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.

Ito

Tattoo-friendly onsen, panoramic ocean views, and capybaras? Count us in.

Atami Onsen skyline

Atami Onsen

These hot springs will make you feel like you're floating in the ocean.

Iya valley and Kazurabashi vine bridge, Tokushima Prefecture

Iya Valley

Where bountiful hiking meets thrill-seeking.

Tsubame Onsen

Refresh in this hot spring village with secluded outdoor hot baths that even include a mixed-gender bath.

Oda shimane Kagura

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.