Situated on the southeastern corner of the Korean peninsula, Busan is South Korea’s second-largest city. Allowing stunning ocean views, the Sheraton Busan Haeundae Hotel is located in the Haeundae District in Busan’s east side. Both the downtown area and the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) are easily accessible. Gimhae (formerly Kimhae) International Airport (PUS) can be reached by limousine bus in 60 minutes.

Busan is famous for such beaches as Haeundae Beach and Songjung Beach, which are 4 and 5 kilometers away, respectively. Soak up some sun, take an energizing stroll, or embark on a fun boat cruise. Busan Aquarium—the country’s largest—is home to 250 species. Walk through an 80-meter underwater tunnel to marvel at its enormous tank filled with marine life. Admire breathtaking city views from the top of Mount Jangshan or from Busan Tower in Yongdusan Park. Go birdwatching at the Nakdong River Estuary Migratory Bird Sanctuary on Eulsukdo Island.

Enriching destinations include the famous Beomeosa Temple, located on the edge of Mount Geumjeongsan, and the Haedong Yonggung Temple. Tour exhibitions at the Busan Museum of Modern Art and attend its music, dance, and cultural events. See the Busan Museum’s dynamic relics, paintings, and ceramics and the Busan Marine Natural History Museum’s artifacts.

Shop for pottery, lacquerware, woodcarvings, folk art, and other traditional Korean handicrafts at the Gudeok Cultural Market. Wander around the expansive Gukje Market, or head to the trendy Gwangbok-ro Fashion Street. Experience the Lotte Aquatique Show, the world’s biggest indoor fountain music display. Visit Seomyeon, an area filled with cafés, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. Jagalchi Market is home to many seafood restaurants and stalls and is also popular at night.