Korea’s first well-aging healing resort to change your life
Healing Seonmaeul is Korea’s frist well-aging healing resort,
where people who are aware of the importance of health visit for well-aging in the era of the 100-year life expectancy.
Healience Seonmaeul has been seeking only one value, well-aging, for the past 10 years.
Healience Seonmaeul was founded by Dr. Lee Si-hyeong, who is well known as a writer of various health books
in association with the major wellness companies of Korea including Daewoong Pharmaceutical,
Maeil, Pulmuone, and Sajo Donga One.
Healience Seonmaeul is not just a resort providing accommodations.
Healience, a compound word meaning healing and science, helps you change your eating,
exercising, mind, and life rhythm habits for well-aging amidst a beautiful natural environment.
You will find yourself changing bit by bit during your stay.
Sprouts poke up from the ground inearly spring after the Jingzhe seasonal stage, and you can find crayfish under rocks in the brook in mid summer. Squirrels eat pine nuts in autumn, and you can enjoy the sound of snow falling in the winter. In Seonmaeul, you can enjoy the sunlight, wind, and smells of nature in its true form.
The courtyard is surrounded by bamboo forests, and you can enjoy sunlight during the daytime and starlight through the skylights at night. In the morning, you can watch the morning clouds and mists of Jongjasan Mountain from a rocking chair on the terrace. Experience nature in Seonmaeul, and realize that you are part of it.
Trekking trails with zero fine dust and places with 22% higher oxygen concentration make this one of the 48 best wellness places selected by the Korea Tourism Organization, one of the 10 best tourist destinations selected by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, one of the 10 best places for healing in Korea, and Korea’s first private healing forest designated by the Korea Forest Service. They are all compliments of Seonmaeul.
In Seonmaeul, relax and become part of nature while walking along the pine trails in Jongjasan Mountain and breathing in the phytoncides. Enjoy true relaxation and refresh your body and mind through inner peace.
Healience is humble. Guest rooms which resemble mud huts in nature consist of trees, lights, and minimal living items. Healience is simple. Healience is nature itself without an artificial atmosphere, as it has been part of nature from the beginning. Healience is natural. You can learn the life of nature and refresh yourself in peace by communing with nature. Healience has intended inconveniences, since it is humble and simple like nature. In Healience, you cannot use your cell phone or Internet, and there are no electronics. To have a meal, you need to climb up a slope high enough to make beads of sweat form on your forehead. We give you an opportunity to look back on your life through intended inconveniences, and help you refresh yourself to become a better person.
You may have an experience where you just came from the hospital without a specific diagnosis or
prescription even though you had symptoms. Hospitals make a diagnosis and give a prescription when a
certain organ has problems. In this case, it may be already too late. It is no exaggeration to say that
people nowadays live on artificial chemicals. The side effects of chemicals can be very
The paradigm of healthcare is changing from disease diagnosis and treatment to proactive prevention and health promotion for enhancing the quality of life.
All creatures including humans have their own ability to protect their health. We call it immunity, or self-healing. This is the goal of Seonmaeul. We try to enhance the immune system and self-healing in natural ways.
Healience Seonmaeul will keep making efforts to contribute to promoting national health and improving the quality of life. We sincerely hope that your experience in Seonmaeul brings back your young, healthy, happy life.
Psychiatrist, The village head of Healience Dr. Lee Si-hyung