Thailand has so much to offer – hundreds of islands with amazing beaches, ancient temples, huge cities and much more. And it has much to offer even when it comes to wild swimming places. There are many hidden waterfalls, beaches and other spots to jump in for a nice swim. Here’s our TOP 10!
Emerald Cave is the hidden lagoon in a limestone cave with magnificent water color. Cross the eighty meter long tunnel by rowing boats and enter the phenomenal lagoon. Must visit for all adventure seekers and nature lovers.
Sai Rung Waterfall
Sai Rung Waterfall is not the biggest one but still very lovely one with nice pool suitable for swimming. You can grab a tasty snack from the restaurant by the entrance and enjoy this place by all senses. It is definitely worth a visit.
When visiting Koh Tao don’t forget to spare some time to hang out at Sairee Beach! It is the exact example of the genuine Thailand beach. Low tide and endless beach with the silky white sand create the perfect place for walking, watching the sunset or having a drink in one of the many famous local bars.
Pang Ung Lake
Pang Ung Lake earned its nickname for being the most romantic destination in Thailand. There is a small alpine lake and hill tribe village nearby. You can camp there, walk or jog around the lake. Or just relax and enjoy the nature, the pine trees and the clean air of the mountains.
Mo Paeng Waterfall
Wanna spend a day full of fun and sun? Then Mo Paeng Waterfall is the right choice for you. There are more sets of falls, so you can slide down on wet boulders, enjoy the fresh water stream or have a bath in the rocky pool at the bottom of the waterfall.
Thale Nai Lake
Thale Nai Lake in Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park overwhelms you with magnificent hue of surface. The lake – lagoon is connected to the sea though underwater caves, so the water is naturally salty. Furthermore there is a great viewpoint of the lake to surrounding limestones. Also, there are wonderful white beaches just next to the lagoon!
Pam Bok Waterfall
Wanna go hike and have a nice bath in a wonderful waterfall at the same time? Then you should’t miss Pam Bok Waterfall in the mountainous region of Pai. Test the freshwater rock pool at the base of the falls or enjoy the rock jumping. TIP – Visit the place during the wet season, July – November, when the rain provides a decent amount of water, that flows from the mountains to the falls.
Khlong Phlu Waterfall
Spectacular waterfall of Koh Chang. You need to take a wonderful trail through the jungle to get there. The waterfall is quite large and the lake at its bottom continually changes into a stream. Try to avoid the weekends when the waterfall becomes a temptation for many tourists.
Sai Yok Noi
Sai Yok Noi Waterfall also known as Khao Phang Waterfall is the most popular attraction of the Sai Yok National Park. Limestone cliffs together with mountain stream create this wonderful waterfall. Sai Yok Yoi is one of two significant waterfalls of this National Park distanced 35 km from Sai Yok Noi. There are approximatelly 10-metre high cliffs with the clear brook below. The park represents a perfect place for swimming, rafting, fishing or just a nice picnic.
Pattaya 2 is the lake located in Phu Wiang District. It is bordering with Ubol Ratana Dam. You can enjoy the natural and clean water tourist attraction that includes many activities such as pedal boats, scooters, rubber rings or jumping airbeds. Enhance the experience from this place by tasting the local delicious cuisine.