Hin Lad Waterfall
In addition to its sandy beaches, Koh Samui features a number of stunning waterfalls. Also known as “Namtok Hin Lad”, Hin Lad waterfall is one of the most popular waterfalls on the island. Surrounded by tropical jungle and lush garden, Hin Lad is a perfect place for a relaxing afternoon, or for a picnic with family and friends while staying at our Koh Samui Resort. During the rainy season, the waterfall becomes larger, and garden is covered in lovely spring flowers.
The surrounding jungle also features a temple, known as “Hin Lad Waterfall Temple”, located on the path which leads to the waterfall. This is a good spot to have a rest while admiring the monastery and its Buddha’s images and sculptures. Alternatively, you can also enjoy an elephant ride through the lush jungle, and take a swim in the waterfall after a long trek. The elephant natural reserve is located steps from the waterfall.
Make sure you bring a pair of good shoes, a swim suit and a bottle of water, as the hike up to the fall will take about 30 minutes. The Hin Lad Waterfall is located 30 minutes drive by from Mercure Koh Samui Beach Resort.