Referred to as the ‘Hawaii of South Korea’, Jeju Island (or Jeju) is one of the must-visit travel destinations in South Korea. With so many unique attractions and outdoor activities that you can enjoy in nature, it is an ideal destination for long-term stays as well as weekend breakaways. Above all, May is the perfect month for travelers to visit this charming island full of entertainment! Here’ why.;)
Boasting perfect warm spring weather with an average temperature of 20℃, May is the month when the sea gets warmer in Jeju Island. Plus, you can still enjoy the last-minute spring flowers around the island and a whole new world of outdoor activities as well!
In May, just right before the price increase in the peak summer season, the airfare and lodging price is very, very reasonable in Jeju Island.
Best things to do in Jeju Island in May
Photo courtesy of Young Yun Heo, ‘Green Barley Field of Gapado Island’
The annual Gapado Green Barley Festival is taking place in Gapado Island situated 5.5km away from Jeju Island, has kicked off on April 9th and will run through to the May 8th. Drop by the festival and take a stroll along the lush fields of greenery when you visit Jeju Island!
Besides the festival, you must never miss all the fun, exciting water sports and leisure activities such as kayaking in Yongyeon Pond, sailing on a glass yacht, riding on a water bike and many more in Jeju Island! To find out more activities you can do in Jeju Island, click here.
There are plenty of exciting adventures not only in the sea, but also on land. Travelers to Jeju Island must try the off-road driving experience at least once in their lifetime, because it is an absolute blast!
Offering a scenic 12km course that takes you through Jeju’s Oreum (hills), Yongcheon pond and the rest of natural wonders, you will experience surprisingly exciting and fun challenges and adventures during the ride! For details and directions, click here.
Now if you need help in planning the itinerary and searching for things to do in Jeju Island, you definitely should check out the spring campaign by Korea’s #1 travel shop, Trazy.com, where you can discover Jeju Island’s top 5 spring activities not to be missed.