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Hot Spring / Hot Spring Ryokan Spots in Iya Area

  • Hotel Iya Onsen hot springs resort
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    4.5
    81 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Ikedachoumatsuo Matsumoto 367-28
    The Hotel Iya Onsen hot spring resort is located in the Iya Gorge. There is also an open-air bath, with hot spring water flowing out from its natural source, which can be used by visitors who are not staying at the hotel. A cable-car gives access to the open-air bath near the valley bottom. Renowned as one of Japan’s “Top Three Secluded Scenic Spots,” the Iya Gorge is very popular with visitors. Within the resort, hot spring baths with scenic views are available.

    We specifically came to this area for this breathtaking Onsen experience. First is the cable car leading you down to the river from the main building which is an attraction in itself how steep it...

  • Hotel Kazurabashi
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    4.5
    171 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Nishiyayamamurazentoku 33-1
    Located close to Kazura Bridge in the Iya Gorge, Hotel Kazurabashi is a hot springs resort situated in a secluded valley surrounded by hills. Besides its open-air baths and large indoor communal bath, the hotel is also famous for its Tenku Open-air Bath, which is reached by a cable car the appearance of which is modeled on a mountain hut. A visit to the Tenku Open-air Bath enables visitors to enjoy soaking in hot-spring water while admiring glorious views of the Shikoku Mountains. The nearest railway station is Oboke Station on the JR Dosan Line. From Oboke Station, it takes about 15–20 minutes to reach Hotel Kazurabashi by bus or taxi.

    Wow, what a treat! The location is spectacular. We drove & found it quite easily (with the Sat Nav) & the staff jumped to take our bags & park the car - and everything got better from there! Two...

  • Hotel Miune
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    4.5
    28 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Higashiyasugeoi 28
    Hotel Miune is a hot springs resort hotel located in beautiful natural surroundings with mountains on all sides, in the Higashi-Iya district of Miyoshi City. The resort, which also welcomes day visitors, has a large communal indoor bath and also open-air baths. The alkaline hot spring water is reputed to be very effective at treating neuralgia and cold intolerance, and at helping people recover from fatigue. The hotel restaurant features the famous local specialty, Iya Soba noodles, as well as a wide range of other local dishes. The resort is closed during the winter months.

    A three night stay at this ryokan and spa was a highlight of our trip. The Iya Valley location is among the most rural in Japan. But the room, service, food and the onsen were impeccable...

  • Sunriver Oboke hot springs resort
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    4.5
    7 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Yamashirochounishiu 1259-1
    Sunriver Oboke is a hot springs resort hotel located in the Oboke Gorge and Koboke Gorge region, with spectacular gorge scenery and surrounded by mountains that reach a height of 1,500 meters. Day visitors are welcome to use the hot springs facilities. The main bath affords a magnificent vista of the Koboke Gorge and the Yoshino River. The alkaline hot springs water is reputed to be effective at treating bruises and skin complaints, and is also said to be just as effective as skin lotion at keeping the skin moist and smooth. Transportation is available for guests between the hotel and Oboke Station or Koboke Station.

    Our dinner was superb. There were at least 10 courses and every item was delicious. One of our best meals in Japan. The service was great.

  • Iya Onsen Hikyonoyu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima prefecture Miyoshi shi Iya mountain village Ookanai 391
    A day spa right at the entrance of Iya Gorge. Patterned on thatched roofs that blend in with their natural surroundings, the exterior is likely to leave an impression. It closes late—at 9:00 p.m.—so you can take your time in the baths, and enjoy some rest or a meal. The baths include a large open bath made with Awa cordierite, a jacuzzi, a jet spa, and even medicated baths made with locally-produced mugwort for relaxation. Outdoor baths provide enjoyable views of Iya Gorge in all four seasons.
  • Natural Hot Spring Gosho no Sato
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Awashi Donarichouyoshida Nashinokibara 1
    This natural hot spring spa is popular for its “Daiyokujo Venus,” a spacious and well-lit circular public bath. The sodium chloride and hydrogen carbonate hot springs are said to help with conditions including nerve pain, muscle soreness, and joint pain, bruises, weak constitution, and chronic women’s diseases. In addition to large public baths, there are several types of other baths to enjoy including cascading shower baths. There are also three types of sauna and a bedrock bath for women only. Each is popular for their purported health and beauty benefits. Other facilities include a restaurant, a shop that offers seasonal foods, a banquet hall, and more.

    土成インターの近くにあります。道の駅のような感じで、地元の農産品や土産を売っていたり、レストランがあったりします。バスツアーなどが立ち寄り所にしているようで観光バスがいつも停まっています。お風呂は、露天風呂がある、中規模のスーパー銭湯のような感じです。近くには秋はぶどう、春はいちごを道沿いで直売しています。

  • Hotel Obokekyo Mannaka
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    4.5
    128 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Yamashirochounishiu 1644-1
    Located in a corner of Tsurugisan Quasi-National Park, the rocky cliffs on both banks of the Yoshino River are a nationally-designated Natural Monument. The hot spring located in this rugged yet beautiful secluded area, one of western Japan’s most scenic spots, offers two different types of baths to enjoy. The large public bath is sourced from a simple sulfur spring while the terrace-style open air bath features artificial mineral spring water. Although the spa is usually open to day bathers, day bathers may be subject to access or time restrictions when the spa is crowded.

    Hotel is just 5mins drive from Oboke station, we requested for shuttle pick up from the hotel prior to our arrival. Very large spread for the breakfast, they even provide english description and...

  • Matsuogawa Onsen
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Ikedachoumatsuo Kurokawa 2-1
    This small hot spring is surrounded by beautiful valleys and green mountains. Fed by a free-flowing alkaline simple sulfur spring, the baths are said to have a number of beneficial affects including giving bathers clear skin. In addition to day bathing, there are also accommodations for visitors seeking hot spring cures. Both the deep Iya Gorge, with its raging streams and high cliffs from dozens of meters to 200-meter, and the Kazura Bridge, one of Japan’s three most famous unusual bridges and a national Important Cultural Property, are located within a one-hour drive of the hot spring.

    凄く良い温泉があるという話を聞いて初めて訪れましたが、山の奥地にあるので辿り着いた時には、ちょっとした喜びがありました。 その道中の山間の川が本当に綺麗で密かな絶景ポイントが沢山あります。それだけでも行く価値ありと思えるような場所でした。 温泉に入る前にコチラの方とタクシーの運転手さんと、しばらく東京から来たとか立ち話をしていましたが、最寄り駅からタクシーで数千円かけて来る方もいるそうです...

  • Oboke Iya Awa Onsen Awanosho, Samachi no Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Ikedachouhakuchi Honmyou 165-6
    This hot spring is located on the banks of the Yoshino River at the entrance to the Iya Gorge. The hypotonic alkaline hot springs, noted for viscous water that leaves bather’s skin silky smooth, is popular for its many purported benefits. These include helping with conditions such as joint pain, nerve pain, and muscle soreness, frozen shoulder, motor paralysis, stiff joints, bruises, sprains, and more. The spa is open to day bathers except for Saturdays and days before holidays.
  • Kamiyama Onsen Hotel Shiki-no-Sato & Iyashi-no-Yu
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    4.5
    21 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Myouzaigunkamiyamachou Jinryou Top corner 80-2
    This spa is a place to enjoy relaxing hot springs and the fruits of the land. Its large public baths are floored with special tatami mats, creating a comfortable Japanese-style space to relax. Notable for their light and mellow character, the sodium chloride - hydrogen carbonate springs are popular for the way they warm the body to the core and leave the skin silky smooth. The spa is open to overnight guests and day bathers alike. Meals at the spa utilize local Kamiyama ingredients to the fullest.

    Price is very reasonable abount 10000円per person including breakfast and dinner. Our dinner is set meal-quite lot , well presented, most importantly tasteful. Staff in the restaurant are most...

  • Yoshinogawa Highway Oasis Minoda no Yu
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Miyoshi-gun Higashimiyoshicho Ashiro 1650
    A bathhouse where you can enjoy relaxing bathing surrounded by the area’s natural beauty and the murmur of the nearby Yoshino River. The bathhouse has 11 different baths, including a sauna with a view, medicinal herb bath, jacuzzi, jet bath, and an outdoor bath commanding a view of the Yoshino River. The bathhouse offers free body soap and two-in-one shampoo and conditioner, and also rents out bath towels for a small fee. The bathhouse also sells a variety of bathing necessities.

    吉野川ハイウェーオアシスに併設されています。のんびりと、ゆったりお風呂に入ることがてきます。お風呂から眺める景色も最高です。

  • Iyakei Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Nishiyayamamuraoinouchi 401
    A hot spring owned and operated by the Hotel Iyaonsen located in the Iya Valley, considered one of Japan's three most secluded locations. The hotel commands views of beautiful Iya and visitors can take in the stunning, steep valley and the Iyagawa River running through it. The waters of the alkaline simple sulfate spring have a high pH level and are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain, rheumatism, wounds, and women's diseases, in addition to promoting beauty and recovery from fatigue. The hotel's outdoor bath, located at the bottom of the valley and constantly replenished from the source spring kakenagashi style, is reachable by cable car, and here visitors can enjoy a relaxing soak while feeling one with nature. The hotel's bathhouse facilities are open to non-guests, as well, and the hotel offers bathhouse plans which include breakfast or lunch. Visitors can also enjoy the area's scenery through hotel tours, such as the artistically illuminated Kazura Bridge tour and a star watching tour.
  • Kamiyama Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Myozai-gun Kamiyamacho Jinryo Hon Uetsuno
    The history of this hot spring resort, located in Tokushima Prefecture's Myozai District, dates back to 1868. Surrounded by natural beauty and a perfect place to rest and recuperate, records say that a salt water bathing hut stood here in the Edo period. The waters of the resort's sodium chloride, hydrogen carbonate spring (sodium bicarbonate-containing salt spring) are said to be effective for general indication and treat such ailments as cuts, peripheral circulatory failure, sensitivity to cold, depression, and abnormally dry skin. They also have a strong warming effect which prevents post-bath chills and excellent moisture retention effect. The resort has lodging facilities, making it a great base from which to explore the area; the resort's bathing facilities are also open to non-guests. The resort is also located between the Shosan-ji Temple and the Dainichi-ji Temple, the 12th and 13th stations along the Shikoku Pilgrimage which follows sacred sites connected to the great monk Kobo Daishi. Pilgrims will definitely want to add a visit to this resort to their itinerary.
  • Iwato Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Mima-gun Tsurugi Cho Ichiu 6-9
  • Mima Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Mima-shi Mimacho
  • Wajiki Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Naka-gun Nakacho Momae
  • Oku Koboke Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Miyoshi-shi Yamashirocho Awayama 627-14
  • Shin Iya Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Miyoshi-shi
  • Misato Onsen
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima

    阿波踊りの時期は徳島市内の宿泊施設は確保しにくいため、こちらを予約しました。 阿波踊りの二部まで鑑賞して終えてからクルマでこちらに移動すると深夜0時で、宿のご主人には迷惑をかけてしまいましたがいやな顔ひとつされず、快く迎えてくださいました。 こちらに向かうまでは結構な山中で山道辿ることになるとは知らず、本当にこの先に宿泊施設があるのだろうかと訝りながらの移動でした。 ヘッドライトで照らした先の路...

  • Kanekiyo Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tokushima Awa-shi Ichibacho Obari Hiyoshi 415-1

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The southeastern corner of Shikoku is home to Tokushima prefecture, a region celebrated for its luscious nature and the nation’s favorite Awa Odori, an energetic dance to which an annual summer festival has been dedicated. Keeping the upbeat tempo, whirlpools excite the Naruto sea off Tokushima, while inland, dramatic cliffs line the Iya Valley, promising unrivaled views of vast and vibrant scenery.

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