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" About SEQUOIA Yacht"

The Yacht

Completed in 2017, she is a modern take on the classic wooden yacht.
Using traditional, Indonesian Bugis boat construction comprised of ironwood and teak.

Sequoia is made with a state-of-the-art American engine and electrical systems.
Designed with an emphasis on space, privacy and comfort, Sequoia features three deluxe bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a spacious great room, sky deck, and gourmet kitchen.
Custom-designed light fixtures illuminate the night sky, as well as underwater lighting to see the magical sea below.

Here, east meets west with modern, custom-made amenities, melded with an Indonesian tropical island style designed to make you feel like home.

 

" Why Travel on a Luxury Yacht"

One limiting factor in being able to experience this seascape wonderland is travel logistics. It is remote and vast with an undeveloped infrastructure. Therefore, the ultimate mode of transportation is sailing on a luxury yacht.

Rather than staying one remote resort, which will limit your experience to a small area, your horizon can change each day you wake up as you travel between these pristine islands. Experience something truly majestic from forgotten islands to vibrant underwater life.

With 10 professional crew members including a cruise director, all your needs will be taken care of in a private and intimate settings.
Begin your own journey. It is the ultimate luxury.

CHECK IN / CHECK OUT

Check in time: 9am – Check out time: 17pm

VIP FAST TRACK & AIRPORT TRANSFER
* Airport Transfer to the Hotel or/and Yacht
VIP fast track on arrival at the airport: no queue and assistance with luggage is US$ 120/ Person
 

– Customers are met by our Airport Representative ( for arrival airport transfer ) ,
– driver holding a sign at meeting point.
– Drivers speak English, and are experienced and helpful.
– Vehicles are comfortable and well maintained.

For departing passengers, they will be picked-up, upon prior notice by hotel or at the pier where the yacht is stationed, from the hotel/villa and transferred to the airport.

Pick-up times will consider distances, traffic conditions, travel time, and check-in time-regulations, to bring the passengers comfortably and in time to the airport.

LOCATION / MAP

Nearest Airports

Depending on the location you wish to cruise:  up on request

Please note that taxi services are available at both airports 24/7 or book your limo with English driver with us.

CONTACT

THE Hive, 5th Floor, Chavanich Building, No 38 Soi Sukhumvit 69,
Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong Nua, Wattana,, Bangkok 10110
THAILAND
IATA: 96 6 46771

Email: yacht@andseleqt.com

*only &seleqt member can access special rates via our concierge desk.  (see special offer)
Should you wish to contact directly Andaman cruises you can, but our rates won’t apply unless you are a members of &seleqt and request is made via &seleqt concierge desk.

ACCOMMODATION TYPE
  • Master Cabins 2
    • Island Suite
    • Ocean Suite

Maximum Pax overnight 6

ROOM AMENITIES

All cabins have en-suite bathrooms.

A state-of-the-art kitchen

Fitness area complete the guest facilities.

ON SITE FACILITIES

Sequoia is made with a state-of-the-art American engine and electrical systems.

Designed with an emphasis on space, privacy and comfort, Sequoia features:

  • three deluxe bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • a spacious great room
  • sky deck
  • and gourmet kitchen
  • Speedboats – The 7 M (22ft) Boston Whaler Dauntless

SKOI-A2017

  • Guests over nights 8 pax max
  • Cabins 3
  • No. Crews 10
  • Check-out Anytime until 10pm. Earliest check-in, 6am.
  • Rates from US$ 6,000 excluding tax at 21 per cent. Sequoia Yacht is unable to accept payment by credit card.

Rates are all-inclusive, covering the crew of 10; transfers to and from the boat; all land and water-based activities; all your food and drinks; and much more.

Untold hours were spent on the yachts beautiful looks, but the owners made safety the top priority. The engines, machinery and other technical parts are all top-of-the-range and sourced from Miami, chosen only after they spent an entire year visiting suppliers. Sequoia is also built to the rigorous US Coast Guard Safety Standards, which makes it unique among yachts in Indonesia.

The Coral Triangle

The Coral Triangle, with only 1.6% of the planet’s oceans, contains over 600 species of reefs, 76% of all known coral species in the world, more than 2,000 species of fish, including the whale shark, and 6 of the world’s 7 species of marine turtles. It spans 6 million square kilometers, expanding across 6 countries from the Philippines to Timor-Leste.
At its heart, you will find more than 17,000 islands of the Indonesian archipelago. Today, Indonesia as a destination is not as famous as its neighbors in South East Asia such as Singapore and Thailand. However, many are familiar with the exotic beauty of the islands of Sumatera, Borneo, Java, Bali, Papua and more recently Komodo and Sumba Island.

All of these spectacular islands are within Indonesia’s boarder.

Why Visit The Coral Triangle
Our oceans are facing a serious treat from increasing population leading to over-fishing as well as increasing CO2 emissions.
The resulting acidification of the seawater causes coral bleaching which is devastating much of the earth’s reefs.

Fortunately, the reefs in and around The Coral Triangle have not yet to be affected by these threats.
It is considered by many to be the most beautiful reefs on earth
It is considered by many to be the most beautiful reefs on earth.

Time travel to another land shrouded in a deep blue.
Discover lost islands,forgotten cultures, and immerse yourself in an ocean unknown to mankind.
Dance amongst soft coral. swim with extraordinary fish, and sail the most biodiverse water on this planet.
Witness something truly majestic.

PADI Scuba Diving Certification
You and your family can be trained together with our own private instructors. This training will result in you earning your PADI* divers ID card which will allow you to dive anywhere in the world. We have all the equipment and staff to facilitate your training in a safe and comfortable pace. This will be an unforgettable experience in the most remote and pristine Sea-Scapes in the world. From the shallow Sandy beaches you can learn how to breath underwater, clear you mask, give proper hand signals and other skills to allow you to dive safely. This experience will undoubtedly be highly rewarding gaining a skill that can be use for a lifetime.

Scuba Diving

Indonesian scuba diving has gained a reputation as being amongst the finest in the world. Nowhere on the planet will you be able to enjoy the diversity of fish and both hard and soft coral. With our PADI-certified dive instructor & dive master, and premier dive center, your underwater adventure will be safe and unforgettable.

Snorkeling

Imagine swimming along side of whale sharks, stingless jellyfish, colorful soft coral and thousands of fish while staying on the surface of the water. The aquatic treasures of the Coral Triangle can be enjoyed by virtually any one at any level – the only equipment needed are a mask, snorkel and fins!

Kayaking

Between dives or after snorkeling, you can venture out in the calm lagoon in one of our 3 person kayaks. This is a relaxing and tranquil activity that will allow you to hear the gentle sounds of nature.

Water Skiing

The powerful 225 hp Boston Whaler Dauntless is set up for both water skiing with either one or two skis depending on your skill level. The still waters of hidden bays and lagoons provide the ideal venue for smooth turning in surroundings of unimaginable beauty.

Tubing

Alternatively, you can choose to be towed by our 2-person tube. This is a popular activity for kids to enjoy together as they glide back and forth along the waters of calm bays.

Paddle Boarding

A relatively new activity that is gaining popularity is Paddle-boarding. It allows you to enjoy your surroundings without the sound of any machines or engines while viewing the world around you. It also burns up many calories as you work your core muscles to move forward and keep your balance.

Island Exploration

The Coral Triangle is comprised of thousands of magical Islands each unique in terms of landscapes and culture. We will tailor your island adventure to include activities such as hiking, treks up a volcano, and shopping in local markets. You will be brought to local tribes to witness ancient handicraft production such as Ikat weaving as well traditional celebratory dance routines.

Cinema Under the Sky

Finish your afternoon with tea or a cocktail while you become mesmerized by the romantic sunset of equatorial Indonesia. Continue with Dinner under the stars with the underwater hull lights on to illuminate the sea around you and the music of your choice playing in the background.  End your night with a romantic “under the sky” movie cinema up in our sky deck or on a pristine beach.

Cooking Class

The adventure of acquiring local ingredients is both rewarding and educational as it gives insight into how our culture revolves around food.
 
You will be introduced to many things that you never imagined because in some cases, they are only available on one specific island.
Alternatively, you can enjoy your private and tailored cooking class on the island of your choice.
These skills can be then brought home with you share with others.
 
Beach Picnic
The best are pockets of privacy, artfully selected and in just the right location, not too far to skip to that secret beach.

Kids Adventure

Much more than just a yacht, Sequoia features kids toys that allow kids to do things their own such as drawing books, puzzle, origami, handcraft from Decopath, volleyball, soccer, freesbie and kites.

Sunrise & Sunset

Nowhere on earth compares to the South Pacific in terms of Sunsets. The combination of deep blue oceans, tropical islands, complex cloud formations, varying weather, all contribute to the depth and variety of both the Sun’s rise in the East and set in the West. You will view in awe and splendor the kaleidoscope of mixed colors within the swirls of clouds as a background of wooden ships in the background. Everyday a new canvas will appear on the horizon dramatically different from any one from yesterday or tomorrow.

Birding

Watching birds through the binoculars is becoming more popular every year. It offers an opportunity to spend time outdoors with loved ones examining their beauty and the complexity of avian social interactions. It also allows you to “enjoy the moment” and become one with nature while you try to determine the species under the lens. The variety of birds in Indonesia is astounding with 380 endemic species as well as considerable number of migratory species.
 
Sailing
Although Sequoia utilizes an advanced turbo-diesel engine for its primary propulsion, the 3 large Doyle USA sails provide alternative and complimentary power when the winds are favorable. This allows you to feel the exhilaration of wind power pushing Sequoia to its destination much like the early explorers of the 16th century.

Chef Petty Elliot has collaborated with Sequoia to create a unique menu with Indonesian flare from the finest locally sourced seasonal ingredients.

You will be served with dishes that are, meticulously prepared, artfully presented and utterly delicious.
The cuisine of Sequoia promises to be an exhilarating, one of a kind dining experience.

You may choose to dine:

  • in the spectacular great room

  • al fresco in our sky deck

  • or on any number of beautiful island beach settings

Our chefs will create sumptuous breakfasts, comfort foods for lunch or snack, delights with sunset tea, cocktails before fine dining, and dinners and dessert that you family will remember for years to come.

Personalized Menu
Dining punctuates the day. It brings on the morning and closes out the night. Inspired by Indonesia’s plethora of spices, herb, exotic fruits, our chefs will customize your menu to suit your style. We will ensure that all of your dietary needs are met relating to health, religious, cultural requirements and individual preferences.

Environmentally Friendly:
It is our responsibility to make sure the grandeur of the coral triangle will last for the generations to come. Therefore, we are conscious about the use of plastic and adhere to a “no one time use” of plastic such as straws, plastic bottle water, and other plastic garbage usage onboard of Sequoia. Adhering to our minimal or no plastic use policy will be accomplished while still maintaining US and European standards of hygiene and cleanliness.

Locally Sourced Ingredients:
For centuries, people from around the world have undertaken great risk to visit this immense archipelago in search of exotic food and spices. For many guests, the most lasting memories are the sight and taste of food unavailable anywhere else in the world. Our focus is to create delectable food using locally sourced ingredients, which sometimes can only be found, on one single island.

Freshly Made Food and Beverages:
From homemade pastas to ice cream, pizza, exotic tropical juices, we do all we can to supply cuisine with the freshest, organic ingredients and dishes.

Food Sourcing and Cooking Classes:
The adventure of acquiring local ingredients is both rewarding and educational as it gives insight into how our culture revolves around food. You will be introduced to many things that you never imagined because in some cases, they are only available on one specific island. Alternatively, you can enjoy your private and tailored cooking class on the island of your choice. These skills can be then brought home with you share with others.

Why Visit Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat, Indonesia, just south of the equator, is a hidden archipelago of some of the most beautiful uninhabited islands in the world. White sand beaches, hidden lagoons, spooky caves,mushroom-shaped islets, and pellucid turquoise waters. It is home to some of world’s most beautiful islands.

Our oceans are facing a serious treat from increasing population leading to over-fishing as well as increasing CO2 emissions. The resulting acidification of the seawater causes coral bleaching which is devastating much of the earth’s reefs. Fortunately, the reefs in and around Raja Ampat have not yet to be affected by these threats. It is considered by many to be the most beautiful reefs on earth.

Scientific research that has been conducted by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Conservation International (CI) has shown that Raja Ampat is home to 533 coral species “75% of world coral species”, 1,437 reef fish species, 700 species of mollusk including 7 species of giant clam.

It is a destination like no other. Raja Ampat has it all.

Indonesia straddles the equator giving it 365 days of summer with both a dry and wet season. Expect temperatures between 22-30℃ (72-92℉).

Best time to visit Raja Ampat is November to March when the sea is calm and the visibility is optimal. You will undoubtedly experience some rain nearly everyday, which keeps the vegetation green all year round.

How to get to Raja Ampat? Indonesia has more than 133 commercial airports and new airline routes are being expanded every year. Thailand, by comparison, has 22 commercial airports.

You will need to get to Sorong (SOQ) in West Papua. You can fly directly from Jakarta on a 4 hour and 15 minute flight. From Bali, you would need to transit in Makassar. 3 Major Airlines service fly to Sorong Airport.

Garuda Indonesia garuda-indonesia.com
Sriwijaya Air sriwijayaair.co.id
Batik Air batikair.com

Once you are picked up at the airport, it only takes 15 minutes to get to Sequoia.

 

What You Will Experience

Raja Ampat is comprised of 600 islands contained within an area of 40,000 km2 / 15,444 miles2, which is 7 times the size of the “Island of Gods”, Bali.

The most beautiful beaches and most exciting dive sites are only accessible by sea. There is no better way to travel to see them than by sailing on a luxury wooden yacht, Sequoia.

Rather than staying one remote resort, which limit your experience, your horizon can change each day you wake up as you travel between these pristine islands.

Experience something truly majestic from forgotten cultures to vibrant soft corals and extraordinary fish on the richest reefs on earth.

With 10 professional crew members including a cruise director, all your needs will be taken care of in a private and intimate settings.

Begin your own journey. It is the ultimate luxury.

Why Visit Komodo Archipelago

Komodo National Park, located within the Coral Triangle, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Man and Biosphere Reserve and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

Dramatic savanna hills surrounded by scenic pink beaches & blue waters bursting with sea life will welcome you this very archipelago.
It is part of a biogeographic region known as Wallacea, which contains very distinctive fauna representing a mix of Asian and Australasian species such as endemic Komodo dragon – the largest living lizard, the crab-eating macaque, orange-footed scrub fowl and bird.

Its brilliant pink beaches and the blue waters are home to over 60 dive sites.

Here you may see 1,000 species of fish, 260 species of coral reef, 70 species of sponge, 10 species of dolphin, 5 species of sea turtle, and 14 species of whale, as well as Notable dugong, shark and manta ray.

It is a truly a new 7 wonders of nature.

 

How and When to Travel

Indonesia straddles the equator giving it 365 days of summer with both a dry and wet season. Expect temperatures between 22-30℃ (72-92℉).

Best time to visit Komodo is May to October when the sea is calm and the visibility is optimal.

How to get to Komodo? Indonesia has more than 133 commercial airports and new airline routes are being expanded every year. Thailand, by comparison, has 22 commercial airports.

You will need to get to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) in Flores. You can fly directly from Jakarta or from Bali. 4 Major Airlines service fly to Komodo Airport.

Garuda Indonesia garuda-indonesia.com
Batik Air batikair.com
Lion Air lionair.co.id

Once you are picked up at the airport, it only takes 15 minutes to get to Sequoia.

What You Will Experience

The most beautiful beaches and most exciting dive sites are only accessible by sea. There is no better way to travel to see them than by sailing on a luxury wooden yacht, Sequoia.
Rather than staying one remote resort, which limit your experience, your horizon can change each day you wake up as you travel between these pristine islands.

Experience something truly majestic from trekking with the komodo dragons to vibrant soft corals and extraordinary fish on the richest reefs on earth.

With 10 professional crew members including a cruise director, all your needs will be taken care of in a private and intimate settings.

Begin your own journey. It is the ultimate luxury.

Stay five nights for the price of four:
On request only – to be confirmed at the dates of request (&Seleqt Members only)

Includes

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • &Seleqt Extra:
    • A unique batik or ikat souvenir.
    • For bookings of more than seven nights, a video and photographs documenting the cruise

Offer details
Available to book until 31 Mar 2019
Valid for stays from 9 Jul 2018 to 31 Dec 2018
Minimum stay 5 nights

 

Booking this Offer
Select your dates from the calendars below the room descriptions to check availability and prices. To book by phone, call us on +66(0)9 6674 7990 and mention the offer name. Please note that this offer is subject to availability and black-out dates may apply. The hotel may withdraw this offer at any time and without notice.

Deposit Policy
Sequoia Yacht requires a deposit of 50% of the booking total, which will be charged to you at the time of confirmation. The remaining balance is due prior to arrival. The remaining balance is due 90 days before departure.

Cancellation Policy
If a booking is cancelled at least 90 days before arrival, a 30 per cent penalty charge will apply. Cancellations made between 90 and 30 days of departure will be subject to a 50 per cent cancellation charge. Bookings cancelled within 30 days of departure will be charged in full.

Rates start at US$ 6,000 / night  – Private Charter only and rates / offer on request only
On request only – to be confirmed at the dates of request

Includes

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • &Seleqt Extra:
    • A unique batik or ikat souvenir.
    • For bookings of more than seven nights, a video and photographs documenting the cruise

– Raja Ampat Route (November to March) – 6 guests
– Komodo & East Flores Route (June to September) – 6 guests
– Moluccass & Kaimana Route (March, April & October only) – 6 guests
– The Banda Islands (October only) – 6 guests

 

Booking this Offer
Select your dates from the calendars below the room descriptions to check availability and prices. To book by phone, call us on +66(0)9 6674 7990 and mention the offer name. Please note that this offer is subject to availability and black-out dates may apply. The hotel may withdraw this offer at any time and without notice.

Deposit Policy
Sequoia Yacht requires a deposit of 50% of the booking total, which will be charged to you at the time of confirmation. The remaining balance is due prior to arrival. The remaining balance is due 90 days before departure.

Cancellation Policy
If a booking is cancelled at least 90 days before arrival, a 30 per cent penalty charge will apply. Cancellations made between 90 and 30 days of departure will be subject to a 50 per cent cancellation charge. Bookings cancelled within 30 days of departure will be charged in full.