Phuket’s Most Luxurious Hotel & Residences
By Angela Noelle & Nori Inoguchi
Situated along the clear waters of Phuket’s western shore, Anantara Layan Phuket Resort is the closest you can get to heaven on earth. This dream-like sanctuary represents one of Thailand’s most prized possessions, boasting a luxurious variety of 30 hotel rooms and suites as well as 47 pool villas. Tucked away from Phuket’s busier shores, Layan Beach offers the perfect setting for Anantara’s lavish five-star accommodations. Whether you are looking for a romantic couple’s retreat or an action-packed getaway with friends and family, Anantara Layan Phuket Resort promises a travel experience rich in beauty, style and indulgence.
For those in search of something a bit more permanent, The Residences by Anantara provide the opportunity to privately own a slice of this tropical paradise. Each of the 15 extraordinary homes in this residential development features a stunning pool and open-air rooftop along with breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea. Discover pure elegance in the modern yet classically inspired Asian design of these two-story homes and immerse yourself in the tranquility of island living. Also available to the private residences are the amenities found at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, including an array of exquisite dining options.
Experience the freshness of local ingredients while taking in the beautiful island backdrop all without ever setting foot off the resort. Sala Layan, the resort’s Mediterranean restaurant, offers delectable breakfast, lunch and dinner menus set on exclusive beachfront property. For a taste of local cuisine, Dee Plee serves regional specialties showcasing the traditional Thai four-flavor balance of salty, sweet, spicy and pungent. On days when you would prefer the privacy of your room or villa, both Sala Layan and Dee Plee provide dine-in options to satisfy your tastebuds in the complete comfort of your own space. Even more personalized is the unique Dining by Design experience. Treat someone you love to a romantic evening of fine dining under the stars masterfully prepared by your personal chef and you are guaranteed a night you will never forget. Or if you are feeling inspired and care to broaden your culinary techniques, Spice Spoons – Anantara Cooking School will take you on a step-by-step journey through the ingredients, flavors and preparations of Thai cuisine.
At this Anantara resort you will also discover a plethora of both resort activities and area excursions. Take advantage of Anantara’s state-of-the-art gym to start your day or head right to the calm waters at Layan Beach for your ultimate refreshment. While you’re there, enjoy the ocean breeze as you join in the water sports adventures. Choose to snorkel among vibrant schools of fish, kayak, windsurf or sail across gently rolling waves. Take a day trip to the Similan Islands and dive down to behold the underwater splendor of remarkable coral reefs teeming with sea life. Whether on a 90-foot chartered yacht, 36-foot speedboat or local long-tail boat, explore nearby islands and exotic beaches with dramatic sunsets on the horizon.
Spoil yourself a bit more and visit the luxurious Anantara Spa. Experience invigorating wellness and relaxation within this sanctuary that houses seven lavish private treatment rooms. Surrender to the highest-trained therapists and allow them to fulfill your well-being and beauty desires. Enjoy healing massages or treat yourself to one of the many rejuvenating services offered by the salon, including deluxe nail treatments, customized facials and revitalizing body scrubs. Take things to the next level and indulge in one of Anantara’s Signature Spa Treatments where you can enjoy a private tea service as you soak in a signature Romance Milky Bath and inhale the exotic aromas that are sure balance your body, mind and spirit.
If you have somehow found yourself still wondering why here the answer is quite simple. The style and elegance in every detail of the Anantara Layan Phuket Resort coupled with the heavenly beauty of this island destination makes it an oasis fit for a king. So the real question is, why not?