Located at Bang Tao Bay on the coast of Phuket, Thailand, and just a 20 minute drive from the airport, The Banyan Tree Phuket is part of Asia's first integrated resort, the Laguna Phuket. As the pioneer of the tropical garden setting concept, Banyan Tree Phuket focuses on the 'high-tech, low-tech' approach that celebrates the use of natural ingredients throughout the resort.
Accommodation: All 174 well-appointed villas feature an open-air sunken bathtub and private landscaped garden. The exquisite one to three-bedroom Double Pool Villas feature large infinity pools, while the glass walled master bedroom site on a 'floating' pavilion surrounded by a secluded wading pool, and hidden from view by a landscaped wall.
Facilities/Services: A whole range of reacreational facilities are provided here, from tennis courts, golf course and water sports, to the fitness pavilion and 40-metre swimming pool. Other activities can also be arranged, such as rock climbing, abseiling and high repes training. Beach attendants are on duty all day, while resort hosts speak various languages, including English, Russian, Japanese and Korean.
Dining: With six reataurants and bars, the resort the something for everyone. There is Saffron, the resort's Thai award-winning restaurant; Watercourt and Sala Terrace for international/Asian cuisine; Tamarind for healthy spa fare; and Tre for French-Viet-namese cuisine. For lighter refreshments, there is the Banyan Cafe, and the Lobby Bar & Wine Rack.
Meetings: Indoor meeting venues cater to groups of 30 to 80 persons, and come fully equipped with attentive services and state-of-the-art facilities including IDD telephone, LCD projector and a laptop.