Fulong Beach, New Taipei City
Best for: Those who want to stay close to the capital
An hour by train from Taipei, Fulong offers large swells and long-lasting waves suitable for experienced surfers.
Best for: Those who want to combine surfing with other outdoor activities
This site on Taiwan’s east coast is suitable for surfers of all levels, but if you prefer to stay dry, there are also some amazing cycling trails to be found here.
Waiao Beach, Yilan
Best for: Beginner surfers
Waiao is beloved for its stunning black-sand beach, and is also a great option for thosae hoping to catch their first wave, with a visitor’s centre and several surf shops.
Where to stay
Make The Place Taipei your base. Not only does it offer spacious and tastefully designed rooms, it also has a convenient location close to Nangana Software Park Station, meaning that taking day-trips out of Taipei will be quick and hassle-free.