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Best Of Taipei's Gay Sauna, Cruising Hot Spring, And Bar

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Taipei Gay Cruising Scene

Best Of Taipei Gay Sauna

Date and time are the most important factors in gay cruising. Gayifiers encourages you to familiarize yourself with the descriptions of Taipei's gay saunas before planning your itinerary and visiting. Understanding specific themes and customer preferences will help ensure that your experience aligns with your preferences. Please take some time to read our descriptions in advance so that you can make informed decisions and have a fulfilling experience. If you have any questions, such as the best visiting times, you can inquire on our discussion forum where experienced Gayifiers can provide you with instant insights! We hope that you will benefit from the information and assistance we provide.

A sign displaying the name "XL Club" at the entrance area of Taipei's gay sauna, indicates the presence of the establishment.

XL Club

average rating is 5 out of 5

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XL Club is a popular gay sauna in Taipei offering a unique blend of a gym and a bar. With live DJ events and themed parties like 'Muscle Music' underwear nights, it's always lively. Despite the aging equipment, the club attracts a youthful crowd of fit locals aged 25 to 40+. Open daily from 10 am to 2 am (sometimes until 4 am), it features a steam room, darkroom, private cabins, playrooms, maze, lounge bar, gym, tanning salon, and a rooftop terrace for nude sunbathing. Clothing is optional, and entry is 250+100 TDW deposit. 

  • Ticket Price: 250 TWD

  • Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00-02:00

  • Address: 4th Floor, No. 10, Minzu East Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10491

  • Phone: +886 225988859

The entrance area of Hans Gay sauna in Taipei showcases its elegant exterior and inviting ambiance.

Hans Men's Sauna

average rating is 3.5 out of 5

Hans Men's Sauna, a popular Taipei gay sauna in Ximending near Red House Square. With its clean facilities including a dry sauna, dark room, steam room, TV lounge, showers, cabins, and lockers, Hans offers a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Open 24 hours, it attracts a mature crowd, especially during peak hours from 6 pm to 9 pm. The overall clientele consists of a larger number of bears , and on weekends and holidays, there is a higher concentration of young customers, making it busier during those times.

  • Ticket Price: 400 TWD

  • Opening Hours: 24 hours, year-round

  • Address: 8th Floor, No. 70, Xining South Road, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan

  • Phone: +886 223118681

The front door shop sign of Pen-Kun Kaikan with the words 朋群生活會館

Pen-Kun Kaikan

average rating is 3 out of 5

Pen-kun is a newly renovated gay sauna in Ximending. Formerly known as the Imperial Palace Sanon, the gay sauna caters to mature customers. Enjoy our bathhouse, saunas, relaxation room, karaoke, and dark zone. Complimentary condoms and lubricants are provided, and anal washing is available. Treat yourself to an optional massage. Experience the comfort of Pen-kun, where older customers are valued and catered to.

  • Address: No. 20號, Xining Rd, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108

  • Phone: +886223815900

In the entrance area of Taipei's gay sauna Soi 13 In, a building stands with a sign that clearly identifies it as the Esthetics Dental Clinic.

Soi 13 In

average rating is 4 out of 5

Discover Soi 13 In, Taipei's premier gay sauna, formerly known as "Rainbow Sauna." Located in the Nakayama area, it offers modern amenities including a dark zone, jacuzzi, dry sauna, and steam sauna. Experience the vibrant atmosphere and take advantage of the daily happy hour from 18:30 to 19:30 and 23:00 to 24:30, with a special entrance fee of NT$300 exclusively for Taiwanese visitors. Gayifiers suggests that we enter during this time each day, otherwise, we will miss their busiest period when the crowd typically leaves around 9:00. The overall clientele is young and there are some fit and muscular guys around during those times.

  • Ticket Price: 800 TWD

  • Address: No. 13, Section 1, Minsheng East Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan

  • Opening Hours: 24 hours, year-round

  • Phone: +886 225236270

Bilingual flyer showcasing Chinese and English text promoting the I/O Taipei Gay Sauna's indoor view.

I/O Taipei Sauna

average rating is 3.5 out of 5

 I/O Taipei Sauna, the first Hattenba Japanese-style gay sauna and cruise club in Taipei. This modern three-story venue in the heart of the city offers a darkroom, steam room, and fitness facilities. Experience weekly events like Japanese bondage, Fundoshi Night, and Nude KY Night. With daily activities and special events every Friday, I/O ensures an abundance of excitement. Open from midday to midnight, I/O welcomes all men to immerse themselves in the unique Japanese-inspired ambiance. The overall customer base primarily consists of bears.

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  • Address: 3G9G+54 Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan

  • Phone: +886225863508

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Big Shanghai

average rating is 3 out of 5

Big Shanghai sauna, is a well-established gay sauna in Taipei catering to a mature clientele. Located within walking distance from Ximen Station and Taipei Main Station, the sauna offers a range of facilities including a public bath, karaoke, dark zone, and relaxation area. Open 24 hours for your convenience. Enjoy a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere at Big Shanghai, where middle-aged to elderly guests are valued.

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  • Address: No. 12, Lane 80, Section 1, Hankou St, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100

Taipei Gay Cruising Hot Spring

Enjoying gay cruising in Taipei's hot springs is common and exciting. However, it's important to be respectful of others and keep a low profile. Let's create a pleasant atmosphere by being considerate and mindful of everyone's privacy and comfort.

The entrance to a traditional Japanese house with stairs, overlooking the view of Huang Chi Spa. The hot springs are infamous for being a gay cruising spot in Taipei

Huang Chi Spa

average rating is 4.5 out of 5

Cruising Ratio

If you are specifically interested in gay cruising and discreet activities, it is recommended to visit Branch 1 of Stream Room within Huang Chi Spa. This particular location is known for catering to those interests, particularly during rainy days or in winter. The entry fee to Huang Chi Spa is NTD 250, and if you spend over NTD 400 at the restaurant, you can receive free tickets to the spa. Please note that while the spa is not exclusively gay, the sauna cabin within Branch 1 is where you may find the discreet activities you are seeking.

To get to the destination from Shilin Station by public transportation, you can take bus routes 508, 535, or 536. Get off at the bus stop called "Xingyi Road 4." From there, turn right onto Xingyi Road Lane 300 (Xingyi Road 3) or Lane 402 (Xingyi Road 4) and walk for about 3 minutes to reach the parking lot. From the parking lot, you can transfer to a shuttle bus that will take you to your final destination.

  • Address: No. 42-1, Lane 402, Xingyi Road, Beitou District, Taipei City, Taiwan 112.

  • Phone: +886228623688

 A restaurant with a wooden roof and tables, located at Kawayu Spa, known for its hot springs and reputation as a gay cruising hotspot in Taipei


average rating is 3.5 out of 5

Cruising Ratio

Kawayu Spa in Taipei offers three types of hot springs: Radium spring, Sulphur spring, and Mineral spring. Public Baths at Kawayu Spa in Taipei offer admission for NT$ 250 per person. Customers are required to bring their towels, or they can purchase them at the counter if needed. Coin lockers are available for use, and there is a fee of NT$ 20 for using them. While the spa has experienced a decline in popularity among gay men, there are still occasional stories or rumors about cruising activities taking place there. It's important to note that these activities may not be as prevalent as before. However, some visitors have mentioned or observed discreet encounters or cruising activities at Kawayu Spa. If you are specifically looking for a hot spring with a more active gay scene, Huang Chi Spa is currently known to attract a larger number of gay men and is often recommended for such experiences.

To reach Kawayu Spa in Taipei:

Option 1: Take the MRT to Beitou Station.
From there, either take a taxi directly to the spa. Option 2: Take the MRT to Shipai Station (3 stops before Beitou Station).
Exit the station and look for the bus stops in front of China Trust Bank. Take bus #508, 535, or 536. Ride the bus for approximately 11 stops. Alight at the "Shin Yi 3" bus stop, which is 50 meters away from the spa's entrance.

  • Address: No. 10, Lane 300, Xingyi Rd, Beitou District, Taipei City, Taiwan 112

  • Phone: +886228747979

Shan Yue Hot Spring with An indoor pool with a glass wall. the gay hot spring in Taipei.

Shan Yue Hot Spring

average rating is 4.5 out of 5

Cruising Ratio

It is rumored that in recent days, Huang Chi has implemented new regulations during weekends, specifically closing the beloved steam room for the gays on Friday and Saturday nights. This action has caused great dissatisfaction among the gay community. As a result, Shan Yue Hot Spring in Xinbeitou has gradually become a new hot spot of gay cruising. Due to its convenient transportation and clean environment, it attracts a large number of visitors, increasing the chances of encountering people from the community. However, because of the high influx of people, it may be challenging to engage in gay cruising activities. Nevertheless, even if nothing significant happens, it is still a good place to relax and enjoy hot springs.

*The steam room has not been open recently (information updated on 06-03-2024)

Transportation: Take Exit 1 of Xinbeitou MRT Station and walk approximately 3 minutes in the direction of Can Kun.

  • Address: No. 17, Quanyuan Road, Beitou District, Taipei City, Taiwan 112

  • Phone: +886 2 2891 3388

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