The scenic island of Koh Samui is home to many waterfalls that are both stunning and picturesque to behold. A visit to any one of Koh Samui’s waterfalls provides a relaxing and tranquil break away from the more crowded parts of the island. Many of the sites of the waterfalls are ideal for picnicking, whilst swimming is possible at a few places. Epitomizing the natural beauty and splendour of the island, the waterfalls are a must visit when holidaying in Koh Samui!
Koh Samui’s most visited waterfall is the Namuang Waterfall which actually has 2 separate falls.
Situated near Ban Thurian, this spectacular falls is popular for its convenient access path and refreshing swimming area. The first of the Namuang Waterfalls features a 20 meter drop and has steep staircase formed of natural rocky outcrops that take visitors down to the base of the falls where you can enjoy a swim in the waterfall’s crystal clear waters. Elephant paths run close to the site and if you are lucky, you just might spot one! The second of the Namuang Waterfalls is perhaps the island’s most beautiful one with its lush surroundings, scenic rock formations and cascading flow of water that gushes from a height of 80 meters. This falls is approximately a 10 minute hike away from the first falls.
The Wang Saotong Waterfall is a relatively tall waterfall in Koh Samui. This amazing site can be accessed by engaging in a leisurely trek that spans a distance of a kilometer. For seclusion and privacy, visit the Hin Lad and Samui Hin waterfalls on the island. The Hin Lad Waterfall has a 2 kilometer jungle trail that leads to it. This shady trail runs through verdant foliage and is an amazing site to explore. You can cool off with a relaxing dip in the waterfall pool upon reaching the falls. The Samui Hin Waterfall is located in the highlands of Koh Samui. This spot is ideal for a quiet picnic.
Book a room at the Anantara Bophut, Koh Samui for an unforgettable holiday in this tropical island. Nestled in Fishermen’s Cove along the breathtaking Bophut Beach, this luxurious hotel in Koh Samui is the perfect hideout for a relaxing holiday. The hotel’s warm hospitality and seductive charm has made this accommodation base one of the most popular Koh Samui hotels in the area.