Koh Samui has acquired a reputation as a beach destination; however, the island’s rich natural landscape also fascinates nature lovers. Koh Samui’s waterfalls are renowned for their picturesque settings and natural rock formations. In particular, visitors will be spellbound when they see Koh Samui’s beautiful waterfalls.
Many visitors come to the falls to experience the beauty and glory of Koh Samui’s natural attractions. Also, the scenery is popular among families who often enjoy relaxing at picnics away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist areas.
Namuang & Hin Lad Waterfalls, Thailand
Of all the waterfalls in Koh Samui, the Namuang waterfall is the most popular and many visitors travel out to Namuang Falls for a short day trip. Those who enjoy hiking can take the rocky paths that lead to the top point of the falls. Some people even take a picnic which they enjoy at the summit. Nearby, you will also find elephant trekking centres, where you can take a ride on an elephant to explore this beautiful setting.
Set within a lush area, the Hin Lad Waterfall in Koh Samui also welcomes visitors who love scenic bush walks. This area features an easy two-kilometre hiking trail alongside the pristine waterfall. And when the weather gets too hot, visitors are allowed to swim in the natural pool at the base of the waterfall.
The Wang Saotong waterfall is also quite popular and visitors are welcome to take a picnic in order to fully enjoy the relaxing setting with family and friends.