Honeymoon to South Korea and the Philippines

Seoul, Busan & Siargao Island
11 nights private tour from GBP £11,600 per person

South Korea offers the perfect mix for couples seeking a honeymoon with a difference. This itinerary allows you to stay in the chicest hotels whilst exploring this exciting and unique destination. Busan is where city life meets the beach, with its fun, vibrant atmosphere making it a mecca for young couples to embrace. Soak up the buzz of Seoul with its famous foodie scene, K-pop culture and rich heritage, as you explore food markets and shopping districts with a slice of romance along the way.

Honeymoon to South Korea and the Philippines
At a glance
  • Devour the sublime Korean cuisine as you travel through Busan and Seoul, soaking up these vibrant cities to the max

  • Immerse in a unique culture, staying in the chicest hotels in the best locations

  • Explore the wonderful Gamcheon cultural village, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and Centum City Spa land for a slice of relaxation

  • Combine this itinerary with a week at a paradise beach resort, creating the perfect honeymoon with a unique twist

Journey highlights
  • Devour the sublime Korean cuisine as you travel through Busan and Seoul, soaking up these vibrant cities to the max

  • Immerse in a unique culture, staying in the chicest hotels in the best locations

  • Explore the wonderful Gamcheon cultural village, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and Centum City Spa land for a slice of relaxation

  • Combine this itinerary with a week at a paradise beach resort, creating the perfect honeymoon with a unique twist

Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

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Typically, spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best times to go to South Korea, since this is when the country’s naturally breathtaking scenery comes alive. Spring and autumn are the slightly cooler seasons with less chance of rainfall compared to that of the wet and hot summer months and colder winter months.

Itinerary

Day 1-2

Seoul, South Korea

Start your amazing honeymoon in the buzzing capital city of South Korea, Seoul. Once landed you will be transferred to the Hotel 28 Myeongdong for the first night of your itinerary. The hotel is in the fun district of Myeongdong, known for its chicken and beer shops, nightlife and endless shopping. You’re just moments from some of the main attractions, traditional cafés, and best restaurants, ensuring you will have a fun evening here before you transfer to Busan the following day. If you are looking for a honeymoon with a difference, then a week in South Korea will give you just that.

Accommodation: Hotel 28 Myeongdong ( 1 night )
Day 2-4

Busan, South Korea

The next stop in your itinerary is the bustling ‘city on the beach’, Busan. Travel from Seoul to Busan on the KTX train and be met and transferred to Signiel Busan on arrival. This chic beachfront hotel is your home for the next two nights and comes complete with rooftop pool and stunning harbour and sea views.

 

Once you’ve checked in, it’s time to explore the wonderful Gamcheon cultural village with your guide. A complex of colourful houses that are built in a staircase fashion on the foothills of the coastal mountains. Formerly the ‘slums’ of Busan, today the area is a myriad of thriving streets with fascinating art galleries and studios, cafés and restaurants, with the exteriors vibrantly decorated with murals and sculptures created by the residents. Next, you will enjoy an exhilarating ride on the Songdo Marine Cable Car. With 39 cabins, including some with transparent floors, you will travel over the ocean between Songnim Park on the east and Amnam Park on the west, with breathtaking views of the stunning coastline and sea below. Return to the hotel for the evening to enjoy its impressive facilities or see more of this great location and explore the amazing local restaurant, bar and food scene.

After a lovely relaxing breakfast, your day will start with a well-deserved slice of zen. You will be met by your expert guide to visit Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, a beautiful temple built in the rocks on the rugged coastline, which is a Buddhist sanctuary home to a myriad of ornate carvings. This is a fascinating look into the cultural past of Busan. Afterwards, you will head for some well-earned relaxation at the Centum City Spa Land. The Spa Land consists of 22 spas fed by two different all-natural springs, you will have a chance to experience 13 distinctively themed Jjimjilbang and saunas, and an open-air foot spa. Keeping the relaxed feeling alive you will head to the Bay 101 Yacht Club, a popular outdoor dining district on the water’s edge of Busan, giving a lovely cosmopolitan feel to the area. Here, you can embark on a luxury scenic yacht cruise tour, soaking up the city views and lights by night. What is more romantic than being on the water at nightfall? Rounding off a wonderful day in Busan, before you head to the buzz of Seoul the following day.

Accommodation: Signiel Busan ( 2 nights )
Day 4-7

Seoul, South Korea

After breakfast you will transfer to the airport for your return journey to Seoul. On arrival you will be transferred back to the Hotel 28 Myeongdong ready for further explorations of this exciting city.

 

We’ve handpicked some of our favourite experiences to inject your stay with endless fun and fascinating insights at every turn. Explore the city’s dynamic neighbourhoods with our expert guide, who will unlock a hidden side to some of the most famous landmarks with fascinating secrets and stories.

 

Once you’ve settled into the hotel, your guide will meet you in the afternoon to take you out to explore Myeongdong, one of the primary shopping districts in Seoul. Bursting with designer brands, and high-end shopping as well as a plethora of brilliant cafés, bars and restaurants. Round up your day by enjoying the world-famous Nanta Performance, a nonverbal comedy that draws in huge audiences every day. The show involves acrobatics, magic tricks, comedy, pantomime and some audience participation. Following the show, enjoy an evening in Seoul, making the most of the sensational cuisine that Korea is famous for.

 

The following day you will enjoy a tour of Seoul, taking in Gyeongbokgung Palace one of the most beautiful and largest of the five palaces that reside in Seoul, with your guide bringing the palace alive with fascinating tales of its history. Whilst you are here you can take part in a Hanbok-wearing experience, the traditional dress of South Korea. Next you will visit a Bukchon Hanok village, famous for its traditional Korean houses, known as hanoks, giving you a glimpse into the country's rich cultural past. Next your guide will take you to the Insadong Antique Street, with alleys full of galleries, traditional restaurants, teahouses, and cafés. Complete the day with a wonderful Han River Cruise along the Hangang River as it runs through Seoul from east to west.

 

After another relaxed breakfast, your guide will meet you at the hotel to take you on a further tour of Seoul, starting at the Mangwon Market, a traditional market where you can buy fresh produce and devour delicious street food, including options from sublime fried chicken food stalls. It’s all about the food in Seoul and this experience will bring the flavour and variety of food alive while your guide helps you navigate the bustling stalls. Try as many of the local dishes as you can, and be ready to be blown away by the taste sensation that Korea is famous for. After the Mangwon district you will visit the Seoul Sky Observatory, the fifth tallest building in the world, containing galleries, cafés, and a luxury hotel, along with a skywalk and observation deck. It is one of the best spots to appreciate the breathtaking view of Seoul's vibrant city lights. Spend the evening at your leisure, soaking up the energetic atmosphere, and make the most of the sensational Korean bars and cuisine before you depart the next day. In the morning you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

Accommodation: Hotel 28 Myeongdong ( 3 nights )
Day 7-12

Siargao Island, Philippines

In the morning you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey to Siargao in the Philippines. Sink into utter relaxation at the luxurious Nay Palad Hideaway, where you will stay for the next five nights. Lose yourself in barefoot luxury on the white sand of Siargao, nestled between ancient mangroves, tropical jungle and untouched beaches. Revel in honeymoon bliss as you soak up everything this resort has to offer, a pristine hideaway for couples, where no ask is too much. Boat trips, deep-sea fishing, world-class surfing on Cloud 9 and kayaking through mangroves – you can try it all. Or just sit back and devour the standout dining whilst watching the sunset with a drink in hand. Bliss! The optimum way to round off this exhilarating itinerary from South Korea to the Philippines.   

Accommodation: Nay Palad Hideaway ( 5 nights )
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 020 3468 1971 to start planning your holiday.

Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and includes international flights)

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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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  • July 2024
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    GBP £1,700
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    GBP £1,700
  • October 2024
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    GBP £1,700
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    GBP £1,700
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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    GBP £1,700
  • March 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
    Deposit from*
    GBP £1,700
  • April 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £11,600
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Typically, spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best times to go to South Korea, since this is when the country’s naturally breathtaking scenery comes alive. Spring and autumn are the slightly cooler seasons with less chance of rainfall compared to that of the wet and hot summer months and colder winter months.

Honeymoon to South Korea and the Philippines
Honeymoon to South Korea and the Philippines

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3468 1971 to start planning your holiday.

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