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    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

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    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

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Long Tailed Boat at beach, Phuket, Thailand


The cosmopolitan island of Phuket is located in the south of Thailand and is the country’s most popular island. It is where the lush forests of the south meet with the luscious waters of the Andaman Sea and draw travellers from afar to relax, rejuvenate and unwind.

The seemingly endless beaches are dotted with restaurants serving the best in local cuisine, a highlight of any holiday to Thailand.

Accommodation on the island can range from simple local style hotels to exquisite resorts and spas with many plush additions such as private beaches, including The Sarojin, Anantara and Six Senses Yao Noi. Phuket seems to offer something for everyone, making it a perfect holiday destination for almost every kind of traveller; it is a place to relax and unwind and simply take in the magnificent surroundings and let thoughts of everyday life drift away.


What do you really love doing? We curate your itinerary especially for you.

Ariel View, Six Senses Yao Noi, Krabi, Thailand

Thai Massage

Spend the morning enjoying the breakfast at the Six Senses Yao Noi followed by a lesson in Thai massage.

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Snorkelling, Andaman Sea, Thailand

Similan Islands Snorkelling

Spend the day exploring the Similan Islands National Marine Park – an archipelago in the Andaman Sea off the southwest coast of the country. One of the best snorkelling spots in Thailand, do it in style with a private yacht charter.

Villa in Puket, Thailand

Hire a Private Villa

Hire a private, staffed villa with friends and family for a stay of pure Thai comfort and hospitality.

Longtail Boats, Maya Bay, Phi Phi Leh Island, Krabi, Thailand

Picnic on the Beach

Bundle up an beach blanket, a basket full of food and wine and a sun umbrella before being whisked by private boat to a deserted island for a beach picnic.

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Where to Stay

Every captivating tailor-made itinerary needs a perfect base. Our team has handpicked this collection of properties to give you luxury options in styles to suit any adventure.

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Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Paul Craven

Paul is the Conde Nast Traveller chosen Specialist for Central Asia and the Silk Route.

Being from a family with Army connections I can from an early age remember travelling. From camping in Europe and then later being sent to boarding school when we lived in Germany at the age of eight, complete with shorts, long socks, a cap and my suitcase. In appearance not too dissimilar to the children evacuated to the countryside during the blitz.

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Amy really understood the type of holiday we were looking for with a real mixture of accommodation and activities ranging from relaxing to exciting. When I asked for a private pool on the beach that's exactly what she delivered. Amy embraced every request, making sure they blended, giving us something new and exciting at every turn. The ethos of Steppes travel is what will always set you aside. Thank you and keep up the good work.


Amy Waters is warm and friendly and went out of her way to try and resolve issues and meet any requests. Always helpful, noticing small details, lending a hand and quick to learn what appealed to us, drawing our attention to things that may be of interest.


Paul's knowledge and expertise was invaluable when planning this trip. I told him where we wanted to go and the sort of hotels and things we wanted to do and everything was spot on - more than we ever expected! We will definitely be using Steppes Travel for future trips.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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