An explosion of colour, culture, pageantry and lights, FantaSea Night Time Cultural Theme Park, now FantaSea Phuket, is Thailand meets Las Vegas. Think dancing elephants, elaborate costumes and traditional dance set to a high-tech light and sound extravaganza and that's FantaSea Phuket.
Conceived as a Thai cultural theme park in 1998,... more »
Immortalised onscreen as the idyllic location where part of the movie 'The Beach' was filmed, Phi Phi Island (Ko Phi Phi) was all but destroyed during the 2004 tsunami. Thankfully swift recovery efforts and massive rebuilding mean this utopian destination has bounced back quickly.
Your journey to paradise begins on the... more »
Located at the southernmost tip of Phuket past Nai Harn and Rawai beaches, Phromthep Cape (Laem Phromthrep) is the island's most popular and oft-photographed location. From the cliffs you can spy the most wondrous vista of the surrounding beaches and a gorgeous seaside lagoon. The spectacular fiery sunsets viewed from... more »
Punctuated by vast limestone karsts soaring from the water and topped with jungle vegetation, the gravity-defying rock formations in Phang Nga Bay (Ao Phang Nga) are a must-see sight. Located between Phang Nga Town, Phuket and Krabi, the bay is an easy day-trip destination.
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Located in Chalong Bay (Ao Chalong) on the east coast of Phuket, Wat Chalong (Wat Chaitararam) is a beautiful Buddhist temple on the southern end of the island. Decorated in hues of red and white with gilt accents, it's also the biggest and most important of the 29 Buddhist temples... more »