Japan has many volcanos, and therefore is a world’s renowned hot spring country. They have been used for medical treatment purposes from the ancient days, and have nurtured unique hot spring cultures such as bathing with iris leaves or with Yuzu (Japanese citron). Kyotango area is the largest hot spring resort in Kyoto Prefecture, and there are 40 hot spring sources in the area. The regions such as Taiza, Yuhi-ga-ura, and Kumihama are collectively referred to as a spa resort in particular, and visitors can casually enjoy hot springs by visiting hot spring cottages build outside of the hotels, or footbaths.
Ukawa Spa Yoshinonosato
A hot spring where you can enjoy both natural beauty for the sea and the mountain while taking a bath. There is a restaurant where you can enjoy the local food, and also an accommodation wing.
A hot spring which is said to make those who had bathed in it beautiful, which springs from a location linked with the legendary beauty of the ancient Japan, Ono-no-Komachi. An outdoor hot spring bath is set among a Japanese style garden, and there are also a large bath and a Jacuzzi bath.
Tango Spa Hashiudoso
You can enjoy the natural hot spring at a hotel located in Tangocho. You can also view a fantastically-shaped rock “Tate-iwa” from the large window of the bathroom. Day trips to the bath are also available.
Asamo-gawa Spa Shizuka-no-sato
You can view the whole coastline including the Asamo-gawa fishing harbor from the bath. There are several different facilities including a large bath, outdoor hot spring bath, water bath, and a sauna.