K-Beauty & Health

Pamper day: Three best spa spots in Seoul and its surroundings

Are you looking for a weekend to rest you soul body? Look no further and head to a spa day in Seoul. It is not a secret that Korea in general is known for everything related to beauty. A healing day to Seoul and its surroundings will definitely give you the royal beauty treatment you need. Here are 3 spa spots in Seoul and its surroundings perfect for your healing day.

Sulwhasoo Flagship Store & Spa

Sulwhasoo is one of Korea’s high end cosmetic brands. Their flagship store is located in heart of Apgujeong. It is is a beauty space that offers premium herbal medicine spas influenced by Asian traditions using special tools such as Amber and Jade. You can choose either Premium Korean Herbal Medicinal Anti-aging Spa or the Contemporary Korean Herbal Medicinal Balance Spa. Both are equally good.

Besides Sulwhasoo flagship store and spa offers also personalized cosmetics consultations and a free guide to their building. The price of their spa actually varies from 60,000 won to 650,000 won.

P.S, if you are interested, I recommend you to make a reservation before going.

 Icheon Termeden Spa

This place is located in Gyeonggi-do which is a little bit far from Seoul. But if you are looking for either a weekend or a one day healing trip. Then you should head to Icheon Termeden Spa. This spa is a German-style spa resort, which has both indoor and outdoor pools. It first was started was a hot spring spa and now it turned into a multi-resort complex complete with hotels, a golf driving range, horseback riding and more activities.

The outdoor pool is surrounded by thick forest.

Dragon Hill Spa

Last but not least, Dragon Hill Spa. If you are interested in experience traditional korean wellness, then you should with no doubt head to this place. Traditional Korean spa, better known as jjimjilbang are more than just saunas and spas, visitors can get massages, facials, scrubs and you can even spend the night. Jjimjilbang is actually a big part of the Korean beauty and wellness culture. Considering the fact that it is usually quite inexpensive, it’s accessible to many people. The Dragon Hill Spa was named by CNN as one of the ‘50 Reasons Why Seoul is the World’s Greatest City’.

You can opt for either a day or night ticket to the Dragon Hill jjimjilbang and experience authentic Korean wellness culture with your friends.


  • Sulwhasoo flagship store and spa: 18 Dosan-daero 45-gil, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
  • Icheon Termeden Spa: 984 Sasil-ro, Moga-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
  • Dragon hill spa: 40-712 -dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

🇲🇦 Zineb El Fathi

Sharing my experience living in South Korea.