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Gwangwangannaeso 219 Gwanganhaebyeon-ro | Suyeong-gu, Busan 48303, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice and clean beach in Busan. Not as crowded as Haeundae and it even has a separate surfer, paddleboard, boogie board area on the far southwest side of the beach. Rentals boards and classes are available.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 789rodneyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local favorite, this beach has much to offer other than its fine sand, as it is surrounded by restaurants, cafes and shopping complexes. One of the most sought after weekend destination of Busan, one can also have a spectacular view of the Gwangandaegyo Bridge...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank raghu67
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Even though it was fall season, it was a nice stroll along the beach. Air guns stations were strategically situated along the beach to blast away any debris collected by visitors’ shoes. The view of the famous bridge was not as spectacular as in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank macaiwar
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

While it’s not the most famous beach in Busan, it is a must see destination. It’s a wide, sandy beach with very small waves. In the summer months you can enjoy jet ski rentals or go out for a sail. The food choices are mostly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Very clean beach. Little umbrellas are present to shelter you from the sun. Water was too cold to enter. There's nothing much else to do.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amztourist
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

One of busan must go place. Many to see, to eat, too explore . Recommend “hotel 1” to see the best of the beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Muhlisa H
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoy the lighted bridge with sea breeze and buskers singing along the beach. There are many cafes and stores lined up as well! Must go ;)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank XUANLIN
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Go to this place to view the Diamond bridge lighting show in the evening. It is a good view from the beach - how the lighting changes. Next to the beach, there are many shopping centers.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mornings6
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Has a good view and a whole lot of restaurants and coffee shops around if you want to stay for the sunset and the light show at the bridge. The only difficulty I had was that you had to walk a couple of blocks for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeeeeeengt
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

imagine a very beautiful sandy beach and try to skip the pictures of all the grey skyscrapers in the back. just focus on the beach. walk towards the water and take a closer look: a bronze whale, cut in half. two statues of dolphins in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FYLP2202
7 January 2018|
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Response from jacklN3780ZJ | Reviewed this property |
Not that far, you can take train or buses, off course with taxi as well. Allocate 45mins for travelling between Gwangalli to downtown, and at least 1:!5hrs to the airport. For me, mainly to explore the city downtown area... More
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SandyAmanda
28 August 2016|
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Response from Scottyc72 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure in Busan as there is no reef sections that I know of. Most of the beaches will be nice on a calm day, but you wont see many fish. I live on Geoje Island, there is more marine life there. I hear Jeju Island... More
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wandererSG
22 February 2015|
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Response from adsum82 | Reviewed this property |
we arrived to the beach from nampodonga 1003 bus. I do not remember stopping at which got off the bus. drove on the navigator. The cost of 1,700 won. from the bus stop you have to pass between the houses to the beach.
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