Anantara Layan Phuket Resort
Looking out over the sparkling Andaman Sea, this superb five-star resort is one of the most spectacular luxury retreats Phuket has to offer. Set within a peaceful bay on the island’s Western coast, an idyllic shoreline is greeted by crystal-clear waters directly in front of the resort, creating a secluded island sanctuary. It lies conveniently close to Phuket International Airport but far enough to transport guests to their own exotic haven. Anantara’s first-class hospitality is coupled with a collection of 30 opulent rooms and luxury suites as well as 47 indulgent pool villas. Guests can enjoy a balance of the serenity from the private stretch of beach and shoreline pool with the diversity of facilities within the resort, including exciting water activities, fitness center and spa. Days in Thai paradise are accompanied by some of the finest dining options in Phuket, with seductive settings and awe-inspiring island views to match. Professional and talented chefs create fresh and beautifully-presented dishes for exclusive dining experiences, where guests can sample the iconic flavors of Thailand.
Why We Love This Hotel
Location: Boasting unspoilt ocean views, the Anantara Phuket Resort is located on the beautiful golden shores of its own private stretch of Layan Beach. On Phuket’s Western coastline, the resort is in a superb location to capture stunning Asian sunsets.
Service: The Anantara brand is renowned for its world-class hospitality and while residing in this tropical sanctuary, guests will enjoy personal service, tailored to their every need.
History: A vast diversity of different ethnicities have inhabited Phuket since it was founded in the first century BC; many foreign influences can be seen around the island from the different eras of its long-reaching history.
- Hotel Group
- Phuket , Thailand
- Hotel Type
- Location Type
- 24hr Room Service
- Business Center
- Coffee Shop
- Fitness Classes
- Kids Club
- Meeting/conference Facilities
- Outdoor Pool
- Poolside Bar
- Private Beach
- Safety Deposit Boxes
- Smoking Area
- Steam Room
- Water Sports
- Wi-Fi In Public Areas
An impressive range of 77 rooms, suites and villas give guests an incredible accommodation choice. All are fully appointed and beautifully finished with calming neutral tones, elegant ornate furniture, sumptuous linens and bespoke artwork to encompass the very best of contemporary Asian aesthetic.
Anantara Pool Villa
An impressive living space of 1,591 square feet makes the Anantara Pool Villa the most prestigious residence at the resort. Beautifully-decorated interiors give a superior sense of indulgence matched with a panoramic view over the ocean. A private pool completes this enticing suite which is just steps away from the beach, over a perfectly-manicured lawn.
Deluxe Layan Suite
Elevated on a hillside, these suites offer a generous space of 259 square feet inside stylish surrounds. Envious views over Phuket’s exotic coastline can be enjoyed from the private balcony, while relaxing on the sofa or soaking within the suite’s large bathtub.
Each of these ten 184-square-foot rooms feature their own private balcony with comfortable seating area, showcasing stunning ocean views and capturing striking sunsets. Inside features a luxurious king-size bed, dressed in rich textiles, large en-suite bathroom and state-of-the-art modern features.
With a range of resort facilities, guests can choose to spend days any way they like. Phuket’s tropical climate makes relaxing poolside or on the beautiful coast a popular pursuit, but for those who prefer to be more energetic, there are a number of water sports to participate in and a fitness center to get the heart pumping.
The onsite fitness center is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art machinery. Equipment designed for different muscle groups ensures that guests can keep on top of their exercise regime while residing in the resort.
Tempting guests in for ultimate pampering is the resort’s spa. Guests can indulge in Anantara’s signature treatments, carried out by professionally-trained therapists, are tailored to the needs of the guest for sublime relaxation and holistic wellness.
Spice Spoons - Anantara Cooking School
A master chef leads the cooking classes at the resort, where guests can learn how to prepare iconic Thai dishes. Once prepared, they can savor them for lunch and take their new found skills back home.
Dazzling azure waters make an idyllic setting for a number of watersports above and below the waves. Crystal-clear waters give snorkellers great underwater views of schools of colorful fish while kayakers can glide across the tranquil glass-like surface.
Dining at the Anantara Phuket Resort is an exquisite affair, where fresh and unique ingredients are coupled with seductive island views. Guests can sample authentic Thai dishes as well as international classics and opt for intimate dining experiences with Anantara’s in-room dining options or with their signature Dining by Design journey.
Exquisite meats and locally-caught seafood, plus wine pairings of premium vintages from all over the globe. Age is a culinary journey through the ages. Menu highlights include beef "tar tar," beef cheeks and sous-vide crocodile tail.
Enjoy fresh juices, a cool cocktail, or a chilled beer poolside, without ever having to leave your sun lounger. Open from 8am to midnight, all day dining options include salads, sandwiches and a calamari ring tower.
Within a lavishly-designed interior, diners can sample tantalizing and fiery Thai dishes. As sun sets, this restaurant is a popular location featuring al fresco dining on the restaurant’s contemporary terrace or Thai-style on triangular floor cushions.
Dining By Design
For innovative dining, Anantara offers guests the opportunity to dine wherever they choose with their Dining by Design service. This creative culinary experience allows guests to dine beside the pool as the sun sets, inside the cliffside chapel or in the privacy of their own room, with their own personal butler on hand.
The Mojito Factory
This pop-up beach bar serves one drink, but 25 different ways. If you like spice, try locally-inspired flavors such as tom yum and larb, or sip in-house infused rums with ingredients such as butterfly pea, ginger and lemongrass.
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