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The best beach on Southern coast
First pilot blue flag certified in Korea

Sinji Myeongsasimni Beach

Sinji Myeongsasimni Beach is the best beach on Southern coast with the highest functional substance content including minerals in seawater, and it is known for the beautiful scenery. Around million beach-goers are visiting every year, and offering wide silver white sand of 3,800m in length and 150m in width, in gentle and wide slope and convenient facilities including wide and thick pine forest, parking lot, shower facility, changing rooms and observation trail, many holiday visitors are coming. In particular, hot sand bath using scorchingly hot sand in the summer is famously effective for degenerative arthritis for elderly and seawater rich in minerals is effective for curing skin diseases and skin aging.

Also, negative ions of oxygen also known as the vitamin in the air is 50 times higher than in big cities. Also, the foreshore rocks are famous for fishing snappers, bass and flatfish.

Wando Myeongsasimni beach, the best summer holiday destination in Southern sea gained the pilot blue flag certification given only to eco-friendly beaches for the first in Korea. Pilot blue flag is a preliminary step to blue flag certification which is an international eco-friendly certification to beaches and marinas given from global non-profit environmental and educational foundation (FEE) that comprehensively evaluates the water quality and safety of the beach. With fine sand, clean sea and beautiful scenery well mingling in the best summer holiday destination in Southern sea, it was designated as one of top three beaches in Korea in 2013, and in 2014, it was awarded the top score in water sport safe destination by National Emergency Management Agency.


  • Operating Period: 1 July 2016 - 21 August 2016 (52 days)

User Guide

  • Shower Facility: Child 1,000 (Under 13), Adult 1,500 (Over 14)
  • Family Tent Rental (Mongolian Tent) (Tent for couples and families, fully equipped with electricity supply)
    • Charge: 35,000 (Max. 5 people) / day
    • Family Tent Charge: 20,000
    • Auxiliary Charge for Wooden Bench: 15,000


Facilities Status

Management Offices (2), beach shopping malls (10), family tent village (4 places, 155 tents), 7 parking lots (2,860 parking spaces), toilets (11 buildings), shower facilities (9 locations), 4 camping sites, 11 cooking faciliites, 5 watchtowers

Operation Personnel

Administrators (7), medical crews (3), policemen (10), maritime policeman (1), baywatchers (12), safety guards (17), cleaners (40), former maritime corps (4)

Sinji Myeongsasimni Beach Promotion Video

How to get to Wando

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Location and Peripheral Information

85-105, Myeongsasimni-gil Sinji-myeon, Wando-gun, Jeollanam-do

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