These Hot Spring Resorts Near Osaka All Have Splendid Views
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Visiting an onsen is one of those quintessential Japanese experiences you need to have at least once in your life. While you shouldn’t have any trouble looking for one during your visit, you might want to consider staying at a hot spring hotel or resort to really maximize the experience. Wakayama City, near Osaka, is full of such establishments. We list down several that you should check out.
Wakayama Kada Hot Spring Kadakagetsu
This hot spring has a beautiful view of the lagoon.
Located by the seaside, Wakayama Kada Hot Spring Kadakagetsu seems to have been made for taking in only the most scenic views. From the open-air hot spring, you have a magnificent view of Kitan Strait and Tomogashima Island. No wonder it has been included in the “100 Sunsets of Wakayama” list. The hotel also has a natural hot spring that contains skin-beautifying alkaline—perfect for those who want to pamper themselves.
Wakayama Kada Hot Spring Kadakagetsu is located at 1905 Kada, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture and is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for same-day visits. You may contact them at +81-73-459-0015.
Kada Awashima Hot Spring Osakaya Hiina no Yu
The boat-shaped open-air hot spring has one of the best views.
This onsen’s carbonated spring contains sodium chloride, which also has skin-beautifying effects. Try to secure a spot in their unique boat-shaped open-air hot spring. It will make you feel like you’re sailing in the open sea, and you may even witness the sea turn red during sunset.
Kada Awashima Hot Spring Osakaya Hiina no Yu is located at 142 Kada, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture and is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for same-day visits. You may contact them at +81-73-459-1151.
Isaribi-no-yado Seaside Kancho
The big bath has room for plenty of people.
This hot spring hotel is located next to Wakanoura and Saikazaki. The big bath, with its fishing harbor theme, has a sense of openness. You can also enjoy the splendid view of Saikazaki from the open-air hot spring.
Isaribi-no-yado Seaside Kancho is located at 82 Tano, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture and is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for same-day visits. You may contact them at +81-73-444-0111.
Tenku no Yu Kyukamura Kishu Kada
The Infinity Bath looks picture-perfect.
This is a hot spring resort with six types of unique baths. Open-air hot spring Infinity Bath, however, is the highlight, as its surface blends seamlessly with the blue Kitan Strait ahead and the magnificent sky above. If the hot water feels a little slimy, that’s because it contains elements that are good for your skin.
Tenku no Yu Kyukamura Kishu Kada is located at 483 Miyama, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture and is open from 12 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. for same-day visits. You may contact them at +81-73-459-0321.
Wakanoura Onsen MANPA RESORT
Manyou spring at Wakanoura Onsen MANPA RESORT.
Most open-air hot springs can boast of beautiful views, but this resort is probably only one of the few that can offer a 180-degree panorama of Wakanoura, a gorgeous landscape that was even sung about in the Manyoshu (an 8th century anthology of Japanese poetry). After a nice soak, it is recommended that you walk the boardwalk along the ocean and explore other historical places nearby.
Wakanoura Onsen MANPA RESORT is located at 2-10 Shin-wakanoura, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture and is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for same-day visits. You may contact them at +81-73-444-1161.
SPA KISHU KUROSHIO
The open-air bath is perfect for your R&R getaway.
Wakayama Marina City is a resort town that has a theme park, a hotel, and a seafood market. It also has a natural hot spring for day visits. Choose from either the big bath where you can enjoy the view of Wakanoura or the open-air bath where you can feel the ocean’s salt breeze.
SPA KISHU KUROSHIO is located inside the Wakayama Marina City 1525 Kemi, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture and is open from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. You may contact them at +81-73-448-1126.
Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Kansai Walker™ (12 February 2019)