Laguna Phuket Set to be Triathlon Mecca with Unique 10-Day Endurance Extravaganza
The 17th Laguna Phuket Triathlon and the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship will bookend a unique endurance extravaganza to be staged later this year in Phuket, Thailand.
The Triathlon on Sunday 28 November kicks-off a ten-day calendar of related events that will reach boiling point on Sunday 5 December with the Ironman 70.3 Championship event.
This combination of events will reaffirm Phuket as one of the meccas for triathlon devotees worldwide.
Laguna Phuket, a resort collection of seven deluxe hotel and villa properties on the northwest coast of the island, will host both the triathlon events.
With its stunning location amid 1,000 acres of tropical lagoon-filled parkland on pristine Bang Tao beach plus a wealth of recreational options, from golf to islandhopping, Laguna Phuket is renowned worldwide as the finest destination resort in Asia.
International Sporting Venue
The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship was awarded to Laguna Phuket in recognition of its world class facilities, reputation in staging important athletic events, and ease of travel from all major cities.
Ironman 70.3 to Hit Phuket’s North East Coast
The bike course is Championship calibre, featuring fishing villages, beaches and views of Phang Na Bay, with the roads pointing up and twisting down along this spectacular coastline. These roads, never used for the Triathlon, are accessed by a pedestrian bridge that allows the race to cross Highway 402, Phuket’s main
Laguna Phuket is Asia’s finest destination resort – a collection of deluxe hotels and villas including Banyan Tree Phuket, Angsana Laguna Phuket, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Laguna Beach Resort, Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort & Villas, Best Western Allamanda Laguna Phuket, and Laguna Holiday Club Resort - all sharing 1,000 acres of tropical parkland and three kilometres of beach frontage with Laguna Phuket Golf Club, Canal Shopping Village, Banyan Tree Spa, four Angsana Spas, Laguna Wedding Chapel, the Quest team building facility, and Latitude, a unique stand-alone function venue.