Layana Resort & Spa

Koh Lanta - Thailand


Live out your desert island fantasies at this blissful adults only retreat on gorgeous Koh Lanta.

Layana Resort & Spa is an intimate haven of relaxation and pampering, on a wow-inducing white sand beach. The low rise accommodation combines tranquil Thai vibes with modern luxury living, and the fantastic spa will keep you coming back for more.

The island is a couple of hours south of Krabi, so this is a great choice for those who value romance and seclusion over full-throttle nightlife. Nevertheless, there’s plenty to keep you occupied here, including an extensive array of watersports and activities ranging from Thai boxing to wine tasting.

Inclusive Retreats Rating

5 stars

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£1,199 from

Per Person

Includes return economy flights. Two people sharing a room for 7 nights, departing in May 2018. Contact us for your specific requirements. From price for guidance only, all subject to availability.


  • Luxurious adult-only retreat in peaceful Koh Lanta
  • Romantic resort ideal for those looking for peace & relaxation
  • Contemporary Thai-style rooms, suites & villas
  • Beautiful 'Linger Longer' spa
  • Extensive choice of activities including tai chi and Thai cooking classes

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Nearby Attractions

Layana sits on Phra Ae beach on the northwest coast of Koh Lanta Yai, surrounded by lush rainforest. The island is one of 16 that make up the Mu Koh Lanta National Park, home to colourful coral reefs, picture perfect beaches and dramatic limestone caves.

The hotel can organise various activities and excursions, including snorkelling trips to nearby islands, motorcycle tours of Koh Lanta Yai and sunset cruises. Nightlife on the island is fairly low key compared to other Thai islands, but venues are generally inclusive and welcoming to all.

Koh Lanta was historically the domain of the Chao Leh, or sea gypsies, and there is still a traditional community on the island, but do be wary of local operators offering tours to the sea gypsy village, which often pay scant regard to the dignity and privacy of the people who live there.


Each of the 57 rooms, suites and villas is decorated in a cool and contemporary Thai style, and opens onto a spacious private balcony. In-room amenities include satellite TV, WiFi, DVD player, iPod dock, mini bar, safe and tea/coffee making facilities. The suites also have an open air garden shower, while the one-of-a-kind La Maison is a sumptuous two bedroom villa complete with private pool, fully equipped kitchen, garden barbecue and butler service.

Cool off in the saltwater infinity pool, luxuriate in the Jacuzzi or choose from watersports including snorkelling, scuba diving, sea kayaking and Hobie Cat sailing. The secluded Linger Longer Spa has six treatment rooms, a sauna, salt room and hydromassage pool, plus a sala for yoga and tai chi. There is also a fitness centre and library, and activities including Thai boxing, mountain biking, beach volleyball, Thai cookery classes and a weekly complimentary wine tasting.

Tides is Layana’s signature restaurant, a smart beachfront venue where you can sample superb Thai, Asian and international cuisine. The Sands Bar is a chilled out, feet-in-the-sand spot for coffees, juices and cocktails throughout the day, while the Sundowner Bar & Lounge is the place to drink in those magnificent sunsets, with a cocktail happy hour every evening.

Amenities & Activities

  • Sauna
  • WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Diving
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage
  • Library
  • Cooking Classes

Wellness at Layana

Fitness and wellbeing is a key part of the Layana experience, and the hotel unveiled an upgraded and expanded Wellness Zone at the end of 2015, which includes a half Olympic-size lap pool, a juice bar serving smoothies and healthy snacks, a yoga platform and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. You can find inner balance with meditation sessions and WOGA (yoga in the water), or get the blood pumping with more active pursuits such as Thai boxing.

Layana Yoga at a Olympic size pool. with drinks and smoothies available.

How to get here...


Layana Resort & Spa is located in Koh Lanta, in the southernmost district of Krabi Province. There are  services to Krabi Airport via connecting flights through Bangkok or the Middle East.

airport transfer

The transfer journey and time taken is dependent upon the time of year. During low season (May-Oct) the transfer can take 2-2.5 hours by road & car ferry. During high season (Nov-Apr) shorter options are available.

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Travel Information

Flight time

18 hours

Transfer time

2 hours

Time difference

+7 hours (GMT)

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Average Weather

  • Jan 27°
  • Feb 28°
  • Mar 30°
  • Apr 31°
  • May 30°
  • Jun 30°
  • Jul 30°
  • Aug 30°
  • Sep 29°
  • Oct 29°
  • Nov 28°
  • Dec 26°

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