InterContinental Alpensia Pyeongchang Resort
Enjoy a delectable breakfast at Flavours, an international all-day dining restaurant on ground floor of the hotel before visiting the Daegwallyeong Sky Ranch where you can interact and feed farm animals. For a small fee, take a tractor up the hill to the top of the ranch where you will be greeted with imposing wind turbines that make for beautiful photo opportunities. Or visiting Walljeong-temple would be the great option too. You can enjoy the ancient fir tree grove surrounding the temple precincts from all sides adds to the serene beauty of this age-old spiritual retreat.
Head to Anmok beach, famous for coffee street where you can enjoy coffee with the beautiful sea view. Every café has its own unique character. It would be the best options where you can enjoy good quality of coffee and various desserts as well as the great view. Most of cafes on Anmok Beach have windows facing the sea. The 500m street is full of coffee shops, and the history is started from 1980. In 80’s, coffee vending machines were set along the beach. it got famous for young couples as a lovely location for coffee.
As night falls, treat yourself to famed Korean beef, called Hanwoo. Gangwon province is renowned for rearing prized Korean cattle that are said to produce the best quality beef, and Daegwallyeong Hanwoo Town specialises in delectable Hanwoo dishes. Seafood lovers would delight in Hwangtae cusine. The pollack will dry during winter season while repeatedly freezing and unfreezing to become ‘Hwangtae’. There are many restaurants in the neighbouring Dawgwallyeong town of Pyeongchang.
Located deep in the highlands of Gangwon province, Pyeongchang-gun has a continental climate with a short summer and lower temperatures than other regions of the same latitude.
Home of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games
The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games were held in Gangwon-do, and Alpensia Resort was the host of the alpine sporting competitions. Many facilities that were used during the Games are now open to visitors, including the iconic ski jump tower and sliding centre where the bobsleigh and luge competitions took place.