Top 4 ryokan for the ultimate onsen and autumn leaves experience!
When planning a trip to Japan why not experience the best of both worlds by selecting hotels and ryokan that let you enjoy beautiful autumn leaves and fabulous hot springs at the same time.
Takaragawa Onsen Osenkaku
Make the most of a stay at this fabulous ryokan by booking the following plan:
Wine & Cheese Plan (Includes hotel’s original hot spring soap! click here
This highly popular hot spring is isolated deep in the mountains and is located in Osenkaku, standing on the upper stream of Tone River. Surrounded by nature, this hot spring resort has a large selection of outdoor baths. It also boasts large mixed gender baths along the river which take on a distinctively different atmosphere with the change of the seasons. It has a total of three different mixed-gender open air baths as well as a female only bathing area.For peace of mind, bathing attire is provided for women entering the mixed-gender open air baths.
Hoshi Onsen Chojukan
When booking this accommodation, we recommend the following plan:
In-Room Dining Breakfast & Dinner (Max. 3 Guests) + Minakami Hot Spring Bath Additive Gift Plan click here
Hoshi Onsen Chojukan is a one of a kind “secret hot spring” located inside of Joshinetsu Kogen National Park. The inn is famous for its large communal bath that retains traditional features from Japan’s Meiji era and has been registered as a tangible cultural property.Its hot spring waters are 100% naturally sourced, with mineral rich water seeping up from the crevices of the bath’s rocks. The setting is also quite spectacular with wooded slopes all around. This combined with the fantastic views of nature makes it the perfect retreat for anyone wanting to get the most out of their Japanese onsen experience. Whilst this inn is mixed gender bathing, women-only bathing is also available at specific times. At dinner time why not enjoy some authentic Japanese sake (rice wine) with a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner of kaiseki-cuisine.
When booking this ryokan, we recommend the following plan:
Hot Spring Egg Plan click here
Situated in the mountains in the Kurokawa Onsen district and surrounded by nature, this traditional Japanese inn has eight types of private hot spring baths. It also provides dishes to boast about with its high-class creative cuisine that makes use of the freshest seasonal ingredients. Visitors to this ryokan can enjoy a wide variety of baths including mixed gender bathing and a river-style hot spring. Open air baths can be reserved for families in three different locations at this ryokan, making it the perfect place to bring along the kids.
When booking this accommodation why not check out the following plan:
2 Kinds of Hot Spring Sources + Seasonal Kaiseki Course Dinner Plan click here
Sanga ryokan is located in a secluded area of the Kurokawa onsen disctrict. It is an inn nestled amongst nature and visitors will be astounded by its beautiful scenery that changes with the seasons. It also has two natural hot springs sources which provide high quality warm water to its all its baths. But with a visit to Sanga ryokan, it’s not just hot springs that guests can look forward to. Kaiseki cuisine that makes use of fresh in season ingredients provides a delicious dining experience. In addition to the large communal bath area, there is also a mixed bathing area as well.