Nishiura Peninsula, jutting out into the Pacific Ocean, is a hot spring resort that has been known for its curative effects for nearly 1,200 years. Known as the “beautiful white spring,” the smooth spring quality of its heated waters is popular today among women seeking beautiful skin.
“Himeyado Hanakazashi” is an inn exclusively for women with breathtaking panoramic views of Mikawa Bay. In the inn, traditional Japanese artwork enhances the feeling of serenity, and guests can relax and spend their time wearing a comfortable yukata.
Japanese cuisine is served using only fresh local seafood and the natural bounty from the earth nurtured in a mild climate, showcasing the skills of the master chef. And sweets made by our very own pastry chef are accompanied with Japanese essence.
The inn offers four baths, including outdoor baths with a view of the sea and indoor baths. Accommodation rates are all-inclusive, meaning that not only can you freely enjoy each of the baths, but also every experience that the inn makes available, including bar drinks and guest activities.
Since this is a women’s only inn, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind and relaxing environment created exclusively for women.
“Kawaii,” which means “cute” in Japanese, is quickly becoming a global expression, and “Himeyado Hanakazashi” has collected everything “kawaii.” For Japanese women, this expression also means traditional beauty. When you wear a kimono and take keepsake photos, eat Japanese food and soak in a hot spring, you will feel as if you are a princess. The leisure and trends of the quintessential Japanese woman that you can experience during your stay with us are sure to be a memory you won’t soon forget.
Nishiura Hot Spring is located about 1 hour and 20 minutes by car east of Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya, at the center of the Japanese Archipelago. Located between Tokyo and Osaka, the hot spring is conveniently accessible from three airports. The birthplace of Ieyasu Tokugawa, who set in motion a nearly 270 year period of country-wide peace, is nearby. This area, which can be thought of as the origins of Edo, is home to a unique culture. Okazaki Castle, Inuyama Castle and Nagoya Castle, which were built by famous military commanders of the time, are also nearby, making this a location that is perfect for visiting castles built by traditional methods.
In Nishio City, a matcha （green tea） production area, you can enjoy tea in a traditional tea ceremony experience or casually at a cafe. Seto City and Tokoname City, where ceramics for tea utensils are made, also boasts an attractive townscape in which a rich colorful history remains. Purchase artwork that makes excellent use of Japanese techniques as souvenirs.
Also recommended when leisurely seeing the sights in the area around Nishiura Hot Spring are “Laguna Ten Bosch,” where you can enjoy a marine theme park and a shopping mall, and several small islands that are accessible by foot.
If you are coming from Tokyo, you can see Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most sacred mountain, from your car window.
If you are coming from Osaka, you can stopover in Kyoto, and see many famous temples, including ancient temples and other relics that can be found across the city.
Take a break at “Himeyado Hanakazashi” on the way to your destination, an ideal location, like an oasis in the desert.