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Summer is nearly over, autumn and winter are coming. Taiwan’s cool weather is perfect for a trip to the hot springs. The feeling of being immersed in the hot water while beholding the stunning view around is so special that you should not miss when traveling to Taiwan. If you are planning to go to Taiwan, let’s take a look at these amazing hot springs that promise to give you one of the best experiences ever. Now, let’s discover Taiwan hot springs (Taiwan onsen) with top 7 best hot springs in Taiwan (best onsen in Taiwan) including natural hot springs Taiwan, Taiwan hot spring resort, best hot springs in Taipei and some useful tips when bathing in hot springs in Taiwan below.

Hot Springs in Xin Beitou
Hot Springs in Xin Beitou
A wild hot spring in Yangming Shan Park in Taiwan.
A wild hot spring in Yangmingshan Park in Taiwan.
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Wulai hot springs. Picture: best onsen in Taiwan blog.
Public hot spring in Jiaoxi, Yilan County
Public hot spring in Jiaoxi, Yilan County
Baolai and Bulao Hot Springs
Baolai and Bulao Hot Springs
Yilan County: LOHAS Life at the Jiaoxi Hot Springs
Yilan County: LOHAS Life at the Jiaoxi Hot Springs

Xin Beitou Hot Springs – Taipei

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XinBeitou is probably the most famous hot springs in Taiwan, located just outside of Taipei. During the Japanese occupation, the surrounding area of the Beitou Hot Spring was built into high-end resorts and tea rooms and public baths for the crowds.

Natural hot spring water rises from Hell Valley in Taipei, Taiwan's Beitou hot.
Natural hot spring water rises from “Hell Valley” in Taipei. Picture: best onsen in Taiwan blog.

Beitou Thermal Valley aka Hell Valley

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Beitou Hot Spring, Taipei2 (2)

Xinbeitou Hot Spring Area
Xinbeitou Hot Spring Area

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Beitou Hot Spring, Taipei1

What makes Beitou standout is it still retains the Japanese ancient architecture.

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taipei xinbeitou hot spring taiwan travel guide

Beitou Park Outdoor Hot Spring Bathing Pool
Beitou Park Outdoor Hot Spring Bathing Pool

Furthermore, there is a lake of mineral water fuming in the center of the town, give you the feeling like entering the fairy tale. The turquoise water, white fume flying up high in each wind make the scene very magical. (though you will smell a pungent odor due to minerals in the lake)

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taipei xinbeitou hot spring taiwan travel guide

taipei xinbeitou hot spring taiwan travel guide

Picking a spot to soak my feet in the Beitou River.
Picking a spot to soak my feet in the Beitou River.

In addition to some public baths, there are also hotels in Beitou that provide private bathroom facilities for those who would like to have their own private relaxation.

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Private bath hot springs room.
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Beitou Hot Spring, Taipei

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Spring city resort Beitou Hot Spring and Spa

Address: Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan

Hot spring resort in Beitou: Grand View Resort

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Grand View Resort
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Grand View Resort

Beitou Grand View Resort. Hot Spring Resort

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Private hot springs room
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How to get there: Take the MRT line 2 to get to the Beitou Station (北投). At the entrance, you will see information on attractions, public bath for reference.

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Wulai – Taipei

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Unlike Xin Beitou, Wulai is a small town located on the outskirts of Taipei- which is a familiar place for Taiwanese families to spend their weekends. Wulai is located along the Nanshi River beside the mountain with fresh air and comfortable atmosphere. Overnight guests can find themselves rooms with private bathrooms in the resorts, riverside hotels. What is more refreshing than soaking yourself into the hot mineral water while looking at the blue river below?.

Wulai hot springs - Taipei taiwan travel guide

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

In addition to hot springs, for those who like to explore culture, Wulai also has a museum displaying information about the Ayatal tribe – a longtime ethnic group in Taiwan. You can also take the cable car up the mountain to visit the fascinating Wulai Waterfall.

wulai old street and hot springs

wulai old street and hot springs

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Wulai Atayal Museum along Wulai Old Street
Wulai Atayal Museum along Wulai Old Street

Wulai Atayal Museum along Wulai Old Street

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Wulai waterfall

Xiao Wulai autumn

Xiao Wulai autumn

  • Address: Wulai District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
  • How to get there: From Taipei, take the MRT to Xindian Station. After that, take bus 849 to Wulai from Xindian.
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MRT Xindian Station

Lushan – Nantou

The source of the hot spring water in Lushan.
The source of the hot spring water in Lushan.

 Lushan hot springs - Nantou Taiwan Travel guide

Lushan is one of Taiwan’s largest sodium carbonate hot springs and is also the highest altitude hot springs of the island (400m above sea level). The water here is clear, colorless, odorless, people said that it is drinkable and especially the water temperature varies with the season.

Lushan hot springs taiwan

Lushan hot springs taiwan

Lushan garden resort
Lushan garden resort

Lushan hot springs taiwan

Hejia Hot Spring Guild Resort
Hejia Hot Spring Guild Resort
Jenq Yang Hotspring Hotel
Jenq Yang Hotspring Hotel

 Lushan hot springs - Nantou Taiwan Travel guide

 Lushan hot springs - Nantou Taiwan Travel guide

Lusan Hotspring Twin room,close to Cingjing
Lushan Hots pring Twin room, close to Cingjing

Not only the hot springs, but visitors coming to Lushan also have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural sceneries such as cherry flowers, maple leaves … when they are in season. What is more, there are also small water lakes for visitors visiting Lushan – Taiwan to boil the eggs. That sounds good, isn’t it?

Lovely Qunyang ('spring sun') Waterfall lies in a gorge above Qunyang Hot
Lovely Qunyang (‘spring sun’) Waterfall lies in a gorge above Qunyang Hot Spring.
 Lushan hot springs - Nantou Taiwan Travel guide
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  • Address: Ren’ai Township, Nantou, Taiwan
  • How to get there: Take the Kou Kuang bus (國 光 客運) to get to Nantou (南投), get off at Lushan station (廬山 站).

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