South Korea’s capital Seoul, is one of Asia’s most vibrant and economically powerful cities, with a skyline whose architectural innovation reflects its pioneering spirit. It’s not easy keeping up with this futurama, but The Shilla Seoul succeeds with a combination of comfortable elegance and cutting-edge technology.
Unbeatable city center location, vicinity to the local Janchungdan Park, city´s main banking, cultural and fashion district makes Shilla ideal place to stay. Hotel interiors are a flawless, blend of East-meets-West, with soaring public spaces and European-style guestrooms, many with views of Namsan Mountain. You can enjoy here spectacutla outdoor public spaces, outdoor pools and jacuzzis, fine dining, bistros and stunning roof-rop garden with the fire pits or sculpture garden featuring artwork of local artists.
Dining is amazing in South Korea, and The Shilla hotels have something to offer to meet everyone’s tastes. At Palsun, enjoy masterpieces of Chinese cuisine while surrounded by masterpieces of art. Dishes like Peking duck, stir-fried lobster with chili sauce and braised shark fin with abalone are chefs specialties.
The restaurant’s contemporary decor showcases art from modern masters like Chillida, Miro and Picasso. The Continental offers modern French cuisine mingled with influences from of Europe, you will enjoy here fabulous setting and enjoy your meal with selections of extensive wine list.
Ariake’s refined, tranquil atmosphere provides the perfect setting for its cuisine of authentic Japanese food prepared with a Korean sensibility. Fresh sashimi and creative sushi, broiled lobster with sea urchin and yam and abalone salad are some of the dishes in this fine restaurant. So based on this selection and menus so diverse I can be pretty sure you will not be walking around hungry.
The Shilla hotels are known for its perfection and high-end standards. If you are in need of a relaxation after a fast paced rhythm of city sightseeing, rejuvenate your body at top-notch Guerlain Spa. Its the first of its kind in an Asian hotel, overseen by Paris-trained therapists who will help you relax your mind and revitalize your body. You will enjoy this treatments in private cabins with special aromatherapy scents. Afterwards you can continue enjoying Jacuzzi-style hydrotherapy and pools, a pure luxury in the fast-paced city.
There is so much to do in this vibrant city. Koreans are enamored with live entertainment in particular musicals. On any given day you may find literally hundreds of concerts and musicals ranging from folk to post-postmodern in Seoul. Visit city Hanok – Eco friendly and harmonius living area or Seouls , traditional Fish Market , Seoul N tower or walk along the parks of city walls and shop in Insa-Dong.
After few days in the capital you may want to escape from to a more relaxed area of Korea, Jeju – southern province which offers amazing suites with stunning Chinese Sea or Mountain views, fine and casual dining. Shilla Jeju is amazing place for a true getaway and fun leisure activities. Hotel offers Glamping : a luxury camping experience in its private garden, wine parties with the most famous wines, outdoor excursions and games for children. Its a great places for couples getaway of family vacation.
By Dorota Antoszkiewicz