Emerald Lake called “Talay Nai” by the locals and occasionally “Blue Lagoon” from the Hollywood movie The Beach, is one of the most popular and stunning features of the 42 Island archipelago, Ang Thong National Marine Park.
Ang Thong National Marine Park is located in the Gulf of Thailand within the Koh Samui archipelago of Islands that also includes the famous party Islands ofKoh Samuiand Koh Phangan as well as the picturesque Koh Tao andKoh Nang Yuan.
Emerald Lake, surrounded by immense limestone karst walls and lush green foliage is linked to the sea via an underground tunnel.
This stunning saltwater lake created by mother nature is better appreciated from a viewpoint reached using a combination of stairs and paths that take you 100 metres above the lake itself. This strenuous 20 to 30 minute walk is not for the faint hearted, it is hard work…
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