Jejudo Island is a popular travel destination located in the farthest south of Korea. It has temperate weather and exotic landscapes, and is loved by many foreign travelers. Hallasan Mountain (1,947 m above sea level), which has been created by a volcanic eruption, is at the center of the island. There are also other attractions such as the UNESCO natural heritage sites, including Geomunoreum Volcanic Cone, Seongsan Ilchulbong Tuff Cone, and Lava Tubes, and countless beaches scattered along the shoreline. Aside from nature, visitors will be delighted with the many facilities on the island such as a hotel created by a world-renowned architect and golf course designer, museums, golf courses, and more.
Jeju Day Tour Course
PINX Golf Club or Mango Studio & Yumin Art Nouveau Collection - Grand Hyatt Jeju
PINX Golf Club, the First Korean Golf Course Selected as One of the Top 100 Golf Courses in the world
PINX Golf Club, along with Podo Hotel, is located in the mid-slope region of Jeju. In 2005, it has been selected as one of the top 100 Golf Courses in the world for the first time. World Golf Awards, the Oscars of Travel Awards, has selected this course as the best golf course in Korea in 2016, 2018, and 2020.
It is the last work of Theodore G. Robinson who designed about 170 golf courses around the world. It is a delicately designed course that highlights its geographical advantages and makes golfers employ different strategies for each hole. The clubhouse and the Podo Hotel are some of the works of world-class architect, Itami Jun.
PINX Golf Club Tourist Information
- Address863, Sallongnam-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
- Nearby attractionsBonte Museum, Carmelia Hill, and Osulloc Tea Museum
Mango Studio and Yumin Art Nouveau Collection
If you're not a golfer or want other experiences, you can go to Mango Studio where you can take underwater photographs, or Yumin Art Nouveau Collection located inside Phoenix Resort.
Mango Studio is a studio that specializes in underwater photography. Be the main character in a fairytale and take the best pictures of your life. Their professional staff is stationed to help those who are not used to water to take underwater photographs. Water and lighting create mystical moods for breathtaking shots, and you can use various props for even more fantastic photos. Be a mermaid in the water or take awe-inspiring couple photos.
At the Yumin Art Nouveau Collection located on the shores of Cape Seopjikoji, Seogwipo, you can find delicate and gorgeous glass craft arts. The collection presents Art Nouveau artists from Nancy, France, such as Emile Gallé, Daum Brothers, Eugene Michel, and René Lalique. The exhibitions are subdivided into the Inspiration Gallery, Masterpiece Gallery, Peak of Art Nouveau Gallery, and Lounge Gallery. You can enjoy the warm lights and naturally flowing designs. Yumin Art Collection has been designed by Tadao Ando, a globally renowned architect, and is created for the visitors to fully focus on the space’s water, wind, lights, and sounds. Don’t miss out on the view of Seongsan Ilchulbong Tuff Cone from the “Grand Swing” installed in the front garden of the gallery.
Mango Studio Tourist Information
- Address358, Hasinsang-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
- Nearby attractionsSeogwipo Healing Forest, Oedolgae Sea Stack, and Cheonjiyeonpokpo Falls
Yumin Art Nouveau Tourist Information
- Address21, Goseong-ri, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
- Nearby attractionsCape Seopjikoji, Grand Swing, Seongsan Ilchulbong Tuff Cone, and Udo Island
Luxury Hotel Meets a Shopping Complex - Grand Hyatt Jeju
Let's wrap up our Jeju travel in Grand Hyatt Jeju, the hottest place in Jeju these days. It offers a breathtaking view of Hallasan Mountain, the symbol of Jejudo Island, as well as the urban area and the sea. The hotel is equipped with unrivaled facilities such as 1600 rooms, 14 restaurants and bars, 2 premium spas, 8 conference rooms, etc. “Lounge 38” located on the top floor of the hotel offers afternoon tea set during the daytime and special cocktails at night made by a professional mixologist which you can enjoy while taking in the beautiful nightscape of Jejudo Island. Han Collection in Dream Tower, where the hotel is located, is a trendy shopping mall where you can find 200 sensational Korean fashion designers’ works.
Grand Hyatt Jeju Tourist Information
- Address12, Noyeon-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
- Nearby attractionsYongduam Rock, Iho Tewoo Beach, Halla Arboretum, and Hallasan Mountain
Written by: Kim Sook-hyun (Travel writer) Photographed by: PINX Golf Club, Mango Studio, Yumin Art Nouveau Collection, and Grand Hyatt Jeju