Jeju Island – or “Korea’s Hawaii – is undoubtedly well-known for its beautiful beaches, and you therefore might be confused on deciding which one to go! Here I will summarize the top five beaches at Jeju Island with their own attraction and uniqueness:
1. Iho Tewoo Beach
Iho Tewoo Beach, which is located close to the downtown Jeju, is renowned for its two landmark lighthouses that are shaped like horses. The sunset here is mesmerizing too, which is accompanied by different colors of lighting.
2. Hyeopjae Beach
Hyeopjae Beach is one of the most popular beaches at Jeju Island that you should definitely visit! It is known for its exceptionally clean waters (especially during the summer season), as well as its long-white sand shores.
3. Jungmun Beach
Jungmun Beach, which is located in the southern part of the island, is renowned for its sandy shore called Jinmosal. On the other hand, this beach is suitable for you who love surfing since the waves here are strong! A natural sea cave called Haesikgul Cave is located at the right side of the beach, which is often utilized for TV commercials due to its beauty.
4. Hamdeok Beach
Hamdeok Beach is suitable for you who love kayaking, and it is not far from the city center! You can also explore its black lava rock pools when the tide goes out. At night, you can see the beach and the buildings surrounding it are beautifully illuminated.
5. Geungneum Beach
Geungneum Beach is located next to Hyeopjae Beach, is known as one of Jeju Island’s best beaches! The soft white sand and the crystal-clear water, in addition to the sunset view, make a mesmerizing and picturesque scenery. It is also safe for children to go to the beach since the water is pretty shallow, and the waves are also small!