Layan Beach is tucked in the northern part of the vibrant and dynamic Bang Tao Beach strip in Phuket. Isolated yet easily accessible, Layan Beach offers travelers the perfect spot for relaxation, away from all the cacophony. Tall and stately trees provide vacationers with a cooling shade from the heat of the sun, allowing them to comfortably bask on the peaceful shore of Layan Beach. For travelers seeking to unwind as they listen to the relaxing sounds of waves crashing, leaves rustling, and winds whistling.

Hotel Accommodation

Part of Layan Beach’s beauty is its exclusivity, only having a few accommodation options in the area. Lavish travelers looking to stay in the area can book a room at the luxurious Anantara Layan Phuket Resort. The nearby Bang Tao beach also offers a wide array of accommodation options for travelers to choose from.

Vacation Rentals and Villas

Because of the serene and tranquil atmosphere in Layan Beach, it has become home to a good selection of villa properties that vacationers can stay. Accommodation properties present in Layan Beach range from casual holiday rental units to ultra-luxurious vacation villas. The long stretch of Bang Tao beach also offers more private choices for private villa accommodations. Some of the best vacation villas located in the Layan and Bang Tao beach strip include Villa E98, La Colline Villa 14, and La Colline Villa 8. These villas impress guests with state-of-the-art amenities, stunning ocean and forest views, and outstanding service from their dedicated staff.

Day Attractions & Activities

Layan Beach has calm waters, making this pristine beach perfect for swimming and kayaking. Nearby shops and restaurants have kayaks available for rent so that visitors of Layan Beach can explore the area in a fun and exciting way. They can also visit the nearby Koh Kala, an island located close to the shore where they can discover a beautiful lagoon located north of the isle.

Dining & Shopping

Compared to Phuket’s more popular beach spots, the selection of dining and shopping options in Layan Beach is limited but still enough to guarantee travelers a comfortable and satisfying experience. Shops in the vicinity provide visitors with snacks, toiletries, and other beach essentials for travelers. There is also a decent selection of restaurants by the beach, but travelers looking for a stylish dining experience can also book a table in one of Anantara Layan Phuket Resort’s dining outlets, or in the super-chic 360 Degrees Restaurant.


While the main selling point of Layan Beach is its calm and tranquil vibe, travelers staying in this area can still enjoy exciting late-night parties at Dream Beach Club, Layan’s prime spot for nightlife revelries. More relaxed venues for chill-out drinking sessions are also made available by other bars and beach clubs present in the area.