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Saki-no-yu/Shirahama Onsen


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Saki-no-yu, located in Shirahama, is said to be the oldest onsen (hot spring) in Japan and features rotenburo (open air baths) that look right out on the vast Pacific Ocean. Enjoy the thrilling experience of watching the waves that constantly batter the rocks while soaking in the bath. You can even feel the spray from the waves, which makes this rotenburo very unique.



1668 Shirahama Town, Nishimuro District

Opening hours

8:00 - 17:00 (September, June and May:8:00 - 18:00)

Closed days


Contact information

Telephone number: +81-(0)739-42-3016(Saki-no-yu)

Related website

Nanki Shirahama Town


By Public Transportation: From JR Shirahama Station, ride the Meiko Bus to "Yuzaki"; 3 min walk
By Car: From the Nanki-Tanabe Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, take National Route 42 and Prefectural Road 33, 31, 34 towards Sandanbeki for approximately 15 km.

* Transportation (Shirahama Town)


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Surrounding sightseeing spots


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