RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Saryo Soen in Akiu Onsen (Miyagi)— Delve into an exquisite world of traditional Japanese culture with architecture and gardens steeped in the Japanese ambiance and the absolute best in Japanese cuisine. This ryokan is located inside a 26,000 square meter Japanese garden hot spring. A high class ryokan where celebrities often come for filming.
Access: 1h 30 min by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Sendai Station, then 30 min by shuttle bus
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Tourist spots nearby
Matsushima Bay, Hitome Senbonzakura and Funaoka Castle Ruins Park (mid-April), Okama Crater and Mount Zao, Zao Snow Monsters (late January to early March), World Heritage Hiraizumi
Hot spring resort – Akiu
The area possesses a rich history, with examples such as the 29th Emperor of Japan using the area for bathing therapy and famous daimyo (feudal lords) of the Date Clan using the area as a private hot spring. The Akiu hot spring is one of the three oldest hot springs in Japan (together with the Arima and Dogo hot springs).
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