The best cabaret shows in Thailand

Mambo Cabaret zaphodsotherhead/Flickr

Mambo Cabaret ©zaphodsotherhead/Flickr

The land of smiles, Buddhist temples, fantastic cities, spicy and unusual food, historical parks with astonishing ruins, pristine islands with gorgeous beaches, nightlife and endless entertainment, Thailand is a top tourist destination for visitors from all over the world. The country is not only famous for its unique visitor attractions, it also offers innumerable things to do.

One such activity while you are in Thailand is to go to a cabaret show. There are cabarets in numerous cities all over the country. The best cabaret shows are evidently in Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya – some of the top destinations of the country. Among these are the following: Calypso Cabaret, Alcazar Cabaret, Simon Cabaret, Mambo Cabaret and so on. Read on to find out more about them.

Calypso Cabaret

With no doubt one of the best cabarets in Thailand is the Calypso Cabaret in Bangkok. It offers the ultimate entertainment with beautiful “women” (ladyboys), dazzling lights and lots of fun.

With over fifty performers every night, the cabaret show is extremely popular in the capital city, among both local people and tourists. There are two shows every night: from 20:15 until 21:30 (the first one) and from 21:45 to 23:00 (the second one). The price of a ticket is 900 baht per person. (June 2013) If you would like to watch a truly outstanding cabaret show, I suggest you to make a reservation at the Calypso!

Geisha at Calypso Cabaret kevinpoh/Flickr

Geisha at Calypso Cabaret ©kevinpoh/Flickr

Alcazar Cabaret

Another extremely famous cabaret in Thailand is the Alcazar Cabaret. It can be found in Pattaya and is very popular among tourists. With shows every night, the cabaret is characterized by vivid colors and astonishing costumes. The show is considered to be the greatest of its kind in Asia.

There are three shows presented every night: from 18:30 to 19:30, from 20:00 to 21:00 and from 21:30 to 22:30. The price of a ticket is 400 baht per person, 600 baht for VIP guests. (June 2013)

Alcazar Cabaret zhaffsky/Flickr

Alcazar Cabaret ©zhaffsky/Flickr

Simon Cabaret

Phuket’s fantastic Simon Cabaret is another option for those looking for entertainment. Undoubtedly one of the best cabaret shows in Thailand, Simon Cabaret drags numerous visitors every night.

They say that the show rivals Las Vegas shows. Feathers, costumes and beautiful “women” – these characterize the famous Simon Cabaret. There are three shows presented every night: from 18:00 to 19:00, from 19:45 to 20:45 and from 21:30 to 22:30. The price of a ticket is 550 baht per person, 650 baht for VIP guests. (June 2013)

Mambo Cabaret  

Bangkok’s Mambo Cabaret is a fantastic option for entertainment. The Thai transvestites performing here are famous for their beauty and femininity. You will surely be amazed by them. There are two shows every night: from 19:15 to 20:15 and from 20:30 to 21:30. The prices of the tickets vary depending on what they include: from 400 baht per person to 950 baht per person (with dinner included in the price, for VIP guests). (June 2013)

Mambo Cabaret zaphodsotherhead/Flickr

Mambo Cabaret ©zaphodsotherhead/Flickr

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