Hotel Iya Onsen, Iya Valley, Shikoku Island, Japan

This is really the only place you want to stay in the Iya Valley – a secluded hotel perched up high, famous for the steep cable car that uniquely connects to its rotenburo (open-air baths) some 170 metres below. Most of the elegant Japanese-style accommodation has an open-air bath (though bathroom facilities are shared), and as well as the hot springs, there's a Keiraku Spa Treatment, and washoku – the traditional culinary culture registered as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2013.​​

Star Rating
4 stars
20 Rooms & Suites
Transfer from airport
100 minutes by car from Takamatsu Airport
Prices from
£140 per person per night, including half board. Flights extra.
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