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Summer just around the corner and Surfyy Beach is the place to be! This is why!

Summer is just around the corner, and like you, I am already trying to plan my trip to make unforgettable memories. In this article, we will look at why you MUST visit Surfyy Beach this year!

Located in Gangwondo province in Korea, Surfyy Beach is the place to be seen! YangYang is the closest area to this beach, and despite it's name is not just for surf lovers, but also for those who love fitness, beach bars and even those who want to take some amazing photos in many of the Instagram able photo zones.

Photo: Lewis Hooper
Photo: Lewis Hooper

I have been to Surfyy Beach twice, over the past two years, and the development on this old military beach continues to grow. Now, I do recommend booking accommodation in advance as the local accommodation sells out early.

For me, I also think that this beach has much clearer water and pristine sand than the famous beach's on Jeju island. Of course, relating back to the name, the waves are typically high here and its a great place to learn surfing or hit the waves for those of you who are experienced.

Photo: Lewis Hooper
Photo: Lewis Hooper

There's more than just surfing!

Don't worry, if surfing is not for you, then you can relax in the beach bar! The onsite beach bar is home to amazing food and cocktails and beer buckets, and at night time it turns into a beach party venue. On some weekends there is also a DJ and special alcohol trucks for the part lovers. I think that the atmosphere is really good, and it just allowed me to get lost in the moment without the stresses of city life!

Photo: Lewis Hooper
Photo: Lewis Hooper

There are many spots on the beach for you to relax on and if you desire you can rent a sun bed for the day for a reasonable price. I think there is nothing better than a dip in the ocean to cool down on a summers day. There are three zones consisting of; the swimming zone for swimmers; and the beanbag zone and the hammock zone for maximum relaxation.

Things to note:

  • Surfboard rental (3 hours): 30,000 won

  • Surfboard rental (1 hour): 25,000 won

  • Shuttle Rental: 10,000 Won

  • Surfing lesson: 75,000 won (board rental included)

Photo: Lewis Hooper
Photo: Lewis Hooper

The beach is very well equipped and has everything that you might need to enjoy a day there. Restaurants and more cafes can also be found 10 minutes away in the local town. For that you do need a car, but some tour operators from Seoul run day trips to this beach during special events and the peak of summer, so be sure to keep a look out so you don't miss your chance to visit the hottest beach this year.

Address: 507 Junggwangjeong-ri, Hyeonbuk-myeon, Yangyang, Gangwon-do, South Korea.

Hajodae is about 2 hours 30 minutes away from Seoul and can be reached by bus. Buses run regularly from Seoul to Yangyang and can be found from many different services.

Let us know in the comments below if you will be heading to Surfyy Beach this summer! Also, don't forget to tag us in your photos! Share your Korean summers with us!


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