Hot springs

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

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Kabeyu Hot Spring

Oita’s secret mixed-gender onsen in a cave!

Ekimae Koto Onsen.

Ekimae Koto Onsen

We're in love with this tattoo-friendly onsen with roasting temperatures.

Takimikan

A quick dip for daytrippers in Ginzan Onsen.

Ringo-no-Yuya Obu Spa

Experience “naked friendship” at Matsumoto's favorite bath house!

Kusatsu hot spring in Japan

Kusatsu Onsen

Bathe like royalty and experience the local longtime tradition of yumomi.

Yuda Onsen

An epically fox-blessed town.

Inamuragasaki Beach

Dark sand and endless ocean: Catch a wave in Kamakura.

Kaga Onsen

And after a long day in pursuit of enlightenment, what better way to unwind than a long soak in the onsen?

Dogo Onsen

The theme is steam: Historic and tattoo-friendly hot spring fit for a queen. (Or, back in the day, king.)

Ibusuki

A uniquely Japanese experience: Trip to beachy volcanic sand baths!

Arima Onsen

A historic onsen mecca with hot springs with ‘gold’ and ‘silver’ waters that will transform your stay into vaca-therapy.