RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Awaji Yusenkei in Awaji Island Sumoto Onsen (Hyogo) — There are three types of rooms – 1. Riraku: ocean-view rooms on special luxury floors, 2. Comfort Floor : harbour-view rooms on the top floor, and 3. Shotokaku: standard guest rooms. Exclusive lounges for staying guests are available at Riraku and Comfort Floor.
Access: around 80 to 120 min by bus from Shin-Kobe Station (JR Tokaido Shinkansen), Umeda Station (Osaka), Sannomiya Station (Kobe), or Tokushima Station, to Sumoto Bus Station.
Private Onsens availabe (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
1. Rooms with open-air baths: available at the Riraku rooms
2. Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 10 baths (including other hotels of the same group)
“No. 1” ryokan
Awarded Michelin Guide 4 Pavilion.
Facing the sea, there are five resort facilities of the same group, connected by a hallway, so you can try different hot spring baths at each facility.
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Simple hot springs and chloride springs
Tourist spots nearby
Naruto whirlpools (Uzushio Cruise), Izanagi-jingu Shrine (the oldest Shinto shrine in the Japanese lore), Awaji Yumebutai
Special gourmet food
Fresh fish unique to Awaji Island, Awaji onion, Awaji Beef
Number of rooms
60 rooms (18 rooms at Riraku, 8 rooms at Comfort Floor and 34 rooms at Shotokaku)
*The open-air baths in the rooms are hot spring baths.