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Banyan Tree Phuket Celebrates The Annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival

October 4, 2016 Luxury Hotels No Comments Email Email

unnamed-14Banyan Tree Phuket offers a sensational way to experience one of Phuket’s most cherished religious traditions. Banyan Tree Phuket will feature a Vegetarian Set Dinner throughout the 9-day Vegetarian Festival from 1-9 October with an added option of a tour encompassing many of the incredible sights the festival brings to the island.

From 1st -15th October, Banyan Tree Phuket will offer a scrumptious Vegetarian Set Menu in honour of this widely celebrated festival. Guests who are keen on experiencing the festival firsthand will be taken on a tour of the festivities by Banyan Tree Phuket. Through this delightful offer, Banyan Tree Phuket brings the festival to its guests and its guests to the festival. Banyan Tree Phuket resort offers two magnificent options for guests seeking the full festival experience. The first features the Set Menu only, at an incomparable value. For THB 1,500 nett per person, guests can indulge in the most delectable, mouth-watering vegetarian food from the freshest and most sumptuous ingredients. This exquisite feast will be presented in style at the resort’s chic and sleek signature Thai restaurant Saffron.

The second option also lets guests enjoy a tantalising vegetarian specialties and it includes a one-hour personalised tour of the festival’s highlights by Laguna Tour.

For the price of THB 3,500 nett per person, this option will include the Set Menu, an hour long tour by a certified Laguna Tour guide, and a commemorative white Banyan Tree t-shirt. Guests who select the  Dinner Set Menu and tour may book their tour at the Food and Beverage concierge desk one day in advance, any day after they enjoy the Vegetarian Set Menu from 1st -15th October.


The traditional festival honours the Nine Emperor Gods and commences annually on the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar across many Asian nations. Through many vivid and memorable displays, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival and the sacred rituals performed throughout the nine days are believed to bring good luck to those who ardently believe in their power.

For those devoted to this ancient and fascinating practice, the nine days is a time for observing a strict vegetarian or vegan diet to cleanse their spirit and make merit with the nine emperor gods. Most of the rituals featured in the Vegetarian Festival are performed at Chinese shrines across the island.

Amidst peaceful days and cultural festivals alike, Banyan Tree Phuket provides its guests with an unparalleled combination of luxurious comfort and privacy. Situated alongside the sparkling blue lagoon and exclusive golf course, Banyan Tree Phuket is widely hailed as being at the forefront of quality and comfort. With its vast range of majestic Thai-inspired villas, paired with its selection of fine restaurants and facilities, award-winning Banyan Tree Phuket brings you close to the natural beauty of Phuket.

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