There's nothing subtle about the Phuket FantaSea. This is Thai-meets-Vegas, as the management proudly admits. If that's your bag - or if you're a family looking for entertainment slightly more suitable than the hostess bars of Patong - then this could be for you.
Whether or not you enjoy the FantaSea will depend on your reaction to wild animals in circus environments. If that curls your toes, keep well away. On the other hand, if you want the thrill of elephants swaying past your seat in the Palace of Elephants Theatre or the chance to say hi to baby tigers, the FantaSea can provide.
The Phuket FantaSea is north of Patong, at Kamala Beach.
Be aware that cameras are forbidden in the Palace of Elephants. If you bring one it will be confiscated and you'll have to retrieve it later.