Bangtao Beach Activities
What to Do in Bangtao Beach
Bangtao Beach is known as home to the luxury Laguna Phuket Resort Complex. To meet the needs of guests staying there, there is a good range of shopping, dining and recreational facilities within and near by the complex.
Resort facilities include an 18-hole golf course, Thai cooking classes, wall climbing, horse riding, elephant trekking, hobie cat sailing and yoga classes.
You can also book a diving daytrip at one of the dive centres in Cherng Talay and Bangtao village, or enjoy a mini-golf course at Phuket Adventure Mini Golf.
- Rafting & Elephant Trekking
- Cruise on the June Bahtra to Phang Nga Bay
- Phi Phi Island by Speedboat
- Phuket Fantasea Show
- 4 in 1 Safari with Junk Cruise
- Phang Nga by Speedboat + Canoe
- Bamboo Rafting or River Canoeing + Elephant Trekking + Elephant Bathing
- Krabi Highlights by Speedboat
- Khaosok Discovery (Canoe)
- Hong by Starlight with John Gray Sea Canoe
Other Activities in Bangtao Beach
In the old days, Phuket was not a common place to see elephants but this is not the case any more. Today, there are many elephants living and working in the Phuket tourism industry. It’s really quite an unforgettable experience to ride one of these gentle lumbering creatures. In the Bangtao area, you can book a tour at your hotel desk any day. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily
- Location: Around Bangtao Beach
Horseback Riding in Bangtao
Horseback riding is a popular worldwide pastime and Phuket is no exception. Enjoy following beautiful trails through the golf course and the white sandy beach. For the Bangtao area, look for Phuket International Riding Club located near the entrance of the Laguna Complex.
- Opening Hours: Daily
- Location: Near the entrance of Laguna Phuket Resort Complex
- Tel: +66 (0) 76-324199
The Laguna Phuket Golf Club Course was designed by world-renowned Max Wexler to challenge golfers of all abilities. The course features lagoons, coconut groves and generous, undulating fairways and the extensive facilities include an 18-hole golf course, driving range, putting greens, practice bunkers and chipping areas.
There is also a pro shop that offers an impressive range of golfing accessories. Services include regular tournaments and professional tuition. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily
- Location: at Banyan Tree Phuket
- Tel: +66 (0) 76-324350
Phuket Adventure Mini Golf in Bangtao is a new addition to the fun and challenging activities on the island. People looking for a unique mini golf experience should check out this 18-hole miniature classic golf course surrounded by tropical trees and foliage. The price includes equipment but you are also welcome to bring along your own favourite putter too. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 11:00 – 23:00
- Location: Bangtao Beach Road, Soi 2 (if coming from Tesco Lotus Bangtao follow the road past Sunwing Resort and continue until the Phuket Adventure Mini Golf. It’s located between Dalar Resort and Sunwing Resort)
- Tel: +66 (0)76 314 345
Quest Laguna Phuket
Located next to Laguna Beach Resort on seven acres of lushness, Camp Laguna offers half or full-day programs in January, April, August, October and December. There's a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities for kids aged eight to 18, providing opportunities for kids to make new friends, challenge themselves and make their visit to Phuket something quite special. Although the camp serves the five hotels in the Laguna complex, if you and your kids are staying at another hotel they are welcome to join. It's open to all.
Camp Laguna Activities include rock climbing and abseiling on a 15-metre, three-sided tower, two high ropes courses, leisure sports, like Ultimate Frisbee and Capture the Flag, arts and crafts, including papermaking and batik prints as well as environmental activities such as orienteering. Transport from your hotel, equipment and drinks are included in the cost. You will need to register at the hotel tour desk on arrival.
Thai Cooking Classes
Dusit Laguna Phuket offers Thai cookery classes every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoon from 15:00 to 17:00. Students will learn from a master of Royal Thai Cuisine as they teach different four-course menus. ‘Graduates’ receive a Dusit Laguna apron as well as class folders which include instructions and illustrated recipes.
- Opening Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 15:00 to 17:00
- Location: Dusit Laguna Resort
- Tel: +66 (0)76-324324 Ext. 2855
Yoga in Phuket has quite a few options and can enrich your vacation.Contact Shiv Yoga & Ayurveda Center for private yoga sessions or for the family yoga classes in which you will learn dynamic breathing techniques and postures. Shiv Yoga & Ayurveda Center is a well-known yoga centre in Phuket based in the Boat Lagoon Marina. They recently opened a branch in the Bangtao Beach area. Alternatively if you are staying at one of the Laguna resorts, look for their in-house training. Most of them have training available all year round.
- Opening Hours: Booking in advance is recommended
- Location: Bangtao Area
- Tel: +66 (0) 84-6264694 (for Shiv Yoga & Ayurveda Center)