Lanyu Island, an Island Suitable for Relaxation and Enjoyment


Check out these stunning aerial views of Taiwan's Lanyu Island, compliments of AirVuz contributor LucaLuca.  Also known as Orchid Island and Hongtou Island, it's located about 40 mi. (around 65 km) east of the southern tip of the main island of Taiwan, just north of the Strait of Luzon which separates Taiwan from the Philippines.  Part of Taitung County, the island has a permanent population of around 5k.  Volcanic in origin, the island has mountains which reach up to 1.8k ft. above sea level (around 550 m).  

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Lanyu Island (Tawu: Pongso no Tao)Formerly known as Hongtou Island, it is located on the southeastern coast of Taiwan.It is a tourist and diving resort in Taiwan.Only the transportation is not convenientSuitable for long-term stay and enjoyment

Lanyu Island Settlement and Natural Landscape"One of the potential World Heritage sites in Taiwan selected by the Ministry of Culture

Come to Lanyu and savor the beauty here  A good place to relax and relax