Dubbed the Pearl of the South, Phuket is one of the world's most famous beach destinations.Thailand's largest and most visited island, the hot spot revolves around and thrives on tourism yet retains a spark of the real Thailand. Here are some of the best ways to spend three days in Phuket.
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The Vegas-style stage show is the main attraction at Phuket FantaSea. Visitors can watch the 70-minute Fantasy of a Kingdom show on its own, or combine the show with dinner at the Golden Kinnaree Buffet, among the largest buffet restaurants in the world, do some shopping along the Festival Village shopping street, or play games in an undersea-themed arcade.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Phuket FantaSea Show is a must-see for families with kids or couples looking for a fun night out.
Book tickets ahead of time—good seats often sell out in advance.
Cameras are not permitted inside the theater.
You can upgrade your ticket to include roundtrip transportation to any hotel in Phuket.
How to Get There
Phuket FantaSea is located north of Patong at Kamala Beach, about 14 miles (22 kilometers) from Phuket Town. The most convenient way to get there is by taking advantage of the park’s transfer service or hiring a taxi.
When to Get There
Phuket FantaSea is open in the evenings, both before and after nightly performances in the Palace of the Elephants Theater. It’s a good idea to arrive early to soak up the sights and browse the shopping street. The park is closed on Thursdays.
Restaurants at Phuket FantaSea
Show-goers have two restaurants to choose from should they want to dine before the show. The Golden Kinnaree Buffet, which claims to be Asia’s biggest restaurant, serves a variety of Thai and international dishes. Suriyamas Seafood Buffet, set within the larger restaurant, highlights the bounty of the sea through offerings like a cooked-to-order station.
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