Phuket, Thailand, May 2019 – As the iconic Banyan Tree Phuket resort celebrates its 25th anniversary, it is proud to announce the May 2019 grand opening of its newly renovated and reimagined event venue, The Lagoon Deck. Featuring 454 sqm of event space with magnificent floor to ceiling windows, The Lagoon Deck offers breathtaking 180° views overlooking the resort’s main lagoon and lush, green surroundings.
The Lagoon Deck is nestled on the lagoon shore and boasts exquisite views of the water and gardens. Every feature of The Lagoon Deck’s interior design is in keeping with the contemporary Thai architecture and design of the iconic resort – down to the last detail. All aspects were carefully considered to appeal to timeless traditions as well as current décor trends to create a delightful setting for every occasion.
Banyan Tree Phuket’s newest and largest event space is specially equipped for sophisticated celebrations with up to 500 guests, glamorous dinners for up to 300 guests, and prestigious corporate meetings for up to 220 guests. Pillar-free and purpose built to host activities of all kinds, The Lagoon Deck is Phuket’s most versatile event space. It combines the beauty of the surrounding outdoor space with a large and welcoming interior which is easily adaptable to every occasion.
From sunset cocktails on the deck, to an idyllic ceremony overlooking the lagoon, to a formal meeting in a resort setting, The Lagoon Deck provides the ideal canvas for creative event planners to arrange marvelous soirées. The venue is also capable of hosting intimate Board of Directors retreats to large corporate incentive groups to exquisite Indian weddings.
Our culinary talent includes, Chef Vysak specifically for Indian weddings, an expert in vegan and vegetarian cuisine – particularly in the South Indian tradition. He is a welcome addition to the resort’s current culinary lineup that also includes a team of Thai chefs at the award-winning Saffron restaurant, and celebrated Japanese chef Shiga Takahiro. They are all led by our decorated and well-traveled Executive Chef Chandra Arunasalam.
Sriram Kailasam, Area General Manager at the resort, expressed great anticipation at the opening of the new venue. “We are very excited about this new string in our bow. The prospect of hosting a completely new venue to offer our international clientele and guests in this beautiful Ballroom washed in natural daylight and Moonlight with water views, is truly exciting. The imagination and creativity of the event organizers is the only limit,” he said.
Mr Kailasam added, “As a resort we have always prided ourselves on delivering a creative and innovative experience to our guests. With the additions of “The Lagoon Deck” we will be able to deliver the same quality to high end social events, business incentives and meetings the upcoming years. We look forward to welcoming you at our spectacular Lagoon Deck.”