Siam Park – Incredible Landscaped Water Park

Posted by // January 10th, 2013 // Architecture No Comments »

Siam Park is a water park in Tenerife, one of the Spanish Canary Islands located west of the African continent. Located in the resort of Costa Adeje, the fourty-six acre site is features a Thailand theme and was opened by the Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

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Construction cost fifty-two million euros and began in 2004, eventually opening in September 2008. The entire park is themed with buildings, rides and landscaping recreating the Asian country. It has the largest collection of Thai-themed buildings outside of Thailand. It was designed by Christoph Kiessling.

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It is home to a number of large slides made by ProSlide including Vulcano and The Dragon. The Mai Thai River is the world’s longest lazy river and there is also a large children’s play area with a number of mini-slides. The park’s wave pool features the highest waves in the world iat three metres tall. In late 2012 a new ride, Kinnaree, opened which is over two-hundred metres long.

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The park was built on a slope, meaning that there is very few support structures as most of the slides follow the terrain of the land. This gives the park a natural appearance, with heavy landscaping adding to its beautiful look. During the construction of the site, locals were offered season passes if they donated mature palm trees.

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