Seek the Promisedland in the beautiful mountains of Hualien, Taiwan

The Promisedland Resort and Lagoon provides the perfect backdrop for a leisurely holiday in eastern Taiwan

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The Promisedland Resort, Hualien County (Image from Taiwan Tourism Bureau)

The Promisedland Resort, Hualien County (Image from Taiwan Tourism Bureau)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a must see destination in Taiwan, Hualien County boasts a number of great resorts and local tourist attractions springing up to attract visitors from across Taiwan and overseas.

At the Promisedland Resort (理想大地渡假飯店), nestled in the picturesque landscape of eastern Taiwan, visitors can find a relaxing experience in resort modeled after a sleepy Spanish-style villa.

The Promisedland Resort has been under constant development and expansion for nearly 20 years and has become a perfect place for a family vacation or a romantic getaway. The resort can also provide a little taste of Spain in Taiwan.

It has been a recipient of the Agoda Gold Circle Award for two years in a row, and was also recognized by Tripadvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards in 2017.


Every afternoon, the resort welcomes guests with a Spanish style dance performance (Taiwan News Photo)

In addition to the wonderfully maintained grounds and gardens, the architecture and room design provides a classic European feel for visitors to enjoy, with most rooms offering balcony's overlooking the waterway meandering through grounds.


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For a lazy afternoon, guests can enjoy a leisurely river cruise through the resort grounds, where they can check out the waterfalls, European style bridges, along with the floral arrangements and sculptures that dot the grounds.


(Taiwan News Photo)

(Taiwan News Photo)

Spanish style tapas and other tasty European inspired cuisines are available for dinner at the local restaurants.

The resort offers a full size pool, along with an aquatic play area and wading pool for younger children to enjoy. There is a full spa service for adults looking for some rest and relaxation.

Nearby the hotel grounds, visitors can also take a scenic walk to enjoy birdwatching around the beautiful Huguang (湖光) Lagoon, set against the backdrop of the Hualien's stunning mountains in the Fengzhigu Wetland Park (豐之谷濕地公園), directly next to the resort. .


(Taiwan News Photo)

(Taiwan News Photo)

Besides the wonderful scenery, and comfy rooms, there are also a series of DIY workshops available, including coffee brewing, cooking pizza and handicrafts like leather work or traditional screen printing. Or feel free to spend the day relaxing in the lakeside bar and cafe, which sometimes offers live music in the evenings.

There is also a fishing area for kids, or for a bit more excitement, the little ones can also enjoy a go-kart race track next to the hotel lodgings.

The Promisedland Resort is the perfect place for a lovely getaway into the quiet scenic mountain landscape of Hualien County. The resort is offering specials for three day, two night stays booked in December for a stay anytime between now and the end of May 2019.

Check out plcresort.com.tw for more information on different room options available, and to check out more stunning photos of the Promisedland Resort and Lagoon. For more info on the history of the Promisedland Resort, it can be read here.

(Taiwan News Photo)