Accommodations / Hot Spring Spots in Wakayama Area

  • MANPA RESORT (Wakanoura Onsen)
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    3.5
    72 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Shinwakaura 2-10
    This hot spring inn is on the Wakanoura Coast. It's on a hill facing the sea with a sweeping view of Wakanoura Bay, known for its beauty. The view from the open-air bath is particularly stunning. They have two kinds of hot spring baths, as well as their Ao-no-yu bath turned blue with LED lights and their lovely private Bara-buro bath with floating roses. Their popular menu features lots of local seafood including pike conger in the summer and longtooth grouper in the winter. They offer a variety of day use plans.

    The view from the resort is amazing. The staff was excellent. They went out of their way to cater for our last minute meal request, and the chef still managed to conjure up some of the best food I...

  • Ryujin Onsen Motoyu
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Tanabeshi Ryujinmuraryujin 37
    At this public facility, you can enjoy soaking in water from Ryujin Onsen, known as one of the three most beautiful hot springs in Japan. Located in Ryujin Village, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture. The free-flowing hot spring water is changed daily and has a nice cleansing feeling. The indoor baths include cypress baths and rock baths, and the open-air bath offers a great view of the mountain stream. It is open until 9 p.m., so you can enjoy stargazing as you bathe. There’s a lodging facility next door as well.

    源泉掛け流しだけかと思ったら、循環もありちょっと残念。露天はしっかり循環と書かれていた。内湯は循環では無いらしいが、加温しているらしい。しかし、湯は良かった。

  • Shirahama Onsen Tore Tore no Yu
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    4.0
    27 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou Katata 2508
    A day trip hot spring bath facility located in front of Tore Tore Market in Shirahama Town, Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture. Here visitors can enjoy the waters of the Shirahama Onsen hot spring, considered one of the three oldest in Japan. The facility offers an abundant variety of baths and other facilities, including an open air bath overlooking the Pacific Ocean, a rock bath, high grade ubame oak charcoal bath, and bath designed to accommodate a fully reclined position. The facility also has a spacious indoor bath, carbonated bath, and stone sauna, and customers can enjoy slowly trying out each one. The facility has a restaurant serving mainly Japanese food and a rest area with tatami mats as well.

    A fabulous half day spa experience after walking the Kumano Kodo. Easy to get to by public transport. Bus stop is a 2 minute walk away. I spent hours here in the selection of indoor and outdoor hot...

  • Chosei no Yu
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    4.5
    24 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou
    This daytrip hot spring facility is located in Shirahama Town, Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture, and its charmingly plain appearance reflects the old wooden warehouse it was built in. There are two open-air baths as well as an indoor bath with a Showa-period ambience where you can stretch your legs and relax. The open-air baths are surrounded by trees that are beautiful in all seasons, with cherry blossoms in spring and rich foliage in autumn. They sell “hot spring eggs” at the front, and there’s a Wakayama ramen shop too.

    南紀白浜の中心部へ行く途中で寄ったが、海に近いのに露天風呂の周囲は木々が多く、山の中にいるようでゆっくり入れる。お湯は塩分が高いがぬるぬる感がある。クセは強くないが良い泉質。贅沢感はないが、お湯を楽しむ立ち寄り湯。

  • Kanaya Myoekyo Onsen
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    4.0
    20 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Arida-gun Aridagawacho Surigawa 81-3
    This day-trip hot spring located on National Route 424 along the Arita River at an altitude of 100 meters, it features a dome-shaped building using plenty of Kishu wood. The outdoor bath looks down on the Myoue Valley of the Arita River, while the indoor bath is attractive for its windows that offer great views of the mountains' greenery. It is also possible to soak in the hot spring under a starry sky that stretches the entire night sky. There are many types of baths such as jet baths and rock baths, so you can enjoy both good scenery and baths. The admission fee is also reasonable, so it can be used as a hot spring to comfortably go with your family.

    高速有田ICから車で約15分ぐらい走った山間の高台にあります。お湯は少しトロリとしており、露天風呂から自然の景色を見ながらゆったりと入れて、久々の当たりの温泉でした。そのほか、風呂上がりに和室でくつろげるのも良かったです。

  • Aridagawa Hot Springs Ayu Chaya
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Aridashi Hoshio 37
    This restaurant adjoins the Sunshine business hotel, notable for its up-close view of the vast natural beauty of the Arida River and Mt. Myojin. The restaurant is just a five-minute drive from JR Kii-Miyahara Station on the opposite side of the river. The restaurant’s name means “Ayu Tea House,” and as this implies, the establishment takes pride in its ayu cuisine and other dishes made with fish varieties like largehead hairtail (caught in larger quantities here than anywhere else in Japan), and wild longtooth grouper caught in the Kii Channel. Particularly notable is the restaurant’s largehead hairtail rice bowls and oju lacquered boxes, original recipe dishes only a few servings of which are offered each day. Other menu selections, like the wild longtooth grouper hot pot set and kaiseki course cuisine, give diners the chance to fully savor the flavors of the Kii Channel.

    となりにビジネスホテル サンシャインに宿泊して夕食、お風呂を利用。とても人気らしく平日17時過ぎで駐車場は一杯。浴室内は年配者、子供連れで混んでいる。洗い場、内風呂、露天風呂も広い。食事処は2階の個室でとても美味しい。

  • Shirarayu
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    4.0
    22 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou Shirahama 3313-1
    A hot spring which retains an old fashioned public bath house feel located along the popular Shirarahama Beach. An old fashioned attendant’s booth stands at the entrance. Bathers can look out over the white sands and blue ocean nearby from spacious windows, giving the baths an airy, open feel. In summer, the bath house bustles with swimmers from the beach cleaning up before heading home.

    ただ単純に温泉を堪能するだけの温泉でした。お湯は塩分強めですがベタつきはなく、体が温まりました。炭酸温泉とか、サウナが無いのは全然いいのですが、露天風呂はほしかったなーという個人的な感想です。

  • Spa Yunosato
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Hashimotoshi Konono 898
    "This hot spring bathhouse offers a free shuttle bus going from Hashimoto Station on the JR Nankai Main Line. The bathhouse is notable for its more than 10 different types of hot spring baths made by blending the ""Gold Water"" and ""Silver Water"" welling forth from the foot of Mt. Koya, a famous sacred mountain. Of particular note, the bathhouse' outdoor bath offers a sweeping view of the summit of Mt. Koya, and bathers can enjoy a tub luxuriously filled with ""Tsuki no Shizuku"" water, which is sold as a mineral water. Customers can also enjoy a sauna which uses the ""Gold Water,"" a mist area which uses a blend of the three waters, and a steam sauna which uses ""Tsuki no Shizuku"" water. Further, customers can fill and take home one plastic container of the bathhouse' ""Gold Water"" for free."

    地下水の成分が身体の健康維持にと増進に効能があると言う事です。 アトピー性皮膚炎その他の「疾患」に水の飲用と入浴が可能です。 日帰りスーパー銭湯的な入浴及び食事と、別館で宿泊が可能です。 高野山が世界遺産登録以前は、周辺には目ぼしい宿泊施設がありませんでした。それ以前から有る施設です。 温泉は地下水を加熱したものです。日帰り温泉は条例に従って塩素が使用されていますので、アトピー性皮膚炎にはいかがな...

  • Yunomine Onsen Tsuboyu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Tanabeshi Honguchouyunomine 110
    A public bathhouse located in the almost exact center of the Yunomine hot spring district through which passes the Kumano Highway. This unusual hot spring is also registered as part of the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes World Heritage Site as it is used by pilgrims to ritually purify them. The bathhouse’ bath is quite simple in construction, consisting of a natural stone bathing tub and wood board walls. Only around two to three people can enter at a time; there is no separate men’s or women’s bath. The rules for usage of the bath are as follows: Bathers get a numbered ticket at the entrance to the hot spring district and, when their number comes up, may bathe in the tub for 30 minutes before they must leave and the next group of bathers is allowed to enter. The nice thing about this system is that during their time, a group has the bath all to themselves. As the waters of the tub naturally change color several times throughout the day, the bath is known as a “seven colored bath.” The legend of Oguri Hangan is also connected to the bath.
  • Saki-no-yu Hot Spring
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou 1668
    Together with Arima Onsen and Dogo Onsen, Shirahama Onsen is considered one of the best hot spring areas in Japan, and this particularly hot spring bathing facility boasts 1,350 years of history. Saki-noyu Hot Spring even appears in the Nihon Shoki and the Man’yoshu, Japan’s two oldest collections of poetry. It is recorded that the hot spring was frequented by emperors and the nobility. The open-air bath has been considered one of the seven great hot spring baths in the area since ancient times. Located so close to the sea you can get sprayed by the crashing waves, bathers can enjoy the hot waters while gazing out over the majestic Pacific Ocean.
  • Rivage Spa Hikigawa Nagisanoyu
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    4.5
    12 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou Hiki 1013-25
    This hot spring inn is approximately 20 minutes by car from Nanki Shirahama Airport. It's near Bear's Rock on the Shihara Coast that's said to look like the face of a bear. Facing the ocean off Shirahama, staying over provides the chance to see the fantastic sight of the lights from squid boats floating on the pitch-black sea. It's Nagisanoyu is a strongly alkaline simple hot spring with a pH of 10.1. Available for day use as well as overnight stays, the water is known for beautifying effects on the skin like easing callus removal. You can enjoy this hot spring water in their open-air bath, their large public bath, and their foot bath.

    PH10.1以上の圧倒的「湯ジカラ」の「うたい文句」に引かれて、宿泊に伺いました。夕食の前に一風呂-と思い入浴。確かにお湯は「トロトロ」まるでアロエの薄めた液が肌にまとわり付く感じです。夜5時近くなのに結構な入浴客です。 後で知りましたが、此処のホテルは「日帰り入浴客」がam11-pm9迄入浴出来る普通の温泉ホテルでは考えられないシステム、日帰り客優先の様なシステム?になっていて、宿泊客はpm9時...

  • Nishiki-no-Yu (Roadside Station Nachi, Nachi Station Koryu Center)
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Higashimurogunnachikatsurachou Hamanomiya 361-2
    This day-use bathing facility is in the exchange center adjacent to JR Nachi Station. The town managed station building is modeled after a Shinto shrine, and it's a base for tourism in Nanki Kumano. The second-floor facility with its large public bath has a view of Nachi Bay and its beaches as well as the blue waters of Katsuura by day and its city lights by night. A simple thermal hot spring, its water is said to alleviate nerve pain, as well as muscle and joint pain. It offers convenient access to Mt. Nachi. There you'll find Nachi Falls, with the longest single uninterrupted drop in the country, Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, and Seigantoji Temple, the first stop on the Saigoku Kannon Reijo Pilgrimage.

    「にしきのゆ」と読むようです。JR那智駅前に「道の駅」エリアとして存在しています。日帰り温泉+世界遺産センター。世界遺産センターのほうは那智勝浦町の予算でしっかり熊野古道を語っています。確か本宮大社では田辺市が同じようなハコ優先の施設を作っていました。それはさておき、那智駅で熊野交通のバスを乗換える発想があるか、もしくはクルマ移動で道の駅好きという、いずれかの条件が揃わないとここには人が集まりませ...

  • Kirari Ryujin
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Tanabeshi Ryujinmuraryujin 189
    "This hot spring facility is in Ryujin-mura, Tanabe City. Ryujin Onsen is said to have been discovered about 1,200 years ago by Kobo Daishi through a dream of the dragon god Nanda Ryuo. Now thought of as one of Japan's top three beauty enhancing hot springs, the hydrogen carbonate water is so good for the skin it's known as “Keshosui Irazu,"" the “No Need for Skin Lotion Springs."" Located in the lush forests surrounding the World Heritage Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route and Koyasan, its open-air bath forms a partial ring around the indoor bath. The hot spring is also available for day-use, so it's a great spot to stop in for a rest."

    日本三大美人の湯というだけあって、トロトロの変わったお湯です。 ただし、市内からは一山越えなければならず拠点とすることはNGです。 連泊してゆっくりがおススメの宿ですね。

  • Yuzutsu
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Tanabe-shi Hongucho Yunomine
    This is a hot spring that flows out of the earth at the foot of Yumoto Bridge in the town of Yunomine Onsen. Discovered in the fourth century, it is known as the oldest hot spring bathing complex in Japan, and even today, the surrounding townscape retains the look and atmosphere of former times. It is located a 60-minute drive from the Kamitonda Interchange on the Kisei Expressway via National Routes 42 and 311. It is surrounded by concrete on four sides and is used as a communal cooking spot. People enjoy boiling vegetables or eggs in the 90°C hot spring water comes bubbling out of the ground. They can even buy vegetables or eggs at nearby shops.

    秘湯とも言われる湯の峰温泉の公衆浴場です。以前つぼ湯に入った時にすごく好みの湯(含硫黄...

  • Bathhouse Umi no Sato Michishio no Yu
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Hidaka-gun Hidakacho Katakui 100
    A 15-minute drive from the Hirogawa Interchange and the Kawabe Interchange. This day-use hot spring bathhouse is also just a 15-minute taxi ride from JR Kii-Uchihara Station and Kii-Yura Station. Overlooking the sea, in addition to an indoor bathing area, the bathhouse also has an outdoor bath and a private reservable family bath. The waters of the bathhouse' sodium calcium-chloride spring are said to ease such ailments as nerve pain, muscle soreness, and joint pain, as well as treating chronic skin diseases and strengthening children with weak constitutions. Additional facilities include a restaurant and relaxation room.

    みちしおの湯の南側の道路工事が始まりました。とりあえず御坊方面は制限されるようです。詳しくはわかりませんが、信号機などを設置中でした。

  • Super Sento Yu Bath Wakayama
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Minato 20
    This day-use hot spring bathhouse is a 10-minute bus ride from Wakayamashi Station. Operating from early in the morning at 6:00 a.m. until late in the evening at 1:00 a.m., many people use it more like a neighborhood bathhouse. The bathhouse makes use of the waters of a salt-rich chloride spring which wells forth from rock on the grounds known as Sanbagawa crystalline schist. Rich in hot spring minerals, these waters prevent post-bath chills and also beautify the skin, giving it a smooth, silky quality. In addition to a large indoor bath and outdoor bath, the rock bath, lined with amethyst and other semiprecious stones, has a detoxifying effect and is also recommended for beautifying purposes. At this facility, customers can spend an entire fun-filled day enjoying the vaunted natural hot spring waters, rock bath, and other features.

    3のつく日でしたので、大浴場のみの利用でしたが、割引き価格の390円で入ることができました。岩盤浴も割引きになるようです。

  • Aridagawa Onsen Hikari no Yu
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    3.0
    10 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Arida-shi Hoshio 37
    This hot spring facility is located approximately seven minutes by taxi from the JR Kinokuni Line's Minoshima Station in Arida City, Wakayama Prefecture. The soft, pleasant-feeling springs are effective for skin diseases and can be enjoyed in an outdoor bathing area, complete with a tatami-floored relaxation room, and hot spring saunas that use vaporized spring water. The facility also houses a sauna that warms your body from the inside out using Binchotan white charcoal. In addition to offering rental baths, there is a restaurant with seafood dishes such as longtooth grouper.

    有田川の堤防、国道42号沿いにある観光旅館付属の日帰り温泉です。 湯は循環利用。浴感はありましが、消毒臭が気になりました。 一番印象が悪かったのは、脱衣所の喫煙スペース。ドア等で閉鎖されていないので、タバコの煙が脱衣所に流れてきて充満しています。せっかく温泉に入ってもタバコの臭いが付いてしまい、意味がありません。

  • Fukuchi-in Temple
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    4.5
    38 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Ito-gun Koyacho Koyasan 657

    This was everything I had hoped it to be and more. If you’re looking for a taste of tradition then this is where you’ll find it. The meals are 100% Buddhist-vegetarian and served in your room at a...

  • Shirasuna
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou 864
    An outdoor bath constantly filled from a natural hot spring located next to Shirarahama Beach, popular for its white sands and equatorial resort-like atmosphere. Spacious and pool-like in design, you can enjoy a dip while still in your bathing suit after a swim in the sea. In winter, the bath is kept at 43 degrees and benches are provided so visitors can use it as a foot bath.

    白良浜にあります。海水浴後に利用。夏季期間は有料です。砂を落として入りました。気軽に利用できるのでおすすめです。

  • Kiyomon-yu
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Wakayama Higashimuro-gun Nachikatsuuracho Yukawa 1062
    A five-minute drive from JR Kii-Katsuura Station and 70 minutes from the Susami Interchange. This day-use hot spring bathhouse is located off of National Route 42 near Yukashigata Lagoon traveling from JR Yukawa Station. The waters of the bathhouse' alkaline simple spring are said to treat muscle soreness, sensitivity to cold, and recovery from fatigue. One of the most famous hot spring bathhouses in Wakayama, an area with a history of hot spring bathing stretching back 1,500 years, the bathhouse is also widely known for its healing effects and as a popular place for those making the pilgrimage to the Three Main Kumano Shrines to ritually cleanse themselves. The baths are supplied with free-flowing spring water straight from the source.

    湯船、洗い場はあまり広くありませんでしたが、それ程混んでいなかったので良かったです。 源泉掛け流しでとろみが有り良いお湯でした。若干硫黄の香りもしました。 お湯の温度はややぬるめでした。 館内には中庭や廊下があり趣きがあります。 料金は大人500円で高く無いと思います。シャンプー、コンディショナー、ボディソープは完備されていました。

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Wakayama prefecture unites pilgrims, food lovers, and culture buffs in a tranquil corner of Japan at the base of the Kii Peninsula. The setting for many a Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail, Wakayama invites those in search of spirituality from one side of the prefecture to the other, from the 100-plus Buddhist temples of the sacred Mount Koya in the west to the inspiring temples of the Kumano Sanzan set among breathtaking nature in the east. Once the grueling hike is complete, make a beeline for Wakayama city to savor some of the country’s most delicious ramen noodles.

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