Gangshantao Natural Cold Spring
Gangshan natural cold spring
The cold spring in Spring Hill Hotel is developed since Japanese Colonial Period; it was called Gangshantao Hot Spring. It is a precious natural spring from the rocks. The spring is identified as neutral carbonated spring with colorless, tasteless and low temperature pH-7 water. It runs water around all year and contains rich mineral. The 2 major conditions of forming a cold spring is abundant underground water and rocks that produce large amount of carbon dioxide. As the mountain area in Tianliao District has special geographical feature, abundant rainfall and the limestones in Dagangshan, fulfilling the criteria. In addition, the trace mineral dissolved from the rocks form a unique natural carbonated cold spring in the southern Taiwan. The so-called “beauty spring” has great benefits on skin care and sore muscle.
Background of the Hotel
In the last century, the Japanese introduced hot spring bathing culture into Taiwan along with colonialism. Since then, every hot spring source in Taiwan represents happiness and satisfaction.
Dagangshan Hot SpringGangshan SpringDagangshan Hot Spring used to be called “Gangshantao Hot Spring”
In 1938, Japanese naval air force facility was constructed in Dagangshan, and wooden house as base.
Later on, police station and police nursing home were established, opening the first page of “Gangshantao Hot Spring” in the history. Two Chiang presidents also visited here. However, this place was gradually forgotten by the public.
Later on, UJB Construction Co., Ltd that has over 20 years experience in construction profession, humanity & lifestyle, spent great investment renovating the area with natural mountain, water, flowers and wood elements. 3 years later, the opening of Spring Hill Hotel presents new life and vitality to Dagangshan natural spring that was dormant for decades.
Design and Architecture
The hotel has a total area of 23 square meters. The construction materials are from natural landscape, integrating architecture into forests, bamboo forests and precious camphor to present the image of waterfall and ZEN stone for the concept of slow living.
Eastern ZEN: Slow LivingZEN - Slow LivingThe Easter ZEN design style aims to make customers enjoy the natural and experience cold spring
The hotel has a total area of 23 square meters. The construction materials are from natural landscape, integrating architecture into forests, bamboo forests and precious camphor to present the image of waterfall and ZEN stone for the concept of slow living. The Easter ZEN design style aims to make customers enjoy the natural and experience cold spring and create premium secret southern spring.
The hotel is designed based on “healthy, recreational, natural cold spring, and ZEN style landscape” concept. Major facilities include Cloud Public Spring, Magnolia Private Spring Room, Mi Restaurant, Ballroom SPA.
Walking in the hotel, you can experience the delicate and charming landscape of Spring Hill and breathe in the refreshing air.
The Floral Scene for All Seasons in Spring HillAll Seasons of bloomWalking in the hotel, you can experience the charming and delicate landscape and four seasons
In spring, the flower blossom with beautiful greenery.
In summer, you can see the elegant image of gardenia everywhere.
In autumn and winter, the most pleasant scent in the trail will be osmanthus.
◎ZEN Stone Waterfall
Water drops, green moss and dragonfly are the natural dynamics in the hotel, attracting the most visual attention.
The green wall covered by climbing vines is a popular spot for photo taking.
The symbol of source of spring, delivering the natural, precious, pure, original and rare. It is the spirit of carbonated cold spring of the hotel, presenting life and vitality of water vapor.
The magnolia outside the restaurant delivers elegant fragrance; it gently takes care of the land, like the Queen of Spring Hill. In old time, during blossom season, it was like being covered by hundreds of white jade wine glasses, therefore was called White Magnolia.
The creamy yellow tiny Michelia figo bud with green leaves spread the familiar fragrance, making people fall into old memories. Tourists suddenly feel like coming home when meeting this old friend.
◎Symbiosis of Longan Tree and Ficus Tree
Ying and yang symbiosis generates the balance of endless live. Walking through the ZEN sun moon pool, you will meet the symbiosis of Longan tree and Ficus tree, their trunks and branches closely intertwined, stating the most natural annotation for body and soul harmonizing.
Osmanthus is a symbol of noble, purity, honor, friendship and auspicious. Those who achieve goals and success are called “Osmanthus breaker”. Osmanthus tree and flowers are cultivated deeply in Chinese culture.
◎King of the Tree- Autumn Maple Tree
Legend said that no plant could grow taller than this autumn maple tree. The gardener couldn’t wait to see the heroic bearing of the tree kin. The old tree king lives quietly behind the restaurant and its branches embraces the building of the hotel. It was planted in the Japanese Colonial Period a hundred years ago and still guards the hotel until now. The thick trunk tells the story over the century and the branches declares its king demeanor.