Koh Samui is a picturesque island off the Gulf of Thailand. It’s natural beauty make it such a popular attraction for tourists. Hidden within the large jungle smack in the middle of the island are the waterfalls in Koh Samui. They are unparalleled in terms of both accessibility and splendour. With many conducted tours and water activities, a trip to the waterfalls promises to be fun and engaging to people of all ages.
Here is the list of 6 Waterfalls in Koh Samui
A few kilometres south of Nathon Town, Samui, lies the Hin Lad waterfall, a gorgeous sight of natural beauty in the midst of streams and mountains. With beauty oozing out of every corner - Hin Lad waterfall promises an afternoon of happiness. After hiking up the demanding trail leading to the waterfall, don? forget to reward yourself with a peaceful dip in the pool at the bottom.
Located in one of the most picturesque points in Samui, a short walk through uneven stone steps past the Mae Nam Viewpoint brings you to the gorgeous Tan Rua Waterfall. Nestled amongst hills, tall trees and vines, it will strike you with its awe-inspiring view, filled with surprises through the journey to this serene spot.
Just north of the ring road close to the Ban Hua Thanon lies Wang Saotong waterfall. This serene waterfall is quieter and smaller compared to the others, making it the perfect spot for a relaxed afternoon drive and swim away from the buzz of the tourists.
Among the many waterfalls in Khao Yai National Park, the Khao Yai waterfall is particularly impressive in the monsoon season. The diversity of fauna that can be seen around the waterfall make up for the winding trail leading up to it. A particular waterfall in the Khao Yai Park has even been featured in The Beach starring Leonardo di Caprio, making it all the more sought after among the usual holiday visits.
A remote waterfall, accessible only by an arduous trek, the Khun Si Waterfall is not for the faint-hearted. It is a beautiful sight, perfect for a relaxing swim in the right weather. A small café located close to the waterfall is a must visit with an engaging ‘kitchen lab’ for visitors to experiment dishes in. If you’re lucky, you may even stumble upon a hidden cave behind the waterfall.