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[Korea] 2013 Opening Dates of Korea’s Major Beaches

  • Date06/11/2013
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With summer in full swing and people getting eager to go to the beach, some of Korea’s major beaches have announced their opening dates for this year.

First to open early were Busan’s four major beaches (Haeundae, Gwangalli, Busan Songdo, Songjeong) and Mallipo Beach, in Taean Chungcheongnam-do. These beaches opened on June 1 and are currently providing local and international visitors various amenities and plenty of things to see and do.

Other beaches are gearing up for their opening dates this year. These beaches, along with nearby lodging, dining, entertainment, and recreational facilities are preparing to provide a clean and pleasant summer experience for beach-goers.

Please click on the beaches listed below for detailed information.

                           <Summer 2013 Opening Dates of Korea’s Major Beaches>

  Beaches Opening Dates
East Coast
Sokcho Beach in Sokcho-si, Gangwon-d0 July 1, 2013 
Gyeongpo Beach in Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do July 13, 2013
Samcheok Beach in Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do July 12, 2013
Guryongpo Beach in Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do June 29, 2013
West Coast
Mallipo Beach in Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do June 1, 2013
Daecheon Beach in Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do June 15, 2013
Muchangpo Beach in Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do June 29, 2013
Eurwangni Beach in Jung-gu, Incheon July 1, 2013
South Coast
Jungmun Beach in Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do June 30, 2013
Hyeopjae Beach in Jeju-si, Jeju-do June 28, 2013
Haeundae Beach in Haeundae-gu, Busan-si June 1, 2013
Sinji Myeongsasimni Beach in Wando-gun, Jeollanam-do June 21, 2013
*Opening dates are subject to change depending on weather or unforeseen circumstances.

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