Although I’ve heard Penghu and Green island are terrific, the Kending beaches are the best I’ve seen in Taiwan. Not quite the Thailand islands yet, but in some spots it’s as inviting as the Goa beaches. There are some really nice beaches in Kending.

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

It could have been nicer if they confined all water sports to specific area and left the beaches to offer nothing but their natural beauty.

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Still, it’s wonderful to see the tropical white sands and clear waters in southern Taiwan.

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

There are some local landmarks, like the lighthouse at the most southern spot in Taiwan, where Spring Scream 2009 was taking place :

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

the green energy windmills…

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

the really ugly nuclear plant (I’ll spare you), and this thing (if you know what it is, then you know what it is) :

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

 

The views around Kending are breathtaking.

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

Touring Around Southern Taiwan's Kending

There are some above average diving spots, if you’re interested, and some really good seafood for very cheap…



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I still need to try and get down there sometime. 6 years in Taiwan and still no Kending for me. Good photos.

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Great photos, Fili! We really enjoyed our time in Kenting last year. The beaches there are incredible, however my number one spot for beaches in Taiwan are the Penghu Islands – mainly because there was hardly anyone there and we had the whole place to ourselves.

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Hi Everyone! I'm in Kending right now. The hotels overall are very safe and nice. Great tasting and inexpensive seafood. It's my eighth time returning to Taiwan and Kending has blown my traditional view of how Taiwan is viewed by outsiders. Kending is hip, fun has a wide selection of honky-tonk shops with as much beach brick-a- brack you'd ever want, drag queen bars, straight pubs. Here people are tan, relaxed and look great – unlike in Taipei or Kaushaung where the average folk look a bit worn from city living. Today I'll hang out at the pool with my… Read more »

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