Ise is one of the popular destinations in Japan and is a great place surrounded by the beautiful ocean. Ise can be accessed from Tokyo via a 3 hour 40 minute train ride via the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen and Kintetsu-Limited Express to Iseshi station. Apart from various historical sites, Ise is also known for its marvelous ocean view that can be appreciated. Here are 10 great resorts in the Ise Shima and Toba region you definitely have to consider!
Shima Kanko Hotel The Bay Suites is a high class resort with over 50 suite rooms available. All the rooms in Shima Kanko Hotel The Bay Suites are spacious. A great view of the Ago Bay can be admired from the rooms of Shima Kanko Hotel The Bay Suites.
Apart from the Jacuzzis on the balcony of the rooms, high class room service and great amenities are provided. Free drinks are available at the Library Lounge located on the 5th floor, and amazing Ise traditional cuisine can be savored as well for dinner!
Prime Resort Kashikojima is another place where you can enjoy a classy stay while admiring the view of Ago Bay. This resort has a western and Spanish style design, standing out from the rest of the Ise region. There are several types of rooms available in the resort including a private villa style room. Traditional Japanese dishes are served with fresh seafood caught from the local seas. Prime Resort Kashikojima is also a popular resort amongst golfers!
Hotel Kintetsu Aquavilla Ise-Shima is located within the rich nature of Shima. This is the perfect place to spend a holiday away from the hectic modern lifestyle. Surrounded by greenery and rich natural landscape, there is a myriad of facilities including pools, cottages and even natural onsens!
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Shima Chichukaimura is a resort designed in a Mediterranean style, and is almost like a town in itself. In the resort, there are various types of rooms available in a total of 3 buildings, all built with a different design. Villa style rooms are also available. A wide variety of amenities are also provided including restaurants, cafes and even crafts workshops! Cruises to the Ago Bay are also organised at the resort. A must-go for those who love to experience a Western style resort.
Address: 2619-1, Hamajima-Cho Hazako, Shima, Mie Prefecture (see map)
Price: from 168 USD
Ise Shima Royal Hotel is just 3 minutes from Parque Espana. Furthermore, it is also located within the vicinity off other popular destinations such as Ise Jingu Shrine and Toba Aquarium. There are various types of rooms available in Ise Shima Royal Hotel including both Japanese and Western style rooms. Furthermore, there are other character-themed rooms such as Hello Kitty Rooms and Cinnamon Roll rooms! Great Japanese cuisine is served, and most of the rooms provide a fantastic view of the Matoya Bay. Natural onsens are also available.
Ise Shima Royal Hotel
Address: Isobe-cho Matoya Kasatori, 939-6
Price: from 142 USD
Thalassa Shima Hotel & Resort is located within the rich natural landscape and is a unique resort that is almost like an art museum in itself. Various artworks are exhibited within the resort compound, and the photogenic design of the resort is perfect for spicing up your Instagram feed! Furthermore, all the rooms in Thalassa Shima Hotel & Resort, regardless of the room class, offers a fantastic ocean view from the windows. Breakfast is served buffet style, with a wide variety of local foods like fresh seafood and vegetables. Nobody can say no to such a luxurious resort!
Thalassa Shima Hotel & Resort
Address: Uramura-cho Shirahama 1826-1
Price: from 226 USD
Toba International Hotel is a hotel that was opened in 1964, and is one that has been loved by locals and tourists alike for many years. Apart from the fantastic amenities and room services provided at Toba International Hotel, the rooms also provide a marvelous ocean view. Furthermore, fresh seafood and local vegetables are provided during the meals there. A unique Pearl Spa which can only be enjoyed there is also worth highlighting!
Hotel Altia Toba is the perfect resort for families and couples. Located conveniently, less than 30 minutes from popular destinations such as the Toba Aquarium and Ise Jingu Shrine, all the facilities in Hotel Altia Toba including the restaurants, rooms, and even onsens provide a marvelous ocean view! Natural onsens can be enjoyed by all visitors, and what’s more, there are even special suites with private open air onsens! A choice of French or Japanese cuisine is available at Hotel Altia Toba as well.
Nemu Hotel & Resort is located at the Ise Shima National Park, deep within the marvelous nature of Ise. Various types of rooms are available in Nemu Hotel & Resort including extremely spacious Deluxe Rooms which provide fantastic ocean views. Natural onsens and great Japanese cuisine prepared from fresh local seafood can be enjoyed here. Best of all, the resort has its very own golf course within the compound as well! Definitely worth a consideration for those who love to play golf in the beautiful natural landscape of Japan!
Parque Espana is an amusement park located in Shima. The amusement park has a Spanish theme and exciting rides, great shows and parades can be enjoyed there as well. Hotel Shima Spain Mura is a hotel associated with Parque Espana and is also designed with a Spanish theme. A beautiful chandelier will welcome you at the hotel lobby and great room service and amenities can be enjoyed as well. This is a perfect resort for those who are planning to visit Parque Espana!
Price: from 186 USD
Enjoy the splendid view from your window
These resorts will no doubt provide the best catharsis during your visit to Ise. From beautiful seascape through your window to great food, they are the best resorts that will not disappoint you! Make sure you book them early!
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