When Portuguese explorers first saw Taiwan they called it Ilha Formosa, or Beautiful Island. The tectonic shifts of the Pacific Ocean's Rim of Fire created a breathtaking landscape of coastal plains, wetlands, forests, rolling hills, and majestic peaks. Taiwan hotel deals help you to stretch your holiday budget, so that you can enjoy more of what this marvelous island country has to offer.
Travelers who take advantage of cheap hotel deals in Taiwan can explore national parks, such as Taroko, and scenic areas like Sun Moon Lake, which preserve the island's incredible biodiversity and important cultural sites. Taroko National Park is home to the marble-walled Taroko Gorge, and Sun Moon Lake is a popular spot for romantic getaways and honeymoons with sparking clear water amidst a picturesque setting.
The island is home to more than 18,000 species of wildlife, including several rare and endangered varieties such as the Formosan rock monkey, black bear, and blue magpie. In the pristine offshore waters, you will find various species of dolphins, whales, and sea turtles as well as unusual deep-sea fish and crustaceans. Wulai is an area of lush green mountains, rivers, and hiking trails that provide excellent opportunities for bird and butterfly watching.
Travelers who stay in Taiwan hotels will discover one of highest concentrations of hot springs in the world. The island is renowned for its cold springs, hot mud baths, and seabed hot springs. Book your holiday reservations early in order to obtain the hotel rooms, tours, and spa treatments that you want at special discount rates.
Taiwan's vibrant architecture, art, literature, and music are an interesting fusion of aboriginal, European, and the Han Chinese cultures. Visitors staying at hotels in Taiwan can explore a wide array of ancient shrines and temples as well as archaeological sites and museums that reveal the history of the island. There are also cultural institutions that preserve Taiwan's folk and contemporary art. European influences are evident in the forts and colonial era buildings that now house various governmental agencies in Taipei and Tainan. While paying homage to the past, Taiwan's cosmopolitan cities are home to extensive shopping districts, night markets, and world-class restaurants.
A cheap Taiwan hotel deal enables guests to enjoy one of the major annual cultural celebrations, including the Chinese New Year, Mid-Autumn, and the Dragon Boat Festivals. You will find some of the best prices on top Taiwan hotel packages at Expedia.