Architecture and Design
Tucked away in a tranquil corner of Laguna Phuket, the award-winning spa resort is Asia’s first integrated resort occupying a 400-hectare area and three kilometers of natural beach fronting the Andaman Sea. Blending perfectly with its natural and cultural surroundings, the spa resort comprises 135 luxuriously appointed villas inspired by rich Thai culture. The villas are designed to blend into their surroundings, with the use of as much indigenous materials as possible, reflecting the architecture, landscape and vegetation of the destination. Every villa features an expansive living room complete with a large daybed, king-sized bed, a private steam room,double vanity washbasins, indoor and outdoor showers and bathtubs and a private garden. The deeply pitched roofs pay homage to to local culture and open-air pavilions (salas) is a characteristic that has evolved in response to the country’s climate while the high roof creates an interior with enough space for hot air to rise.Villa guests can also enjoy a dip in the villa’s private 9-metre pool framed by a Thai pavilion in which in-villa spa treatments can also be arranged upon booking. With this, guests can enjoy upmost privacy in their thoughtfully-designed villa, surrounded by peaceful lilyponds.
A Day at Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary
No matter which package you choose, all guests of Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary will experienced an exotic Himalayan Singing Bowl welcome ritual and a soothing foot bath with shoulder massage upon arrival. Guests can also expect daily morning Yoga at the orchid garden conducted by a certified Yoga instructor, as well as a daily breakfast in the privacy of the guest’s villa or at the Watercourt Restaurant. After a relaxing morning break, guests can choose to unwind with 60-minute in-villa body massage at the Thai Sala, or enjoy a lovely High Tea session with healthy snacks and beverages at The Cha lounge in the afternoon before engaging in an exhilarating or cultural activity outside the resort afterwards. For guests looking for a workout, there is also a golf course, fitness centre and tennis courts available for use.
Sights around town
With seemingly endless beaches of glistening white sand, abundant coconut groves and shimmering turquoise waters, the sun-drenched island of Phuket possesses all the qualities that spell relaxation and wellness.Surrounded by some of the most magnificent scenery in Asia,such as the dramatic limestone karsts of Phang Nga Bay and the breathtaking diving reefs of the Similans, guests can participate in activities like diving, kayaking, trekking and island-wide bicycle tours. While you are there,why not make a short day trip to the famous Phi Phi Island nearby as well?