South Bay (Nanwan)

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Located in Kenting National Park, Nanwan (South Bay) is one of the beaches of Kenting coast. It used to be a whaling area during the Japanese occupation, and is now a fishing village that has a soft white sand beach stretches 600 meters long. South Bay is the longest bay with a plain slop along the coast making it a perfect place for water activities. Domestic and foreign travelers visit Nanwan for beach and water activities such as swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and many others. For the ease of travelers, shower rooms, restrooms, and restaurants are available at the Nanwan Recreation Area. Another interesting scene of South Bay happens every year during April to July. The period is the milkfish season, you may still see the pomp of fishermen fishing milkfish using the traditional tools if you visit Nanwan during this time of the year.

Located in southern Taiwan, Kenting offers beautiful ocean and natural sceneries, warm climates, and is also a paradise for water activities which allures large numbers of local and foreign tourists every year. The spectacular beaches of Kenting are Nanwan (South Bay), Little Bay, Baisha, etc.

Across from Nanwan beach are Kenting hotels and restaurants that boast magnificent ocean views. For ones looking for special water activities, there are shops offering diving lessons and tours for your Kenting travel.

For more information on Kenting National Park & South Bay (Nanwan), please visit Kenting Tourism on TravelKing or offical site of Kenting National Park.

Directions:

Drive on your own:
1. No. 1 National Highway (國道一號): Exit from Kaohsiung Xiaogang Interchange (小港交流道) -> No. 17 Provincial Highway (17號省道) -> No. 1 Provincial Highway (1號省道) -> No. 26 Provincial Highway (26號省道) -> Hengchun Town (恆春鎮)-> another 4 kilometers -> Nanwan (South Bay) (南灣)

2. No. 1 Taiwan National Highway: Exit from Jiuru Interchange (九如交流道) -> No. 3 Provincial Highway (台3線) -> No. 1 Provincial Highway (台1線) -> No. 26 Provincial Highway(台26線) -> another 4 kilometers -> Nanwan (South Bay) (南灣)

By Bus:
By Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR):
Take HSR to Kaohsiung HSR Zuoying Station and continue with Bus: Guo-Guang (國光客運), Chungnan (中南客運), Kaohsiung (高雄客運) or Pingtung (屏東客運) to Linhai (鄰海站) or Nanwan stop (南灣站).
(Buses leave every hour between 8:40am-10:40pm)

By plane:
Kaohsiung International Airport and continue with Bus: Guo-Guang (國光客運), Chungnan (中南客運), Kaohsiung (高雄客運) or Pingtung (屏東客運) to Linhai (鄰海站) or Nanwan stop (南灣站).

By Train:
Kaohsiung Train Station and continue with Bus: Guo-Guang (國光客運), Chungnan (中南客運), Kaohsiung (高雄客運) or Pingtung (屏東客運) to Linhai (鄰海站) or Nanwan stop (南灣站).

Near Hotels

Swan Lake Villa Resort

Swan Lake Villa Resort

1.4 km
No.500 Nanwan Rd, Hengchun township, Pingtung County
TWD2,000+
Lu Lu Villa

Lu Lu Villa

2.9 km
No.122-6, Daguang Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan
TWD2,000+
Kenting Jlin Resort Village

Kenting Jlin Resort Village

3.1 km
No.330-9, Kending Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
TWD1,200+
Kenting Dajanshan Hotel

Kenting Dajanshan Hotel

3.7 km
No.302, Kending Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
TWD700+
Hengchun Farmer's Holiday Hotel

Hengchun Farmer's Holiday Hotel

4.0 km
No.6, Aly. 2, Ln. 11, Hengnan Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan
TWD1,800+
Howard Beach Resort - Kenting

Howard Beach Resort - Kenting

4.9 km
No.2, Kenting Rd., Hengchun Town, Pingtung County,Taiwan
TWD3,740+
Kenting Holiday Hotel

Kenting Holiday Hotel

5.9 km
No.966 Henggong Rd, Hengchun township, Pingtung County
TWD1,800+

Near Attractions

Houbihu Marina

Houbihu Marina

Longluan Lake (Longluantan)

Longluan Lake (Longluantan)

Kenting Street (Kenting Night Market)

Kenting Street (Kenting Night Market)

Renjie Go Kart

Renjie Go Kart

Kenting Beach

Kenting Beach