Gangneung Candy Surf

Dreaming about riding through the waves this summer? Try surfing at Gangneung surfing beach!

Siyeon Kwon
a year ago

Have you ever imagined yourself riding through the waves on a longboard at sea?

Recently in Korea, surfing has become a very popular sport to enjoy. Among the beaches in Korea, Sacheon Beach in Gangwon-do is suitable for beginners to learn surfing because the waves aren't too high.

Gangneung Candy Surf, which you will learn about today, is located on Sacheon Beach, famous for its clear waters in Gangneung.

Trained instructors carefully teach beginner-level students and they also speak English! So why don't you take this opportunity and learn how to surf this summer?

Reserve Gangneung Candy Surf

Gangneung Candy Surf


Address: 강원 강릉시 사천면 해안로 900 
900 Haean-ro, Sacheonmyeon, Gangneung-si, Gangwon

Dates: 2022.06.15-2022.10.31

1) Select lesson time: 10:00 / 13:00 / 15:00
2) Lesson: theory (20 minutes) - ground lesson (40 minutes) - lesson at sea and free practice (60 minutes)

Why We Recommend It

Gangneung Candy Surf is the closest surfing spot to Gangneung Express Bus Terminal and Gangneung Station. Candy Surf not only offers surfing, tanning, and bathing but also has a resting area with a fantastic view, a cafe, and free WiFi services.

There are a variety of boards available for children, women, and men. The classes are conducted by English-speaking instructors so you can enjoy your experience safely and comfortably.

You can enjoy free surfing from 08:00 to 19:00 with any purchase. If you choose PKG class, you can learn how to surf through a detailed basic training session.


Premium Class PKG (1 person)
- 2 hour lesson + surfing board and suit rental + free surfing (08:00-19:00)
- Choose a class from: 10:00, 13:00, 15:00


Surfing Board & Suit Rental (1 person)
Surfing Board Rental (1 person)

Things To Keep In Mind

The product will be available during the period from June 15, 2022 to October 31, 2022.

All experiences can be participated by people from the age of 7 or older.

Reservations must be completed at least 3 days prior to the reservation date.

You can receive a full refund up to 9 days before the reserved date. Please note that the refundable amount will be deducted at a certain rate as you approach the reserved date.

If you would like to change the date due to personal reasons, please let us know at suport@creatrip.com 7 days before the reserved date.

The class will proceed in case of rain. However, if there is a windstorm warning or extreme weather, you can get a 100% refund after prior notice.

Premium lesson PKG buyers may need to change the date or time if selected lesson times are fully booked.

All equipment must be returned back to the Candy Surf office before 19:00.

People will high blood pressure, heart disease, asthma, or are pregnant cannot participate.

Refund Policy

Cancellation of reservation 9 days before use
100% refund
Cancellation of reservation 8 days before use
90% refund
Cancellation of reservation 7 days before use
80% refund
Cancellation of reservation 6 days before use
70% refund
Cancellation of reservation 5 days before use
60% refund
Cancellation of reservation 4 days before use
50% refund
Cancellation of reservation 3 days before use
40% refund
Cancellation of reservation 2 days before use
30% refund
Cancellation of reservation 1 day before use & day of use
Refund not available

Reservation Process

Step 1

Please make a reservation on the Creatrip reservation page

Gangneung Candy Surf

Step 2

Please enter all necessary information and complete the payment

Step 3

Creatrip will confirm your reservation within 1-2 business days of reservation.

The voucher will be sent on the My Reservation page or in the email you filled out.

Step 4

Surfing boards and suit rentals are available from 08:00 on the day of reservation.

If you purchased the lesson package, please make sure to arrive before the scheduled lesson time.

Step 5

Present your voucher at the Candy Surf Ticket Office and follow the instructions of the staff to begin.


Gangneung Candy Surf has also aired on the Korean TV program Hard Life Rich People.

The owner, who has been a surfer for a long time, is running the business by passing his own surfing techniques and knowledge. 

First, you learn the theory of riding the waves and then practice on the ground. 

After understanding the principles and practicing on the ground, beginners will be able to have a little more confidence when they hit the waters and surf.

You don't need to worry if you've never surfed before.

Most of the customers here are beginners who are new to surfing. Candy Suf will teach you all the steps in a friendly and detailed manner so you can enjoy surfing.

The percentage of beginner surfers who have never surfed before to succeed with Candy Surf is 100%!

Candy Surf instructors are also assigned according to their customers.

If you are a foreigner, you will be assigned to an English-speaking instructor. 

The office of Gangneung Candy Surf is very stylish.

Enjoy surfing and don't forget to return the equipment before 19:00.

With Candy Surf, you can visit Gangneung and learn how to surf with professional instructors!

Please let us know if you have any questions in the comments below or by sending us an email at help@creatrip.com! Also make sure to follow us on Instagram, Tik Tok, and Facebook. to stay updated on all things Korea!

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