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Banyan Tree has launched the first property under its new Veya wellness brand, opening a resort in Thailand.

Banyan Tree Veya Phuket is the first of a new brand of wellness centers

Banyan Tree Veya Phuket is the first of a new brand of wellness centers

The first Banyan Tree Veya resort has debuted on the Thai island of Phuket. It is located in the Banyan Tree Phuket property close to Bangtao beach.

Upon arrival, a personalized wellness journey is created for guests following a private consultation with the property’s wellness hosts, graduates in Oriental medicine, naturopathy and coaching.

These routes focus on areas such as mindfulness practices and somatic movement, which involves dance, yoga, and classes on balance and stability.

Banyan Tree Veya Phuket also offers exclusive therapies combining flotation with body stretching massage techniques and meditative sound therapy, while lifestyle learning workshops will aim to help guests introduce wellness rituals in their daily life.

Lee Woon Hoe, Executive Director of Wellness at Banyan Tree, said: “The pandemic has brought unprecedented stress and trauma to our generation, the full impact of which remains to be fully assessed. However, many of us reassess our purpose and approach in life.

“The Banyan Tree Veya team of resident wellness specialists and outside experts aims to guide, encourage and celebrate with our clients the discovery of this new conscious way of living.”

The resort’s 23 villas are also designed to allow guests to continue their wellness practices in their rooms with the provision of yoga mats, sound therapy bowls, and stretching bands.

Veya’s cuisine also revolves around a ‘flexitarian’ approach, which blends Asian and Mediterranean influences, and ‘nutrition sommeliers’ will help create bespoke menus for guests based on their needs and preferences. food.

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