Five romantic honeymoon hotels in Japan

13th December 2018 | by Guest author

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With its volcanic hot springs and spectacular natural scenery, Japan lays claim to some of the world's most romantic hotels. Expect a very high level of service, sophisticated design, and an effortless blend of traditional hospitality with contemporary comfort and style. Whether you're retreating to the mountains for a hot spring soak, or indulging your inner urbanite with a pied-à-terre in a fascinating city, our Japan Specialists can recommend the perfect honeymoon hotel...

Amanemu, Isa Shima National Park

Amanemu

With its superb luxury and stunning peaceful location, the Amanemu is perfect for honeymooners. The property provides the relaxation offered by a traditional Japanese hot spring spa, but with the high level of sophistication that you should expect from an Aman resort. The spa is simply amazing, and the Nagi Suite has the best uninterrupted views of Ago Bay, famous for its pearl harvest.

Hoshinoya, Kyoto

Hoshinoya

Previously the retreat of a Kyoto merchant, Hoshinoya is a luxury ryokan composed of traditional Japanese buildings set in a stunning wooded location. Every room has a river view, and you reach the property by a romantic 10 minute journey in a traditional cedar wood boat. Guest rooms feature hand blocked wallpaper, sliding doors, heated wooden floors and deep cedar wood bath tubs.

Gora Kadan, Hakone National Park

Gora KadanThis glorious deluxe ryokan has its own volcanic hot spring onsen, and was once a summer residence for members of the Japanese Imperial family. The tatami style rooms feature treats such as deep wooden bathtubs, open air stone baths, wrap-around balconies and private saunas - perfect for a romantic retreat.

Tobira Onsen Myojinkan, Matsumoto

Tobira Onsen MyojinkanHidden in a forested National Park in the mountains north-west of Tokyo, the Myojinkan offers romantic seclusion with Zenlike Japanese luxury, not to mention four simply irresistible hot mineral pools in the garden. Rooms feature sliding screens and huge windows looking onto the natural surroundings, and some have private hot spring baths of their own - ideal for blissing out in peace. 

The Celestine, Kyoto

The CelestineThis boutique in the heart of Kyoto offers excellent value for honeymooners, with its stylish interiors, large public baths and access to some of this ancient city's most extraordinary sights. Enjoy a high standard of service in a calm welcoming space, and dine on traditional kaseiki meals in the evenings - perfect after a day exploring Kyoto.

Speak to one of our Japan Honeymoon Specialists on +44 (0)1273 670 001, or send us your enquiry.