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Posted: 29 Mar 2009 | 6:57 am
The mixed use integrated hotel and residential development West Sands is set to open it's amusement attraction Waterworld this coming November according to Marketing Director Barry King. With 7 themed areas including a giant wave pool, water slide featuring a cave and lazy river the park can accommodate up to 3000 visitors daily. Designed by a leading North American waterpark specialist firm the complex will be open to the public. A visit to site confirmed that construction is indeed moving ahead at a rapid pace.
West Sand's key principal is the UK's Sir Terry Leahy of the Tesco chain of hypermarts. Expansion plans call for an Outrigger branded hotel on site along with additions to the extensive development that includes condos and villas. Located in the Mai Khao area of Phuket a number nearby hotels under construction include international flags Holiday Inn and Renaissance with existing supply JW Marriott, Anantara and Sala.
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