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Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park Mt Sorak

Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano

Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano

Seoraksan Hanwha Resort (Mt Sorak) Seorak Sorano

Hanwha Resort Mt Sorak
Hanwha Resort Mt Sorak
Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano is located at 111 Misiryeong-ro, 2983beon-gil, Yeongrang-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea. Travel  to the Mount Sorak National Park is less than 30 minutes away.

The Hanwha resort suites come with kitchen facilities and a dining area. There are two rooms, relatively spacious in the suites. One is without a bed, mattresses are kept in the large wardrobe.

Koreans traditionally sleep on ondol heated floors, an underfloor heating system that is unique to Koreans.  They sleep on a yo and underneath is an ibul, that is a traditional Korean quilt.  

The other room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with cable channels and offers a seating area. The bedroom extends into a balcony with mountain and sea views.

There is also a big departmental store at basement of Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano.

Seorak Hanwha Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park 

Seorak Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park
Seorak Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park

The Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park is about 5 minutes walk from the Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano. Waterpia is a hot spring theme park where you can enjoy the scenery of Mt. Seorak all year long. It has around 11 water activity facilities on a site area of 80,000 ㎡(24,000 pyeong).

All the water used in the Waterpia is natural hot spring water (alkaline mineral water). It is Korea’s first recuperation springs approved by the Ministry of Security and Public Administration.

The hot spring water gets out from a granite layer that was shaped around 180 million years ago during the Mesozoic Jurassic Age. The temperature falls into the top 3%, and the hot spring water is cooled off before they are provided to the theme park.

Small towel is provided free but it is best that you bring your own swimming wear and swim cap. There is a towel and swim cap rental counter, where you can rent a big towel or swim cap, if you don't have one.

You will need to remove your foot wear at the entrance level (1st floor). There will be a foot wear locker section, where you can keep your foot wear. Bring your swim wear, towel and other belonging to the basement level where the changing and shower area is. The rental counter is just beside it.  

Hanwha Waterpia Theme Park
Hanwha Waterpia Theme Park

There is a family section where both guys and girls can get together and enjoy the water ride.

You can also go to man or woman section area to enjoy hot tubs supplied at different temperature. Note that you will need to remove all your clothing in this section, but you can bring along the towel.


Last, likely you’ll discovered that your body feels rejuvenated after soaking in the hot spring or playing in the water all day. Your skin will be moisturized, and you may feel the other benefits of these Seorak Waterpia hot spring theme park.

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Yongpyong Ski Resort Review Blog

Read Yongpyong Ski Resort review in this blog post. Yongpyong (Dragon Valley) Ski Resort is a ski resort in South Korea, located in Daegwallyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do. 

Yongpyong Resort is situated at the center of Korea’s Baekdudaegan Mountain Range. Yongpyong Resort has an impressive ski slopes, including the popular Rainbow Slopes, and offers excellent facilities and deals for skiers. 

The resort's Dragon Plaza offers a variety of services for skiers and snowboarders. In addition to skiing, the resort also offers golf game in the summertime. Yongpyong Ski Resort is the largest ski and snowboard resort in Korea. 

The ski doesn't open throughout the year, the ski season extends from November to early April. It has 31 slopes such as Yellow, Mega Green, Pink, Red, New Red, Blue, Red Paradise, Silver, Silver Paradise, Gold Valley, Gold Fantastic, Gold Paradise, New Gold, Rainbows 1,2,3 and 4, Rainbow Paradise, 15 different lift facilities, including one gondola at a length of 3.7 km  and Korea's largest ski house (Dragon Plaza).
Yongpyong Ski Resort Review
Yongpyong Ski Resort Review
Yongpyong Ski Resort
Yongpyong Ski Resort

Yongpyong Ski Resort Blog Review - How To Go To Yongpyong Ski Resort From Seoul

There are shuttle bus service that go to Yongpyong Ski Resort from Seoul. It is best to be at the bus stop at least 10 minutes before departure time. The bus will leave on time and will not wait if you are late. 

Check out the shuttle bus locations and departure times, don't missed the last bus:

Seoul → Yongpyong Ski Resort
Bus Line
Departure Time and Location
Arrival
SY Line 1
Hongik University 5:10 7:30
Sinchon Station 5:20 7:50
-
Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 2
Rrenaissance hotel 5:10
Gangnam Station 5:15
Novotel Ambassador Gangnam 5:25
-
Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 3
Grand Inter Continental 5:40
COEX Inter Continental 5:45
-
Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 4
Insadong 5:05
Lotte department 5:10
Yongsan 5:25
Iteawon Station 5:30
Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 5
Seoul Station 7:50
Myeong-dong Station 7:55
Dongdaemun Gate 8:15
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Sports Complex Station 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
Yongpyong Ski Resort → Seoul
Bus Line
Departure Time and Location
Arrival
YS Line 1
Yongpyong Ski Resort
Sports Complex Station
 Sinchon Station
All season
Open-Closing 
13:00 / 17:00 
Sports Complex Station
 Sinchon Station
peak season
20/12/2014-15/02/2015 (dd / mm / yy) 
10:00 / 13:00 15:00 / 17:00 19:00 / 21:00
Sports Complex Station
 Sinchon Station

Yongpyong Ski Resort Blog Review - Accommodation 

Yongpyong Ski Resort AccommodationYongpyong Ski Resort Accommodation Review

Accommodation at Yongpyong (Dragon Valley) options include the Yongpyong Resort, Greenpia condominiums, a hotel, and a youth hostel. The photos review the typical hotel room at the Yongpyong Resort. On top of the beds, the room also come with a writing desk, relax chair and coffee table.

You can also take the Yongpyong Ski Resort cable car to the mountain top to enjoy the scenic view. There is a cafe at the top of the mountain in the Yongpyong resort tower, which is one of the shooting place for the popular drama "Winter Sonata".

Yongpyong Ski Resort Cable Car
Yongpyong Winter Sonata Cafe
Yongpyong Resort will be the selected as the main resort for athletes during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Yongpyong ski is for both beginners and intermediates, who can practice and perfect their skills at this relatively quieter resort. 

Last, the overall of this Yongpyong Ski Resort blog review is that it has an impressive ambiance and is one of the most popular ski resorts in Korea, which is frequented by many tourists.



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