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Jeju beach guide 2015It is starting later than last year and there will be fewer night antics, but it is still Jeju beach season
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▲ Hyeopjae is one of 11 Jeju beaches open officially from July 1. Photo courtesy JTO

Jeju beach season opens oficially on July 1 at 11 beaches across the island. You can find information on each beach below. To read an update on beach-related news including the lifeguard crisis, dangerous jellyfish and octopus, and the gulfweed nuisance, click here.

Iho Tewoo Beach

Iho-dong, Jeju-si

Standard and night opening

Closest to Jeju City, this beach has good facilities including a new swimming pool and recreational area. In summer there are often performances on a bandstand on the beach.

Jeju City Hall: #7, #31, #37 / 40m
Seogwipo City: #730 to Jeju City Hall / 1hr -> #7, #31, #37 / 40m

Jeju Iho Tewoo Festival: Early August / two days

Gwakji Gwamul Beach

Gwakji-ri, Jeju-si

Standard opening

Wide white sands, turquoise seas and good camping facilities make Gwakji extremely popular. There is also beautiful coastal path leading north to smaller cozier beaches.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #702 / 1hr
Seogwipo City (Intercity Bus Terminal): #961 to Hallim / 50mins -> #960, #962 / 20mins

Broccoli Meets the beach Festival: Early August

Hyeopjae Beach

Hyeopjae-ri, Jeju-si

Standard and night opening

The view to Biyangdo Island is astonishing and the shallow water at this fine shell sand beach make it a favorite for families.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #702 / 1hr20mins
Seogwipo Intercity Bus Terminal: #961 to Hallim Girls’ Middle School / 55mins -> #950, #960, #966 / 6mins

Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach

Hyeopjae-ri, Jeju-si

Standard opening

Hallim’s second beach, backed by a wooded campsite, is close by Hyeopjae and at high tide is almost completely underwater.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #702 / 1hr22mins
Seogwipo Intercity Bus Terminal: #961 to Hallim Girls’ Middle School / 55mins -> #950, #960, #966 / 7mins

Geumneung Wondam Festival: Aug 3

Hwasun Gold Sand Beach

Hwasun-ri, Seogwipo-si

Standard opening

In the shadow of Sanbangsan, there has been significant development recently with a swimming pool constructed encouraging plenty of families with children.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #780 Changcheon-ri / 44mins -> #940 / 8mins
Seogwipo Intercity Bus Terminal: #702 / 40mins

Jungmun Saekdal Beach

Saekdal-dong, Seogwipo-si

Standard opening

Jeju’s most well-known beach backs onto the grand Jungmun Tourist Resort Complex and is popular for marine sports including surfing and banana boat riding.

Jeju International Airport: #600 / 1hr
World Cup Stadium (Seogwipo): #110 / 38m

Pyoseon Haevichi Beach

Pyoseon-ri, Seogwipo-si

Standard opening

The sands are the most extensive in Jeju (at low tide) meaning there is always space available. The beach also hosts music and arts festivals throughout the warmer months.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #720 / 1hr 26mins
Seogwipo Intercity Bus Terminal: #701 / 1hr 27mins

Pyoseon White Sand Festival: Early August / two days
Night Beach Festival: Mid August / multiple nights

Sinyang Seopjikoji
Goseong-ri. Seogwipo-si

Standard opening

This small beach with shallow waters and a secluded atmosphere is great for children and families. Windsurfing is also available nearby if you want to get the adrenalin going.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #710 to Sinyang Ibgu / 1hr 5mins -> #910 / 3mins
Seogwipo Intercity Bus Terminal: #701 to Seongsan Nonghyup Jonghap Yutong Center / 1hr 33mins -> #910 / 2mins

Gimnyeong Seongsegi Beach

Gimnyeong-ri, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si

Standard opening

This beach is famed for its clean water and yachts from a local club can often be seen on the water. A local dolphin pod is also very popular and is even attracting sightseers.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #701 / 57mins
World Cup Stadium (Seogwipo): #780 to Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal / 1hr 7mins -> #701 / 57mins

Hamdeok Seowoobong Beach

Hamdeok-ri, Jeju-si

Standard and night opening

With three separate beaches, open parkland and a towering Seowoobong Peak, Hamdeok is Jeju City’s tourist beach. Banana boats and leisure sports are common, as are music festivals.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #701 / 40mins
World Cup Stadium (Seogwipo): #780 to Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal / 1hr 7mins -> #701 / 40mins

Stepping Stone Festival: 5:30pm, Saturday, July 11
Jeju Beach Salsa Festival: Late August / two days
Hamdeok Cool Summer Festival: Mid August

Samyang Black Sand Beach

Samyang 2-dong, Jeju-si

Standard and night opening

Officially a black sand beach of pulverized volcanic rock, it plays on the medicinal with a summer well-being festival. Being relatively close to the city it is also popular with locals.

Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal: #701 / 22mins
World Cup Stadium (Seogwipo): #780 to Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal / 1hr 7mins -> #701 / 22mins

Samyang Black Sand Beach Festival: Late July / two days

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