Phuket FantaSea park is situated on the Kamala Beach, on Phuket island western part. That is an impressive Las-Vegas styled circus show where You’ll see elephants, birds, buffalos, Thai folk dance, illusionists’ magic performance, Thai boxing, magic show, air ballet and other breathtaking performances. The show was honored the awards as Thailand’s best attraction by Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism in 2000-2003.
The park occupies the territory of more than 56 hectares, it can be divided into 3 parts:
First, it’s Festival village. Here You’ll find a great number of shops, where You can buy different souvenirs: made by Thai craftsmen, thematic souvenirs. Walking along the streets You’ll get acquainted to Thai architecture of different ages, as all the houses are built in different styles and are all unique. For children there’s a Hanuman’s (monkey god) Lair, where they’ll find a lot of surprises and games. Parents can take rest in an open restaurant “Kamala Pier Beer Garden”, there’re beer and light snacks available, music’s playing. We advise all the families to visit photo-studio where You can take pictures dressed in Thai traditional costumes.
Second – a wonderful buffet-restaurant, the largest in Thailand. It is located on the blue lake shore. Decorations really impress – it is really all gilded. Everywhere the visitors are looked for by the mythical creatures – half-women half-birds, the restaurant is named after them. It can accommodate up to 4000 people. The restaurant doesn’t only offer Thai cuisine delicious food, but also other countries cuisine dishes: traditional continental, Italian, Indian, Japanese.
Third - Elephant Palace theatre, where performances are carried. The palace itself is build in Sukhothai age style, one can find elephants’ wonderful sculptures here and there. The theatre can accommodate 3000 people. The Sow is based on a legend about mysterious prince Ayara, that once lived in the place. In the name of his love the prince has stood against dark forces and even defeated them with the help of the white elephant. These beautiful animals make different tricks, dance and disappear upon magician’s will. Besides, jugglers, strongmen, gymnasts and clowns are also involved into the performance. That is a wonderful mixture of Thai cultural traditions and Las Vegas super modern technologies. The performance lasts for about 2 hours.