The picturesque Jeju Island must be part of your travel itinerary when traveling to South Korea. The breathtaking scenery and the beauty of the island have given the island the title of Hawaii of South Korea. A solo woman traveler looking for some adventure in the form of hiking or simply wanting to have a relaxing time should plan a trip to this island. We have highlighted some of the main attractions on the island for solo women travelers that you must explore while visiting Jeju Islands.
Mount Hallsan is the highest mountain in Korea and is perfect for hiking if you are an adventure junkie. Who says adventure is just for men? You must go
Museums in Jeju Island
If you were a girl who loved teddy bears as a child or you still do, then the Museum of Teddy Bear is just for you. Thousands of teddy bears from around the globe are on display in this museum in Jeju. The museum even has a history wall where bear versions of some of the famous historical figures are present.
Who knew museums could be fun, but the Alive Museum in Jeju is unlike any. It’s an excellent place for those who love art and also enjoy creative activities. The museum specializes in optical illusions and is a great place to take some amazing photos, the walls of the museum are also covered with remarkable paintings.
Jeju Folk Village Museum should be on your itinerary if you wish to know how Koreans lived back in the 19th century. The cultural museum houses several artifacts and traditional houses to see clearly and in detail how people lived back then. For women wishing to know about their fortune should try their luck at the Fortune Teller’s house in the village. The museum has numerous activities planned throughout the year which can be of interest for solo women travelers in Jeju island.
Peaceful and Relaxing Locations for Solo Woman Traveler
But if you are someone who is a nature lover, then Jeju island is a paradise for you. The island is filled with breathtaking waterfalls, pristine beaches, and some fantastic rock formations. Cheonjeyeon Waterfall is a sight to behold and is rightfully called the Pond of God. In May, there is a Chilseonyeo Festival, and it’s the only time of the year when you could get the chance to get soaked in the falls.
Are you looking for some relaxing and me-time? Look no further than the calm Hyeopjae and Geumneung beach. These beaches are a perfect spot to relax or go on a stroll in the afternoon. The island is known for its clear water and white sand, and the coffee shops and restaurants along the beach provide various food options.
Some other notable attractions of the island are the Manjanggul cave; this is another UNESCO site and the largest lava tunnel in the world. The cave houses a variety of natural formations of lava stalagmites.
If you are tired of all historic and UNESCO stuff, then head out to the Jeju Waterworld, you could enjoy a relaxing spa or have a blast in the water park by enjoying the various water slides and the wave pool.
You can also check out our other guides for solo women travelers:
- Top Tips for Solo Women Travelers in Seoul!
- A Solo Woman’s Guide to Chuncheon
- Top Tourist Attractions for Solo Women Travelers in Busan
- Solo Women Travelers Guide to Incheon
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