Your Only 8D7N Muslim-Friendly Itinerary to Jeju Island!

Jeju Island or Jeju-do, is a special self-governing province located on the southern tip of South Korea. Due to its’ beautiful features and attraction, Jeju Island is fast becoming a popular tourist attraction, known for its’ fresh seafood offerings, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, museums, theme parks, mountains, waterfalls, beaches, and other beautiful bounties from nature. There are too many activities to be done on Jeju Island, also known as South Korea’s “Hawaii”, so we’ve compiled a 8D7N Muslim-friendly itinerary that will appeal to the foodie, nature-lover and thrill-seeker, romantic, and/ or KPOP lover in you!

DAY 1

Grab a bite at Badapungkyong!

all This beach-side restaurant gives you a killer view as you enjoy their meal! As Jeju is famous for seafood, start your meal with their famous sea urchin and seawood soup. They are also known for their abalone and seafood in a hot pot, but we had their lightly-battered, golden seafood tempura and perfectly grilled mackerel.
Badapungkyong/ Bada Punggeyong Restaurant Address: 653, Seohaean-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do Tel: 064-711 7992 Halal Info: Pork-free | Prayer room available More info about Badapungkyong
Have you been here? Add your review and photos on the Halal Navi app so other Muslim travellers can review them on their travel in Jeju!   Unleash the kid in you at Sumokwon Theme Park! all The Sumokwon Theme Park is perfect for thrill-seekers looking to add adventure to their travels. Enjoy VR & 5D experience, ice museum and 3D trick art. Afterwards, walk amongst their outdoor illumination forest for the perfect selfie! The forest is best visited during nightime for the perfect shot. Discover the nearest Muslim-friendly restaurant after your VR experience with the Halal Navi app! Have you been here? Add your review and photos on the Halal Navi app so other Muslim travellers can review them on their travel in Jeju!
Address: 2F/3F Sumokwon Theme Park, 69 Eunsu-gil, Jeju City Tel: +82 64-903-2080 More info about Sumokwon Theme Park
End your day with Cheonhaecheon Halal Shabu-Shabu! all Certified Muslim-Friendly (Halal Menu Service) by Jeju Islamic Cultural Center, Cheonhaecheon offers Muslim-friendly hotpot shabu-shabu buffet style for Muslim travellers. Opt from various fresh seafood, vegetables, and noodles for your own hotpot. They have even dedicated a special fridge section for halal meat only. You can also enjoy all-you-can-eat Haagen Daaz ice cream with your buffet.
Cheonhaecheon Restaurant Address: 25, Halladaehak-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do Tel:064-742 1101 Halal Info: Pork free, Halal menu available, Prayer room available More info about Cheonhaecheon Restaurant
Check-in to Maison Glad Jeju! all-1 For a little lux, check-in and unwind at this glam hotel, which even offers “glamping” style accommodation for those wanting to live a little closer to nature but with luxury-style amenities. Near to shopping streets, you can purchase famous Korean beauty products and souvenirs. all You can also notify the hotel in advance of your dietary requirements, and they will accommodate by providing chefs that will assist you during food selection and signage display for their breakfast buffet spread. There are plenty of seafood-based menu items for breakfast.
Maison Glad Jeju Address: 80 Noyeon-ro, Yeon-dong, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea Tel: +82 64-747-4900 More info about Maison Glad Jeju

DAY 2

Climb up to Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak!

all Also called Sunrise Peak, this UNESCO World Natural Heritage site is truly a sight to behold. It’s famous for featuring a huge crater at the top of the peak. This place is also known for Jeju Haenyeo female divers who dives deep into the water without oxygen masks to collect seafood. Start your day by climbing to the top, and enjoy the rewards of breathtaking view. We recommend spending at least 2 hours here and unwinding afterwards at the coffee shops nearby.
Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak Address: 284-12, Ilchul-ro, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do Tel: +82-64-710-7923 More info about Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak
Discover the nearest Muslim-friendly restaurant after your climb with the Halal Navi app!   Find your way out from Maze Land! all As seen on Running Man TV Series and countless other shows, this popular location features boasting the world’s longest stone maze. Featuring three mazes to reflect three of Jeju’s principle items -  rocks, wind and women - it’s a fun activity for you to enjoy with your family! Afterwards, enjoy the cafe, gift shop and mini museums they have in the building.
Maze Land Address: 2134-47, Bijarim-ro, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do Tel: +82-64-784-3838 More info about Maze Land
  Enjoy dinner at Bagdad Cafe! all One of the few Muslim-owned cafes on Jeju Island, if you’re craving delicious Indian food, do drop by Bagdad Cafe! Certified Halal Menu Service Restaurant by Jeju Islamic Cultural Centre, don’t forget to try out the deliciously rich Chicken Makhni with hot, fluffy naan.
Bagdad Cafe Address: 38, Seongwang-ro 32-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do Tel: 064-757 8182 Halal Info: Pork free, Halal menu available, Prayer room available More info about Bagdad Cafe
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DAY 3

Pick fresh tangerines at Jeju-E-in Tangerine Farm!

all Jeju is South Korea’s largest gamgyul (tangerine) producer. You can opt to take your own basket to pick tangerines from the tangerine parks, afterwards which they will weigh by kilogram and you can bring back the juicy fruits back with you. We also recommend trying their specialty tea and dessert at their cafe.
Address: 693 Hogeun-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do More info about Jeju-E-in Tangerine Farm Discover the nearest Muslim-friendly restaurant after picking your tangerines with the Halal Navi app!
Talk a walk at Camellia Hill! all One of Jeju’s most popular tourist sites, it’s no wonder many visitors flock to this area to enjoy this arboretum, home to 6,000 camellia trees. Also a favourite for couples, the breathtaking pink foliage scenery are a must for selfie-lovers.
Camellia Hill Address: 166, Byeongak-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do Tel: +82-64-792-0088 More info about Camellia Hill
Enjoy a healthy meal at WE Hotel Jeju! all Unwind and enjoy beautiful nature at this WE Hotel (Water-and-Energy), surrounded by beautiful pine and cedar trees. As the WE Hotel specializes in health and wellness tourism, they provide several types of therapy and programmes for one to relax their body and mind. Their restaurant also prepares food with nutrition in mind for a clean and wholesome taste. We highly recommend the Halal beef bibimbap, as the beef was tender and perfectly cooked, and we thoroughly enjoyed mixing the perfectly-arranged dish into a delicious rice mix.
Dachae Restaurant @ WE Hotel Jeju Address: 453-95, 1100-ro, 63551 Seogwipo, South Korea Tel: +82647301271 Halal Info: Halal menu available (advanced booking required), Prayer room for hotel guests More info about Dachae Restaurant
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DAY 4

Soapmaking at Innisfree Jeju House!

all Make your own soap with the instructional videos on the iPads provided for each individual. Customize your soap with different scents, stamps and mould the soap to your preferred shape! Wrap the soap in the cute paper and packaging provided as a gift for your loved ones! Afterwords, don’t forget to shop around for Jeju-limited-edition products!
Innisfree Jeju House Address: 425, Sinhwayeoksa-ro, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do Tel: +82-64-794-5351 More info about Innisfree Jeju House
Discover the nearest Muslim-friendly restaurant after your soap making experience with the Halal Navi app!   Make your own candle at Jeju Badas Candle! all Using the natural marine life, flora and fauna harvested from near their shop, the owners of Jeju Badas Candle provides an opportunity for tourists to create and bring back their own candles.
Jeju Badas Candle Address: Jeju-si, Gujwa-eup Haengwon-ro 17gil 27 More info about Jeju Badas Candle

DAY 5

Discover Jeju’s history at Jeju Folk Village!

all Visit Jeju Folk Village to relive how the Jeju folks used to live, with a live-sized mock up of a village, populated by live farm animals. The folk village was also the filming site for popular Korean drama, Dae Jang Geum (Jewel In The Palace), and as such, they have installed a special photo-taking board, and mini gallery of the gallery. The folk village is a must-visit when you’re visiting Jeju Island!
Jeju Folk Village Address: 631-34 Minsokhaean-ro, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, South Korea Tel: +82 64-787-4501 More info about Jeju Folk Village
Discover the nearest Muslim-friendly restaurant after your visit to the folk village with the Halal Navi app!   Dip your feet at Jeju Herb Dongsan! all-spa It’s time to give your feet some love mid-way through your holiday with some foot aromatherapy at Jeju Herb Dongsan. Using heated water, essential oil, herbs and spices such as peppermint and rosemary, rejuvenate your tired soles with this highly-recommended activity. Each session is 30 minutes and be prepared to wait a while for your turn during peak season! all-outdoor At night time, the gardens outside comes alive with the illumination and lights placed on the shrubbery. Don’t forget to stick around until sundown if you love glow-in-the-dark type photos!
Jeju Herb Dongsan Address: 170 Don-ohreum-ro, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo-city, Jeju Tel: +82-64-787-7362 More info about Jeju Herb Dongsan
Check-in to Bayhill Pool & Villa! all This opulent villa offers hotel rooms or villas with the perfect ocean-view to the blue seas of Jeju to wake up to every morning. Enjoy the picturesque view when dipping in their outdoor swimming pool, or in-room private jacuzzis, available in some rooms. Do note that this hotel can provide Halal meat (by advanced request) at their restaurant, Narnia, and the chef was accommodating and understanding when it came to the preparation of Halal meat. all-1 Some examples of the Halal menu prepared for us based on our request.
Bayhill Pool & Villa Address: 424, Yerae-ro, 63538 Seogwipo, South Korea Tel: +064 801 9000 More info about Bayville Pool & Villa | More info about Narnia Restaurant

DAY 6

“Meet” Your KPop Idols at Playbox!

playkpop PLAY KPOP is the world's largest K-POP experience hall where new media technology and K-POP music are integrated together. Never had the opportunity to catch your favourite KPOP stars in concert? Enjoy the LIVE Holo concerts from G-Dragon, Rainbow, 2NE1, AOA, CNBlue, and Big Bang! Enjoy some fun and take selfies, dance, sing and rub shoulders with your KPOP stars!
Play KPop Jeju Address: 15, Jungmungwangwang-ro 110beon-gil, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do Tel: +82 064-780-9000 Halal Info: Prayer room available More info about Play KPop Jeju
Discover the nearest Muslim-friendly restaurant after your visit to the KPop stars with the Halal Navi app!   Grab a sip of famous banana milk at Yellow Cafe! yellow-cafe Korea is famous for their Bingrrae banana-flavored milk, available at almost every convenience stores! Approximately 800,000 bottles are sold daily in South Korea! If you’re a fan, you definitely need to drop by their Yellow Cafe, where the menu is choc-filled with banana menu items! There is even a gift shop for you to buy banana-themed trinkets such as keychains, post-it notes, canvas bags amongst many others for your loved ones!
Yellow Cafe Address: 2877-13 Yerae-dong, Seogwipo, South Korea Tel: +82647301271 Halal Info: Pork free More info about Yellow Cafe
  Sail Away on Shangri-La Yacht Tour! shangrila-yacht-tour If the sea always calls out to you, take a ride on the Shangri-La yacht tour to enjoy a majestic view of the ocean, whilst enjoying activities such as fishing. If you’re lucky, you may even spot dolphins. The tour comes complete with light refreshment such as coffee and tea for you to sip on as you take in the picturesque views. We’d advice bundling up if you’re planning to come during winter.
Shangri-La Yacht Tour Address: 2950-5, Saekdal-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do (Inside Pacific Land) Tel: +82 1544-2988 More info about Shangri-La Yacht Tour
Discover the nearest Muslim-friendly restaurant after your yacht ride with the Halal Navi app!   Grab delicious local delicacy at Chunsimine! chunsimine As Jeju is well-known for their seafood abundance, don’t forget to drop by Chunsimine for their famous cutlassfish. Opt for the grilled version, if you fancy the dramatic effect of a table-length fish arriving in front of you and deboned by your server, or select the hotpot soup version for a more hearty flavour during Winter.
Chunsimine Address: 16 Changcheonjungang-ro 24 beon-gil, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, South Korea Tel: +82 64-794-4010 Halal Info: Pork free, Halal menu available More info about Chumsimine
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DAY 7

Make your way to Jeju B.E.S.T. Hill! all Known as Jeju Beautiful Eco Site Tour (B.E.S.T.) Hill, all KPOP lovers, you’ll need to spend at least one night here in the wilderness! With many outdoor activities (and indoor entertainment for rainy days), you’ll also get to see your fav KPOP idols autographs from previous visitors such as BTS and BlackPink. Enjoy hot air balloon activity or give the Drone Park a try (this humble writer admits she only managed to hit one target out of five targets during her Drone Park activity). Prayer rooms are available for guests.
Jeju B.E.S.T. Hill Address: 산103-1 Gyorae-ri, Jochon-eup, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea Tel: +82 10-7272-1888 More info about Jeju B.E.S.T. Hill

DAY 8

Enjoy a spot of shopping at Dongmun Traditional Market!

dongmun-traditional-market If you have opted for a night flight, squeeze in an  hour or two shopping for local gifts that you can bring back! Do try out some of the traditional vegetarian-friendly snacks, or opt to purchase the famous Jejukiss tangerine chocolates. It’s also nearby to Jeju Jungang Underground Shopping Center, the best place to shop for beauty products and clothing accessories during winter time.
Jeju Dongmun Traditional Market Address: 20, Gwandeok-ro 14-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do Tel: +82-64-752-3001 More info about Jeju Dongmun Traditional Market
Grab your last bite of Korean food at Daewonga! daewonga End your final day in Jeju with super fresh seafood! Enjoy their famous abalone stew in a hot pot, as it simmers away slowly. The hot broth is perfect to eat on a cold winter day. If you find the seafood intimidating to eat, their server will assist in cutting the seafood for you. Another tip is to add the ramyeon noodles last once the seafood has cooked so it can soak up all the seafood goodness.
Daewonga Address: 16 Changcheonjungang-ro 24 beon-gil, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, South Korea Tel: +82 64-794-4010 Halal Info: Pork free, Halal menu available More info about Daewonga
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Additional Notes on Muslim-Friendly/ Halal Meals

All of the restaurants we visited were included under the Muslim-Friendly Restaurants in Korea Guidebook created by Korean Tourism Board specially for Muslim travellers to be more aware and at ease when dining in South Korea. As such, they have classified their restaurants to four categories, with additional pictograms for further information. We advice you to take their guidebook into consideration, as well as your own judgment when dining out. muslim-friendly-kto Many thanks to the Jeju Tourism Organization for organizing and sponsoring our trip to Jeju from December 4, 2018 to December 8, 2018. jeju-logo And, if you want to discover more Muslim-friendly eateries during your travels in South Korea, don’t forget to download our app, Halal Navi! You can search for Muslim-friendly restaurants nearby, check reviews and halal tips from other users about the restaurant, and navigate to the restaurant location. Download Halal Navi to get more Halal info when travelling!
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