The only seawater bath in Gusipo Beach
It is open for 24 hours and is effective in promoting blood circulation, health recovery, skincare and dieting, removing bodily waste and preventing stroke, hair loss, low back pain, neuralgia, frostbite, arthritis, skin diseases, postpartum sickness. Seawater generally has high osmotic pressure and ionized chemical elements. It also contains sodium and potassium that can be easily absorbed into the human body, helping blood circulation and promoting metabolism.
It has long been widely known that the seawater of Gusipo is high in salinity, effective in treating women’s diseases, arthritis, dermatitis, and eczema. Therefore, a seawater bath has been known to be a folk remedy in Gochang and neighboring towns. Gusipo Sea Water World is a modern sauna facility covering an area of 450 pyeong, which can accommodate 600 guests. The famous tourist spot in Gochang keeps family healthy and maintains love among them. The high osmotic pressure of the seawater helps blood circulation and is effective in enhancing health and skin condition, and therefore is attracting many visitors these days in increasing numbers. There are many new seawater bath facilities opening throughout the country, but there are only two seawater sauna facilities in Gusipo and in Hampyeong, Jeollanam-do.
The water around Guposi has been well known as the best spot for a seawater sauna due to its high salinity and Guposi Sea Water World uses natural bedrock water (freshwater), boasting the best water quality in Korea. It is also equipped with a hot seawater pool, a seawater pool, a sand sauna, a red-clay jade sauna, a green tea bath, a bedrock water pool and the largest pine tree sauna in Korea.