Located in Sanxia District, New Taipei City, only 50 minutes from Taoyuan International Airport and also Taipei City. The resort covers a 17-hectare site that was formerly the biggest tea-processing plant in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial period. There is a vacation villa formerly used by the Japanese royal family, as well as gardens, fishponds and forest trails. The resort is tucked among the only low-elevation primitive tropical rain forest in Taiwan, with rare century-old tabular root (buttress root) trees.
Veined/mountain figs (Ficus Nervosa), Ficus Variegata and tree ferns from the dinosaur age are among the nearly 500 species of plants in the rain forest. The forest is also home to more than 4,000 kinds of insects and over 30 kinds of birds, among them is the Blue-Winged Pitta－a globally protected species. These rare natural wonders wait along with the healthy and relaxing essences of the forest at the resort.
In addition to enjoying the natural scenery, visitors can take a soothing and skin-pampering soak in the carbonic hot springs at the resort. Relax at the hot spa area, which overlooks the beautiful forests of Sanxia. The stunning natural setting contributes to an unrivaled relaxation experience. In a world where technology has allowed stress to become a constant companion, Great Roots Forestry Spa Resort offers a moment’s rest. It is a place where you see the world, and even yourself, a little bit differently. Where you can find your center, soothe your body and stir your imagination, and where you find the fuel that feeds your soul.
- Perfect location, the resort is surrounding by stunning natural greenery and an unspoiled rainforest.
- Excellent range of wellness services are an offer these include hot spring baths, a massage parlour, a traditional spa and a heritage tea museum.
- The ability to cater for families, helpful services includes a children’s playground, games room, family centred rooms and child friendly meals.