Enjoy active and leisurely pursuits in the privacy of your residence, at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, or at sea. Meditate before saluting the sun on your pool deck with a private yoga instructor. Explore pristine islands and crystal-clear waters by chartered speedboat.
Harness the water’s resistance properties for a low-impact, high-energy workout tailored to your body type and fitness level. Enjoy sessions with a personal trainer in your infinity pool overlooking the ocean.
Submit to blissful massages on your sun terrace overlooking the ocean or in a dedicated spa treatment room in your residence. Indulge in Elemis beauty treatments and OPI manicures and pedicures.
Keep up your exercise routine whilst on holiday in the resort’s state-of the-art gym. Take in soothing views of green while you stretch, burn and pump with a range of floor exercises, cardio and weight machines. Personal trainers can be booked for one-on-one training sessions.
Chang Club for Kids
Leave the little ones to us as we engage them with fun games and crafts. From batik painting to Muay Thai kickboxing and delicious marshmallow toasting, the kids are sure to have fun, while parents can steal away for a little me time with peace of mind. For children aged 4 – 11.
Spend sunny days by the pool, the sound of waterfalls and a hint of ocean in the air. Take in exceptional bay views with an exquisite cocktail in hand, and enjoy all-day snacking with a selection of Southeast Asian tapas.
With rackets for use with our compliments, get your daily workout with a friendly game of tennis, or perfect your serve under the guidance of a professional tennis coach. Located within the resort’s lush grounds, enjoy a tranquil tropical setting, along with floodlights for cool nighttime play.
Find chic clothing and trinkets at our 168 Gallery that proudly showcases local designs. Browse a selection of exquisite gifts for friends and family, or purchase a memento of your time on the island for yourself.
A tranquil sanctuary ensconced by tropical foliage, Anantara Spa offers award-winning spa treatments in luxurious suites. Choose from an extensive menu of massages, wraps and scrubs, or indulge in Elemis beauty treatments. Escape the limits of space and time with carefully crafted spa journeys.
Thai Language Class
Learn to say sawasdee, kob khun, and everyday short expressions that will come in handy during your time in the kingdom. Classes are held in the library, free of charge. Please consult with the resort's reception for the class schedule.
Muay Thai Kickboxing
Become a master in the art of eight limbs, learning to fight with a stealth-like suppleness and powerful strength of mind with Thai kickboxing. Enjoy a full-on hour of training with the resort’s Muay Thai champ at the dedicated boxing ring.
Local Bike Tour
Begin your day with a short tour, the best way to experience local life and the lush scenery of Sirinath National Park. Cycle along a quiet beach road, stopping by the local market to take in the sights and sounds. Longer routes around the island are also available – simply ask your concierge for recommendations.
Soccer is one of Thailand’s most beloved sports. Join our friendly afternoon matches for thrills. Welcoming all ages and levels of skill, take advantage of our pristine beach setting and a slight ocean breeze.
Tee off in the glorious foothills of Phuket for a challenging and visually stunning game of golf. Just a 40-minute drive from Anantara Layan, the rolling 720-acre Blue Canyon Country Club offers two award-winning 18-hole courses. Other excellent golf courses can be found all over the island, including the new and highly praised Red Mountain.
TRX & Slacklining
Body condition right on the beach with complimentary use of the TRX Suspension Trainer. Used by the US Armed Forces, TRX is a highly versatile training system that leverage’s your own body weight to stretch and tone.
To improve your posture and balance, try slacklining, a more springy version of tightrope walking. Try out some tricks as you master the basics, such as walking backwards or doing 180˚ turns.
Spice Spoons Cooking Classes
Step behind the scenes of Thailand’s world-famous culinary culture with an interactive Spice Spoons cooking class. Enjoy a step-by-step tutorial led by a master chef at Dee Plee’s open-air kitchen or have a private class in your residence.
Kayak out into the ocean in front of the resort, cast your line and wait, enjoying an amazing sunset in the meantime. Our expert fishing hands will show you how to hook your bait and look for the best spots. Enjoy your catch of squid ashore, as our chefs prepare them to your liking for dinner.
Longtail Boat Tour
Visit nearby island Koh Weao, setting off in the morning in a traditional longtail boat. Snorkel the crystal-clear waters with schools of colourful fish darting in and out of corals. Then head to secluded Banana Beach and enjoy the warm waters and blissful sunshine.
Propel yourself through the water using a paddle, then ride the incoming waves. Stand-up paddleboarding originated in Hawaii amongst local surfers. Head out to the island in front of the resort to explore, or simply enjoy the workout of your core muscles.
Kayaking & Canoeing
Kayak solo or as a couple, exploring the shoreline or further afield. Enjoy the tranquil waters of the bay, with both kayaks and canoes offered for guest use free of charge.
The Andaman Sea is dotted with some of the world’s most picturesque islands. Visit pristine Phi Phi and the famed shores of Maya Bay, setting of the blockbuster The Beach. Snorkel the legendary waters of the Similan Islands – alive with swaying corals and darting fish – and spot the occasional manta or turtle with luck.
Sail into the sunset aboard a traditional Chinese junk. Take in the dramatic views of Phang Nga Bay. Then recline on a deck of comfortable cushions below the schooner’s striking red sails, as scores of beautiful islands and towering limestone spectacles unfold before you.
Phuket offers some of the most stunning dive sites in the world. Join our regular excursions to varying sites aboard our custom-built vessels. We also offer a full range of PADI certification. Get up close with manta rays, whale sharks, sea turtles and more. Fall in love with the deep blue.
Charter a boat for a day of exploration, cruising across azure waters. The Major Affair is a sleek Sunseeker 90 yacht for parties of up to eight, while Siam Seas is a 36-foot, multipurpose speedboat that roars at an average speed of 30 knots. Dive, fish, visit uninhabited islands, or simply party on the waves in style.
Walk – or in the case of the Schiller bike – pedal across water, the newest and possibly most interesting way to traverse the seas, all the way from sunny California. Easy to use for first timers, these water bikes offer a good workout while you explore up and down the coast.