Best time to visit Taiwan

Beach Season in Taiwan

Beaches in Taiwan are varied, from white and golden sand to black

Best time: June–October

Beach Season
Beach Season
Beach Season

Taiwan’s beaches are rich and varied, ranging from fine white and golden sand to black sand and sparkling white coral beaches. The beaches on the main island of Taiwan are generally quite crowded. Some of the very best beaches in Taiwan can be found on its outlying islands.

Northern beaches are perfect for hiking, sunbathing, creating sand sculptures, camping, barbecuing, canoeing, and windsurfing. They are popular spots for families and couples. On the western side of the island in Miaoli County, the beach at Tongsiao makes a terrific family day excursion. It's the largest bathing beach in central Taiwan.

Eastern Taiwan has stunning stone beaches, they are swimmer-friendly and good for all kinds of water sports. Kenting’s beaches which are located on the rugged southern tip of Taiwan are considered the best in the country. The waters of Penghu are world-renowned for windsurfing. Golden sand beaches, surrounded by submerged reefs, make it a popular destination for snorkelling, diving, fishing, and shell collecting.

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When is the best time to visit Taiwan's beaches?

From June through October, you can visit Taiwan's beaches and enjoy perfect weather for various activities such as sunbathing, creating sand sculptures, camping, barbecuing, canoeing, windsurfing, and other beach sports. You can also swim since the waters are warm and calm, perfect for beach lovers. Show more

Where are the best beaches in Taiwan located?

Taiwan's outlying islands boast some of the country's best beaches. From Green Island with its beautiful coral beaches to Penghu, which is popular for snorkelling and diving, to Kenting with its black sand, to the stunning stone beaches on the east coast of Taiwan- all have a unique charm that is worth experiencing. Show more

What are the types of beaches available in Taiwan?

Get your beach fix with Taiwan's many different types of beaches. You can visit white and golden sandy beaches, black sandy beaches, sparkling white coral beaches, and the stunning stone beaches on the east coast of Taiwan. Moreover, these beaches offer different activities such as hiking, sunbathing, creating sand sculptures, camping, barbecuing, canoeing, windsurfing, and other water sports. Show more

What are the popular water sports available in Taiwan's beaches?

Taiwan's beaches offer a wide variety of water sports that you can try. From windsurfing to snorkelling, diving, fishing, and shell collecting, the Penghu waters are particularly famous for windsurfing. For water sport enthusiasts, the stunning stone beaches of Eastern Taiwan will delight. You can also rent water sports equipment from the southern black sand beaches of Kenting. Show more

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