Layana Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta, Thailand
Elegant, tranquil and positioned on one of Koh Lanta Yai’s finest unspoilt beaches, this resort is perfect for those seeking a desert island-style retreat. Experience the art of relaxation in peace and tranquility at Layana Resort & Spa, a delicate combination of unique Thai culture and modern luxury. Accessible via ferry or boat from the mainland to a private pier, the resort operates a no under 18’s policy, amidst tranquil surroundings. Hallmarks of this luxurious low-rise resort include a delicate combination of unique Thai culture and modern luxury with warm hospitality and personalised service from gracious staff with endearing smiles who are always there when you need a hand.
Facilities & Activities:
Guests at Layana Resort & Spa can enjoy a completely new experience at the “Wellness Zone” with massage treatment rooms, Wellness Pool, Yoga Platform, Healthy Juice Bar. In the fitness room, a number of weight and fitness training aids are available. Located adjacent to the spa, the Library provides a quiet, reflective corner open to the gardens with books, magazines, newspapers, games and a number of DVD’s for loan. In the fitness room, a number of weight and fitness training aids are available. In the new Juice Bar is where you can enjoy a healthy pick-me-up during your wellness time. For an additional fee, the affiliated PADI Dive Center also offers courses and excursions for all levels, as well as surfing, sailing, kayaking and snorkelling trips. For island explorations on Koh Lanta, the resort provides moutain bikes for a fee. Enjoy beach activities, watersports, boat and snorkelling trips to nearby islands (November to April only).
Rooms & Suites:
The resort highlights 51 luxurious contemporary Thai-style rooms and suites, each boasting luxurious fittings, goose down duvets, elegant terracotta tiles, privacy blinds and silk furnishings; each with balconies offering sweeping views over the resort’s lawn, mountain and ocean. All rooms and suites are decorated with a crisp, modern Thai style and are dotted around the resort. Garden and Grand Garden Pavilions are two-storey with a balcony overlooking the gardens, while Terrace Suites get you closer to nature with an outdoor living area. The larger Beach Suites have an additional open-air bathroom and are situated on the beach, while Ocean Deluxe Suites are found on higher levels behind the Beach Suites and offer plenty of additional space. All rooms have either king-size double beds or separate twin beds with goose-down duvets, as well as a large daybed serving both as a daytime sitting area and as a third bed at night if needed. Bathrooms are fitted with bathtubs and separate showers, while the suites are additionally provided with open-air garden showers.
Dining here is a real treat, with Tides Restaurant offering breathtaking views over the beach. Here you can savour freshly prepared Thai dishes or superb international cuisines from across the globe accompanied by delicious wines that have been selected to complement each dish. Breakfast is buffet style, while international and Thai dishes are served à la carte for lunch and dinner. In the Sundowner Bar you have the opportunity to refresh yourself with a drink in the magnificent sunsets.
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: Layana Resort, 272 Moo 3, Saladan, Krabi, 81150 Ko Lanta, Thailand
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