Boost your sense of wellbeing with a beach getaway at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort. There is something soothing about the beach. The sound of ocean waves breaking on the shore, the refreshing feel of saltwater on your skin, and the grounding sensation of sand beneath your toes. When coupled with a wellness retreat or fitness training camp your sense of wellbeing is amplified.
From embracing the changes in womanhood to learning how to run effortlessly, Anantara Layan’s Wellness Retreats in 2023 are influenced by the resort’s beautiful coastal location and are designed to inspire guests to experience transformative wellness journey’s. The resort even has special swimming camps and a new tennis programme planned for kids. Each fitness camp and wellness retreat includes stylish accommodation in a luxurious Deluxe Layan Suite.
Cycling Camp with Faris Al Sultan
This cycling camp is designed for cyclists looking to achieve their ultimate riding goals Taking place from 26 March to 1 April 2023, participants will join former Ironman World Champion Faris Al-Sultan will spend a week learning how to amplify their cycling routine. This fitness camp is especially suited for cyclists looking for a vigorous challenge aiming to enhance their performance to a more advanced level.
Learn the dos and don’ts of group riding, time trialing, training to avoid injury, and how to effectively incorporate healthy eating, yoga and gym into your training. The package, starting from EUR 5,500 per couple includes 6-nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 day’s training (11 sessions in total), two massage treatments at Anantara Spa per person, a nutritional cooking class and healthy snacks and refreshments during sessions.
Women’s Wellness Retreat
Join a long weekend, Women’s Wellness retreat from 4 – 7 May 2023 to explore how womanhood changes with time. Co-led by naturopathic physician and homeopath, Dr Benita Perch and Renata Citrons – yogi, sound healer and art therapist, this Wellness Retreat has been specially created for women aged between 35 and 50. Each of the sessions are designed to educate women about different life stages. Dr Perch explores how the female cycle and fertility is affected by nutrition and hormonal imbalances and Renata offers guided sound healing classes to clear chakras, yin and hatha yoga sessions, spine therapy and mandala art therapy to release anxiety and fear. Starts from EUR 3,300 per couple.
Learn how to run easier, faster and more effortlessly. Join a 4-day Running Camp (9 sessions in total) from 18 – 21 May 2023 hosted by Erik Bohm. This is the ultimate running camp for those eager to unlearn bad habits and enjoy running socially with others. Erik specialises in transforming joggers into effortless runners – mentally stripping away the idea that you have to push against gravity to move yourself forward. Starts from EUR 2,200 per couple.
Feed Your Soul Retreat
Relax and reset on Layan’s golden sandy beach. Reach your full potential with a healthy diet, movement and mindfulness. From 2 – 5 June 2023, join international yoga instructor and Ayurvedic yoga therapist, Laurence Roufart and registered sports and health dietitian, nutritionist and yogi, Morgane Quinchon for a 3-night wellness retreat. Starts from EUR 2,400 per couple.
Holiday Swimming Camp for Children and Toddlers
From 15 – 21 October, toddlers aged 2 to 4 years of age can learn how to float and swim under water and children from 5 – 12 years of age can learn how to swim all while having fun and playing games with their friends in a safe and protected environment. Swimming affords children numerous health benefits that contribute to their wellbeing and happiness. The team of professional trainers will help toddlers and children feel at ease in the water and they will learn how to swim whilst enjoying a variety of water games with new friends. Kids will even have a chance to perfect their stroke techniques Toddler Swimming camps start from EUR 2,500.
New Year, New You Retreat
In the new year, join internationally acclaimed spiritual wellness and wellbeing consultants Dr Lucia Giovannini and Dr Nicola Riva for a 3-day New Year, New You retreat from 19 – 21 January 2024. Both consultants have a PhD in Psychology, are certified life coaches, neuro-linguistic programmers and fire walk master trainers.
The retreat comprises an intention setting Sankalpa ceremony to open the path to transformation, breath work, energy clearings and meditation sessions to help participants let go and create a whole new life. Starts from EUR 3,500 per couple.
Layan Active Zone
The resort’s Layan Active Zone offers several activities for adults and children, among them, a tennis academy for guests. There is also a 400-metre long Zipline, a Surf Skate Field, 10.5-metre-high outdoor climbing wall, Muay Thai boxing ring, an outdoor gym, lakeside pool and Teen Zone.
Lux Tennis has created a new tennis programme in association with former Top 10 ranked junior UK county player and Wimbledon junior champion, Joshua Elliot. Whatever skill-level, from beginners to budding professionals, the tennis packages offer enthusiasts an opportunity to benefit from one-on-one private lessons as well as a chance for kids to participate in a fun group tennis clinic.
Tennis has proven to improve metabolic function in adults, increase bone density and improve muscle tone, strength and flexibility. Private one-on-one lessons with Joshua allow guests to work on different aspects of their game with a focus on cardio, technique, strategy and most importantly, love of the game.