Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary is a luxury 5-star boutique property offering expansive villa accommodation on the west coast of Phuket. Highlights include a plush spa, beautiful gardens and private pools, whirlpools and steam rooms. Bang Tao is a large bay featuring one of the island's longest beaches, offering a range of water-based activities. It encompasses the Laguna complex, an enormous, self-contained development comprising seven hotels, a golf course and several lagoons. Nearby places of interest include colourful temple Wat Cherngtalay and the peaceful, undeveloped Layan Beach, the northern end of which is sheltered by a small island and a sandbar. The hotel is comprised of 14 expansive villas set in lush landscaped gardens, and forms part of the Laguna complex. Facilities include a spa offering a range of wellness treatments, and beautiful gardens where guests can relax or enjoy yoga sessions. In-villa spa treatments and Pilates lessons are available on request, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Guests can also use the facilities of the neighbouring sister property, Banyan Tree Phuket, which include a fitness centre, an 18-hole golf course and tennis courts. Spa Pool Villas are 550sqm and decorated in a contemporary Thai style with floor-to-ceiling windows offering lagoon or garden views. They comprise a central bedroom surrounded by a lotus pond, a separate living room and an extensive outdoor area with a private pool, whirlpool, and pavilion. Amenities include a work desk, mini-bar, flat-screen TV and a DVD player. The bathrooms feature double basins, indoor and outdoor bathtubs and showers, a private steam room and separate male and female dressing areas. The Cha, located at the lobby lounge, serves delicious drinks and snacks. Guests can also enjoy a range of distinctive dining experiences at the restaurants of the neighbouring sister property, Banyan Tree Phuket. Free parking is possible onsite. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service.