The exotic and fast paced nature of South Korea, which is situated between Japan and the Chinese mainland, makes it a unique and exciting country to visit. South Korea is home to a large number of accommodation options which range from five-star international hotels to youth hostels and traditional guesthouses.
Top Things about South Korea
Although fewer visitors explore the countryside of South Korea than its popular seaside resorts or its vibrant capital city, Seoul, there is plenty to see throughout the country, including ancient temples nestled in the South Korean mountain scenery, or one of the nation’s many authentic fishing villages. However, many visitors stick to the city or the beach.
Best Cities to Visit
For city life in South Korea, it is hard to beat the bustling city of Seoul where, in addition to the popular tourist attractions such as the royal palaces and museums, there is a selection of uniquely Korean experiences available. The attractions in Seoul are both plentiful and modern. Destinations in Seoul that should not be missed include historic palaces and some of the finest museums in Asia. The city also provides a full selection of restaurants and nightlife options, plus underground shopping at the COEX Mall and a world-class zoo at Seoul Grand Park. From Korean style fine dining to a day at a spa or traditional meditation centre, visitors staying in Seoul hotels have a number of authentic Korean pleasures at their fingertips.
For a more coastal feel, including access to some of the finest beaches in South Korea, the cities of Jeju and Busan are perfect for those looking to spend some quality time in the sun.
South Korea Hotels
With its reputation for being one of the most modern and technologically advanced cities in Asia, Seoul offers an enormous selection of hotels and other accommodation options offering a full range of amenities, and catering to all budgets. Top international style luxury is available, as well as authentic Korean hospitality. Five-star luxury is also found near coastal resorts such as Busan, while other locations in the country offer smaller, locally owned accommodation options, including peaceful, traditional Korean guest houses.