It’s finally here after all the buildup; Songkran Water Festival 2013 is underway. There has been a lot of hype this year in terms of the tourist numbers currently dwelling on Phuket for the Thai New Year festivities. There are also lots happening on the island this year, more than normal, so please see a list below of all the events taking place over the next couple of days. Have a great Thai New Year!
Splish-Splash Quest at Laguna Phuket
If you fancy a bit of fun today (12th April), especially if you are a family, a great place to go is Laguna Phuket. The Splish-Splash quest if for children aged between 5 – 12, will be staged at a surprise location on Laguna’s grounds.
Songkran Bonanza @ Bliss Beach Club
Taking place tomorrow (13th April), Bliss Beach Club at Bang Tao Beach is hosting their ‘Songkran Bonanza’. This is also a great choice for those with children as there will be free face painting and a bouncy castle. For the grown-ups, there will be lots of beverages available and music all day long. Prices are 500THB per adult; 300THB for kids. The fun starts at Midday!
Celebrate Songkran @ Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
On April 13th, the Dusit Songkran Splash promotion will be in effect up until the end of April to celebrate Thai New Year. Lots of activities such as Thai folk dancing, a somtan cooking competition and martial arts shows, alongside other fun and games will be taking place in the daytime on 13 April. In the evening, you can enjoy a Thai New Year buffet, a Miss Songkran contest and Classical Thai music. The buffet costs 2,400THB per person.