One of Asia’s most popular destinations, Phuket is known for its picturesque shores, tranquil sea, warm tropical sun and stunning natural beauty. Amidst such bounty lies a relaxation haven known as Banyan Tree. This five star luxury resort is the ultimate rejuvenation spot for tired souls.
The extraordinary surroundings and its top class service portray it as a favoured tourist destination over the years and have also earned accolades from renowned travel magazines.
A member of the leading hotels of the world, Banyan Tree Phuket, allows guests to revel in a natural environment. Its luxurious facilities and warm hospitality assures guests of utmost comfort and convenience. It is one place that will surely charm you with its beauty, elegance and sophistication.
The opulent villas at Banyan Tree
A stay at the Banyan Tree Phuket entitles guests to experience the unique feeling of staying in ultra-luxurious villas equipped with modern amenities. The natural setting of the Deluxe Villa will enthral your senses with the beautiful garden and open air jet-pool. The Thai décor of the villas create extraordinary interiors that are only fit for a luxury holiday. And if you choose the Pool Villa, you are in for a special treat. At this villa, experience tropical living at its best. It is well appointed with a private pool and a Thai sala where you can enjoy some rejuvenating massages without having to move out of your room.
However, if you are on your honeymoon, the Sanctuary Villa would be the perfect place to spend intimate moments with your loved one. This spacious villa comes equipped with a master bedroom, a living area, courtyard garden and pool. The kitchen and Thai sala makes this place even more special. If you are in the mood for a relaxing spa treatment, make your way to the Thai sala and both of you would be pleased with the kind of services offered to you.
Apart from these, Banyan Tree boasts of a range of villas that can be considered ultimate relaxation havens. The Two Bedroom Pool Villa, Spa Pool Villa, Deluxe Two Bedroom Villa, Double Pool Villa and Two Bedroom Double Pool Villa are other options available to guests.
Banyan Tree Spa
A holiday at the Banyan Tree is obviously incomplete without a visit to the exquisite spa. Billed as one of the most famous spa resorts in the world, Banyan Tree has put in special effort in creating this ultra-comfortable spa. The holistic Asian healing traditions followed by this spa make it a one of a kind experience. With a focus on harmonizing and balancing the body, mind and spirit, the spa blends traditional health and beauty practices with contemporary expertise.
The signature treatments offered at this spa include Royal Banyan Herbal Pouch Massage which utilizes various herbs and spices to improve blood circulation and relieve muscular tension. An invigorating blend of Rain Shower and Steam Bath create the Rainmist experience which is known to uplift your senses and completely rejuvenate you. Retreat for the Senses is a special wellness program designed by this luxury resort. It tries to inculcate the sense of physical, mental and spiritual harmony through healthy means. Thus, if you are in the mood to completely pamper your senses, indulge in the intoxicating therapies and treatments at the fascinating Banyan Tree Spa.
Facilities offered by Banyan Tree
As you would expect from a five star luxury property, Banyan tree too offers its guests amazing facilities that add a different dimension to their stay. For a relaxing dip early in the morning, you can choose the lap pool where you can splash around in a natural setting. And if you really want to have a gala time, try out scuba diving or have fun at the free form pool and rapid water canal. Sports lovers, on the other hand, can take part in the tennis tournaments or enjoy a game of golf at the beautiful Laguna Phuket Golf Club.
And in order to enhance your well being, this resort has developed several activities like tai chi, aerobics, meditation, aqua toning, scuba diving, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and batik painting. These are designed to allow guests to soak in the relaxing spirit of the resort and completely forget their hectic schedules. But, if books beckon you, just find your way to the Banyan Tree library which houses a fantastic collection of books.
When you are travelling to Phuket, you must take this opportunity to discover the magnificent sceneries surrounding the city. A Laguna tour would be appropriate in meeting this quest and you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover magical Phi Phi islands, Similans and Phang Nga Bay.
Whether you are looking for lush green tropical forests or deserted virgin shores, you’ll find all of it here and the Laguna tour would give you the scope to delve into the beauty of Phuket. However, if adventure sports are on your mind, enrol in the Quest Adventure Programs organized by Banyan Tree. The special courses would let you taste the thrill and excitement of rock climbing, high ropes and Abseiling. These courses are specially designed for families, keeping in mind the individual requirements of every family.
Dining at Banyan Tree
If you are staying at Banyan Tree, there is an abundance of fine dining opportunities. At Saffron, you will be treated with authentic Thai cuisine and don’t forget to try out specialties like stir-fried black crab and mango salad. Surrounded by the beautiful lagoon, the Waterfront is the perfect place to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine along with Asian and American buffet breakfasts. The French Vietnamese restaurant of Tre would delight your senses with some awesome cuisines and delectable flavours.
And if you wish to indulge in fine seafood, fresh fish delicacies and an exotic spa cuisine, the restaurant at the spa, Tamarind, is a place that you should not give a miss. Apart from these, the resort also has cafes, bars and lounges where you can spend light hearted moments with friends, family or colleagues.
Overall, a holiday at the Banyan Tree Phuket would provide an absolutely peaceful retreat where you can enjoy the mental satisfaction of being rejuvenated in a natural setting.
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