Jeju-do is clearly South Korea’s most beautiful island and refutably one of the best in the world. It has practically everything that vacationers could hope to see and experience in their next island destination. Jeju-do is home to Korea’s highest peak (Mount Halla), most exotic land formations such as the Jusangjeolli Cliffs, majestic waterfalls, the world’s largest known lava column (inside Manjanggul Cave), lush botanic gardens, and a number of pristine beaches. Since Jeju-do is an isolated island, it is bound to be bordered by many beaches. Located in the Korean Strait just below mainland South Korea, Jeju-do beaches are among the best in Asia. The only reason why they are not as popular as they should is that they are overshadowed by the many spectacular attractions in the island.
Perhaps the most popular beach in Jeju-do is Jungmun Beach (or Jungmun Saekdal Beach), which is famous for its fine white sands. The beach is located within the Jungmun Tourist Complex in Seogwipo, the island’s second major city next to the capital city of Jeju City. Jungmun Beach’s sands have three unique components other than its blinding beauty and perfect texture beneath one’s feet. The white sands are actually a comingling of different sands, [Read more…]