RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Shima Tamura in Shima Onsen (Gunma)―― A historical Japanese therapeutic bathing resort. With seven forest hot springs and open-air hot spring baths by a waterfall. This ryokan has five hundred years of history and maintains an expansive 330,000 square meter forest. This is what makes the water from the ryokan pipes so rich in minerals and taste so good.
Access: Two hours by JR Limited Express from Ueno Station to Nakanojo Station, then 40 minutes by bus to Shima Onsen and 3-min walk from there
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
(1) Rooms with indoor hot spring baths available
(2) Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 1 bath
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Chloride spring, Sulfate spring
Tourist spots nearby
Lake Okushima, Kusatsu Onsen, Mount Tanigawa and Tanigawadake Ropeway
Hot spring resort – Shima
The name “Shima hot spring” comes from the saying, “works for forty thousand illnesses.” The hot spring is filled with spring water bubbling up naturally. The water is good for gastrointestinal illnesses, the joints, muscle pain, skin beautification, etc.
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