The clear, odourless, salty hydrogen sulphide water of the Antung hot springs can be used for bathing and drinking as well, and is said to be able to cure external wounds, skin ailments, and gastric diseases. There is an old Japanese-style hot-spring hotel and a new modern hotel as well for visitors to choose from. Neighbourhood residents frequently dig holes which fill with water and provide them with open-air bathing, adding a rustic atmosphere to the area. The water is so hot that you can enjoy the incomparable pleasure of boiling your own hot-spring eggs here.
The Baolai hot springs are located deep in the mountains of Liugui Township, Kaohsiung County, near the banks of the Laonong River. The hot-spring waters are rich in minerals, and their bicarbonate content is believed to be able to loosen up the muscles and bones as well as to beautify the body. Besides enjoying the hot springs here you can also fish in the river, raft its rapids, camp, and have yourself a picnic.
Beitou hot spring is surrounded by Shamau Mountain, Datun Mountain and Chising Mountain. It spreads the sulphur mist all year round. The place is bestowed with abundant hot spring resources. It is called "the hot spring village". The hot spring area refers to more than 10 places such as Dijegu, Lungfung, Funghuang, Hushanli and Hsinyi Road. The major area for hot spring spa is Chungshan Road, Kuanming Road, Hsinming Road and Chuandu Road that surround Beitou Hot Spring Park.
The Bulao hot springs are also located in Liugui Township and were developed back during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan (1895-1945). These springs too are situated beside the Laonong River and produce a clear bicarbonate water that is suitable for drinking as well as bathing and is said to be effective for eliminating exhaustion, relieving muscular aches and pains, and beautifying the skin. Besides soaking in the hot-spring water here you can also barbecue and camp in specially planned areas that provide a diversity of vacation activities.
The Chao Ri hot springs on Green Island are the only seawater hot springs in Taiwan, and the only hot springs on an off-shore island. Visitors can enjoy the seaside coastal landscape while soaking in these hot springs. Modern spa facilities make the experience even more enjoyable. In addition to outdoor pools, the Chao Ri hot springs also boasts indoor pools.
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