The demand for resort facilities has been tremendously increased by the growth of the public interests to the leisure activities. However, it has been causing some problems that may be from the lack of the knowledges and researches related with architectural design and planning of the involved facilities. Author first provides basic informations of Korean resort facilities in planning and design through archival and case studies. From this, he examines present status and characteristics of Korean resorts, according to which eight types of resorts are classified. Through investigation of 112 samples, developmental characteristics of these resort-types are examined.