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Samui’s Hidden Secrets: 6 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Koh Samui

Every place has its secrets, and Koh Samui is not the exception.

If you want to see more than the typical touristic sights and attractions, then this article will be your guide to the hidden treasures of this exotic and beautiful island.

Worry not, because you can visit and do these things without legal restrictions. They are only very off the track and many persons who visit Koh Samui never hear about them, but today you are going to make the difference!

And of course, you can always take a tour with us, be it to Ang Thong Marine Park or set your own itinerary with your private charter. Here at Boutique Yachting we are ready to help!

Let’s start right now!

#1 – Visit The Secret Waterfalls of Koh Samui:

This island is home to real natural wonders, and these secret waterfalls are the perfect example of this.

You cannot miss these waterfalls during your visit to Koh Samui:

Hin Lad:

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You can find it near to the Wat Namtok Temple, three KMs south of Nathon Town.

If you want an area to relax and concentrate on your deepest thoughts, then the Hind Lad waterfall is the place to be. If you are a yoga practitioner, then this is the perfect place to bring your matt and practice, because you will find peace.

You can swim and enjoy your time here without problems. The flora that surrounds the falls is majestic and it will leave you speechless.

Namuang:

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You can find these waterfalls in the center of Koh Samui, 12 KMs Southeast of Nathon Bay.

These two waterfalls will leave you speechless with their beauty. You can swim and find peace in these falls, because the water is refreshing and the environment that surrounds them is magical.

You can visit these falls by taking a short walk. The road to Namuang 1 is easy, but the walk to Namuang 2 can be more challenging. Although, in both cases, it is a lot of fun.

Wang Sao Thong:

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You can find it 2 kilometers Southeast from Namuang 2 waterfall. However, it is important to say that this fall is only active during rainy season.

Nonetheless, if you are here during this season, then you cannot forget to visit it.

The surroundings are magical and make this fall a perfect destination for every kind of traveler: alone, with a partner or with your entire family.

#2 – Practice Muay Thai:

It should not be surprising that you can also practice the most popular sport in the country.

The thing is that not many tourists dare to join a camp and train like a traditional Thai fighter, but if you want, then you can do it in Koh Samui.

You can opt for a pack of classes or directly join a bootcamp for a longer extension of time. Usually, the price per class is 300 THB, approximately $9.4 USD.

It is up to you about how grueling you want this experience to be. Anyway, joining a Muay Thai bootcamp will make you grow as a person and improve you in many senses.

#3 – Practice Flyboarding and Feel like Superman:

And if you could listen to this while flyboarding, then it would be the complete experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4OdIOGBW2Q

Anyway, there are many watersports you can practice in Koh Samui, but this is one of the most extreme and interesting options.

If you are looking for a shot of adrenaline and a set of unforgettable memories, then you need to practice it.

Furthermore, if you wish, then you can opt for the jet pack version. However, we really recommend you to try the traditional flyboarding, because you will love the experience!

It costs around 4000 THB for 30 minutes, which equals to $125 USD approximately. A bit expensive, but totally worth it.

#4 – Shot Guns like in Counter Strike:

“Roger that!”

You do not have to travel to Texas to shot guns like in real life, or if you are a gamer, then like in Counter Strike.

You can practice this at Samui Shooting Range. You have a wide and fine selection of guns at your disposal, from small handguns to powerful Dessert Eagle Magnums, AK47s and sniper rifles.

However, take note that it can be quite expensive, but anyway, it is worth the experience. If weapons are not legal in your country, then this is the perfect moment to give them a try!

#5 – Learn How to Cook Thai Food:

If you love Thai food, then you should definitively learn how to cook it, and you can do it in Koh Samui.

You can find excellent cooking schools in this island, and here you have a few examples:

  • Sonja’s Thai Cooking Class Samui
  • Island Organics Samui Thai Cooking Classes
  • InFusion Cooking Classes Koh Samui

The experience is amazing, because you get to learn the secrets and details about Thai cuisine that you will not find anywhere else, because traditional Thai food is different from what you will find in America and several other Western countries.

Therefore, if you want to learn an skill to impress everyone when you come back home, then make sure to give this a try.

#6 – Explore the Spirits and Liquors of Thailand:

Finally, if you wish to explore the local production of the country, then here in Koh Samui you can try a vast selection of beers and the amazing Thai rum.

The best place to drink beer in Koh Samui is at Bees Knees. They brew everything locally, and we have to say that the quality of their beers is excellent.

If you wish to drink Thai rum, then you only have to visit the Magic Alambic Rum Distillery. It is the unique on in the whole country, and while you are here, don’t forget to try the excellent SangSom.

Final Words:

As you can see, there is plenty to do in Koh Samui. This island brings you a rich and vast set of activities and experiences you can take part.

What do you think? What are you going to do once you arrive?

Let us know in the comments, and if you need help or answers to your questions, only let us know!