Phuket FantaSea is a cultural theme park on the island of Phuket, in the south of Thailand. The park opens in the evening until late night.
Phuket FantaSea has three prominent main attractions:a Thai culture show performed inside a 3,000 seat theater
a theme buffet restaurant that seats 4,000 guests
a shopping street
There is also a games town, children's playground and an animal exhibit. The park opens everyday except Thursday from 17:30 ~ 23:30 hr. ….......................................................................
Phuket FantaSea Thai cultural theme park is managed by Phuket FantaSea Public Company Limited which headquarters are in 99 Moo 3, Tambon Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand. The company was founded on 21 June 1996 and registered as a public company on 1 July 1996 with a capital of THB 1,900 million. The park was created at a cost of over THB 3,500 million. The founder is Dr. Pin Kewkacha, one of Thailand’s most prominent businessmen and socialites. His son, Mr. Kittikorn Kewkacha, and daughter, Mrs Sopida Kewkacha (Cherdchai), were the creators of the park.
The name “FantaSea” (with a capital “S”) is an amalgam of the word “Fantasy” and “Sea” to mean “a Sea of Fantasy”. …............................................... Attractions
Phuket FantaSea is located on 100 rai of land (or approximately 40 acres / 16 hectares) and divided into the following sections:
1. Magic Mountain 2. Festival Village 3. The Golden Kinnaree Buffet Restaurant 4. The Palace of the Elephants Theater 5. Fantasy of a Kingdom Show
Magic Mountain Magic Mountain is a replica of the mountain range in the South of Thailand (James Bond Island) and serves as a welcome reception area in front of the Park.
Festival Village Shopping Paradise Festival Village is a shopping street. There are also an a la carte restaurant, a fast food eatery and bars.
The Golden Kinnaree Buffet Restaurant The Golden Kinnaree Buffet Restaurant is designed in Ayutthaya-era architectural style, occupying an area of 5,220 m2 (approximately 1.3 acres). It has the capacity to accommodate 4,000 seated guests. The Golden Kinnaree Buffet Restaurant opens only in the evening and serves Thai, Chinese, Indian, Western, Vegetarian, Vegan and Halal food. Buffet Dining Hours are from 18:00 till 21:00 hr. The Palace of the Elephants Theater The Palace of the Elephants Theater is a reproduction of Sukhothai era stone elephant palace. Taking up the area of approximately 10 rai (4 acres) and 3 floors, it has a seating capacity of 3,000. The theater stage is 42 m long, 25 m wide and 10 m high. This theater hosts the “Fantasy of a Kingdom” cultural illusion show
Fantasy of a Kingdom Show Fantasy of a Kingdom Show is a Thai cultural show mixed with illusion techniques and special effects. The show is approximately 70 minutes in duration.
There are 9 key elements of the show: 1. Thai culture 2. Magic illusion 3. Acrobatics 4. Animal performance 5. Pyrotechnics 6. Stunt 7. Aerial performance 8. 4 dimensional effects 9. Special effects
Major honors and awards Phuket FantaSea is a major attraction in Phuket, visited by many well known figures, notably, Beyonce, Jay Z, Rihanna, David Copperfield, Li Peng (Premier of China), Mr. Lu s Carlos Almeida da Cunha "Nani" (Portuguese footballer) . The park is also the recipients of several world awards.
- Thailand’s Best Attraction Award ~ Tourism Authority of Thailand - Global Quality Management ~ Spain - T.Q.M. Total Quality Management Aptitude Seal For High Quality Performance & Best Customer Satisfaction ~ France - “5 Stars Level” Award for The Halal Food Services Standard for Tourism ~ Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Thailand - Best Enterprise Award ~ Europe Business Assembly Corporation of Social Partnership, United Kingdom - The Bizz Award, World Business Leader ~ The World Confederation of Businesses (WORLDCOB), USA Park Accessibility
Phuket FantaSea is located on Kamala Beach, next to Patong Beach, on the Andaman Sea side of Phuket island. Distance from Phuket International Airport is 23 km, and from Patong Beach is 9 km.