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Lao Mei green rock troughs

Laomeili Shimen District, Xinbei, Taiwan
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Not in season to see green reef

We visited there in mid May but couldn't really see a lot of green algae but it's worth to see the... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Mic C
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Far exceeded expectations

Went to Lao Mei in mid May We arrived just at low tide according to an online tide chart. You only... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Joe D
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“green algae” (3 reviews)
“scenic area” (2 reviews)
“reef” (2 reviews)
Laomeili Shimen District, Xinbei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

We visited there in mid May but couldn't really see a lot of green algae but it's worth to see the shape of reef, and you would also like to take a walk along the lakeshore to Cape FuKuei, the northern tip of Taiwan, and...More

Thank Mic C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Went to Lao Mei in mid May We arrived just at low tide according to an online tide chart. You only need a max of 30 minutes there.

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This beach is most fantastic and have a fascinating view especially the green algae on the rock which it's only growth within end of winter until spring. This seasoning algae rock is very unique because it doesn't have along the beach of Laomei but only...More

Thank syafawati a
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Beautiful rock formations made by algae. Early spring is usually recommended for a visit when the algaes are green - but I'd say visit whenever; when the tide is right it's transformed no matter whether green or not :) There is a lot of trash...More

Thank Bidibidibidi
Reviewed 25 April 2016

It was my first time being here and seeing those amazing green reef. It's really a cool place to relax. There's a beautiful lighthouse (Fugueijiao Lighthouse) nearby. However, the beach is a bit dirty and polluted due to a stranded cargo ship. Still, it's worthy...More

Thank Alicia L
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The green rocks are a pretty interesting attraction. But there are a few things to take into account before going. Traveling by public transportation from Taipei, you are looking at about 2-3 hours depending on traffic. But the route is simple. Take the MRT to...More

Thank Tyun F
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Taoyuan Shimen first to the sea, there is the long side of the stone above the green algae, very beautiful, is a very family-friendly place to go, kids can play with sand, a good place for an adult can take pictures of the evening when,...More

Thank 汪逸寧
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I've visited Stone trench of Laomei Coast in the beginning of Aug in 2015 with friends. Visiting Laomei coast as well as community was really an amazing and surprising experience for me. As a local people in Taiwan, I could hardly experience the extremely pure....More

Thank Liu N
Reviewed 23 November 2014

This place is unbelievably beautiful. It's rare to fine untouched natural splendor in Taiwan especially along the coastline. Yet only a lethargic hour's drive north of Taipei City, it's amazing to find such a location that combines as much diversity and beauty. Rare is it...More

Thank Xujyafu
Reviewed 16 November 2014

I have to assume that I love the sea... Seeing the waves hitting the green reefs of Laomei was delightful! It is true that Laomei doesn't have a good infrastructure to attend the tourists (a restroom and a small shelter), but it is one of...More

2  Thank magicianlg
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