These Are the Must-Visit Super Sentos Near Tokyo for Spa Lovers
Need to relax? Why not spend a day at the bedrock bath and sauna in spas?
In recent years, Japanese sento (communal bathhouse) called Super Sento has become a large leisure facility that is surprisingly progressive. Here, we will introduce you to the good spas near Tokyo according to Super Sento lovers. We’ve also included the points to check before going out to spas, and how to enjoy bedrock bath and sauna in spas!
Biraku Onsen SPA HERBS (Toro, Saitama Prefecture)
There are many types of bedrock baths where you can sweat a lot!
At Yu Un, you can be wrapped in fluffy clouds and relaxed.
SPA HERBS not only has hot springs, saunas, and bedrock baths, but also beauty spas and fitness studios. Of particular note are the four types of bedrock baths such as To Jun, which uses a collagen treatment that activates the skin, Yu Un, which is spent in clouds generated by Nano water, and other two bedrock baths that encourage detox by the effect of rock salt and enjoy a relaxing hot yoga program.
It is like a theme park of the spas and bedrock baths!
Biraku Onsen SPA HERBS is located at 1-816-8 Uetakecho, Kita District, Saitama City, Saitama and is open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily. It is an 8-minute walk from Toro Station. Admission fee is ¥1,045 on weekdays and ¥1,265 on weekends and holidays. You may contact them at +81-48-669-6626.
Nagayama Kenko Land Taketorinoyu (Keio Nagayama)
Lie on rock salt to stimulate the acupressure points on the back
At Nagayama Kenko Land Taketorinoyu, there are ten types of baths, including an open-air bath using calcium rock from the Futamata River in Hokkaido, a carbonated bath for indoor baths, and an esthetic bath.
There are many types of baths using deep underground water, such as carbonated baths and jet baths.
Entrance with a warm atmosphere makes it less intimidating for beginners to enter.
The bedrock bath, which you can use only with the bathing fee, is the largest in Tokyo, with more than 20 kinds of seven rooms, such as the highest temperature that lets you sweat the best, the medium temperature that promotes metabolism, and the low temperature that is just right for a break.
There are seven bedrock baths to detox and refresh your body.
Nagayama Kenko Land Taketorinoyu is located at 3F-5F Humax Pavilion Nagayama, 1-3-4 Nagayama, Tama City, Tokyo and is open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. daily. It is a one-minute walk from Odakyu Nagayama Station. Admission fee is ¥2,100 on weekdays and ¥2,300 on weekends and holidays. You may contact them at +81-42-337-1126.
Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Tokyo Walker™ (16 December 2019)