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Banyan Tree Phuket

Banyan Tree Phuket

Huddled in a lush-green oasis lingering at the edge of Bang Tao beach, Banyan Tree Phuket Hotel is the perfect vacation spot for couples seeking quality time on a remote island. One of the oldest luxury hotels in the area, it is also the poshest. Spacious guest rooms feature eye-stunning décor. On the other hand, villas build an aristocratic residential feel with high stone walls, private pools, and luxurious amenities. Find yourself bewitched by the panoramic views and high-end services at Thailand's most famous resort. 


Located at the very heart of Thailand, this award-winning resort sits atop the western coast on the island of Phuket. At a 45-minute drive from the Phuket international airport, the Banyan Tree Phuket complex that houses seven resorts is skirted by the ever-beautiful Bang Tao beach. This sanctuary for the senses is a 25-minutes drive from Phuket town, a part of Laguna Phuket. 

Banyan Tree Phuket's lavish high-end complex has no competitors on the island regarding aesthetic design and contemporary, opulent style. The property also includes extensive green golf courses that run for miles and miles if this wasn't enough.

Glimmering water lakes and canals dot the enormous property. Guests also have jeepneys at their disposal to take them for a ride around the nearest town, Cherngtalay. Moreover, the wide range of restaurants at Banyan Tree Phuket offers many dining options.

Infrastructure and Design

An extraordinary luxury property, Banyan Tree Phuket stuns its visitors with its breathtaking views and modern infrastructure. Besides, an enormous tree with wooden leaves (where guests carve out their reviews) greets the visitors at the stately entrance that leads them to an open-air lobby. Here, lovely pagoda architecture, high ceilings, and wicker furniture add interesting aesthetic value. 

Additionally, rooms and serenity pool villas on the property beautifully encapsulate the upscale Thai style that pays lovely homage to the region. The resort's location is also a refreshing joy, with its rolling green lawns, spindly trees, and blossoms fill the air with a warm scent.

Rooms and Villas

The resort chiefly features 217 pagoda-styled guest rooms and villas that allow guests to feel at home in a majestic haven. Within this spacious sanctuary, you can access private pools, tropical gardens, and the Spa Village. Besides, conventional Thai décor includes teak floors, peaked roofs, and painted wall panels. There are also murals and posh furnishings in neutral tones. 

Indoor and outdoor marble bathrooms also boast soaking bathtubs, bespoke toiletries, and rain showers. Additional amenities include free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen closet, and a minibar with scrumptious edibles. Furthermore, guests can churn coffee in the chilly hours of late evening.

Additionally, the exclusive DoublePool Villas on the property stand apart with a large private swimming pool. A pool of glittering water also surrounds a glass-enclosed bedroom. Room service is also available, and don't forget to ask about the spa pool villa and the private pool villa.

Restaurants and Dining

Among the seven restaurants, Banyan Tree Phuket's Thai restaurant is a customer favorite. The buffet breakfast features a wide array of delicacies, including French pastries and Italian cold cuts. You can also order sushi, congee, spicy noodles cooked in traditional Thai cuisine, fresh fruits, juices, pancakes, waffles, and bread. 

Visitors can also take a morning stroll to Banyan Café. This hub overlooks the golf course, where a light breakfast is available. If you love Japanese cuisine, don't forget to give Taihei a visit, where gourmet lunch and dinner are served in an airy outdoor setting. 

Looking for a spot for a lovely dinner with your partner? Saffron is just the place. This cozy restaurant greets its guests with a warm ambiance. It is accented with a tantalizing Thai menu that leaves all of us drooling. 

At Watercourt, a la carte options are also available, and guests can dine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Moreover, for visitors wishing to stay indoors, in-villa dining is also offered. 

Cocktails Bars

Are you feeling up for a delicious cocktail or a glass of expensive wine? Stroll across the green lawns and over to the beachside shack for an evening drink. There's no better feeling than watching the sun drip into the horizon, painting the waters orange, as you stand on the shore, cradling a goblet of wine.

Fitness Center

The fitness pavilion at Banyan Tree Phuket ensures that all gym sharks maintain their body forms during their stay at Banyan Tree Phuket. Advanced equipment includes cardio machines, free weights, treadmills, and Peloton bikes. Yoga classes by a trained instructor are also available.


An important aspect that adds to Banyan Tree Phuket's fame is its world-class spa – the best in all of Thailand. Set outdoors on an airy pavilion, this spa offers a range of treatments from the most skilled therapists and has its own training school. Guests can relax on loungers or plush daybeds post-treatment. 

Other Amenities

There are multiple entertainment options because ensure guests remain occupied with exciting activities. For instance, the golf academy (Laguna Golf Phuket) with an 18-hole course is a favorite spot for individuals with a penchant for the sport. In addition to the spa, there are several outdoor pools for those wishing to go for a refreshing dip in the temperature-regulated waters. 

Moreover, sports enthusiasts can also spend a lovely evening playing tennis at one of the tennis courts. Couples and families also love going on a boating trip in traditional Thai boats. The hotel also accommodates its guests with shuttles and bikes that allow them to ride around the vast area. 

Friendly Staff

The friendly concierge team at Banyan Tree Phuket further ensures that all guests' needs are fulfilled. From booking Thai language classes and cooking lessons to arranging tours of the local night market, they have you fixed in every situation.


One of the largest resorts in Phuket, Banyan Tree Phuket, with its 175 villas, is a must-visit for indulgent folks looking for a relaxing vacation away from home. Spacious villas featuring luxurious furnishings, hot tubs, private pools, and blooming gardens will instantly win your heart. 

In addition to this, the wide range of additional features like a golf club, spa, boat rides, and yoga classes make the stay here an all-in-one package. Moreover, the fine dining options serving international cuisines in stylish settings delight the guests, making sure that the trip to the island remains one of their fondest memories.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Bordered by the golden sands and gentle waves of the Andaman Sea, Banyan Tree Phuket is an oasis of peace and tranquillity.

  • This is the perfect destination for those seeking a romantic resort, a golf getaway, relaxing staycation, or to explore this beautiful island.

  • Banyan Tree Spa, introduces an exotic blend of ancient health and beauty practices passed down from generations with a holistic focus.

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Rooms and Suites at Banyan Tree Phuket

Banyan Lagoon Pool Villa

Banyan Lagoon Pool Villa ( 1830ft2 )

This tranquil private villa offers privacy and beautiful lagoon views. Enjoy the open-air oval bathtub, jump into refreshing 3.5 by 6 meters outdoor p...

Banyan Pool Villa

Banyan Pool Villa ( 1830ft2 )

From the luxurious interior of your villa, step right into your private 3.5 by 6 metres outdoor pool. Retreat to a cosy spot in the shade on a spaciou...

Grand Lagoon Pool Villa

Grand Lagoon Pool Villa ( 2906ft2 )

A garden pathway leads you to your spacious outdoor deck terrace overlooking the lagoon, a private walled garden, and a nine-metre private pool. The l...

Signature Pool Villa

Signature Pool Villa ( 2906ft2 )

Set against the backdrop of panoramic Bang Tao Bay, the spectacular private pool villas in Phuket feature an outdoor private pool flanked by tropical...

1 Bedroom Double Pool Villa

1 Bedroom Double Pool Villa ( 1300ft2 )

This 1,300 square metre estate has it all. A bedroom pavilion with full length windows floats on a private wading pool. A 15-metre private pool with j...

Spa Sanctuary Pool Villa

Spa Sanctuary Pool Villa ( 5920ft2 )

Enjoy unlimited spa treatments at the Spa Pool Villa in Phuket. Featuring a floating bedroom concept, with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, this villa...

Signature 2 Bedroom Pool Villa

Signature 2 Bedroom Pool Villa ( 3767ft2 )

This secluded Two Bedroom Pool Villa is designed with a private outdoor pool and jet-pool, open-air sunken bath, Thai sala and spacious poolside terra...

Grand 2 Bedroom Pool Villa

Grand 2 Bedroom Pool Villa ( 4090ft2 )

This 380sqm Deluxe Two-Bedroom Pool Villa, features a master bedroom, a twin bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a game room as well as a dining area a...

2 Bedroom Double Pool Villa

2 Bedroom Double Pool Villa ( 1500ft2 )

The two-bedroom DoublePool Villa Stretches across 1,500 square metres of tropical garden, pools, jetpool and villa, to create a family haven out of th...

Wellbeing Pool Villa

Wellbeing Pool Villa ( 1507ft2 )

A little sanctuary of tropical paradise, the Wellbeing Pool Villa lets you enter a world of pure comfort and relaxation, allowing you the time to focu...

Serenity 3 Bedroom Pool Residence

Serenity 3 Bedroom Pool Residence ( 4682ft2 )

Spacious and exquisitely designed contemporary Thai retreat - A spacious and exquisitely designed contemporary Thai retreat, the Serenity Three Bedroo...

Serenity Pool Villa

Serenity Pool Villa ( 1507ft2 )

New Contemporary Design - A delightful escape into tropical paradise, the Serenity Pool Villa lets you enter a world of pure contemporary Thai comfort...

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Good to know about Banyan Tree Phuket

The best time to visit Phuket is from November to March
Phuket International Airport is 30 minutes away from Banyan Tree Phuket
The hotel transfer cost 1.700 THB (approx 55 USD) per way
Visit the local temple and light the luck cracker, learn how to pray in a Buddhist Temple, experience street food and local markets visit the Phuket Battlefied, goat farm, and hike to a waterfall.
All villa amenities are in pumps and from their sustainable brand Essentials. The blend is of average 95% natural origins, is entirely free of Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES), and are not tested on animals. Banyan Tree Phuket removed other synthetic ingredients such as coloring agents and unnecessary fragrances, replacing Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate (ALS) with plant or palm-derived combinations.

Around the resort, they also focus on resources management, reducing water, food waste, and electricity consumption. The resort is Single-use Plastic Free, and all our buggies are electric.
Children up to 12 years can stay in the parent´s Villa free of charge
There are 4 restaurants in total:

  • Saffron - a Thai restaurant

  • Taihei - with Japanese specialties

  • Banyan Cafe - serves International dishes

  • The Watercourt - is specialised on Seafood

Yes, the hotel can offer a wide range of meals. From Kosher Food to gluten or lactose-free meals; for vegetarians and vegans a full menu is available
Breakfast is available daily from 6:30 am until 10:30 am.
The hotel bar welcomes guests from 3 pm until midnight
Laguna Golf Phuket is an enjoyable, yet challenging 18-hole, a par-71 golf course that appeals to golf enthusiasts of all abilities. Redesigned by architect Paul Jansen, the new course layout opened in January 2015 and provides the perfect golfing experience.

There is no minimum handicap required and the green fee cost 2.200 THB (approx 70 USD) - Club Hire is 800 THB (approx 25 USD).

The best months to enjoy the sandy beach are from December to February
Yes, handicap accessible rooms are available at the resort
Yes, connecting room options are available as well as multi bedroom villas
There is 1 main outdoor pool which is open from 8 am until 8 pm daily. However, each villa has also its own private pool.
Yes, there are 3 floodlit tennis courts available
The fitness center is open from 7 am until 7 pm
The Spa is open daily from 10 am until 8 pm
All Villas have a private pool which is not heated
Yes, afternoon tea is served for 600 THB (approx 20 USD) per person
Yes, at Banyan Tree Phuket, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, and Water bicycles are available.
Yes, sunchairs and beach lounges are free to use for hotel guests
The golf course is directly at the hotel and easy to reach by foot, however the hotel is also happy to provide a shuttle service

The information provided is circumstantial - and is not indefinite in accuracy. Changes may have occurred.

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