Banyan Spa & Wellbeing Academy

Celebrating the art of touch

Set amongst tranquil gardens in Phuket, Thailand, Banyan Spa & Wellbeing Academy celebrates the art of touch and focuses on a blend of ancient health and beauty practices passed down through generations. The academy empowers students of all backgrounds to start or advance their career in spa & wellbeing.

Graduates of Banyan Spa & Wellbeing Academy are highly sought after and further elevate their careers at Banyan Tree Spas worldwide, and often have the chance to join other top spas, luxury resorts and wellness destinations around the globe.

About Banyan Spa & Wellbeing Academy

Established in 2001, the Banyan Spa & Wellbeing Academy was the first of its kind in Asia and the first to be accredited by Thailand's education and health ministries.

Behind the group’s numerous spa awards are a dedicated group of therapists who have trained over 2,000 spa therapists with a goal of enhancing skills and improving professionalism in the wider industry. 



Banyan Spa & Wellbeing Academy offers comprehensive training in anatomy, massage techniques and spa treatments to students and professionals in the industry. They can earn accredited certifications in Thai massage and aromatherapy, enhancing their professional skills.


Guests and the general public can participate in classes that enhance their wellness knowledge, such as learning basic reflexology techniques, face yoga, and making their own body scrubs 

banyan SPA & WELLBEING ACADEMY nature house


The Nature House at Banyan Tree Phuket is a learning space where courses for guests, visitors and spa professionals are conducted. From cooking classes to herbal workshops and therapeutic spa treatments, it is a dynamic hub for holistic learning and personal transformation.