Live Out Your Fantasies At Luxury Travel Spots Straight Outta Popular K-dramas

Grab your passport, pack your bags and jet-set to these plush places of the K-drama world!

K-dramas are swoon-worthy! From their food to clothes and even the locations are just dreamy. Set in stunning destinations such as Seoul, Spain or Switzerland, the heart-wrenching romantic K-dramas keep viewers hooked and have set goals for travel aficionados. The larger-than-life fantasy shows treat us to truly scenic vistas, opulent stays, and experiences that seem inspired by fairy tales. If you too want to set on luxurious adventures that scream K-drama magic, this article is for you! Here, we’ve brought you 5 exquisite destinations from your favourite Korean tv operas for over-the-top pampering and picture-perfect backdrops!


Switzerland: Crash Landing on You

First stop, Switzerland! Channel your inner Yoon Se-ri (Crash Landing on You) and descend into the lap of luxury at the Burgenstock Resort. This sprawling palace perched on a mountainside overlooking Lake Lucerne offers old-world charm, breathtaking views, and a spa that’ll melt your stress away. Commence your day with a private chopper ride of the Alps. Take a dip in the hotel’s pool or cosy-up while sipping afternoon tea on a balcony overlooking the majestic scenery to enjoy pure K-drama bliss!


Quebec: Goblin

Next Stop is Canada’s Quebec city! Just like Kim Shin (played by Gong Yoo) and Ji Eun-tak (played by Kim Go-eun) book a stay at the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. The castle-like hotel, perched high above the St. Lawrence River, served as the Goblin’s luxurious abode in the drama. Stroll through the charming Petit Champlain district, with its cobblestone streets and European-style architecture, as a backdrop for the lead characters’ meet-cute. Don’t forget to savour the exotic French-Canadian cuisine at the city’s one of best Le Champlain Restaurant.


Greece: Descendants of the Sun

You can jet off to sun-soaked shores of Greece to recreate scenes of the iconic couple Dr. Kang and Captain Yoo.This idyllic island, featuring the dramatic shipwreck scene from the 2016 military romance Descendants of the Sun, offers stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and a relaxed atmosphere for you to enjoy. On the Greek island of Zakynthos, book Porto Zante Villas & Spa, a plush villa for a comfortable stay. Here, spend your time lounging by pool, or exploring the island’s famous Blue Caves.


Spain: The Legend of the Blue Sea

For a taste of The Legend of the Blue Sea’s luxury, set sail for Barcelona and stay at majestic Hotel Arts Barcelona. This beachfront hotel blends luxury with stunning Mediterranean seascapes, offering infinity pools, Michelin-starred dining, and a world-renowned spa. Just like Shim Chung, here lounging by the pool with the vast ocean stretching before you or go snorkelling amidst colourful fish and coral. You can also visit Girona boasting a good view of the sea, wide plazas, and famous architectural sites.


Seoul: The King-Eternal Monarch

Last, but definitely the most popular spot for a lavish vacation is Seoul! The city beats K-dramas and boasts luxury in every corner. Live like a Korean royalty (or a Chaebol) at the uber-luxurious Josun Palace, Seoul. Splurge like Lee Min-ho on the Royal Suite here and get a regal treatment with beautiful city views. For an even lavish event, arrange a private tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace— one of the grandest palaces in the city. Cap off your day with bespoke cocktails and exquisite meals in Jungsik— a Michelin-starred restaurant in Seoul.

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