Hot springs

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

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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.

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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!

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.