sandy Bay. Kitesurfing Phuket is based on Friendship beach in Chalong Bay and has a fully equipped shop and reaturant and bar facilities.

Kayaking

Rent a kayak for a few hours or venture off for a day or so and explore the beautiful islands of Phuket individually. Recommended however are the Kayaking group trips offered including a guide to discover the beauty of the small islands and it's wildlife including monkeys, sea eagles and other birdlife.

Other Activities

Temple Visits

Visit The Big Buddha standing 45metres high looking over the south west and southern bays of Chalong, Rawai and Kata as well as the many temples throughout Phuket that are certainly worth a visit to experience.

Jungle Safari Tours

Khao Phra Thaeo National Park is a jungle region located 20km north of Phuket Town and is great for trekking. There is also a Gibbon rehabilitation project, and two waterfalls that are popular bathing and picnicking spots. A full day tour may take in canoeing and a visit to an elephant camp.

Golf

There are 8 golf courses on the island and can be challenging for the beginner or experienced golfer. The most well known is the Laguna Phuket Golf Course located in the north west and the Red Mountain Golf Club in the centre.

Go Kart and Off Road Fun

Safe for all the family and well worth a visit.

Escape Hunt

It is exciting, addictive, challenging, educational and above all, fun! Voyage back 100 years in time & play the part of a famous London detective solving our mysteries set in an old house in Phuket.

Cinemas and Ten Pin Bowling

There are quite a few cinemas and bowling alleys in Phuket - 3 of which are located in Phuket. A great rainy day activity

Thai Cookery School

Learn the secrets of authentic Thai Cooking from a number of venues around Phuket.

Shopping

Phuket has upmarket boutiques and antique stores situated in renovated Chinese shophouses, or Sino- Portuguese buildings. For western stile shopping visit the two mega malls on the island - Jungle Ceylon in Patong and Central Festival on the route to Phuket town.

Muay Thai Boxing

Thailand's Naional sport and a popular spectator sport which is now practiced all over the world. In the area of Patong there are nightly desplays of boxing accompanied with a frenzy of betting


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