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The view from the open-air bath seen from the hill is magnificent

Shirahama Onsen is one of the Three Ancient Springs in Japan Shirahama Onsen in Three Ancient Springs in Japan (Shirahama Onsen / Arima Onsen / Dogo Onsen) and one of the three major hot spring areas.
In addition, Asuka, known by the name of Muro-no-yu Ki-no-yu from Nara Period of the era, the beginning Saimei, Tenji, Jito, the Emperor Monmu,
It is a historical hot spring tourist destination with a history of more than 1400 years, where many court ladies visited, and its name remains in Manyoshu (Collection of Myriad Leaves) and Shoku Nihon Shoki.
In Nihon Shoki Vol. 26, the Muro-no-yu as a tragedy of Prince Arima, has been written in the name of the Ki-no-yu

Information on hot springs

We will inform you about the details of the high-quality hot spring ingredients of the large public baths and each open-air bath.
  • Guest room open-air bath【One case】

    You can enjoy a relaxing bath while looking out at the sea.
    It is an open-air bath that you can put in your own style to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Villa【Zekkeikana Sanso】

    There are two hot springs, an open-air bath with a fresh source, an indoor bath in a large bathtub, and two cypress baths.
    The view from the hill of the large window in the room is superb.
  • Villa【Toge no Sakura Chaya】

    Guest room hot spring that combines cypress open-air bath and indoor bath, view, etc.
    Please relax at the villa where you can feel a little luxurious no matter which one you take.
  • 【Closed】Kumano Kodo Onsen & Sauna Bath

    A bathhouse exclusively for guests.It has a lot of old-fashioned hot spring atmosphere.
    The large communal bath is a hot spring space that can be used by about 10 men and women each.
    We also have a mist sauna, so it is recommended for those who like sauna.
    Moisturize your skin and relieve the fatigue of your trip with the fine mist that falls.

    It is currently closed.

  • History of Shirahama Onsen ①

    A hot spring resort that is one of the three major hot spring areas.
    Shirahama Onsen is one of the Three Ancient Springs in Japan Shirahama Onsen in Three Ancient Springs in Japan (Shirahama Onsen, Arima Onsen, Dogo Onsen) and one of the three major hot spring areas.
    Asuka, known by the name of Muro-no-yu Ki-no-yu from Nara Period of the era, the beginning Saimei, Tenji, Jito, the Emperor Monmu,
    It is a historical hot spring tourist destination with a history of more than 1400 years, where many court ladies visited, and its name remains in Manyoshu (Collection of Myriad Leaves) and Shoku Nihon Shoki.
    In Nihon Shoki Vol. 26, the Muro-no-yu as a tragedy of Prince Arima, has been written in the name of the Ki-no-yu
    "The endless blue sea, the sky, the light, this is the country of everlasting spring, the country of hot water that springs up"
    Saimei Period is the word when Prince Arima came to the "Muro-no-yu Onsen" for spa treatment in September of the third year of Saimei Period (Saimei Period AD).
  • History of Shirahama Onsen ②

    Furthermore, the prince was praised here, saying, "His land has improved by itself just by visiting."
    However, due to the plot of Prince Prince Naka-no-oe and Soga-no-Akae no Soga-no-Akae, among the buds of the flower,
    When we think of the life of the prince who has reached the end of the tragedy, there is something that no one can forbid a tear.
    During the Edo Period, the hot springs were bustling with many literati, samurai of the domain, and maids of the samurai family.
    Most of the transportation comes by boat from Tanabe City by sea, and it seems that it has come to be called Yuzaki Onsen from around this time.
    In addition, until the end of the Taisho era, it was a common outdoor hot spring that was drawn in by pebbles underneath the hot water that naturally spouted from the rocks on the Yuzaki Beach.
  • History of Shirahama Onsen ③

    In 1887, when the Kishu Ferry Route was opened and it became possible to come directly from Osaka by steamer, the hot springs developed rapidly.
    From the end of the Taisho era to the beginning of the Showa era, development was carried out by development companies in each district from the Yuzaki district to the entire town.
    In 1923, the road network is also complete, was born the current Shirahama Onsen Town with a focus on Shirarahama
    Oura Onsen and Kogaura Onsen were born around this time.
    Especially in 1933, when the railway opened and Shirahama Station was opened, it became widely known as one of the best hot spring tourist destinations in Kansai.
    The entire town has developed significantly as Shirahama Onsen.
    Today, it is one of Japan's three major hot spring tourist destinations, which is crowded with more than 3 million tourists annually.

Hot spring information

Hot Springs

Shirahama Onsen (100% natural hot spring) *Does not include artificial hot springs

Hot spring tax

Hot spring tax Adults 150 yen will be charged separately.

Source name

Kagome Spring Source

Source

1725-2 Shirahama Town, Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture

Spring quality name

Sodium-chloride/Hydrogen carbonate spring

Spring quality classification

Weakly alkaline hypotonic high hot spring

Indications for bath

Neurosis/muscle pain/Joint pain/Fifty shoulders/Motor paralysis/Joint passion/Bruise/Kujiki/
Chronic gastrointestinal disease / hemorrhoids / poor circulation / recovery period after illness / recovery from fatigue / health promotion / cut/
scald/Chronic skin disease/Frail child/Chronic gynecological illness

Contraindications for bath

Acute disease (especially if you have a fever) / Active tuberculosis / Malignant tumor cancer / Severe heart disease / Respiratory failure / Renal failure/
Hemorrhagic disease / Severe anemia / Other generally ongoing diseases / During pregnancy(Especially early and late)

Indications for drinking

Chronic gastrointestinal disease/Chronic constipation/gout/Liver disease

Contraindications to drinking

Kidney disease/high blood pressure
In general, swelling and hyperthyroidism are contraindicated in hot springs containing iodine.