Known for its lush terrain and long beaches, Phuket is not the first place that comes to mind when thinking about running a marathon, but cool summer temperatures and direct flights from major cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai, it’s easy to understand why it’s becoming a popular adventure sports destination.
On 10 June 2018, thousands of runners from around the world will descend on Phuket to take part in the award-winning Laguna Phuket Marathon, South East Asia’s Leading Destination Marathon. Hosted at the Laguna Phuket Resort complex, a short drive from Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, it will offer runners multiple distances for all ages and abilities, including a children’s race.
Anantara Layan Phuket Resort is offering the ultimate marathon package to prep, fuel and relax before and after the race in tranquil surroundings with the ‘Phuket Marathon Escape’. The package includes a special room rate for runners, daily breakfast, late check out and a shuttle service to the race location on the day. And for those in need of some post-race healing, the package includes a deal on spa journeys to enjoy a massage and treat weary muscles, full details below.
Phuket Marathon Escape package details:
– Room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival)
– Late check-out until 3.00 pm (subject to availability on departure)
– Daily buffet breakfast for two people
– 15% off dining
– 15% off spa journey
– Complimentary shuttle to the race
To book, go to https://www.anantara.com/en/layan-phuket and enter promo code HKTRUN for the special rate, applicable for all rooms and villas. The booking date from today until 10 June 2018 and stay date 5 -15 June 2018.
Locals and outside hotel guests looking for a pre-race binge can make the most of the resort’s all you can eat pizza and pasta buffet on 10 June. The resorts renowned breakfast will be extended to include a wide range of carbohydrate dense foods including a pasta and carving station, pizza and salad selection, as well as tasty dishes such as Quiche Lorraine, Rigatoni Pasta Gratin and Gnocchi in pesto sauce.
The buffet will also feature favorites including the egg station, fruit and freshly squeezed juices, cereals, yogurt and the nutritious superfood corner with seeds and healthy powders to add that extra health kick to breakfast. The Marathon Fuel lunch is priced at 1,350++ THB per person and will be served from 11.30 am – 3.00 pm.