Famous Hyeopjae Beach

hyeopjae-beachAn inviting view of Hyeopjae Beach on Jeju Island

Hyeopjae Beach

Hyeopjae Beach is one of the famous beaches on Jeju Island, a top destination among summer holiday-makers and honeymooners. Visitors come any time of the year but more so during summertime.

Hyeopjae Beach belongs to the west side of Hanrim-eup, which is part of Hallim Park, another popular place to explore Jeju Island's nature.

Hyeopjae is known for its fine sand beach area, made of powdered seashells crushed naturally through time and mixed with the sand.

The beach area is about 20 meters long. The water is shallow, and there is no sudden deep water. These features make you feel safe, especially when you have small kids during your holidays.

hyeopjae-beachBeach-goers enjoy the warm subtropical island's offers--nature, views, food, etc.
hyeopjae-beachA tent on the beach
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협재해수욕장Hyeopjae beach area
hyeopjae-beach-jejuSummer view

Most beach areas on Jeju Island show amazing sights due to the contrasting colors of seawater, sand, and lava rocks. The black lava rocks show a dramatic contrast when they are side by side the sandy areas of the beach, as you can see the above and below photos.

hyeopjae-beachBlack lava rock and sand
hyeopjae-beachFantastic wide view
jeju-island-beachesJeju Island's Biyangdo
hyeopjae-beachTowers of rocks!

The seashore of Hyeopjae extends for about 9 kilometers offering a fantastic stroll activity. You will notice the cobalt seawater from one side and the verdant trees on your other side as you stroll by the beach.

To the southwest of Hyeopjae Beach, you will find another famous beach called Geumreung Eutteum Beach.

Hallim Park, as mentioned earlier, offers exciting attractions if you decide to explore while in the area. You can explore the subtropical arboretum, Hyeopjae Cave, and Ssanggyeonggul Cave in the park.

hyeopjae-beachExpansive view of Hyeopjae Beach's surroundings
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hyeopjae-beachGreat view!
jeju-island-beachesExciting beach activities!

More Attractions Nearby

As aforementioned, you can explore other non-beach attractions nearby Hyeopjae. Head to Hallim Park and discover its attractions...

  • Subtropical Arboretum
  • Hyeopjaegul Cave
  • Ssanggyeonggul Cave
  • Birds Garden
  • Jae-Am Folk Village
  • Jae-Am Stones Exhibit Hall
  • Bonsai & Stones Garden
  • Palm Trees Avenue


You can also find another beach connected to Hyeopjae, which is called Geumreung Beach, another popular destination in the area among beach-goers.

From the vantage point of these two beaches, you have a great view of the famous Hallasan Mountain National Park with its commanding but attractive sight.

hyeopjae-caveHyeopjae Cave at Hallim Park located across Hyeopjae's beach area
hallim-parkPalm Avenue
hallim-parkLavender lily at Hallim Park

More Information

Please scan the helpful information below to be appropriately guided and make better decisions or plans.

Beach Location: 2497-1 Hyeopjae-ri, Hallim-eup Jeju-si, Jeju-do, South Korea

Business Hours:
The beach opens from 10 AM until 7 PM only.
In the evening, it also allows visitors from 7 PM until 9 PM only. Please, know that schedules could change without any advance notice.

Parking Facilities
There are available parking spaces for your car or rented vehicle. Since space is available only on a first-come-first-serve basis, it is highly recommended that you take public transport during peak seasons.

More Facilities
As an accessible beach facility, you will find various facilities that can make your visit more enjoyable.

In the area, you can find anything you will need during the day, such as snack bars, small shops, shower booths, changing rooms, relaxation areas, drinking water fountains, foot washing areas, and others.

Of course, restrooms are also available nearby.

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hyeopjae-beachGiving time alone to one's self on the beach...
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hyeopjae-beachVisitors enjoying the great seawater of Hyeopjae

Getting to Hyeopjae Beach

On the Island, you can take a bus or taxi to the beach. You can rent a car or motorbike that you can use for a day's activity or more days, depending on your plan.

Bus from Jeju Airport
If coming from outside Jeju Island through its international airport, look for a coach with number 100 or 200 that will ferry you to Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal. From the terminal, transfer to a bus with number 202 then get off at Hyeopjae Beach Bus Stop.

Taxi
It takes around 40 minutes from Jeju International Airport to Hyeopjae Beach. (A bus may take an hour to get to the beach area).

Wishing you a memorable travel to the island. Keep safe and have fun!

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