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10 Best Beaches in South Korea, Anti Mainstream Tourism!

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Korean fever aka Hallyualias korean wave, seems to be getting more attention. Several international tourism destinations that have started to open after the pandemic make us want to immediately visit the tourist locations that we have created in Indonesia bucket lists due to watching Korean drama recommendations and watching K-pop.

Of course, with the high trend of Korean dramas and K-pop, Korea is included in the list of tourist destinations that you want to visit. So that your vacation no mainstream, when you go to Korea later, also visit their beaches. Because, the Ginseng Country has a beach that is no less beautiful.

What are the best beaches in South Korea that you should visit? Here’s the list.

1. Surfyy Beach

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Surfyy Beach, which is located a bit hidden near Hajodae Beach, Yangyang, South Korea, is not widely known by foreign tourists, Bela. That is why, this beach looks quieter than other beaches even in summer.

As the name implies, at Surfyy Beach you can learn to surf (surf) because the waves are not too high for beginners. But, if you want to swim, take it easy. Area surf and swim apart. So, you can carry out activities without being disturbed.

2. Jangho Beach

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Located in Samcheok, Gangwon Province, Jangho Beach is perfect for you to visit if you are a sports lover snorkeling. The beach, dubbed Naples of Korea, has very clear water, so it is very pleasant to dive and enjoy the seabed which is filled with beautiful coral reefs.

In fact, if you don’t want to dive, you can rent a canoe and enjoy the underwater view from above. Even though no diving, because the water is so clear, you can enjoy it very freely.

3. Sokcho Beach

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Maybe the name Sokcho is not foreign to Korean drama lovers. Because, here, Doctor Chae Song Hwa in Korean drama Hospital Playlist moved for a while.

According to Popbela, Song Hwa’s decision to move to Sokcho was the right thing because the beaches are very beautiful. Sokcho Beach is located in Gangwon-do Province. Here, you can not only enjoy the beach with clear sea, but also enjoy the view of Mount Seoraksan which spoils the eyes.

4. Jeongdongjin Beach

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Jeongdongjin Beach, located in Gangneung Province, is famous for its hotel made of boats and is located on a hilltop. Apart from the hotel, Jeongdongjin Beach has a beautiful and very amazing view.

Here, you can walk along the beach for 2.8 km using a bicycle. No need to worry about trackThis is because the local government has built bicycle and pedestrian paths along the coast of Jeongdongjin Beach.

5. Cheongsihaeng Beach and Yeongjin Beach

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Cheongsihaeng Beach and Yeongjin Beach are quite famous in Korea because they are often used as shooting locations. Drama series Goblins and video clips “You never walk Alone” BTS’s use this beach as a backdrop location.

When you visit Korea later, don’t forget to stop by Cheongsihaeng Beach and Yeongjin Beach, and take pictures on the beach with these iconic stones, yes!

6. Daechon Beach

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If you like busy beaches, you can visit Daecheon Beach which is the largest beach in western Korea. The beach atmosphere becomes more lively in July every year.

In the summer or in July, Daecheon Beach holds an annual festival entitled Boryeong Mud Festival (Boryeong Mud Festival). In this event, there are many interesting activities that you won’t want to miss.

7. Haeundae Beach

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Often considered the most famous beach in Korea, Haeundae Beach attracts millions of visitors every year. The beach stretches for 1.5 km and the shallow bay invites everyone to take a dip in the emerald waters.

This white sand beach is also famous for the excitement created by various events and festivals that occur on the beach throughout the year. So, whenever you go to Korea, don’t forget to stop by here, yes!

8. Gwangalli Beach

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Apart from Haeundae Beach, Gwangalli Beach is another popular beach in the Busan area. Gwangalli Beach is an excellent beach to visit both during the day and at night. Because, at these two times, you can enjoy its beauty during the day and see the moonlight and beautiful lights at night.

Oh yes, don’t forget to pay a visit to Gwanandaegyo Bridge if you go there at night. Because, under a dark sky, the Gwanandaegyo Bridge emits very beautiful lights and it’s a shame if you miss enjoying it.

9. Songjeong Beach

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Although less well known than Haeundae Beach or Gwangalli, Songjeong Beach is quickly gaining popularity among locals and tourists alike. Songjeong Beach is very popular with surfers because the constant waves and fine sand of Songjeong make for a pleasant surfing experience.

If you think the beach weather is too hot, you can choose a bamboo forest near the beach which is cooler because it is shaded by many shady trees. Here, you can relax while recharging your energy before continuing to play in the water.

10. Woljeongri Beach

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Woljeongri Beach is a beach known for its serenity. White sand and clear blue water create a serene scene that can relieve stress. The shallow depth of the water also makes this beach the perfect destination for those of you who come with children.

That was the row of the best beaches in South Korea. Where do you want to visit first? hereBela?

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