Kenting National Park, Taiwan
Photo: Maobitou coral reef coast in Kenting National Park, Taiwan. (photo via Wikimedia/Joyechen)
While it's one of the most the country's popular tourist spots year-round, the spring months offer the best weather conditions in which to enjoy Kenting National Park. With a climate that's classified as "tropical monsoon", summers here are hot and humid, and receive the largest amount of rainfall, especially in the month of August. The park's varied topography includes white-sand beaches, coral sea cliffs and reefs, limestone caves, mountains, foothills, plains, and a vast lake, along with some unique sand rivers and waterfalls. Encompassing a combined 129 square miles of land and sea, Taiwan's oldest national park is a nature lover's dream, boasting a rich terrestrial and marine biodiversity within its boundaries, and providing an important stopover point for migratory birds.