Featuring a long coastline, hot springs, and spectacular natural scenery, Le Méridien Yilan Beach Resort & Spa is an ideal gateway for discovering Taiwan’s Yilan County. Retail shops are just steps away. The Yilan Railway Station is only a 20-minute drive from the resort, and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) can be reached by car in 90 minutes.
Toucheng’s unique culture and rich traditions are highlighted at the Lanyang Museum. Within easy walking distance from our resort, the stunning museum’s minimalist, certified-green architecture reflects the nearby terrain. In addition to providing insight into Toucheng’s history, culture, and landscapes, its outdoor exhibition area also introduces visitors to Yilan’s wondrous wetland ecology, waterfowl, and aquatic plants. Hoping Street, Toucheng’s oldest, showcases a wealth of typical Qing Dynasty Taiwanese urban structures.
Embrace the beauty of Yilan’s magnificent capes, bays, verdant mountains, exotic sea-eroded landforms, and pristine beaches at the Northeast Coast National Scenic Area, or stroll along the remarkable black-sand beach at Honeymoon Bay. A surfer’s paradise, it also hosts numerous annual national surfing competitions. Marvel at the views of Turtle Island, home to Taiwan’s only active volcano, from the historic Wushi Fishing Port. A popular leisure spot, the port also offers various recreational boats for whale and dolphin watching, as well as boat excursions to Turtle Island. More animal life can be viewed at the Juh-an River Bird sanctuary.
Discover Yilan’s varied traditional festivals and ceremonies held throughout the year. Time-honoured folk customs include the Toucheng Cianggu (grappling with the ghost), Erlong River Boat Race, Guohuo (walking across fire), Zaoang (wife-carrying ritual), Guaguan (lucky coin hanging), Qigui (turtle praying ceremony), and Baibo (praying ceremony). In addition to sensational seafood, Yilan’s mountains and rivers nurture diverse agricultural harvests. Savour unique local delicacies in Toucheng’s delightful array of restaurants and flavourful tastes at a night market.
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