treatments are now such a rage that it’s
easy to forget that, as recently as six
years ago, there was no spa facility in
Thailand. Soon after the opening of Banyan
Tree Spa Phuket in 1993, Thailand started
to gain a reputation as a new spa destination.
The country now has five spas that
are attracting new groups of visitors,
some of whom plan their trips as pure
spa vacations. All five spas have integrated
traditional healing into their programs.
Tree Spa Phuket
luxury, non-clinical garden spa in Southeast
Asia, the Banyan Tree Spa attracts
spa aficionados from Asia and all over
the world with its quality service and
wonderful setting in one of the most beautiful
corners of Phuket.
offers extensive therapy and treatment
programs, most of them unique to the
Banyan Tree brand. Its talented team of
specialists created a line of aromatherapy
essential oils from local plants and herbs,
and these are now used at all Banyan Tree
spas — in Indonesia, the Maldives and
Its spa cuisine is also very innovative
and should banish the notion of “fat
farms” from spa land forever.