Secret Buddha Garden is hidden away high in the hills in Koh Samui’s interior, offering majestic views and an unusual collection of statues amid lush jungle surrounds. The Secret Buddha Garden sits atop the Tar Nim Waterfall peak. The views from within gardens and on the road leading up to it are spectacular, with many stops to enjoy the island panorama along the way. Nestled on the quiet, pristine northern end of the Chaweng Beach, Anantara Lawana Samui Resort & Spa lies just steps away from the ocean. It is a luxury Hotel in Samui, which offers premium quality, class and elegance. With room sizes starting at 52 square metres, Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa provides some of the most spacious accommodation options amongst resorts in Koh Samui. While Anantara Lawana Samui Resort & Spa’s location is quiet and tranquil, the buzz and excitement of Chaweng Beach lie just around the corner, with an array of international restaurants and local shops.
Secret Buddha Garden, also known as Heaven’s Garden or Magic Garden, is the kind of place where each visit brings some new discoveries. With statues of all shapes and sizes scattered around the grounds, a wrong turn or a closer look behind a tree may yield yet another hidden surprise. Each statue has a story to tell, and most Thais will know the meaning and mythology behind these evocative works of art. Secret Buddha Garden sits atop the Tar Nim Waterfall peak. The views from within gardens and on the road leading up to it are spectacular, with many stops to enjoy the island panorama along the way. The main group of statues in the site is a number of angel statues, and a group of musicians. Khun Nim’s tomb is also found on the site, up a short path from the angel statues. The site also features waterfalls within the Garden. The site is a popular tourist attraction despite its remoteness and difficult final climb.
Intrigued by history, art and food, Shazzana Hamid is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary. Disguised as Lavinia Woolf she writes of the exhilarating and enchanting.Google+