RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Ibusuki Hakusuikan in Ibusuki Onsen (Kagoshima) — A large scale hot spring resort ryokan where guests can enjoy the globally rare natural volcanic sand hot spring, said to have skin beautification properties. Built along the ocean, this ryokan is located within an expansive garden with 1,000 pines.
Access: 1h 50 min by bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Station
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Interesting hot springs
It has a unique Ibusuki volcanic sand hot spring (surrounded by sand heated by the underground hot spring). The water is good for skin problems, feminine problems, skin beautification, etc.
Tourist spots nearby
Saraku Sand Bath Hall (Sunamushi Onsen), Mount Uomidake, JR Nishi Oyama Station, Cape Nagasakibana, Mount Kaimondake, Kamafuta Shrine (Itatetsuwamononushi Shrine), Yakushima Island
Top hot spring resort – Ibusuki
This area is famous for “sand bathing” on a beach heated by a hot spring. Some 800 spring sources spout around the ocean area, and these are also used in farming and fish cultivation.
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*Smoking is prohibited in all rooms