Travellers on the lookout for elegant Phuket beach resort accommodation should look no further than Anantara Phuket Villas. Ideally situated on a stunning beachfront location this stylist rest provides villas to suit holidaymakers and families on vacation.
Sprawled across a whopping 1600m2 the Phuket Orchid Farm can rightly be described as the most breathtaking garden space in the holiday Mecca. Offering visitors a welcome respite from the bustling atmosphere of the popular beach holiday hub this engaging space full of colorful blooms is open all year long for nature lovers and naturalists alike. Set up as early as 1975 this iconic establishment houses one of the country’s most extensive collections of orchids. Home to an impressive 1500 orchid species the nursery in this reputed establishment is one of the most breathtaking corners of the island. Featuring rare orchid species as well as hybrids the locale is also home to rare orchid genera that are visible nowhere else in Phuket. Visitors can pick up plants as well as flask gardens housing hybrid species as a treasured souvenir of their visit while the purchase and delivery of the farm’s flower yield is also common practice among locals and seasoned visitors.
The adjoining Thai Village in contrast provides a cultural experience for the masses showcasing traditional lifestyles, art forms and cultural elements of rural Thailand in one setting. Popular daily events at the Thai Village include traditional dance performances, sword play showcases as well as Thai boxing matches. Elephant displays are also organized for the benefit of visitors while conventional dance forms the likes of Sukhothai dances, Fon Tian or candle light dances, Ram Wong folk dances and Fon Leb (fingernail) dances are also on show as well as tin-sifting dance performances and Norah dance recitals.
Guests can stopover at the Thai Village’s 4 restaurant pavilions after a cultural performance and enjoy traditional cuisine and delectable snacks. Souvenirs are also available at the many Thai crafts shops in the village where guests can witness artisans hailing from various district of Thailand create masterpieces from wood, silver, clay, straw and seashells. Home decor items are also sold at the venue which is also a popular wedding hotspot for locals and tourists hoping to tie the knot in either Thai, Western, Buddhist or Brahmin traditions.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+