Features a beach holiday in Korean
A new direction for those who want to vacation on the warm sea, caressing sun and soft sand. We talk about the best beaches of the Yellow Sea and the East and about the features of a beach holiday in Korean.
Beach camping in the East Sea
The most favorite Korean place of summer holiday is located on the shore of the Sea of Japan, which South Korea called the East. Its coast is famous for its clear waters, wide sandy beaches and picturesque coastline. In contrast to the high tides on the Yellow, warm surf with ease will charm the most demanding tourist. Urban beach in Sokcho and Donghae, beaches and Konpho Chondonchzhin Gangneung, Naksan in Yanyane, Chanho in Samcheok - the best in Gangwon Province; located south of the beach Kuronpho in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, and of course, the most famous beach in Busan's Haeundae.
Traditionally Beach season for its intended purpose is divided into winter (Christmas) and summer.
It is on the coast attracts Korean New Year's Eve to meet the first sunrise in the new year, although the fascinating spectacle of the sea horizon can be seen all year round.
In the summer in search of coolness from the burning cities to the beaches attracts crowds of tourists - however, unlike the foreigners, the local population is in no hurry to sunbathe or swim in the open water. Get ready to see the ranked tents, from head to toe dressed Koreans, not to sail from the coast further than 5 m with inflatable mattresses and circles. Perhaps the saying "Not knowing the ford, not poke your nose into the water" has Korean roots. The chances of seeing a Korean tanned slim. It would seem that the fine sandy beaches, warm sea, sultry breezes, natural vitamin D. But no. The reason lies in the socio-cultural features: in Korea is fashionable to be "the white man", consumed in large quantities of beauty tools, toning and lightening natural skin color. And tanning does not fit into your daily beauty care. But the fashion for tanning among Europeans has not been canceled: light brown skin tone - a necessary attribute of a full-fledged vacation, and purchased on the coast of the East Sea has a share of spice and originality.
The sea in the window
An original way one day you can visit several beaches on the north-east of the country in Gangwon Province. From March to October along the coast 56 km runs tourist "seaside" train. Comfortable seats in cars are turned over to the window, where for an hour until the train goes from station to station Chondondzhin Samcheok, you can admire the beautiful panoramic views of the East Sea. As the carrier's advertising slogan: "Dissolve all your cares in the refreshing kinds of distant horizons and the oncoming waves."
The festival mecca
Staying during his voyage in Korean Busan, the second largest metropolis of the country, be sure to visit the business card of the city - Haeundae Beach, the biggest, most famous and the most crowded among the country's beaches. From downtown to the beach length of 1, 5 km of reach, it promotes are various festivals and cultural events, and street musicians performing on the coastal area in the evenings. Like any other beach in Korea, Haeundae is equipped with changing rooms, boxes for storage, showers, drinking column, rinse the sand, extensive equipment rental areas and neighborhoods restaurants with seafood.
TIP: It is interesting that the night life on the beaches has been simmering: Korea is not forbidden to spend the night at sea, and beach camping is especially important on weekends. Put tent away from: 1) water (night tide) and 2) launching fireworks travelers. There is a national game: run small lights and sparklers on the beach at sunset. A small action will not spoil the mood, but for the burnt tent would be a shame, especially if it is rented.
The beaches of the UNESCO-protected
In the south of the country should pay attention to the beaches of Jeju Island: Hopche, Chunmun, Namdok. The smallest province in South Korea and at the same time the largest island of the republic owes its origin Hallasan volcano eruption millions of years ago, so the coastline is an intricate alternation of steep volcanic pillars and white sandy beaches. In 2011, the international New Seven Wonders of Nature competition is Jeju was named one of seven new wonders of nature, and is included in the UNESCO heritage list. Moreover, the island is unique for its history. From his place of exile of political prisoners is still a couple of centuries ago, Jeju became one of the most popular tourist destinations, especially newlyweds on their honeymoon, students during the summer holidays and foreign tourists, particularly Chinese. Unspoilt beaches, beautiful nature, mild climate, ancient history and well-developed infrastructure - the success of the resorts on. Jeju.
Yellow Sea: a children's recreation, fishing and mud baths
Yellow Sea beaches are not inferior to demand for their competitors on the east coast. It is here, in the Yellow Sea, originated the great Chinese and Korean civilization. The most nearby to the capital Ynvanni shallow beach in the city of Incheon is ideal for families with children, as well as suitable fishing enthusiasts, along the pier you can rent fishing rods and fishing boats. Daecheon Beach in Boryeong gained its popularity due to the annual international festival of mud. During the week in mid-July, you can swim in a giant mud pool, take a mud bath and mud massages, mud participate in games and attractions, and just smeared his heart's content. Beach holidays in Korea is diverse and unique in its own way, here everyone can find something for themselves. Kompleksuete about the figures? Feel free to go into the water in a tank top and shorts - will not only stand out, but even to get lost among the locals. You do not know how to swim? It does not matter, you do not let the depth of the Coast Guard, in spite of the buoys in a dozen meters from the shore. You do not like passive beach holiday? Next, on the pedestrian coastal walks and rides. Finicky eating habits? Be sure to find sea delicacy for themselves. Convinced? Then pack your bags - visa-free Korea is waiting for you.