Hot springs

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

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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.

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!