Description of Iconic Sporting Event - Elephant Polo, Thailand
An extraordinary event in a beautiful location: The annual Kings Cup Elephant Polo tournament promises you an unforgettable experience. Described as ‘the biggest, weirdest, slowest, and most expensive game in Thailand’ this really is a very unique sight and definitely something to talk about.
The Best Sport In Siam
Established in 1982, this unique spin on traditional polo now attracts teams from all over the world and the crowds of curious tourists gathering to watch the spectacle increase year by year. Set in the luxurious surroundings of the Anantara Resort in Royal Hua Hin on the Gulf Coast of Thailand, the event is one of tropical glamour where the onus is very much on having fun with a series of parties running alongside the event.
Your Tropical Surroundings
The Anantara Resort itself is the height of luxury and has one of the best wellbeing centres in the world. Its accommodation is reminiscent of an ancient Thai village with exotic interiors, quality service and tropical gardens surrounding the resort add to making this resort one of the most romantic and luxurious hideaways in Southeast Asia. So when you’re not watching the madness you can retreat to a little pampering or relaxing on the beach looking out at the tempting turquoise waters that stretch out for miles.
Together these various opportunities add up to a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and some fantastic stories for when you get home.