Wander among #Instaworthy spots in Penghu
Penghu, with its sunshine, beach, blue sea and sky, is one of the most popular summer destinations in Taiwan. If you are planning to visit the magnificent island, here are four amazing spots in Penghu for you to explore.
Chixi Rock Waterfall
Chixi Rock Waterfall, located in Penghu’s Xiyu township, is one of the most scenic spots.
An abandoned fish pond sitting next to natural basalt sculptures in the shape of six-sided columns is one of the perfect photo-op spots on the island.
Then how to take a perfect photo here? When the tide is low, you can stand in the middle of the fish pond and have someone taking pictures from the outer ring.
How to get there: 881 Chixi Village, Xiyu Township, Penghu County
Penghu Paradise Road
Penghu Paradise Road is located on an old ship port in the Beisha Township. The road features a snake-like entry to the blue sea.
As you walk along Paradise Road, you can see the turquoise-blue ocean and take postcard-like pictures from every point along the road.
How to get there: Houliao, Baisha Township, Penghu County
The beach in Wang'an Township is known as Taiwan’s Maldives. The white shells and sandy beach with crystal-clear sea in the distance are perfect to chill out for the whole afternoon.
In addition, this area has an arc-shaped bay that stretches for nearly 1 kilometer, making it one of the hottest spots for summer water fun.
How to get there: Penghu County, Wang’an Township
There is a maze made of porous coral stones in Dongshicunhuanbao Park near the beach and Penghu airport. From afar, it looks like the mysterious ruins left by aliens, attracting many tourists to come and take pictures.
If you want to capture the entire maze and the distant sea, be sure to bring along a wide-angle lens and a selfie stick. It’s recommended to wear bright colors for perfect pictures.
How to get there: Dongshi, Huxi Township, Penghu County
How to get to Penghu:
Travel to Penghu is easily accessible by plane or ferry. Flights leaving from Taipei, Tainan, Taichong, Chiayi and Kaohsiung take 35-50 minutes.
Ferries leave from Chiayi’s Budai Harbor (1.5 hours) and Kaohsiung Harbor (4.5 hours for day boat & 7 hours for the overnight boat trip).