At the entrance to Nathon town, at the end of a small street on the left is the Catholic Church of St. Anna, followed by a typical school in Thailand. At the end of Nathon Town, always on the left of the road you will find a nice little temple (Wat Chaeng) in a quiet, shady park.
Best mountain viewOn top of the "Best Mountain View"
A little further on the road to the south, there is the path to the "Best Mountain View Point" peaking at 467 m. The entrance to the road, a little hard to see, is just past the temple. Follow the sign "Tazan View". If you are confident in your driving skills, you can try the 6 km path for a simple but delicious lunch on the deck of a restaurant overlooking Maenam and Bophut Bay, and if the weather permits, enjoy a splendid view on the island of Phangan. The first 5 km are paved, but the last km is land, quite slippery (not recommended in case of rain). If you do not want to risk driving yourself on this path, many companies located near the port on the road to the beach offer you leading excursions by Land Rover driven by professionals.
The road to the waterfall and the Temple Hin Lad is about one km after leaving the city and is indicated by a large sign. After 3 km in a straight line on a paved road, you will find several shops and the temple. To achieve the interesting part of the waterfall, you must drive about 3 km on foot. Arrived at the waterfall, a pool you can swim there if the water level is sufficient.
Difficult to reach the coastal road, the beach of Taling Ngam is nice but not very large. The best location of this area is that occupied by the Royal Meridien which, in a lush, one of the most incredible views of the island on the hills covered with coconut palms and the sparkling waters of […]
Following the road on the seafront 2 km to the west, one enters Maenam. Its range of four kilometers is very quiet and relatively broad. The water is deeper than on the east coast, but the atmosphere is definitely more tropical! Some dive and other water sports have their store and windsurfing is quite active […]
Leaving the main road along the west coast is a beautiful little beach south of Nathon called Lipa Noi, one of the best places to watch the sunset. Its shallow waters and white sands attract local families. A few bungalows and a restaurant are near the beach. Few events around this area, but driving through […]
Further east, just 15 minutes north of Chaweng, is the beautiful beach of Choeng Mon. This place is very calm and the water is very clear, closed by a small island on one side and a rock formation on the other. In these few sandy enclaves, some luxury hotels have established themselves as the Imperial […]