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Address: Chalong Bay, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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Merdeka, the Spaboat, offers Day, Sunset / Dinner and Overnight cruises in...

Merdeka, the Spaboat, offers Day, Sunset / Dinner and Overnight cruises in the islands east of Phuket, Thailand

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Fantastic Experience

This was our third time on Merdeka. First two times were just day trips. Been wanting to spend a few nights on board for years. Went with another family for four nights. 4... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This was our third time on Merdeka. First two times were just day trips. Been wanting to spend a few nights on board for years. Went with another family for four nights. 4 adults and 5 children aged 9-14. One of our best vacations ever. Great snorkeling, great food, and more than anything just relaxing. This is definitely the way... More 

Thank apsimm
Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have been fortuante to book a couple of stays on Merdeka 3 over the last year - and have never been disappointed. Three main reasons - Addy and his crew, the speculatar boat and the amazing locations we have visited. Turning up with just our suitcases and few luxury items including bubbles and wine, boarding this boat instantlly takes... More 

Thank SingaporeKiwi72
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was shocked to find out that there is something called a Spaboat. This by far is one of my best weekend getaways from the city to spend a great weekend with my friends. The food was spectacular and the crew (including the massage ladies) were exquisite. I highly recommend the Spaboat as one of the must do items for... More 

Thank Adithi R
Walla Walla, Washington
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We were recently on a family vacation from the states. Staying on the island Koh Yao Noi December 16th - 22nd. I'll try and save you most of the detail, but without the crew and captain (I believe captain Addy)of this ship spotting me and my daughter in the ocean, and then rescuing us, things would have gone from bad... More 

1 Thank Curt E
MerdekaNeil, Owner at Merdeka The Spa Boat, responded to this review

Dear Curt, Thank you for the review of our business and the glowing praise of our staff. I am so pleased that we could help and avert any tragedy. We try hard to live by a set of principals and incidents like this show the real value of this. Come and visit us next time you are in Thailand again,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a wonderful holiday - spent 8 days on here with family and friends. The staff are all No.1; helpful, friendly, skilled - just really made the holiday. The boat is magnificent, the staff made sure we saw lots of hidden gems either in the zodiac, the canoes, snorkelling or from the boat. The food was fantastic and plentiful and... More 

Thank michinom
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The crew was pleasant, the boat well appointed, and the food excellent. The boat we were on came with beer and mixers and we brought our own liquor. We did day cruises to the James Bond Islands, and I thought it was an excellent way to spend the day. Oh--they provide outstanding popcorn, roasted peanuts, and massages in the afternoon... More 

1 Thank cantseetheclock
MerdekaNeil, Owner at Merdeka The Spa Boat, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! We want you to have such a great experience that you will tell all your friends! Please visit again when you can! More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We spent two nights on the Merdeka in early June. The weather stayed wonderful for us. We were 5 families with children ranging from 4 to 14 years. The boat was perfect for our high energy kids who loved jumping off into the sea, kayaking and exploring the island caves. The captain Adi was hugely knowledgeable about the area and... More 

2 Thank kimnicolson96
Tokyo, Japan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I contacted Neil as I was looking to charter a private boat to propose to my girlfriend. Neil responded straight away with lots of ideas and positive energy as to how I could do it and where during the cruise. The crew was fantastic, they played along from A to Z. We had the whole superb boat just for ourselves,... More 

3 Thank fabiemi8086
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Neil is polite, obviously knows what he's doing, and remained professional and in contact through the whole process from start to finish. although he wasn't on the boat with us, his captain and crew in charge were accommodating, experienced, and spoke english fluently. i LOVED the experience, and hope to go again at some point. a booze cruise in the... More 

1 Thank ellementally
MerdekaNeil, Owner at Merdeka The Spa Boat, responded to this review

Thanks Ellementally - we appreciate the kind words and feedback and ........ YES - we had fun as well!! We would love to have you on board again! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We spent 2 days (1 night) on this boat and we were a group of 8 people in their 30s with 2 very young kids (1 year and 4 months old). We just loved it! The staff was super friendly, and very relaxed so we could just cool down for a weekend away from Singapore. They recommended some very nice... More 

1 Thank MarieMartheTA

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