JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa Debuts

JW Marriott has announced the opening of JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa in Seogwipo, Jeju. Designed by Bill Bensley, the resort offers 197 guestrooms, including 28 suites, all appointed in natural wood and warm tones. Select rooms have large marble bathtubs for two.

With views overlooking the ocean, Island Kitchen is an all-day dining restaurant that showcases ingredients from Jeju and beyond, including yellowtail tuna, Jeju black pork and locally produced vegetables. Its signature brunch, including a diverse buffet and dishes served directly to the table, is available daily from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to suit individual guests’ preferred schedules. Brunch starts with unlimited champagne, with premium caviar served upon seating, complemented with coffees developed in collaboration with local roasteries.

The hotel’s signature BBQ and rotisserie restaurant, The Flying Hog, has a wood-fired oven in which Jeju black pork and beef are slow-roasted. For guests who wish to explore Jeju's local dishes, Yeoumul is a Jeju-style omakase restaurant, serving seasonal ingredients and fresh seafood harvested by the island’s local female divers called HaenyeoThe Lounge, with its resident coffee master, welcomes guests with specialty coffees and a high tea set with special savory menu items. Outdoors on the terrace of The Lounge, "Romantic Sunset" is a relaxing space where guests can sip cocktails and take in sunset views over the ocean. At the hotel’s poolside, Bar Botan is a place for sitting back, relaxing with a local beer, and sampling signature menu items of Lobster Tartine and Jeju Octopus & Caviar Tartine.

Guests can enjoy light morning walks, morning yoga, pilates, meditation yoga or sound healing sessions. Special interest activities are also available for guests to fully experience the culture of Jeju, including a Jeju tea ceremonies, traditional wine tastings and wine art classes. JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa offers its signature Spa by JW with sauna facilities, and four indoor and outdoor swimming pools fed by the island’s volcanic springs.

The brand's signature Family by JW program organizes activities for families to create memories together. Guests traveling with children can make use of a kids' club, playground, and swimming pool. The resort also offers kids’ adventure activities, such as Jeju Forest Adventurers, where young guests can safely explore the nearby forests for outdoor fun. A Natural Photo Box activity lets guests compile photos capturing their best moments and memories of Jeju. A Picnic Rental Service is also available for families to set out and explore the natural beauty of the island. Kids can also join a Children’s Cooking Class and learn to create dishes using fresh produce harvested from the resort’s own JW Garden, where guests can reconnect with nature through the sustainable practice of growing herbs and vegetables for culinary use.

Throughout the resort, Serene Spaces provide relaxation and moments of pause that restore calm and focus to the mind and body. In a garden setting, The Choga is a reproduction of the traditional homes of Jeju, and provides a glimpse into the indigenous culture of the island.

Jeju island is home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Hallasan Mountain Natural Reserve, Geomunoreum Lava Tube System, Seongsan Ilchulbong Tuff Cone, and the Getbol Tidal Flats. The island is a one-hour flight from Seoul, and the resort is an hour’s drive from Jeju International Airport.

For more information, visit www.marriott.com.

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