Hotel Sun Valley Nasu is the subject of a lot of popularity with Yuyutengoku the playful onse, and 9 different types of hotels on 132,000sqm of land and ease of access as well as the majestic natural surroundings of Nasu highlands. It is impossible to bathe in the 20 onsen facilities which use 3 different sources of hot spring water in a day. It’s easy to understand why it has so many repeat guests as the concept is to provide the best in bath, food, and fun.
The many facilities of Hotel Sun Valley with Mt. Nasu right in front!
With Mt. Nasu right in front creating an impeccable view, and the spacious yet comfortable Japanese style rooms the main building is popular amongst families and the older generation.
The “Annex” is best for couples and business stays. The cream colored exterior and red roof is how to spot the “Queen’s Colina” which is large and has a luxurious atmosphere. “Forest Villa” is popular with families with such attractions as the pool, kids’ corner, karaoke, game corner, as well as the 2 types of onsen water used in their bath house.
The “Oriental Garden” is popular for its art and the garden pool and their bath the “Yudokoro Hinoki” which is built entirely of hinoki Cyprus.
“The Cottage” is a villa style hotel where you can stay as a group and enjoy the natural beauty of the Nasu area from the large windows. “Hotel Sun Valley Nasu Sansou” is a mountain retreat like inn surrounded by trees and has an onsen that is constantly overflowing with fresh hot spring water.
Aqua Venus is Hotel Sun Valley Nasu’s famous heated pool with a current!
Aqua Venus, which has 18 types of attraction spas, is a flowing pool that is heated to 35 degrees. The many attractions make you forget that time is flowing by such as the Jacuzzi hot bath, the power bath with heated water falling onto you, the fast currents in the current bath, the laydown bath Schlaf and many others.
With over 2000 works of art you might even think Hotel Sun Valley Nasu is actually a museum of art. There are works by Taro Okamoto, Tougou Seiji, John Lennon, sculptures by Renoir, pottery, as well as glass art, and even an art exhibit of the living national treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzou making this an amazing experience for art lovers.
Hotel Sun Valley Nasu’s main street at night is fascinating!
As night falls on Mt. Nasu the light show “Taiyo no Kyokai”(Church of Light) creates a stunning display of light perfect for a night time stroll. It is also a great spot for pictures full of romance. There are western style maisonette rooms with canopy beds here.
Dinner at Hotel Sun Valley Nasu can be of your choice. The main building has the “Skyhall” on the sixth floor which is a buffet focused on Japanese food using mainly local ingredients.
On the first floor of the Orangery is “Kogne no Table” which is a new style Italian restaurant.
The Oriental Garden’s first floor houses “Banri” which is a buffet of authentic Chinese cuisine.
“Mori no Table” on the second floor of Forest Villa is another Italian place but all you can eat.
Yu Yu Tengoku where you can enjoy 20 types of baths which use 3 sources of hot springs
At Hotel Sun Valley Nasu you can bathe to you hearts content in the 3 different types of hot spring water that they own, the Nasu Onsen (sulfur onsen), Shin Nasu no Yu (weak alkaline), and Heisei no Yu (magnesium). In both the men’s and women’s baths there are multiple outdoor baths where you can experience nature fully. In total there are 20 different baths. The Fruit Bath where fresh fruits are floating in the water is popular with women. Each type of onsen water has unique healing properties, Nasu Onsen has a milky coloration to it because of the sulfur content, the weak alkaline bath is clear, and the magnesium bath is slightly brown. Also there are 10 different saunas each with their own properties such as the Sumi Sauna (coal sauna) which is good for fatigue, stress relief, and clearing the skin, while the Dry Sauna is good for relieving shoulder pains.
Fukurou no Mori houses 30 fun cottages
The quiet Fukurou no Mori (Owl Forest) houses 30 cottages each perfect for 2 to 3 people to stay at. Each cottage is stand alone and you can find them easily with their red triangular roofs. Because the cottages are surrounded by trees they have a unique fairytale-esque to them. Nearby is a foot path for forest explorations and there is always a gentle breeze here.
To summarize Hotel Sun Valley Nasu
The highlands of Nasu have many famous places as well as theme parks, all of which are easily accessible from Hotel Sun Valley Nasu and is built on a huge area of beautiful land. Along with the Japanese, western, and Chinese buffets the best thing about this hotel is the onsen facilities. Out of all the hotels in the Nasu highland area this is the only one where you can enjoy 3 different sources of hot spring water. It’s guaranteed that couples, families, and groups of all ages will be satisfied fully at this hotel.
• 15min drive from the Tohoku Expressway Nasu IC, 25min from Kuroiso Itamuro IC • By train get off at Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line, and get on the free shuttle bus a 40min ride (reservation required) 〒325-0392 203 Yumoto, Nasu Machi, Nasugun, Tochigi Prefecture
Get Trip101 in your inbox
You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.
*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101
*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.