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Taiwan has over 100 hot springs throughout the country with surrounding hotels and resorts ranging from simple low budget ones to stylishly modern properties at higher prices.

Taiwan's hot springs treat a host of ailments including asthma, skin diseases, athlete's foot, arthritis, rheumatism, gastrointestinal disorders, osteoporosis and more.

Some of the most popular ones are:

NORTHERN TAIWAN

Beitou Hot Springs - Taipei City

Just 30 minutes north of downtown Taipei, Beitou is famous for its sulphur carbonate hot springs believed to be good for gastrointestinal ailments, skin problems and overall relaxation and rejuvenation.

Places to Stay:

1. Grand View Resort
No. 30 Youya Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2897 2662
www.gvrb.com.tw

2. Radium Kagaya
236 Guangming Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2891 1111
www.kagaya.com.tw

3. Villa 32
32 Zhongshan Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 6611 8888
www.villa32.com

4. Sweet Me Hot Springs Retreat
224 Guangming Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2898 4506
www.sweetme.com

5. Spring Resort Hotel
18 Youya Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2877 5555
www.springresort.com.tw

6. Beauty Age Hotel
281 Guangming Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2898 6768
www.beautyage.com

7. Yitsun Hotel
40 Wen Quan Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2891 2121

8. Whispering Pine
21 Youya Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2895 1531

9. Aqua Bella Spring Hotel
63 Wen Quan Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 800 238 0767

10. Pacific Wellness Spa & Club
No. 1 Qiyan Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2893 1668
www.pacific-hotel.com.tw

11. Seasons Hotel Hot Spring
No. 26, Jhongshan Rd.
Beitou District
Tel: 886 2 2896 9798
www.taiwanseasonshotel.com

12. Hotel Double One
No. 11, Youya Rd.
Beitou District 
Tel: 886 2 2897 3611
www.leaderhotel.com

Danshui - New Taipei City


1. Fullon Hot Spring Resort
2F No. 6 Danjin Rd.
Danshui
Tel: 886 2 8626 3939

2. Sakura Danshui Spa
No. 221, Sec. 1, Binhai Rd.
Danshui
Tel: 886 2 2623 0303

Yangmingshan Hot Springs - Taipei City

Located in the Datunshan volcano area, Yangmingshan Hot Springs have a unique sulphur composition. The area has a unique volcanic topography with unusual geological formations. The abundance of geothermal energy has created a number of hot springs in 4 main areas. These are: Yangmingshan, Lengshuikeng, Mazao and Ziping.

Places to stay:

1. Landis Resort Yangmingshan
237 Gezhi Rd.
Yangmingshan
Tel: 886 2 2861 6661
www.landisresort.com.tw

2. Yang Ming Shan Tien Lai Spring Resort Hotel
No. 1-7, Ming Liu Rd. 
Chong He Village, Jin Shan Xiang
Tel: 886 2 2408 0000

Wulai Hot Springs - New Taipei City

Located in the southern part of Taipei, this is one of suburban Taipei's most popular hot spring areas. The waters here are known as "Beauty Springs" because they are believed to have beneficial effects for your skin. At the same time, since Wulai is home to the Atayal Tribe, you can enjoy a truly native experience by savoring their delicious cuisine, buying their handicrafts and seeing how this Aboriginal tribe lives.

Places to stay:

1. Pause Landis
61 Yanti Rd. Wulai
Tel: 886 2 2661 8000

2. Spring Park Spa and Resort
No. 3 Yanti Rd. Wulai

3. Full Moon Spa
No. 1 Lane 85 Wulai St. Wulai
Tel: 886 2 2661 7678

4. Wulai Spring Resort
No. 36 Laka St. Wulai
Tel: 886 2 2661 6161

5. Naluwan Hot Springs Hotel
No. 33 Pubu Rd. Wulai
Tel: 886 2 2661 6909

Chingchuan Hot Springs - Hsinchu County


This is the only hot spring in Hsinchu. Its colorless and odorless water is believed to be helpful in healing skin diseases and gastroenteritis.

Places to stay:

1. Jingping Hotspring Resort
69, 5th Neighborhood, Jingping
Jianship Township, Hsinchu County
Tel: 886 3 584 1199
www.jp-spring.com.tw

Jiaoxi Hot Springs - Yilan County


Jiaoxi's hot springs flow from ground level which is a rarity in Taiwan. Its waters are colorless and odorless. Its rich mineral content composed of sodium, carbon, calcium, potassium and carbonic ions gives your skin a smooth and supple feeling. The waters here are good for bathing and drinking.

Places to stay:

1. Evergreen Resort Hotel Jiaosi
No.77, Jiankang Rd.
Jiaosi Township, Yilan County
Tel: 886 3 910 9988
www.evergreen-hotels.com/Jiaosi

2. Hotel Les Champs
No 9-1, Yushi Rd.
Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County
Tel: 886 3 987 4888

3. Lanyang Spring Resort
No 8, Lane 24, Deyang Rd.
Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County
Tel: 886 3 988 1111

4. Chuan Tang
No 218, Zhong ShanRd, Sec 2
Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County
Tel: 886 3 988 0606

5. ChinaTrust Shandori Hotel
No 1, Lane 291, Xingnong Rd
Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County
Tel: 886 3 988 8288

6. Hwage Hotel
No 25, Gongyuan Rd.
Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County
Tel: 886 3 988 2399


Su-ao Cold Spring - Yilan County

These cold springs produce naturally carbonated spring water at 22 degrees Celsius. It is one of the only two such mineral springs in the world; the other being in Italy.

Places to stay:

1. Cold & Hot Springs Resort Su-ao
No. 301, Jhongyuan Rd.
Su-ao Township, Yilan County
886 3 996 6000
www.rslhotel.com

Renze Hot Spring - Yilan County

The calcium carbonate water here is odorless and its temperature is 95 degrees Celsius at its source. Its alkaline bicarbonate waters are known to be good for arthritis, gout and skin problems.


CENTRAL TAIWAN

Taian Hot Springs - Miaoli County


Located in the Miaoli mountains and near the Wenshui River, these waters are good for bathing as well as drinking and are known for relieving skin ailments and beautifying the complexion.

The area is inhabited by the abo
riginal Hakka and Atayal Tribes. You can enjoy a diverse cultural experience while refreshing and rejuvenating yourself at a spa.

Places to stay:

1. King Resort and Spa
No 72 Jinshui Village
Taian Township, Miaoli County
Tel: 886 3 794 1001

2. Hushan Hot Spring Hotel
No 73 Yuandun Jinshui Village
Taian Township, Miaoli County

3. Onsen Papawaqa
58 Yuandun, Jinshuei Village
Taian Township, Miaoli County
Tel: 886 3 794 1777
www.onsenpapawaqa.com.tw 

Guguan Hot Springs - Taichung County

Located about 60km northeast of Taichung, the Guguan Hot Springs are central Taiwan's most famous hot springs. The springs composed of alkali-based carbonic acid and large deposits of sulfides, are believed to relieve arthritis.

Places to stay:

1. Dragon Valley Resort
No.138 Donguang Rd. Sec. 1
Heping Township, Taichung County
Tel: 886 4 2595 1369

2. Utopia Holiday Hotel
No.7 Wen Quan Lane Donguang Rd. Sec. 1
Heping Township, Taichung County
Tel: 886 4 2595 1511

3. Kukuan Hotel
No.6 Wen Quan Lane, Donguang Rd. Sec. 1
Heping Township, Taichung County
Tel: 886 4 2595 1355

4. Bali Nature Spa
10 Wen Quan Lane
Dongguan Rd., Sec. 1
Heping Township, Taichung County

Lushan Hot Springs - Nantou County

Located in an area about 400 meters above sea level, the Lushan Hot Springs are known to be effective for treating arthritis and neuralgia. The waters here are composed of carbonic acid which when filtered, are drinkable and are beneficial for those with intestinal disorders.

Places to stay:

2. Tenlu Hotel
24 Ronghua Lane, Jingying Village
Renai Township, Nantou County
Tel: 886 49 280 2675
www.tenlu.com.tw

3. Shangri la Hanging Garden & Resort
No. 8 Rongguang Lane, Datong Village
Renai Township, Nantou County

4. Lu Shan Garden Resort
No. 12 Rong Hwa Alley
Jing Ying Village
Renai Township, Nantou County

5. Honey Moon Hotel
No. 46 Lane Ronghwa
Jing Ying Village
Renai Township, Nantou County


Dongpu Hot Springs - Nantou County

Located near the main peak of Yushan Mountain, Dongpu is a Bunun aborigine village. The temperature of the hot springs mountains is about 48 degrees Celsius and its bicarbonate water is clear and pure.

The waters are known to be good for the treatment of muscle and bone pain, rheumatism, skin diseases and neuritis.

Places to stay:

1. Hotel Tilun Tonpo Spa
86 Dongpu Hot Springs
Sinyi Township, Nantou County
www.tilun.com.tw


EASTERN TAIWAN

Zhiben Hot Springs - Taitung County


Surrounded by mountains and the ocean, Zhiben's hot spring composition is sulphur carbonate. Bathers can both bathe and drink the water which is known to be effective for relieving arthritis and curing intestinal disorders.

Places to stay:

1. Hotel Royal Chihpen
No 23, Lane 113, Longquan Rd.
Wenquan Village, Beinan Township
Taitung County
Tel: 886 8 951 0666

2. Hoya Hot Springs Resort and Spa
No 30-2, Longquan Rd.
Wenquan Village, Beinan Township
Taitung County
Tel: 886 8 951 4899
www.toongmao.com.tw

3. Hotel Rainbow
No 1 Lane 139, Longquan Rd.
Wenquan Village, Beinan Township
Taitung County
Tel: 886 8 951 0150


Zhaori Hot Springs - Green Island, Taitung County

The Zhaori Hot Springs is one of the three known sea water hot springs in the world, the others being on Mount Vesuvius in Sicily and Japan's Hokkaido Island. One can bathe in this water but it is not drinkable.

Places to stay:

1. Green Island Bali Resort
No. 2-10, Gongguan
Ludao Township, Taitung County
Tel: 886 89 235 365


Rueisuei Hot Springs - Hualien County

Waters are alkaline sodium carbonate and are brownish-colored because they are rich in iron. Its temperature is about 48 degrees Celsius. These waters are undrinkable. They are believed to be good for skin diseases and arthritis.

Places to stay:

1. Hoya Spa Hotel
No. 101, Neighbor 3, Rueisiang Village
Rueisuei Township, Hualien County
Tel: 886 3 887 5505


Hongyeh (Red Leave) Hot Springs - Hualien and Taitung Counties

There are two Hongyeh Hot Springs, one in Hualien and the other in Taitung. Hualien's Hongyeh Hot Springs' water is alkaline and composed of sodium carbonate. It is clear, colorless and odorless. Water is drinkable and is known to be good for treating skin diseases.

Places to Stay:

1. Hongye Hot Spring Hotel
No. 188 Hongye Village
Wanrong Township, Hualien County
Tel: 886 3 887 2176

Antong Hot Springs - Hualien County

The waters are clear with a slight sulphuric odor. These hotsprings are well-known for treating external wounds, skin diseases, gastrointestinal conditions and gynecological problems.

Places to stay:

1. Antong Hotspring Hotel
No. 36 Wuncyuan Rd.
Yuli Township, Hualien County
Tel: 886 3 888 6108

2. New Life Hot Spring Hotel
No. 41, 2 Wuncyuan
Yuli Township, Hualien County
www.twspa.com.tw


SOUTHERN TAIWAN


Baolai Hot Springs - Kaohsiung County

Located in the Maolin National Scenic area, waters are rich, clean, colorless and odorless and temperature is about 60 degrees Celsius. With its rich mineral content, Baolai Hot Springs are known to be good for improving the immune system, helping to ease joint pain and beautifying the skin.

Places to stay:

1. Pu Lao Spring Hotel
1-1 Sinbao Rd., Baoli Village
Liouguei Township, Kaohsiung County

Guanziling Hot Springs - Tainan County

Located east of Peihou town in Tainan, these hot springs are found in mudrock formations. Its sulphuric content makes it ideal for the treatment of skin, nervous system and joint problems. This area is well-known for its hot springs and its temples.

Places to stay:

1. Guanzihling Toong Mao Spa Resort
28 Guanzihling
Baihe Township, Tainan County

2. Old Tree Spa Resort
No. 35, Guanziling 
Baihe Township, Tainan County
Tel: 886 6 682 2093

3. Lishin Hot Springs Resort
No. 61-4 Guanziling
Baihe Township, Tainan County

Sihjhongsi Hot Springs - PingTung County

Located in Chencheng Township in Pingtung County, water here is carbonated, clear and transparent; good for drinking as well as bathing. Its waters contain minerals which are known to be good for increasing circulation and relieving stiff muscles. This area is close to the beach town of Kending.

Places to stay:

1. South Formosa Hotel
37 Yucyuan Lane, Wuncyuan Rd.
Wuncyuan Village, Chengcheng Township
Pingtung County