Inspiring and Educational Island Escapes with SAii Resorts

SAii Resorts, the free-spirited lifestyle brand from S Hotels and Resorts PCL, provides a gateway to personal enhancement and an opportunity for curious travellers to discover different cultures, explore new environments and try exciting activities.

With a choice of upper-upscale resorts in southern Thailand’s most intriguing and idyllic island destinations, SAii Resorts presents outstanding opportunities for couples and families to combine a dream vacation with educational experiences for all ages, including cultural discoveries, marine conservation, arts & crafts, wellness adventures, energizing sports and world-class wellness.

Experience the Best of SAii Resorts

SAii Phi Phi Island Village is nestled in 70 acres of lush, tropical gardens on Koh Phi Phi Don, making it the perfect setting for guests who want to immerse themselves in the natural wonders of southern Thailand, both above and beneath the waves.

This eco-sensitive sanctuary features a dedicated Marine Discovery Centre, an interactive environmental hub where marine biologists are engaged in a wide range of responsible activities, including coral propagation, shark conservation, and clownfish breeding, among others, with colourful displays and live exhibitions.

Wildlife and nature lovers can learn all about these programmes, including the SOS (“Save Our Sharks”) initiative which sees the resort work hand-in-hand with experts from the Phuket Marine Biological Center to care for bamboo sharks in southern Thailand.

From incubating eggs and nurturing them at the Shark Nursery Pond to releasing the juveniles back into their natural habitat, the resort takes care of every detail. Active travellers can explore the enchanting marine environment with expert-led boat trips and mangrove kayaking expeditions.

Inspiring and Educational Island Escapes with SAii Resorts
Travellers can learn about southern Thailand’s precious mangrove forests, which are easily accessible by kayak from SAii Phi Phi Island Village

Youngsters who want to be immersed even deeper in the marine world can visit the PADI-certified dive centre, which offers a “Bubblemaker” scuba diving course – an introductory session that lets little ones (eight or nine years old) learn how to breathe underwater, swim with fins and perform underwater tricks.

SAii Phi Phi Island Village is an oasis of adventure; with water sports, tennis, swimming, yoga and many more energising pursuits, every guest can find a new skill or rediscover a lost love.

SAii Laguna Phuket, the free-spirited family resort on Phuket’s sunset coast, is nestled between the Andaman Sea and the lagoons at Laguna Phuket, one of Southeast Asia’s leading leisure destinations. This tropical paradise is packed with fantastic facilities, including a water sports hub, floodlit tennis courts, spectacular swimming pools, waterslides, an archery range, mountain bike rental and more.

Mafeung & Mafai’s Junior Beach Club & Camp, the resort’s colourful kids’ club, offers a regular schedule of daily activities from 9 am to 5 pm, starting with invigorating exercises like kids’ Zumba, stretching, aerobics and Thai boxing, followed by arts & crafts classes such as canvas painting, t-shirt design, sand art and paper mosaics.

Kids’ movies are screened every day at 11 am. Budding chefs can discover a series of culinary classes, from pizza and cookie making to mocktail shaking and cupcake decorating, and every day ends with exhilarating sports and games, such as kids’ soccer, badminton, volleyball and basketball.

Inspiring and Educational Island Escapes with SAii Resorts
At SAii Laguna Phuket, all ages can learn to play tennis on full-size indoor and outdoor courts, with courses led by Vimal Kirthi, the resort’s Director of Tennis

SAii Laguna Phuket also features some of the best tennis facilities in Phuket, with three floodlit outdoor courts, one indoor court, a full range of equipment and optional tennis partners.

The resort’s Director of Tennis, Vimal Kirthi, has created comprehensive tennis courses for all ability levels, with private lessons and family sessions available. Alternatively, Lèn Be Well, the resort’s innovative wellness centre, offers a daily schedule of physical activities, yoga classes and a range of treatments designed to relax and rejuvenate the body and mind.

Discover Local Culture

While the SAii resorts offer an array of activities to keep guests entertained, they also offer opportunities to explore the local culture. The staff is dedicated to ensuring that guests experience the best of what southern Thailand has to offer.

SAii Phi Phi Island Village offers excursions to the iconic Maya Bay, the location where the movie ‘The Beach‘ was filmed, as well as to nearby islands. Additionally, guests can enjoy a visit to the nearby Muslim fishing village and experience the local way of life.

SAii Laguna Phuket offers guests a unique cultural experience with the Laguna Phuket Street Food Festival. This event offers an opportunity to sample the local cuisine while enjoying traditional performances by local dancers and musicians.

Comfortable Accommodation

Guests staying at the SAii resorts can expect comfortable and luxurious accommodation. SAii Phi Phi Island Village offers a range of accommodation options, from Garden Bungalows to Beachfront Villas. All rooms feature modern amenities such as air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi.

SAii Laguna Phuket offers a range of accommodation options to suit all needs, from Deluxe Rooms to Suites. All rooms feature modern amenities such as air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi.

Additionally, the resort’s Club Rooms and Suites offer access to The Club, where guests can enjoy personalised check-in, all-day refreshments, daily afternoon tea and evening cocktails, mocktails and canapés.

Sustainable Tourism

SAii Resorts are committed to sustainable tourism and have implemented various initiatives to reduce their environmental impact. SAii Phi Phi Island Village has an eco-friendly wastewater treatment plant, a coral propagation programme, and a shark nursery pond. SAii Laguna Phuket has implemented measures to reduce plastic waste and supports local conservation efforts.

Conclusion

In conclusion, SAii Resorts in Thailand offer a unique vacation experience that combines relaxation, adventure, and education. With a focus on sustainable tourism, guests can enjoy a guilt-free vacation while exploring the local culture and environment.

From marine conservation and cultural experiences to sports, wellness and more, SAii Resorts have something to offer for everyone. Book your stay now and embark on an unforgettable island escape.

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