Mountain onsen village for luxury lovers or budget backpackers.
Where the snow is heavy and the hot springs are extra hot.
Hiking in summer; skiing in winter; but the milky, acidic onsen is good year round.
Shhhh. Don't wake the samurai spirits.
A quick dip for daytrippers in Ginzan Onsen.
Dark sand and endless ocean: Catch a wave in Kamakura.
The theme is steam: Historic and tattoo-friendly hot spring fit for a queen. (Or, back in the day, king.)
A mixed-gender onsen on an island — just a few hours from Tokyo.
Watch the sunset from this Yakushima onsen on — and in— the sea.
Refresh in this hot spring village with secluded outdoor hot baths that even include a mixed-gender bath.
Reclaim the lost art of bathing naked with strangers in the nation’s capital of Tokyo.