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“Beautiful urban beach”
Review of Haeundae Beach

Haeundae Beach
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Full-Day Busan Tour Including Beomeosa Temple
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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“Beautiful urban beach”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

The setting of this beach really is beautiful with the rocks spreading into the water, hills behind and the long arc of sand. It is especially beautiful in the evenings around sunset. It is a busy urban beach with lots of umbrellas everywhere during the day, but it was less crowded than I had expected given some of the other reviews, and the umbrellas were appreciated in the heat. I found it quite pleasant and relaxing even though I am not usually an urban beach person. I think you have to take it for what it is. They are cautious about when and where they allow swimming though and the life guards do enforce strongly, as others have noted.

Visited August 2013
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“Clean beach with exciting activities”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Haeundae beach is a pretty happening place with lots of activities. We were there early September and as it was near the end of summer, not many people were swimming. But still there was lots of activities like a bicycle race, a stage set up with MC playing interactive games with the audience, buskers on the beach, people cycling and building sand castles etc. The Busan Aquarium is just right at the beach and family with children will definitely enjoy the place. Beside the aquarium is the Street Market Village where smalls eateries with blue tentage are. The eateries have cooked food like tteokbokki, clams, shells or live seafood in glass fish tanks where you can pick from. The locals do eat there and the food is cheap and good. Haeundae beach is a bustling place and definitely a good place to visit both in the day and at night.

Visited September 2013
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Hyderabad, India
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“Nice Family Beach”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

There are several things that can be done close to this beach location. We spent quite some time on the beach and it has good shower and change facilities too. You have several restaurants close to this place and the evenings here are particularly wonderful.

Visited September 2013
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“Not bad”
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Lots of activities. Enjoyed my stay but was a bit overwhelming with people at times. I grew up near the beaches so this one wasn't very impressive.

Visited May 2013
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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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“Lovely place for tanning, night stroll and baskers :)”
Reviewed September 6, 2013

Not much water sports activities going on during the last weekend of summer, considering the slapping waves. Even tubing can only be done within 2-3 ft away from the sand, otherwise you'll hear the whistles from the lifeguards. But for those who love tanning, this is an excellent place :)

At night is when things can be interesting especially if you're into music. There are quite a few baskers and acoustic musicians from trios, quartet and even instrumental duos singing at the beach sidewalks. My personal favorite is a trio called Burnin' Soda (a young lady singer and guitar duos).

If you walk further to the west side, there are plenty of restaurants that sells live fish and sea critters (puffer fish, king crabs, squids, you name it).

Visited August 2013
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