Best Spa & Relaxation in Jongno-gu
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Seoul team
The fusion between western influence and Korea’s traditional eastern culture has brought about the creation of an amazing variety of spas and relaxation centers in Seoul. The city offers a unique experience for everyone when it comes to pampering yourself.
Jjimjilbangs, or Korean Saunas, are gender segregated bath houses that have been around for hundreds of years. These large communal bath houses are furnished with: showers, hot tubs, steam rooms, ice rooms and cold pools. One can easily find a jjimjilbang on every block, from small towns to big cities, and they are open 24h! Seoul also provides a whole host of massage parlors for customers looking to rid themselves of travel aches and pains. Massage facilities are highly professional and all the employees are well trained in the art of relaxation. For people looking to have a complete, whole day spa experience, the choices are endless in Seoul as the city offers some of the most lavish spas that will leave even the queen herself satisfied. Korea also has a ton of hot spring spas, many of which are located in Seoul or close to Seoul. Some of these hot spring spas are more like full on resort spas, equipped with heated indoor and outdoor pools, massage rooms, hotels, restaurants, driving ranges and more.