Among the spas located in the Gangnam area, five places that are particularly well-known are selected and examined. We will find out the characteristics and concepts of each spa, as well as major programs and why we visit the place again.
From now on, let’s meet five spas with differentiated features, including a place with nature and healing as strategies and a spa that aims for a new concept.
“Healing vacation spot in the city” Spa Eco Cheongdam
Starting with its first Manhattan store in New York in 1993, it is a 20-year-old American spa that currently operates 28 stores in Korea, including Cheongdam Direct Store, offering more detailed and specialized programs as well as skin care and body slimming.
In particular, Facial Pilates, introduced in On-Style Get It Beauty, has also been published as a book, and is also introducing “Men’s Fit” for grooming men and “Glutius Clinic,” a chest care program for a voluminous body.
The main program includes a full-body therapy that combines head and foot spa. Before starting skin care, it manages the scalp and feet that control body circulation to help maximize the effect. In addition, the “Head Spa” program for hair loss is customized according to each customer’s scalp and hair.
Address 3rd floor of Gadang Building, 99-3 Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Operating hours Weekdays 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Major Program Herb Detox Benefit Skin Care 10 times 600,000 won
“Meeting of esthetic and spa”
Spine New York
It is an authentic aesthetic & day spa run by Kim Ha-jung, the author of Faith Kyung-rak (Samsung Publishing), based on his know-how for more than 20 years, and has been selected as one of Korea’s top 100 aesthetic & spa, known for its collaboration with the Korea Tourism Organization’s columns, TV and various media.
Spine New York is constantly striving to provide more professional management methods and effective techniques through oriental medicine acupuncture and yin and yang energy aromatherapy. In particular, it aims to relieve stress and tension and maintain parasympathetic nerves such as insomnia, anxiety, and excitement.
Hydro Spa, one of the major programs, uses water to enhance defense against the outside environment, strengthen the body and skin’s natural healing ability to reduce stress, and provides well-being spa quizzes seasonally after care, starting with Welcome Ceremony Foot Spa.
Address 820-9 Glastower 1702 in Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Operating hours Weekdays 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Major Program S-Line Slimming Treatment: KRW 200,000 per treatment
“Terapy with healing wisdom” 킹안마 Healing Spa
킹안마 Healing Spa, which has a modern and comfortable atmosphere, is a space for rest and healing in the city of modern people who want to escape from daily pressure and stress. It provides appropriate spa therapy and products through professional consulting based on each customer’s skin, health condition, and lifestyle.
All spa therapy provided by 킹안마 Healing Spa uses products from the skin care brand 킹안마. Skin & body care products that contain premium aroma oil and anti-aging marine plant extracts that promote collagen production help healthy skin care.
In addition, 10 types of touch (massage technique) are unique to 킹안마 Spa. Various programs such as Tui Massage in China, Thai Massage, Bali Massage, Ayurveda in India, and Swedish are organized into customized programs through consultations based on skin, health conditions, and lifestyle.
Address: 92-16 Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Operating hours 11:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Major program 킹안마 Visible Brilliance Facial costs 200,000 won per time
“A space that contains the beauty of nature”
Oselas Gangnam Branch
The Oselas Yeoksam-dong Raum (RAUM) is Korea’s first “social Venue (a place where upper-class people gather to enjoy various cultural events such as performances, exhibitions, parties, and weddings” where weddings, banquet halls, galleries, gardens, and spas can gather in one place.
OCELAS is a combination of OCEAN + Land + Air + Sun, which means sea and land, pure air and sun, and beauty from nature. It provides a variety of places for well-being and beauty, as well as spaces for exchanging networks with various spa treatments.
The 250-pyeong space is divided into an ocean zone, an air zone, a spa lounge, and a spa gallery. The Ocean Zone is a space where you can receive hydrotherapy and is equipped with facilities such as a hydrotub, a head spa, and a bish shower, and includes two suite rooms and a suite lounge.
Address: B1F, 680-1 Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Operating hours 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM on weekdays, 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM on Saturdays
Major program Ocellas Spa Quizin costs 100,000 won per time
“A new spa that resembles a two-story house in a fairy tale.”
GW concept spa
It is a new concept spa with a two-story house structure that seems to be a reproduction of a two-story house in a fairy tale, and is located about one to two minutes from Hakdong Station. It is a new concept spa with a cozy atmosphere created by remodeling the home with an open concept spa by working-level officials who operated the Shilla Hotel Gelang Spa.
Based on technology and services that have operated Hotel Spa for many years and know-how in consulting Hotel Spa around the world, GW Spa uses GW Cosmetics products based in Berlin, Germany. It is a product approved by the West German Ministry of Health and helps skin care by introducing active oxygen for the first time.
There are two main programs. Sane O2 Facial Treatment is an anti-aging program that has strong anti-aging effects such as elasticity, wrinkle, moisture supply, and complexion improvement through antioxidants. In addition, Aroma Body Therapy is a customized therapy that uses oil imported from 30 countries to conduct management.
Address 89-17 Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Operating hours 11:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Facial treatment for major programs is 100,000 won per time