Come to Jeju in Summer? While there are many tourists come in winter. Here are top 5 winter activities tell you why you should come Jeju in Winter.
1. Horse riding on snowy fields
Many riders prefer winter riding than in summer. If you were lucky, Mt. Halla is covered with snow, you may ride horse on snowy fields.
Jeju horse riding park is the biggest horse-riding park in Korea, which is over 1 million square meters. You can ride the Hallama, Jeju’s native breed.
2. Seogwipo Penguin Swimming Festival
The penguin swim at Jungmun has become something of an annual tradition and people will gather at Jungmun Saekdal Beach – no registration needed – and dive into the wintry waters. There will be various programs planned such as balloon flying and a ssireum (Korean wrestling) competition.
3. Sledding on horse pastures
On the 516 between Jeju and Seogwipo, every year the fields of horse pasture on Mt. Halla open to the public when the snows are deep enough to facilitate sledding.
4. Outdoor saunas
Outdoor bathing in winter? Yes. In fact, it is the best time of the year for it. The hot herbal, sea or just plain mineral waters relieve your body and mind.
Haemian Seawater Sauna
Address: 338-1 Oedo 2-dong, Jeju City, 064-713-2715
Sanbangsan Hot Spring
Address: 981, Sagye-ri, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo City, 064-792-8300
5. Warm floor in Korean style hotel
Korean style hotel room looks like Japanese Tatami bed. You can sit on the floor in your room during day time. Hotel will serve you turndown to prepare Korean Tatami bed. The most interesting thing is the floor heating in winter, you will feel very warm in room. Amber Resort Jeju provides traditional Korean hospitality to welcome people come for winter Jeju.