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Guide To Jeju Island - How I Spend 4 Days 3 Nights Visiting 7 Attractions!

If you ask me which trip is my favourite, I would say Japan and Korea are on that list especially on this lovely Jeju Island. So, I went there last year which I'm not mistaken during summer/fall. Therefore, this blog is going to cover about restaurants and attractions that I went through self-driving. Hope you find it helpful if you have any questions, leave on a comment down below πŸ˜„

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Sending love from Seopjikaji.

1. Kkodak Kkodak Guesthouse (κΌ¬λ‹₯κΌ¬λ‹₯κ²ŒμŠ€νŠΈν•˜μš°μŠ€) πŸ¨ 

Personally, when I look for accommodation at Jeju I was thinking about free parking because we drove. Thank god, the guesthouse provides free private parking and there is no reservation needed (jackpot). The interesting part about is we need to sleep on the floor and I don't mind since I get a private bathroom, wifi and shared kitchen!

So far, it was a really great stay. Just take note if you bring your huge luggage, prepare to get some muscles on because they aren't any lift to help you. I would recommend you to book here if you don't mind sleeping on the floor, didn't bring heavy stuff and love to walk during night time because they're night market nearby.

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Kkodak Kkodak Guesthouse
πŸ“ 39, Cheonji-ro, Seogwipo City, 63591 Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Check in from 3.00 PM until 11.00 PM.
πŸš— 1-hour drive from Lotte Car RentalGoogle Maps.

Kkodak Kkodak Guesthouse Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
It's really cold at night when sleeping on the floor.

Kkodak Kkodak Guesthouse Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
The bathroom is quite small.




2. Seongsan Ilchubong Park (μ„±μ‚°μΌμΆœλ΄‰) πŸ“Έ

I was so excited to start the journey with the absolutely fascinating view. Basically, Seongsan Ilchubong Park is made from volcanic eruption over 100,00 years ago. Great place for hiking and estimated around 40 minutes to arrive at the peak.

I didn't hike all the way up because I took a very light breakfast and my energy depends on food. By the way, the parking is free and there are other activities such as watching Jeju woman diver performance (1.30 PM / 3.30 PM) and horse riding (5,000 KRW).

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Seongsan Ilchubong Park
πŸ“ 284-12, Ilchul-ro, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Summer: 7.10 AM - 7.00 PM, Winter: 7.30 AM - 6.00 PM.
πŸ’° Admission Fee: Adults - 2,000 KRW
πŸš— A 30-minute drive from Kkodak Kkodak Guesthouse | Google Maps

Seongsan Ilchubong Park Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Who's already at the top?

Seongsan Ilchubong Park Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Beautiful scenery, the Jeju woman diving show is down there.

Seongsan Ilchubong Park Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Going through ups and down at Seongsan Ilchubong

Seongsan Ilchubong Park Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Picturesque

3. Haeoreum Korean Restaurant (ν•΄μ˜€λ¦„μ‹λ‹Ή) πŸ₯˜

I'm so hungry after walking around Seongsan Ilchubong and it's time to explore the food! We actually refer to a collection of Halal restaurants book that I get from Korea PlazaBut, the first restaurant that we go is closed so I just drove around Seongsan Ilchubong because I spot tons of cafe in the area.

Then we found this restaurant, 20 free parking is available and it's tempting by just watching the board. Disclaimer here, this is not a Halal restaurant because they're known for barbeque meat but I ordered a seafood dishes which for me it's okay for that time (desperate times call for desperate measures). But, if you know any Halal restaurant around the area, please let me know on the comment down below yea!

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Haeoreum Korean Restaurant
πŸ“ 143-1, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Everyday 8.00 AM - 6.00 PM (Closed on New Years and Chuseok)
πŸš— A 5-minute drive from Seongsan Ilchubong  Google Maps

Haeoreum Korean Restaurant Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Located near Seongsan Ilchubong

Haeoreum Korean Restaurant Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Korean Side Dishes is going strong

Haeoreum Korean Restaurant Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Fresh seafood in the house. 

Haeoreum Korean Restaurant Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
It's gonna gone in a few minutes.

4. Seopjikoji (섭지코지) πŸ“Έ

Like I said million times about Jeju, the view are just mesmerizing and this next place is gorgeous! Seopjikoji is located at the end of the eastern shore, and I recommend you to visit here during April because you can spot yellow canola flowers, full bloom baby~  

Honestly, the trail didn't that take a long time to arrive at the lighthouse area. Along the road, you can spot a candy house which if I'm not mistaken is once a chapel and rebuilt due to a typhoon

The thing you will enjoy here is the view of the whole seashore and wind breeze welcoming you. If you didn't have the plan to visit after this, check out Jeju Folk Village and Udo Island located nearby!

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Seopjikoji
πŸ“ 107, Seopjikoji-ro, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Open all year round.
πŸš— An 18-minute drive from Seongsan Ilchubong  Google Maps

Seopjikoji Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Never endless view

Seopjikoji Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Can you see the lighthouse from afar?

Seopjikoji Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
The candy house that rebuilt after typhoon

Seopjikoji Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Perfect landscape. Applicable for view only.

5. Sangumbiri Crater (산꡼뢀리) πŸ“Έ

From east to south, it's time for the visit a Natural Monument. Basically, it's a flat crater with a mountain view and flame grass (on October). Some said the admission fee is quite expensive, but for me, if you're visiting at the right time where the flame grass is there, and you can get the mountain view it will be alright. #positive

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Sangumburi Crater
πŸ“ 768, Bijarim-ro, Jocheon-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Summer (March - October) : 9.00 AM - 6.40 PM, Winter (November - February): 9.00 AM - 5.40 PM.
πŸ’° Admission Fee: Adults (19-64 y/o) - 6,000 KRW
πŸš— A 1-hour drive from Seopjikoji  Google Maps

Sangumbiri Crater Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Take a sit and enjoy the view of the mountain and crater.

Sangumbiri Crater Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili

μ˜ˆλ»μš”!

Sangumbiri Crater Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Model of the day. 
Sangumbiri Crater Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Imagine flame grass in October!

6. Metdolttukbaegi (멧돌뚝배기πŸ₯˜

This is another restaurant that I spot out of desperation. Obviously, a few slices of bread won't hold my hunger for a long time, so this is a perfect spot to get some food before we head to the attractions.

Take note that again this is not a Muslim friendly or Halal restaurant, but they do sell seafood dishes which they said to be similar to Asam Pedas, one of the Malaysia cuisine. So we ordered a Mackerel stew and they give tons of delicious Korean side dishes, banchan (반찬)!

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Metdolttukbaegi
πŸ“ 70 Songsan-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Everyday: 8.00 AM - 7.30 PM
πŸš— A 30-minutes drive from Daepo Jusang Jeolli Cliff  Google Maps

Metdolttukbaegi 멧돌뚝배기 Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Parking is available in front of the restaurant.

Metdolttukbaegi 멧돌뚝배기 Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
A very different banchan at this restaurant.

Metdolttukbaegi 멧돌뚝배기 Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Introducing asam pedas in Korea, Mackarel Stew.

7. Daepo Jusangjeolli Cliff (λŒ€ν¬μ£Όμƒμ ˆλ¦¬λŒ€)πŸ“Έ

I'm not even joking that I can hear waves from the entrance and it already makes me curious. I heard that the cliff was formed when the lava from Hallasan Mountain erupted into the sea of Jungmun, really interesting! The waves lead you to spot the rock pillars that shaped like hexagons, and it happens due to the eruption.

Out of all the attractions that I went to before, Jusangjeolli Cliff is a bit crowded and you need to walk through the stairs to see the cliff. Please be patient and just enjoy the clear blue sea, if you're lucky you can spot the wave reaching out up to 20 meters high, remarkable!

INFORMATION:
πŸ“ 36-30, Iedo-ro, Seogwipo-so, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Everyday: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM (Last admission 6.00 PM)
πŸ’° Admission Fee: Adults - 2,000 KRW, Paid Parking.
πŸš— A 30-minutes drive from Metdolttukbaegi |  Google Maps

Daepo Jusangjeolli Cliff λŒ€ν¬μ£Όμƒμ ˆλ¦¬λŒ€ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
My brother also enjoying the view

Daepo Jusangjeolli Cliff λŒ€ν¬μ£Όμƒμ ˆλ¦¬λŒ€ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
See that waves? It can go higher!

Daepo Jusangjeolli Cliff λŒ€ν¬μ£Όμƒμ ˆλ¦¬λŒ€ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Walk through the stairs, not as exhausted after seeing the cliff.

Daepo Jusangjeolli Cliff λŒ€ν¬μ£Όμƒμ ˆλ¦¬λŒ€ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Jeju statue (dol hareubang).

8. Cheongjiyeon Falls (μ²œμ§€μ—°ν­ν¬)

This will be a series of visiting waterfalls in Jeju and I don't mind it because each of the waterfalls has their own uniqueness. I really love Cheongjiyeon Falls because of the environment, the wooded area that contains a variety of rare plants such as brambles, Sanjuya trees, camellias just fascinating. It somehow feels like I'm in Japan.

When I walk around the area, I felt really calm and the air is really refreshing. Despite the waterfalls, I love to involve the environment and surrounding as well. So, I spot a Juicy Fresh Juice Bar and Innisfree outside the area and get the best of both worlds.

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Cheongjiyeon Falls
πŸ“ Cheonji-dong, Seogwipo-so, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Everyday: 9.00 AM - 10.00 PM (Last admission 9.20 PM)
πŸ’° Admission Fee: Adults - 2,000 KRW, Free parking.
πŸš— A 6-minutes drive from Kkodak Kkodak Guesthouse |  Google Maps

Cheongjiyeon Falls μ²œμ§€μ—°ν­ν¬ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Meditating with the eyes close.
Look at those clean water!

Spot an instragammable place! 
Cheongjiyeon Falls μ²œμ§€μ—°ν­ν¬ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Nothing could go wrong when Block B is on my drinks.

9. Jeongbang Falls (정방폭포)

I'm so glad to visit top three waterfalls in Jeju! The ultimate differences among all the waterfalls that Jeongbang Falls is the only waterfall in Asia that falls directly into the ocean. It's actually really tempting to swim there, but you are allowed to soak your feet only!

My advice is to be careful while walking through the rocks because it can be quite slippery. If you bring your grandparents, I would suggest to bring them to the observatory located at the top of the cliff, and they can enjoy the view of the sea.

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Jeongbang Falls
πŸ“ 36, Chilsimni-ro, 214 Beon-gil, Seogwipo-so, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Everyday: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM (Last admission 6.00 PM)
πŸ’° Admission Fee: Adults - 2,000 KRW, Free parking.
πŸš— An 8-minutes drive from Kkodak Kkodak Guesthouse |  Google Maps

Jeongbang Falls 정방폭포 Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
I wanna jump into the water!
Jeongbang Falls 정방폭포 Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Never try to eat here and I'm not sure if we can join too. Let me know if you know about this!

Jeongbang Falls 정방폭포 Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
My mom loves this place!
Jeongbang Falls 정방폭포 Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
It can be quite packed here, and it's nearly impossible to get a single shot without anyone on the background.

10. Yongduam Dragon Head Rock (μš©λ‘μ•”)

I want to end my Jeju trip with a beautiful sunset view, so I decided to see what's going on here. If you're just want to chill and relax, this is your place. Yongduam Dragon Head Rock has its own legend, it was said there is dragon here and there is so many version of the story, don't forget to check it out!

If you're driving, there are designated parking area and you need to pay around 250 KRW which brought you directly to the rock. You might be disappointed by the monument especially if you came near 6PM - 7PM.

My advice is to come early and according to the season because you can spot women divers (haenyeo) collecting abalone, seaweed and you can actually taste the freshness. If you can't spot them, you can drink a cup of coffee and along the coastline, open your car window and enjoy the view.

INFORMATION:
πŸ“ 15 Yongduam-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° 24 hours daily.
πŸ’° Free admission, Paid to park.
πŸš— A 5-minutes drive from Champion Hotel |  Google Maps

Yongduam Dragon Head Rock μš©λ‘μ•” Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Back there is the dragon head!
Yongduam Dragon Head Rock μš©λ‘μ•” Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Best spot to watch a sunset.
Yongduam Dragon Head Rock μš©λ‘μ•” Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Spot my favourite sunset!

11. Bada Janchi (λ°”λ‹€μž”μΉ˜)

I think we ate a lot of seafood in Jeju, and it's very delicious. By the way, this restaurant has a Muslim-Friendly sticker in front of the store, so don't worry and enjoy the food!

To be exact, the restaurant is located in front of the Ramada Plaza Jeju Hotel. I totally recommend you all to come here because the portion is big, it's delicious and there are tons of banchan. I ordered a bowl of rice with Jeju cuttlefish with vegetables, it cost me 15,000 KRW and it's really fulfilling. The owner and workers are friendly! They even teach us how to eat with gochujang~

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Bada Janchi 
πŸ“ 79 Tapdong-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° Daily, 8.30 AM - 9.30 PM
πŸ’° Parking space available.
πŸš— A 2-minutes drive from Yongduam Dragon Head Rock |  Google Maps

Bada Janchi λ°”λ‹€μž”μΉ˜ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Located in front of the Ramada Plaza Hotel.
Never ending banchan, love it!

Literally, the freshest Jeju cuttlefish!

Bada Janchi λ°”λ‹€μž”μΉ˜ Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Do try other dishes as well yea!

12. Champion Hotel (μ°Έν”Όμ˜¨ν˜Έν…”)

Since Seogwipo took one hour journey from the airport, we decided to get closer as we need to catch up a morning flight. The hotel is actually really comfortable and complete with hairdryer, TV and free WiFi, parking and breakfast

The funny thing is we actually walk from Jeju Auto House straight to the hotel. It was a bit far but we spot a really interesting environment, they were a small shop where people drinking soju and it just like I'm in a K-drama. Tips: It just 16 minutes walk to Dongmun Market and make sure to grab some Jeju orange!

INFORMATION:
β„Ή️ Champion Hotel
πŸ“ 131, Namseong-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea.
πŸ•° 24-hour front desk
πŸš— An 18-minutes walk from Jeju Auto HouseGoogle Maps

Champion Hotel μ°Έν”Όμ˜¨ν˜Έν…” Jeju Korea Curitan Aqalili
Just nice for three of us!

Champion Hotel μ°Έν”Όμ˜¨ν˜Έν…” Jeju Korea
The bathroom is bigger than my first accommodation.

When I try to remember back and write how I felt, I really miss Jeju. As someone who loves nature, nothing can beat an island. If I was given an opportunity to go back, I will be there and discover more things and share with you and let you know that Jeju will be the best place you ever visit. Till then, please wait for Busan & Seoul post and have a nice day! ☺️

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I'm ready for Busan post! 

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