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Hot Spring / Hot Spring Ryokan Spots in Hakodate / Onuma / Matsumae Area

  • Mizunashi Kaihin Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hakodate, Hokkaido Esanmisaki
    Located in the Todohokke area of Hakodate, Mizunashi kaihin onsen is a natural outdoor bath where there are changes in the water temperature due to the rising and falling of the tide, which is unusual even for Japan. The onsen is submerged at high tide, and you can only bathe at low tide. It is recommended that you check in advance because there are times when it is not possible to bathe due to environmental effects such as weather conditions and high waves. Bathing is free, but swimwear is essential for mixed bathing. Separate changing rooms for men and women are provided.
  • Yachigashira Onsen
    6 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodateshi Yachigashirachou 20-7
    Yachigashira Onsen is a natural hot spring located at the bottom of Mt. Hakodate and is about seven minutes from Hakodate Station by car. Since it opened in 1953, it has been loved by locals, and it has many regular customers. The open-air hot spring is a star-shaped pentagon named after Hakodate-Goryokaku is popular. The characteristic of the water is its high concentration of iron, which is colored dark reddish-brown, and the warm temperature warms you to the core. It is beneficial for neuralgia, promotion of health, chronic stomach diseases, and chronic women’s diseases.


  • Yumeguri Butai Ashiyu
    35 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodateshi Yunokawachou 1-16-5
    This footbath was made right in front of the Hakodate Tram Yunokawa Onsen stop. The facility opened in December 2007, and its spacious tub is made so even groups can enjoy a relaxing soak together. Since it uses the hot springs of Hakodate's Okuzashiki and Yunokawa Onsen, it is a sodium-calcium chloride spring. It helps to alleviate nerve pain, muscle pain and fatigue, and has become a place for residents returning from shopping and overseas tourists to relax. Covered with a roof, you can enjoy it without any worries even when there is sudden rain or snow.

    Free foot onsen along the road. It was nice and wasn't too crowded. Can be found just at the intersection. Felt good to relax here for 15 minutes or so!

  • Nanae Town Health Center Apple Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Kameda-gun Nanaecho Nakano 194-1
    This day-use hot spring, open since 1999, is about a ten-minute drive from Hakodate Interchange. In recent years, Nanae Town has seen a variety of businesses gather due to a positive labor market, but this facility's name comes from the area's history as the starting point for western apple cultivation in Japan. This hot spring neither adds water nor recirculates the spring water so the hot spring effects are particularly strong. The alkaline simple springs are said to be effective at treating nerve pain, muscle soreness and joint pain, as well as helping with fatigue recovery. In addition to the reasonable price, the natural hot spring is gentle on the body and offers lasting warmth, making it particularly popular with older customers and women.
  • Yutopia Usubetsu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Kudo-gun Setana Cho Taisei-ku Hirahama 691
    "This unstaffed hot spring is surrounded by steep forest hills on a logging road about three kilometers from national route 229. The little bath hut has a log-house exterior, and inside offers 100% natural hot spring water without any added water or recirculation of the rather hot sodium sulfate spring. The area is secluded enough to warrant a ""Caution: Bears"" sign outside. This spot has been in use for over 200 years, and is famous as a treatment spring for nerve pain and muscle soreness, chronic digestive diseases, and more. The picturesque scenery offers a whole new level of liberation. The building is rather cozy, but women and men have separate changing rooms for peace of mind."
  • Otobe Onsen Ikoi no Yu
    1 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Nishi-gun Otobecho Tateura 527-2
    This municipal day-use hot spring bathhouse is filled with art, including not only the baths themselves, but the lobby and rest station as well. The art museum-style bath uses 100% natural hot spring water that's from medium hypotonic high temperature sodium sulfate and sodium chloride springs, piped in without any added water or antibacterial additives. These springs are so cloudy you can't see the bottom of the baths, and are said to be effective in treating nerve pain and muscle soreness, as well as chronic skin diseases. These springs allow you to luxuriate in the water until your whole body is warm and smooth from the natural waters. You can enjoy the bathes till relatively late at night.


  • Yumoto Hana-no-yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodate-shi Kikyocho 418-414
    This day-use hot spring, near the Yumoto Hananoyu-mae bus stop is about 12 minutes from the East Japan Ferry Terminal, about 15 minutes from Hakodate Station by car. It is a sodium calcium chloride spring and contains carbon dioxide because of its volcanic source. The biggest feature is a garden-style outside bath, which has both Japanese and Western styles and can be enjoyed by men and women on alternative weeks. Visitors can soak in the bath while viewing the seasonally changing scenery of the large, open space. The garden is also illuminated at night. In addition to restaurants, there are salons, a beauty parlor and massages also available.
  • Minami-Kayabe Hoyo Center
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodate-shi Ofunecho 832-1
    This is a day-use hot spring facility located just south of Hakodate City Kayabe River Park on Prefectural Route 980. There is an accommodation facility next door, making it convenient to use. The bath is characterized by having two source springs, both said to be effective in aiding in the recovery from fatigue, nerve pain and chronic skin diseases. The large bath is a sodium bicarbonate-containing salt springs, and the outdoor bath is sodium sulfide-containing sulfide salt hot spring. The facility also includes a sauna, Japanese-style rooms, and a refreshment area. Enjoy the view from the outdoor bath of the mountains changing colors in the seasons. Banquets can also be arranged for parties of over 15 people.
  • Seseragi Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hokuto-shi Honcho 4-3-20
    A day-use hot spring standing on the Ono River in Hokuto City, Hokkaido. The bathhouse incorporates universal design principles. The smooth, clear waters of the bathhouse' sodium calcium chloride spring are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain and muscle soreness. The bathhouse has a large and medium-sized indoor bath as well as a jacuzzi; in addition, customers can relax to the sounds of the murmuring river in an outdoor bath. Keishoku Rushero, a restaurant located in the bathhouse, serves light meals such as soba noodles and ramen, as well as soft serve ice cream and shaved ice, perfect treats to enjoy after a hot bath.
  • Hanazawa Onsen
    2 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hiyama-gun Kaminokunicho Katsuyama 161
    This hot spring is located in the center of Kaminokuni Town in Hakodate City, nest to Hanazawa Park in the foothills of Mount Io. The weak alkaline, hypotonicity elevated temperature spring hot spring water is effective for nerve pain, muscle soreness, and joint pain, etc. Enjoy the hot spring water flowing from the source directly and it's thickness renowned for being good for your skin. There are two inside baths and an outdoor bath for you to use at a very reasonable price. It is a great place to relieve fatigue and is often visited by tourists taking a break. Don't miss the Milky Way while you are here.


  • Koma ke Mine Onsen Chappurinkan
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Kayabegunmorimachi Komagatake 657-16
  • Higashimae Onsen Shinwa no Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hokuto-shi Higashimae 85-5
  • Dai Sakari Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodate-shi Yunokawacho 2-18-23
  • Kenichi Onsen Ryokan
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Futami-gun Yakumocho Kumaishiotanicho 13
  • Ishida Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodate-shi
  • Yunokawa Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodate-shi Yunokawacho
  • Yunotai Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hiyama-gun Kaminokuni Cho Yunotai
  • Onuma Onsen (Morimachi)
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Kayabe-gun Morimachi Akaigawa
  • Ofune Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Hakodate-shi Ofunecho
  • Higashi Onuma Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hokkaido Kameda-gun Nanaecho Higashi Onuma

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Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.

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