RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Hotel New Awaji in Awaji Island Sumoto Onsen (Hyogo) — Ocean view from all guest rooms. There are two types of rooms – 1. Villa Rakuen: suites larger than 80 m², all equipped with open-air baths, and 2. Yumedaichi: mainly traditional Japanese rooms (washitsu). On the top floor of Villa Rakuen, you can enjoy the magnificent scenery of the sea from “Sky Lounge Tenjo-no-sajiki” which is designated exclusively for guests staying at Villa Rakuen.
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 available (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
1. Rooms with open-air baths: all rooms at Villa Rakuen, and some rooms at Yumedaichi
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 Red 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
117 rooms (27 rooms at Villa Rakuen and 90 rooms at Yumedaichi)
*The open-air baths in the rooms are hot spring baths.