Hot springs

Relax a little with one of Japan’s most sacred traditions.

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Kinosaki-onsen

Kinosaki Onsen

If you’re in search of a genuinely authentic onsen experience, Kinosaki should be your next getaway.

Yunotsu Onsen

Home of rustic onsen and fighting demons.

Ginzan Onsen

Mountain onsen village for luxury lovers or budget backpackers.

Tsuetate Onsen

Tucked deep in Kumamoto’s valley is an onsen town where time has stood still.

Obama Onsen

Obama Onsen

Feeling hot, hot, hot.

Take a dip in this piping hot outdoor bath at Hinanoyado Chitose.

Matsunoyama Onsen

Where the snow is heavy and the hot springs are extra hot.

The volcanic lake at Mount Kusatsu-Shirane.

Manza Onsen

Hiking in summer; skiing in winter; but the milky, acidic onsen is good year round.

Shuzenji Onsen

A stunning onsen town a bamboo forest and wasabi ice cream but a tragic history.

Beppu's Takegawara Onsen.

Takegawara Onsen

Get buried in warm black sand in this Meiji-era onsen — that's tattoo friendly!

shibu onsen

Shibu Onsen

A prelude to the hot spring monkeys.

izu

Izu Peninsula

A goldmine of beaches and hot springs with an enticing history to go along with it.