Waves invade the sands of the beach, refreshing completely your fatigued soul,
washing away all your troubles. The ocean embraces you.
Seagulls fly over as your toes are tickled by the sands’ soft touch all along the golden shore.
This is Haeundae, a beach that will fill your heart with a longing that you could stay here forever.
From Busan Airport : Airport Limousine Bus No. 2 → Novotel Ambassador Hotel Bus Stop
From Busan Station : transfer to Metro Line 2 at Seomyeon → Get off at Haeundae (Exit 3 & 5)
From Busan Bus Terminal : transfer to Metro Line 3 at Yeonsan → transfer to Line 2 at Suyeoung
→ Get off at Haeundae (Exits 3 & 5)
Metro : Line 2 Haeundae Station (Exits 3 & 5) → Walk 600m in the direction of Haeundae Beach
By car : Gyeongbu Expressway → Busan City Expressway → Wondong IC → Haeundae Beach
Haeundae-gu Office : tel051)749-4081
Haeundae Tourist Information Center : tel051)749-5700
Busan's No.1 beach, Haeundae boasts an emerald seascape,
fine sandy beach and beautiful attractions.
With its hot springs and excellent recreational facilities,
it is also one of the most visited places in Korea with 500,000 to 600,000 tourists every summer.
home: Jung-dong, Haeundae-gu tel 051)749-5700
traffic: Metro Line 2, Haeundae Station (Exit 3 or 5) → Walk approximately 600m towards
Nurimaru APEC House
In harmony with the exquisite scenery of Dongbaek Island,
the venue of the APEC Summit Conference overlooks Haeundae Beach
and the beautiful landscape around Gwangan Bridge.
Another attraction that you should not miss is the traditionalstyled Korean pavilion re-built
with a modern architectural touch.
home:714-1 Woo-dong, Haeundae-gu
traffic: Metro Line 2, Dongbaek Station. (Exit 1) → Busan Westin-Chosun Hotel
Sampo Esplanade will take you past Mipo, Cheongsapo and Gudeokpo,
coastal villages located between Haeundae Beach and Songjeong Beach.
Walking along Sampo Esplanade, you will hear the sound of the waves
and the whistle of the train come together like tender music. Mipo is a typical fishing village,
with a breakwater, where Korean actress Ha Jiwon starred in the movie,
"Haeundae". Cheongsapo, with its white and red lighthouses, became famous as the shooting location
for the movie, "Blue Alarm"
traffic:Metro Line 2 Jung-dong Station (Exit 7)
→ walk 500m to Mipo 5-Road Junction and drop down to the seafront
Dongbaek Park The camellia and pine trees make a magnificent scene on Dongbaek Island,
while the pathways and the trail to the summit of the hill promise a joyful promenade.
At the summit, there is a bronze statue and a monument of Choe Chiwon,
along with a stone carving on a rock at the southern edge.
At the seashore, you can observe a statue of a mermaid that appears in a legend about
traffic:Metro Line 2, Dongbaek Station (Exit 1) → Busan Westin Chosun Hotel → Dongbaek
Legend tip of the mermaid
The statue of the mermaid is about the sad legend of Princess Hwangok (Topaz)
who came across the sea to get married to King Eunhye.
The legend says that she suffered from homesickness, and used to comfort her sorrows,
by looking into the topaz where her fatherland was reflected at each full moon.
Walk along the beautiful Moontan Road in the moonlight.
The Moontan Road is one of Busan lovers’ favorite dating places because of its romantic
atmosphere created by the moon-shaped street lamps that illuminate the surrounding woods.
home: Jung-dong, Haeundae-gu
traffic :Metro Line 2, Jungdong (Exit 5 & 7) → 500m to Mipo IC