There are unique accommodation facilities dotted around the surrounding areas such as Jozankei Hot Springs, which is called "Sapporo's Annex". We introduce wonderful spots where even locals are eager to go such as whole house rental cottages, and elegant villas for rent!
Hot springs, meals, fitness, salons, this hotel has it all. A resort and spa amid the lake and forest where you can let the power of water heal you.
From special rooms with an attached outdoor bath, to a doggy room where you can stay with your pet dog, there are 53 rooms across 7 types. The hot springs come in the form of outdoor baths attached to rooms, and the common bath, Shikotsu Biyu (Beautiful Shikotsu Waters). The soft waters are said to make bathers more beautiful, as the Shikotsu hot spring works on your skin. In addition to this, there is also a fitness gym, a sauna, an aesthetic salon and so on. The popular meal is the Healthy Buffet, made with the most thorough anti-infection measures. There’s also a restaurant that offers the most beautiful Japanese dishes using seasonal Hokkaido ingredients. Additionally, there’s also the"Pâtissier Lab sweet shop"with its lineup of sweets made from Hokkaido materials, and the"Counter Bar Appe" that offers a place to settle down and relax.
Winter only ! Enjoy snow rafting and other fun experiences unique to winter.
A limited-time winter camping experience in a popular campsite. During the day, try snow rafting in a park near the campsite, then at night, take in the lights of originally made lanterns, and take in an authentic Finnish atmosphere in a tent sauna. Accomodations are in the most popular cottage, a car site where you can park a camping car, or a free tent site where you can set up your own tent, whichever you prefer. Additionally, you can rent a barbecue grill for free (charcoal and logs are paid for). If you buy the salmon chan-chan set or the mutton barbecue set, you can skip past all the hassle of setting up. Yakitori and alcohol can be bought here too. Comes with tickets to the Naganuma hot spring that’ll warm you to the core of your body! * Open period and contents change every year, please check in advance.
Burn logs, enjoy a handmade meal, and let the wild birds wake you from your sleep in this vacation house.
MAOIQ, in the Maoi hills, is a vacation house. One house is used by one group (1 to 4 people) of guests, with a living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. The kitchen has basic cooking utensils and cutlery, so you can just bring in your own ingredients to cook. The plot has two houses, and the MAOIQ built 4 years ago is coordinated in a vintage style with antique furniture. MAOIQ komfort, built 2 years ago, is coordinated in a northern European style. Both have a wood stove. Spend a while relaxing here, savouring the beautiful seasons of the hills.
Enjoy "glamping" and "empty-handed camping" on the shores of Shinotsu Lake
The oxbow-shaped Shinotsu Lake is a spot many people flock to for outdoor activities in summer, and fishing for Japanese smelt in winter. The "Tappu-no-yu" hot spring hotel is also nearby. The lake has a comfortable campsite just next to it, so spend a night in a tent. The ‘glamping plan’ comes with a tent sized for 2 to 3 adults complete with bedding, a fridge, an electric kettle and so on. In addition to this, it offers a free hot spring pass, dinner and breakfast, a towel set, a rental cart, a bicycle, fishing gear etc., providing a luxurious outdoor experience. For a more easy-going, casual approach, there’s also the empty-handed camping plan, giving you a standard tent (2 to 5 people) with dinner, breakfast, and a ticket to the hot springs. Both require reservations.
Spend a while relaxing in a hotel facing the Otaru canal,
then enjoy natural hot springs and meals from local foods!
Stay the night in Otaru. The Otaru Furukawa Canal Inn is in a perfect location, with the Otaru canal right in front of you. The front desk replicates a Meiji era merchant house, lamps light up the "light lounge", and otherwise add to a nostalgic atmosphere welcoming guests in. Rooms come in many varieties, such as Japanese style, western style, or special rooms with an outdoor hot spring attached, each offering a relaxing space. The soothing natural hot springs come through two major baths, each equipped with an outdoor bath as well. The dining area offers handmade dinner and breakfast made from ingredients from within Hokkaido, near Otaru. This inn makes it easier to walk around the canals during dusk or nighttime as well, lit up by gaslamps. It also offers yukata loans for walks outside.
Apart from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can enjoy a blissful and relaxing time with nature, food and hot springs.
It's about 30 minutes away by car from JR Iwamizawa Station. "LOG HOTEL THE MAPLE LODGE" is located in a quiet place surrounded by forests. There are 15 guest rooms at the Log House Hotel. A lot of Canadian pine wood is used for the guest rooms. You can enjoy the feeling of a resort in a wonderful space of every room such as cottages where you can relax in the living room with a warm stove, and suites with a private sauna room. The massive site with a total area of 200,000 ㎡ is full of nature, and there are also a playground where you can play freely, and an indoor tennis court. How you spend time there is totally up to you. The restaurant offers delicious original dishes using special products and local fresh ingredients of Iwamizawa. We also recommend taking your time to enjoy the hot springs. There are three types of bathrooms with affluent amount of the 100% natural hot spring water - cypress, granite, and open-air bath. The spring quality is sodium hydrogen carbonate spring, and it's said to be effective for smooth skin. The Finnish low-temperature sauna, which energizes your body, has been introduced on magazines and TV. When water is thrown on the hot sauna rocks, steam and moisturized air will be generated - "Löyly″. You can relieve your daily fatigue and refresh yourself with Löyly. "LOG HOTEL THE MAPLELODGE" also has a plan of glamping. You can comfortably feel the rich nature with the plan. It's surrounded by vivid green trees during the day, and surrounded by the starry sky at night. You can spend a luxurious time.
A popular hot spring inn with a radon bath, which is beloved by the townspeople.
Nanporo Onsen Heart & Heart, which is 45 minutes drive away from Sapporo is a popular hot spring inn where springs flow directly from the source. Because it's beloved by the townspeople of Nanporo, always crowded on weekends. The one-day bathing fee is 650 yen, which is reasonable. Radon bath, which is still rare in Hokkaido, is said to be effective for autonomic imbalance and the circulatory system. Although the bathroom is filled with steam, it's said that inhaling it also promotes metabolism, and is good for your body. The natural hot spring is a moor spring of a sodium-chloride strong salt spring, which is light brown, transparent, salty, and odorless. It has a slippery feel, and is a bath that warms you from the core of your body as it is called "Heat Bath". In addition, there is an oxygen bath that is said to be effective for metabolic activity, fatigue recovery, and skin beautification. You can enjoy high-quality bathing in both the indoor and outdoor baths. There is a restaurant "Ajishin" and a shop in the building, and you can also enjoy one-day bathing. "Ajishin" shouldn't be regarded as just an ordinary restaurant in a hot spring facility. The famous menu with the massive volume, Cabbage Tempura Bowl is featured on national television broadcasts, and a lot of customers visit for the menu. In addition to a variety of menus such as noodles, rice bowls, and set meals, there are also many original menus that ingredients from Hokkaido are carefully selected for, so if you come to Nanporo Hot Springs, you should definitely try this restaurant!
The blessings of the seabed, which is gushing up, and reminds us of ancient times.
Banya no Yu, which became a hot topic even by the appearance of capybaras taking a bath. "Fossil Seawater", which has grown with ancient seawater pumped from several hundred meters underground, makes it hard to feel cold after taking a bath, heals the tiredness of the day, and warms your body from the core. The silky brown hot spring is rich in sea minerals, and its spring quality is sodium chloride strong salt spring. The rare "Fossil Seawater" hot spring can be effective for skin beautification, poor circulation, atopic dermatitis., joint pain, neuralgia, muscle pain, and fatigue recovery. You can enjoy a variety of hot springs such as a high-temperature bath, a low-temperature bath, and a jacuzzi as well as an open-air bath where you can feel the sea breeze of Ishikari Bay. The dresser room, which is also equipped with facial equipment, is appealing to female customers. The rest area for after taking a bath with plenty of meals. The accommodation facility is limited to only 10 rooms, and all the rooms have ocean views. The Japanese-style set menu meal that changes depending on the season with freshly cooked Kamado Rice is a privilege only for guests who stay the night. You can spend a relaxing and luxurious time by soaking in the hot springs while viewing the scenery.
It's a campsite that you can easily get to, and is also a spot for the spectacular scenery of the sunset.
It's a campsite that you can easily get to in about 30 minutes by car from Sapporo. Even though it's a lake, it is a small artificial lake. There are playground equipment such as slides and swings, which kids can enjoy on the shore, and you can also enjoy playing with water there. It is a park with a laid-back atmosphere that makes locals feel like coming to for a walk. The lake is a habitat of large Japanese crucian carps, and you can also enjoy fishing. In addition to the tent site, there are 6 bungalows which are equipped with basic campsite facilities such as a water place, toilets, and hot showers (only for guests staying in the administration building). There is also a farmer's market next to the administration building, so you can collect ingredients locally too.
Sapporo's Annex. A hot spring village in a beautiful valley.
Jozankei hot Springs is called an annex of Sapporo and loved by locals of Sapporo. It's accessible and just takes about 40 minutes to get by car from central Sapporo. The spring quality is colorless, transparent, sodium chloride spring that features mellow saltiness. It warms you from the core of your body. There are 56 hot spring sources, and most of them are concentrated near Tsukimi bridge and Takayama bridge on Toyohira River which runs through the hot spring town. Hot water of 60 to 80 °C springs out from cracks in the bedrock of the riverbank and the bottom of the river, and the amount of hot water springing out is 8,600litersper minute. Jozankei is also famous as a scenic spot. You can meet beautiful scenery during each season, such as Futami Suspension Bridge, Shiraito Falls, Yunotaki, and the Pool of Maizuru. A variety of elaborated seasonal events are also held. You can fully enjoy nature with plenty of experience-based activities such as rafting, canoeing and horse trekking. There are many spots where you can enjoy footbaths in the hot spring town such as Jozankei Gensen Park. It's recommended that you spend a relaxing day by walking in nature or soaking in the footbath while viewing the scenery.