Le St Regis Bora Bora

The name “VANORA” originates from the Old Welsh language meaning “white wave”.  The mission is to establish a new benchmark in hospitality at sea, aspiring to lead in enhancing the level of luxury service for esteemed guests, similar to this yacht creating waves as this luxury vessel cruises through the pristine waters of Thailand’s coastlines. On this note, all of the suites are named after  “waves” in various languages.

Brand new, this yacht spans an impressive 52 meters in length and boasts an aluminum hull,  ensuring both sturdiness and agility.  Safety is paramount to us, and we proudly maintain a classification as a Lloyd’s Register (LR) vessel.  With the power of two robust Cummins KTA-50 engines, we achieve a cruising speed of 20 knots, making us one of the fastest yachts navigating the Thai waters.

The onboard celebrity chef has put considerable thought and care has been invested in curating the finest dining experience for your journey, from fine dining entrees to comfort food dishes reminiscent of mom’s cooking.

Experience a tranquil night’s rest on our ultra-comfortable beds, adorned with plush, luxurious bedding that envelopes you in opulent comfort. Each room features individual temperature control and a nightly infusion of fresh oxygen to ensure a restful slumber. Slip into the provided bathrobes and slippers for added coziness and indulge in on-demand movies on large, high-definition in-room TVs. Savor the convenience of having your own Nespresso machine, offering the perfect cup of coffee for your first morning dive.

The precisely designed bathrooms showcase the designated wet and dry zones, complete with air-conditioning for your ultimate comfort. Smart glass in the shower stalls provide privacy, enabling two individuals to use the bathrooms simultaneously. To further enhance your convenience, our toilets are equipped with high-tech vacuum suction systems akin to those found on airplanes. Plush bathing towels are replenished every two days to ensure your ongoing comfort and Dyson hair dryers are provided in every room to manage your hair effortlessly.

Over half of the crew are certified dive leaders with over 10 years experience.  For guests looking to elevate their diving skills, we offer convenient certification packages for Advanced Open Water and Nitrox diving.  Furthermore, certified Nitrox divers can relish the added benefit of complimentary Nitrox throughout the duration of their trip.

In our commitment to diver well-being, we have thoughtfully crafted spa treatments as part of our Diver Wellness Care program.  As a gesture of appreciation, each guest is entitled to a complimentary 30-minutes spa treatment.  For those seeking additional pampering, bookings can be arranged for extra spa treatments.

Other water activities:

Free - SUP, kayak, swimming pool

Extra charge activity - Jetsurf, dive scooters (complimentary 15-min for all guests)

Where we go!

From October to May, the base of operations is in the captivating locale of Phuket, offering two enticing route options: North Andaman and South Andaman.

The North Andaman route promises to immerse you in breathtaking underwater landscapes, with crystal clear waters embracing Similan Island, Bon Island, Tachai Island, and remarkable underwater rock formation known as Richilieu.

The South Andaman route will lead us to the southernmost point of Thailand of Lipe Island and the renowned 8-mile marker. Here, you'll encounter the legendary underwater rock formations of Hin Muang and Hin Daeng, adorned with exquisite soft corals and the possibility of thrilling encounters with majestic marine giants like whale sharks and manta rays. Be prepared for awe-inspiring silhouette photos against the backdrop of Haa Island's captivating underwater caves.

Overview - 5 days

Gulf of Thailand - 5 days

Itinerary: Koh Lousin & Losin Pinnacle


Chances of encountering whale shark. Mantas and more.

Overview - 5 days

North Andaman

Similan Island

Koh Bon

Koh Tachai

Richelieu Rocks

Surin National Park

South Andaman

Phi Phi Island

Koh Haa

Hin Muang Hin Dang




Chance encounter with Whale sharks and Manta rays along with beautiful soft corals

Dive into crystal blue waters with stunning underwater topography and abundant diverse marine life

The Trip:


18.00 - embarkation begins

21.00 - departure

DAYS 2-4

06.00 - wake up call

07.00 - Dive 1

08.00 - Breakfast

10.00 - Dive 2

13.00 - Lunch

15.00 - Dive 3

16.00 - Snack

18.00 - Dive 4

19.00 - Dinner


09.00 - disembarkation begins

10.00 - all checked out