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Phuket’s New Wellness Hub Sets Global Standard

Phuket’s Premier Medical Wellness Facility LaunchedPhuket is set to redefine global medical wellness with the launch of Layan Life by Anantara, an innovative wellness concept within the luxurious Anantara Layan Phuket Resort. Minor Hotels’ announcement of this groundbreaking facility solidifies Phuket’s status as a premier holistic health and wellness tourism destination.

Layan Life by Anantara, scheduled to open in Q3 this year, occupies a sprawling 1,767 square meters and combines advanced medical technology with the revered ‘Rajasamnak’ (royal style) Thai healing traditions. This cutting-edge facility is designed to offer a harmonious blend of modern and traditional wellness practices rooted in the core elements of Thai Traditional Medicine (TTM): earth, water, wind, and fire.

Pioneering Wellness Expertise

Drawing from over two decades of Anantara Hotels & Resorts’ pioneering wellness expertise, Layan Life by Anantara offers bespoke wellness programs ranging from three to ten days. These programs are crafted by specialist medical doctors and Thai medicinal experts, seamlessly integrating ancient wisdom with contemporary medical assessments, diagnostics, tailored nutrition, and guided fitness regimes. The holistic approach targets various wellness goals, including weight management, stress reduction, fitness enhancement, and anti-ageing.

Biophilic Design and State-of-the-Art Facilities

The facility’s design embraces biophilic principles, creating a serene environment that integrates seamlessly with the lush tropical surroundings. Neutral tones, spacious interiors, and abundant natural light define the architectural style, fostering a tranquil atmosphere conducive to healing and relaxation.

The two-storey wellness centre features a comprehensive array of amenities. The ground floor boasts a 220-square-meter gym, a 60-square-meter yoga studio, a 35-square-meter Pilates studio, meditation rooms, and a hydrotherapy area equipped with vitality pools, saunas, and steam rooms. The upper level is dedicated to medical and holistic treatments, offering consultation rooms, physiotherapy, TTM, aesthetic treatments, IV procedures, and advanced medical therapies such as an Icepod, hyperbaric chamber, and hydrocolonic treatments. A Thai herbal dispensary provides personalized remedies crafted by expert practitioners.

Immersive Wellness Experiences

Beyond the indoor facilities, the Active Zone offers extensive outdoor activities, including tennis courts, a Muay Thai ring, a climbing wall, and an outdoor fitness area with water sports. Guests can also indulge in cultural excursions, enhancing their wellness journey with immersive local experiences.

Sandie Johannessen, Minor Hotels’ Group Director of Spa and Wellness – Asia, highlighted the significance of this new facility: “Layan Life represents a significant milestone in our commitment to wellness. With Layan Life by Anantara, we are redefining wellness retreats by combining cutting-edge technologies with the timeless wisdom of ancient Thai traditions in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.”

Frederic Varnier, Vice President of Operations for Minor Hotels Southern Thailand, added, “Phuket is rapidly emerging as one of the world’s premier destinations for medical wellness, and the launch of Layan Life by Anantara takes this to another level with a personalized and immersive journey that not only focuses on physical wellness but also nurtures the mind and soul.”

A New Era for Wellness Tourism

The unveiling of Layan Life by Anantara marks a transformative moment for Phuket’s wellness tourism landscape. By merging innovative medical practices with traditional Thai healing techniques, this state-of-the-art facility promises to deliver an unparalleled wellness experience, attracting global visitors seeking holistic health solutions.

For more information about Layan Life by Anantara, visit Anantara Layan Phuket Resort.




Written by: My Thanh Pham







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