The sunset arrives and transforms the colors of the beautiful blue seas and skies. The open-air, natural spa offers a great view of the landscape. At dusk, the stars begin to shine above, and the gentle sea breeze blows comfortably, cooling down the blushed cheeks. It will relax the stiff muscles and help heal the tiredness from travel. The natural hot water from 1,000m underground and the magnificent location are the distinct characteristics of “RyukuOnsenRyu-jinno Yu,” at the SenagajimaHotel. The Hotel Orion MotobuResort & Spa’ s “Jurassic OnsenChuraumino Yu,” is filled with natural hot water brought to the surface from sediment layers of 200 million years ago, and has a view of the gorgeous emerald-green ocean. The ShigiraResort has various facilities such as an open-air bath surrounded by subtropical plants, a bath with a fine view, and a spacious “jungle” pool. The resort is a home to a hot spring called “ShigiraOgon(golden) Onsen,” located at Japan’ s southernmost and westernmost point. For Japanese travelers, hot springs is an attractive aspect of a trip. In Okinawa, there are many attractive hot spring inns and hotels offering delightful resort atmosphere of a southern paradise. Day visits are also available to experience the allure and relaxation.
◎Shigira Ougon Onsen