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Sokcho Beach 속초해변

  • +82-33-639-2027
190, Haeoreum-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do

You can see Sokcho Beach (450m long, 45-80m wide, average depth 1m) after about a 500m walk from Sokcho Express Bus Terminal. The view of its clear water, white sand and the pine forest is beautiful, and the nearby bus terminal makes transportation very convenient. It is also close to Seorak Mountain, and many hikers come by here as they go through Daecheongbong to Seorak-dong from the inner Seorak area. The white sand beach is 2km long, extending through Cheongho-dong, Joyang-dong, and Daepo-dong. The area open to the public is 0.45 km long and 75m wide, making it about 9,000 pyeong. More and more visitors are flocking to the area because of the superb quality of the sand.

Sokcho beach plays an important role in displaying Sokcho-si as a great tourist area along with Seorak Mountain, Cheoksan Hot Springs, Cheongchoho, and Yeongrangho etc. On the bulwark, to the left of the beach, there are many places where you can enjoy hwaleo hoe (fresh sashimi). You can also enjoy sea fishing by taking a boat to Jo Island in the open-sea area by the beach.

Utilization information

・Maximum Occupancy : 10,000 people

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-639-2027

・Opening date : July 10

・Closed : August 23

・Operating Hours : July 10 - August 23, 2015

・Operating Hours : 06:00-24:00

Admission Fees


Available Facilities

2 shower booths (maximum capacity of 240), changing room, campground, volleyball court, mini football field, parking lot, outdoor stage, travel information center (operates only from July - Aug)

Facility Utilization Fees

*Auto camping park (1 day)
-Type A (includes deck, table, parasol, parking fee): 40,000 won
-Type B (includes tent, table, parasol, parking fee): 30,000 won

*Campground (1 day)
-Small (5 people or less): 4,000 won
-Medium (6–10 people): 6,000 won
-Large (10 people or more): 8,000 won

*Shower booth (1 day)
-Adults: 2,000 won
-Students: 1,500 won
-Children: 1,000 won

*Changing room (1 day)
-Adults/Students/Children: 1,000 won

*Locker room (1 day)
-Small (5kg or less): 2,000 won
-Medium (6kg–20 kg): 3,000 won
-Large (20kg or more): 4,000 won

*Parking lot (30min – 24hr use)
-Small (15 seats or less, or less than 1.5 ton): 1,000 – 10,000 won
-Medium (16 seats or more, or more than 1.6 ton): 2,000 – 16,000 won

*Parasol: 10,000 won (no installation fee included)

Inquiries: +82-33-638-6231 (Sokcho-si Facility Management Office)


1. Go to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (Gangbyeon Station of Seoul Subway Line No.2, Exit 4) → Take a bus bound for Sokcho (Time it takes: 2hrs, 50mins to 3hrs, 30mins/ First bus at 06:25, last bus at 23:00 / Runs 49 times daily.)

2. At Gangnam Express Bus Terminal (subway line 3 or 7, Express Bus Terminal Station), take a bus to Sokcho. (Time it takes: 4hrs. / First bus at 06:30, last bus at 21:00 / Runs 27 times daily)

* How to Get to Sokcho Beach from Sokcho Terminal
A 5-minute walk (500 meters) to the left hand side from Sokcho Express Bus Terminal

190, Haeoreum-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do


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