RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Zao Hot Spring Gokan no Yu Tsuruya in Zao Onsen (Yamagata)―― With four types of private-use hot spring baths. A beautiful view of the mountains from the large open-air public hot springs and the rooms. 3 min by walk to the ropeway station bound for the peak of Mount Zao.
Access: Two hours 45 minutes by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Yamagata Station, then 35 minutes by bus to Zao Onsen Bus Terminal and 1-min walk from there
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 4 baths
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Acid spring, Sulfur spring, Sulfate spring, Chloride spring
Tourist spots nearby
Okama Crater and Mount Zao, Zao Snow Monsters (late January to early March), Ginzan Onsen, Yamadera Temple
Top hot spring and ski resort – Zao, Tohoku
Zao is famous for its snow monsters (December to March, and its current peak is mid-February). Enjoy the view while skiing, snowboarding, or riding the ropeway. Also famous for its fine snow.
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