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Home · Minami-Alps
New open!!! An entire private inn in an old Edo-era house overlooking a Japanese garden. You can BBQ in the garden.
This inn is an old Edo-era house rental with views of the Southern Alps and Mt. Fuji.The location is in the city of the Southern Alps, a 5-minute drive from the Hakone Interchange on the highway.The property has a 300 tsubo main house that was built over 100 years ago and a detached warehouse.In addition, part of the spacious old house with orchards and Japanese gardens will be your room. Our house is Japanese traditional house where close to Mt south alps and Mt FUJI, you can see beautiful mountains. access is good, you can get to our house by car easily, close to Shirane inter change. Our house is private house in the big house with fruits garden and Japanese garden. There are Japanese old 1 main house and KURA .
Feb 25 – Mar 4
$236 per night
Home · 北安曇郡
Muskoka House — Stunning architect-designed chalet
Stunning, architect-designed chalet. A perfect fusion of East meets West, snuggled within a pristine forest setting.
Apr 18 – 25
$228 per night
Home · Shiojiri
One rental villa in the middle of nature, Forest Villa, Enrei Kohgen
Forest villa Shioji Plateau is an old folk house-style rental villa with a hearth located in Shiogiri City, Nagano Prefecture.It is a quiet hideaway surrounded by trees with no other buildings at an altitude of 1,000 meters and 20 meters.You can relax in a relaxed environment of 530 square meters of land, 120 square meters of ancient folk-style villas, and 20 square meters of balcony. You can cook in the kitchen if you bring your own ingredients. If you are in the neighboring prefecture, you can adapt to Shinju discount until September 30th. People who live in Nagano Prefecture, Gunma Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture, Niigata Prefecture, Toyama Prefecture, Ishikawa Prefecture, Fukui Prefecture, Yamanashi Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Aichi Prefecture, and Mie Prefecture ※ It is located in a quiet villa area, and the following matters are prohibited by the villa area rules. ・ Being loud or noisy after sunset ・ Acts of using fire such as bonfires and fireworks ・ Collection of wild vegetables outside the premises of the facility
Nov 23 – 30
$83 per night

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Camper/RV · Amami
Entire oceanfront glamping! 10 minutes from airport! Holly camp airstream
Dec 7 – 14
$133 per night
Cabin · Nakatosa-chō
Nature Resort in Shimanto, Private cottage for 2
Mar 10 – 17
$45 per night
Private room · Ogasawara
Sharehouse Umi
Aug 14 – 21
$69 per night
Earthen home · Koshimizu city, Shari province 斜里郡小清水町
Tida House (Hand-made strawbale house!)
Dec 10 – 17
$30 per night
Cabin · いすみ市
(Isumi) The Governor's Retreat@The Enclave 〜「総督庵」〜
Nov 13 – 20
$145 per night
Tiny home · Ichinomiya, Chōsei-gun
Tiny House Ichi (Container Tiny House 5 min walk from station)
Nov 24 – Dec 1
$71 per night
Cabin · Tsuru
Good access to Mt. Fuji 120 inch movie & fireplace
Mar 27 – Apr 3
$151 per night
Private room · 相模原市
Glamping! Glamorous ×Camping
May 11 – 18
$180 per night
Hut · Ōmachi-shi
Large, traditional country house with hot spring!
Nov 18 – 25
$318 per night
Religious building · Kiryu
The entire temple hotel in Kiryu just for you!
May 30 – Jun 6
$149 per night
Cabin · Kobe
Mar 21 – 28
$432 per night
Cabin · Miyoshi
Dec 11 – 18
$137 per night

House rentals with jacuzzis in Japan

Home · 虻田郡
Ezo 365 Resort Home 4 Bedroom
Apr 2 – 9
$470 per night
Home · Fujieda
Japan Charm&Tradition-Yui Valley(easy Tokyo/Kyoto)
Sep 21 – 28
$97 per night
Home · Isumi
Beach Cabin with Private Pool and Jacuzzi on the Beach (Sleeps 6)
Dec 2 – 9
$70 per night
Home · Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun
Relaxing House with Real Onsen!/for Group/6ppl
Mar 8 – 15
$180 per night
Home · Shimoda
Entire trailer house with stunning views of the ocean/Entire property with Jacuzzi, BBQ and fire pit
Jan 5 – 12
$533 per night
Home · Shima
In front of the beach Highland Panorama Ocean View
Aug 17 – 24
$325 per night
Home · Izunokuni
Magnificent mount Fuji. BBQ while watching Mt Fuji
Jan 19 – 26
$141 per night
Home · Karuizawa, Kitasaku District
LAKESIDE HOUSE 10-min drive from Karuizawa Sta.
Mar 23 – 30
$310 per night
Home · Naganohara, Agatsuma District
Tatehata House. Private Sauna. Outdoor Bath.
Apr 21 – 28
$396 per night
Home · 国頭郡
Blue Cave 5min, Ocean View Lanakai House 160㎡
Aug 30 – Sep 6
$235 per night
Home · Shimoda-shi
Hill Top House With Spa Bath Kisami, Shimoda
Jul 14 – 21
$329 per night
Home · 恩納村
380㎡ Seaview on the Top of Onna 4BR 3bath C
Feb 8 – 15
$310 per night

Vacation rentals with jacuzzis in Japan

Cabin · Zaō-machi, Katta-gun
Pvt. LogCabin♨Natural HotSpring&FreeParking/Mt.ZAO
Jan 20 – 27
$184 per night
Private room · 虻田郡俱知安町
Sekka Jug 4 Bedroom Condo
Mar 18 – 25
$753 per night
Villa · 草津町
Large Lodge with Real Onsen!/for Ski and Mt./8ppl
Feb 5 – 12
$194 per night
Townhouse · 京都市
(Near Gion)Machiya inside a temple, stay with Zen.
Aug 10 – 17
$221 per night
Vacation home · Itō
Italian resort with Izu Kogen■ pool patio, BBQ, fireplace and workspace
Oct 17 – 24
$550 per night
Villa · Kimitsu
blue moon villa
Aug 29 – Sep 5
$183 per night
Home · Ōsaka-shi
【Shukuhonjin gamo】120㎡★100y Machiya★Delicate Yard
Feb 17 – 24
$161 per night
Villa · 京都市
Traditional house with a garden & open-air bath
Jan 8 – 15
$207 per night
Townhouse · Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto
Kyotofish·Miya*Former Geisha House Reformed
Feb 5 – 12
$540 per night
Private room · Ōmura
Log house with sauna & ocean view deck|up to 8 ppl
Jan 24 – 31
$52 per night
Chalet · Hokuto
Jan 15 – 22
$267 per night
Villa · Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun
Within walking distance of Kusatsu Onsen Yubata, which is filled with hot water, you want to play and be healed by a large group of people in the★ hot spring town.
Nov 11 – 18
$777 per night

Your guide to Japan

Welcome to Japan

Whether you’re new to Japan or you’ve traveled here many times, this country of 430 inhabited islands will unveil a new facet at every turn. You can take in the lakes and shrines surrounding Mount Fuji, the brilliant building-high signs of Osaka, the ancient temples of Kyoto, and the avant-garde architecture on remote Naoshima Island. Tokyo is a feast for urban aesthetes, with globally chic design stores, fashion boutiques, and cocktail bars, while the dramatic gorges and vapor-wrapped volcanos of Hokkaido’s national parks will thrill lovers of the outdoors.

It’s hard not to make Japanese cuisine a cornerstone of your visit, whether you’re sampling your way through regional styles of ramen or honoring the season’s most evocative ingredients with an elegant kaiseki meal. The twin assets of Japanese hospitality and the country’s well-designed infrastructure make it easy to experience Japan’s many delights, traveling between megacities and remote coastal villages.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Japan?

Though it’s hard to make generalizations about an archipelago that stretches 1,900 miles, Japan is generally considered to have a temperate subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers, cool but mild winters, and a distinct spring and fall. The farther from Tokyo you travel, of course, the more you’ll want to consult local conditions. The climate in the snowy northern island of Hokkaido — where winter temperatures dip below freezing for a month or two — can be quite different from that of semi-tropical Okinawa in the south, where humid 90-degree summer days are the norm. On the main island of Honshu, spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are the most comfortable, not to mention the most popular times to visit. The landscape is at its most expressive then, especially during Japan’s famed cherry-blossom season in late March and early April. If you are traveling to Japan in late summer, monitor the weather reports for tropical cyclones blowing in from the Pacific Ocean, and keep in mind, September and October are the height of the country’s rain season, so bring waterproof outerwear as well as indoor plans.

What are the top things to do in Japan?

Kyoto’s Higashiyama District

As the imperial seat for more than a millennium, Kyoto has preserved hundreds of stunning temples, palaces, gardens, and of course, the legendary geisha districts. The historic Higashiyama District is one of the most atmospheric corners in this tradition-minded city, and you can spend hours wandering down narrow streets lined with wood-frame houses and centuries-old artisan shops, darting into side streets to peek in small shrines, before visiting the 1,200-year-old Kiyomizudera temple, with its terrace overlooking downtown. Higashiyama shines brightest during the 10-day Hanatoro festival in March, when thousands of paper lanterns appear.

Hiking in the Japanese Alps

Seventy percent of Japan’s landmass is covered in mountain ranges, which curve along the entire sweep of the archipelago. One of the most glorious spots in the northern Japanese Alps is the 673-square-mile Chūbu-Sangaku National Park, located between Toyama and Nagano, 150 miles northwest of Tokyo. In the summer, you can hike along the Azusa river at Kamikochi, seek out the hot springs around Okuhida, or if you’re an experienced mountaineer, trek from mountain hut to mountain hut (make reservations beforehand). In winter, skiers and snowboarders make pilgrimages to the resorts at Hakuba.

Island-Hopping in Okinawa

If you don’t think of traveling to Japan for sublime beach time, you’ve never visited the Okinawan archipelago at the southern end of Japan. Using Okinawa City as your base, you can take ferries or short flights to reach some of its 160 far-flung islands. Go snorkeling in the clear turquoise waters surrounding Tokashiki Island, where clownfish and butterfly fish dart among the coral reefs. Loll on the powdery white-sand beaches of Hateruma Island. Wander around historic houses with tiled roofs and sculptures on Taketomi Island. Everywhere you go, you can sample Okinawa’s distinctive Ryukyuan cuisine, which incorporates influences from China and southeast Asia.

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