Best Beach In Busan For You To Visit!

Best beach in Busan South Korea you need to know before you travel South Korea!

In this article we will share to you a little simple guide to the best walkways and beach in busan, South Korea that you might want to know before you travel South korea especially if you want to visit Busan areas, specifically if you are looking for beaches and beautiful coastal walkways in this region.

Beach in Busan, South Korea

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Busan is the second most famous and visited city after Seoul, obviously. Yet many people underestimate the beauty of Busan, and unwilling to leave Seoul for Busan. However, after you see all of our guide in our blog then you will realize that Busan have a lot of beautiful things and activities you can do that is uniquely different from what you can do and experience you will get from Seoul.

Each city and region in South korea is filled with each different activities and beauty and that’s why you don’t want to compare each one of them as it’s all having their own attractions you need to try and beautiful place you need to visit. In this article, we will only share to you some beautiful coastal walkways and beach in Busan, South Korea that you need to know before you decide not to visit Busan areas. Let’s dive right into it. 

Gwangalli Beach (광안리 해수욕장)

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Gwangalli Beach is no doubt on many foreigners mind when it comes to Busan, South Korea. Since the fame of lighted Gwangalli bridge at night, most visitors come to visit and see the beautiful light of this gwangalli bridge at night as well as the magnificent of this bridge during the daylight.

There is a lot of Hotels in which one of them are Hotel1 that is most famous to showcase this beautiful gwangalli beach and beautiful lighted gwangalli bridge at night. This beach is in a real competition with Haeundae in the minds of many visitors. However, you will realize that Gwangalli areas are actually more relax compare to haeundae areas.

However, you can reach this beach by using the same line of subway as you use to go to Haeundae, it’s only 6 subway stop different for these 2 areas. If you love to join some festival, then the best festival to join here is a fireworks festival during autumn season.

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Useful Informations:
Address: 219, Gwanganhaebyeon-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan
부산광역시 수영구 광안해변로 219 (광안동)
Phone: +82-51-622-4251
Website: Gwangalli

How to get there:
Take the subway line 2 to Geumnyeongsan station for the southern end of the beach, or Gwangan station (slightly longer walk) to the northern end of the beach.

Haeundae Beach

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Haeundae is the most famous beach and top of mind in most people both locals as well as tourist when it comes to Busan. This beach have a really long curve of sands areas that can contain about 120 thousands visitors which is quiet normal during Summer seasons.

Other than a great beautiful beach, Haeundae is also a house for Buasn Aquarium, luxurious resorts, great cafes, museums, spas, art galleries and food market. Lots of expat from all over the world choose to live here compare to Seoul. Make sure you also visit nearby Dongbaekseom, Dalmaji Road and the Bay 101.

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Useful Informations:
Address: 264, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
부산광역시 해운대구 해운대해변로 264 (우동)
Phone: +82-51-5700
Website: Haeundae

How to get there:
Haeundae Station (line 2, exit 3/5). 5 mins walk. (around 50 mins by subway from Busan Station).

Take Bus #1003 from the bus stop in front of Busan Station (same side), about 50m straight from exit 10 of Busan Subway Station to Haeundae Beach. 45 mins.

Songjeong Beach (송정해수욕장)

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Songjeong beach is not a famous beach in Busan, however, this is a great place for family who doesn;t like to be in the crowd. This beach is located north of Haeundae, on the east coast of Busan areas. This beach is also having a really long curve sands areas like Haeundae, yet this one is not develop, so don’t compare the two. 

The white and red lighthouses of the harbor are a popular photo spot, as well as the view of the beach from Songiljeong Pavilion at the peak of Jukdo Park. Other things you can do here is that you can learn to surf in this areas.

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Useful Informations:
Address: 62, Songjeonghaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
부산광역시 해운대구 송정해변로 62 (송정동)
Phone: +82-51-749-7611
Website: Songjeong

How to get there:
Take bus 9, 63, 100, or 181 from Haeundae station exit 7.

Songdo Beach ( 송도해수욕장 )

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Songdo is the third in popularity when it comes to most popular beach in Busan, South Korea, right next to Haeundae and Gwangalli. This beach is famous for it’s cable car activities where you can see the great and beautiful scenery from the eagle’s eye and also for it’s walkways.

Songdo beach itself is a good place to swim and popular among locals and visitors alike. There are public showers and a large water fountain roughly in the middle of it. Songdo is located at the southern end of the Janggun Peninsula in Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, where historic events took place.

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Useful Informations:
Address: 50, Songdohaebyeon-ro, Seo-gu, Busan
부산광역시 서구 송도해변로 100
Phone: +82-51-240-4126
Website: Songdo

How to get there:
From Jagalchi station exit 2, go left around the corner, cross the small street, then cross the large street to a bus stop where you catch bus 7, 26, 71, or 96 to Songdo Beach.

Dadaepo Beach (다대포해수욕장)

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Dadaepo beach is located in the southwest of the city and made from Nakdonggang River that flows to this beach. Dadaepo beach is popular among locals, it’s much less crowded than the other popular beach in Busan, South Korea.

This place is really good for a weekend’s gateway from the hectic city and let your loved ones just feel free to play with the sands during the daylight and remember to enjoy the great Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams water at night, specifically at 8 PM.

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Useful Informations:
Address: 14, Morundae 1-gil, Saha-gu, Busan
부산광역시 사하구 몰운대1길 14
Phone: +82-51-220-4161
Website: Busan

How to get there:
Dadaepo Beach Station (Metro line 1), exit 4. Walk toward the beach.

Imnang Beach (임랑해수욕장입구)

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Gijang is another great summer destination that located north of Busan. Imnang Beach is famous for its pine forest and the beautiful silver and blue waters at night. Compared with Haeundae Beach, Imnang Beach is a quiet oasis, perfect for travelers looking to just relax rather than see and do it all. 

Imnang beach has a relatively high waves that attracted many surfers to visit and surf here. Imnang, pronounced with a warm feel, originated from “im” and “rang” of the words “songnim” and “parang”. Visitors who come to the place for the first time will be astounded by the white sandy beach.

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you can enjoy “Gijang Imnang Summer Music Festival” for free at the beach during summer seasons. Anyway, there are various amenities, including shower rooms, changing rooms, and various items available for rental in case you need it.  If you prefer to see the reflections of the night compare to the beautiful neonlights, then you want to visit this beach compare to the other.

There is a really famous cafe here where you can enjoy some coffee with friends while enjoying the great sunsets and beach views, namely Waveon Coffee, this is considered one of the must visit cafe in Busan areas.

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Useful Informations:
Address: Imnang-ri, Gijang-gun, Busan (부산광역시 기장군 장안읍 임랑리)
Website: Busan

How to get there:
Take a bus for approx. 10 min from Jwacheon Station or Wonnae Station (Donghae Line)
– From Jwacheon Station: Gijang9, 37, Gijang3, etc.
– From Wonnae Station: 37, Gijang3, 180, etc.

Ilgwang Beach

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Ilgwang Beach is one of Gijang’s Eight Sights. Ilgwang Beach is shallower than other beaches in Busan. The waves are quieter here as well, thus the beach is popular for families with young kids. In addition, it’s less crowded because the beach is located further from the downtown of Busan.

This beach is a popular for it’s white sandy beach, Gangsongjeong Pine Tree Forest and also banana boat activities if you like it. Other than that, with shallow waters and a clear view of the ocean, it’s famous for kids to plan in this beach. There is also Samseongdae Pavilion built during the late Joseon dynasty nearby.

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Useful Informations:
Address: 17, Samseong 3-gil, Ilgwang-myeon, Gijang-gun, Busan
Phone: +82 51-709-4000
Website: Busan

How to get there:
Donghae Line, Ilgwang station (일광/K124), Exit 1 > walk 1km (0.6mile) or 🚍 Bus: No. 180, 182 or 188 get off at Ilgwan Haesuyokjang Ipgu (일광해수욕장 입구 / Ilgwang beach) bus stop

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Have you ever visited one of these beach in busan south korea? Which one you love the most? Let us know in the comments section below!

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