Top 10 Farm Stays In Japan


Japan is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking countries there is. When you travel to Japan, you will find yourself surrounded by scenic landscapes and beautiful sights. Be it visiting bustling cities such as Osaka and Kyoto, taking day trips to beautiful beaches such as Manza Beach in Okinawa, or enjoying traditional Japanese foods and drinks, you will be delighted with the rich variety of experiences the country offers. Kids will love exploring The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Universal Studios Japan, and Snow Monkey Park (Jigokudani Yaen Koen). If you’re a nature lover, take some time to admire Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Sankeien Garden. For a laid-back experience, you can travel to the serene countryside and immerse yourself in the local culture. To find peaceful and comfortable accommodation, scroll down for the top farm stays in Japan.

1. Forest villa with modern amenities (from USD 384)

This property enjoys a lovely location on a farm. Tall trees and various kinds of vegetation surround the villa, creating a pleasant atmosphere. In front of the property, you will find a small ranch-like setting. Here, you will have horses, chickens, and goats for company.

Guests can freely access fresh vegetables and eggs from the farm to cook meals in the fully equipped kitchen. The living room has a simple yet comfortable decor. Free WiFi is available throughout the house and there is also a TV at your disposal. You can also use the barbecue facilities and have fun evenings in the garden. Dogs are allowed here, too, for an additional charge.

If cultural traditions delight you, you can check out the house next door, which arranges different cultural activities such as Japanese puppetry and Gidayu-bushi or Japanese ballad drama.

Forest villa Nansou hill.10 ppl!Farm!Barbeque!
Minamiboso, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
59 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 6 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
very beautiful house clean and very nice place
yuki is very kind and helpful and the place is extremely clean and luminous
it was a special moment to stay at there this house is really clean modern and stylish
nakamoto san is an amazing host
the owner had a good personality and some interesting stories that entertained us a lot
we definitely likes this place
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2. Serene farm stay built using natural materials (from USD 71)

This peaceful farm is located in Mie Prefecture in the town of Meiwa. If you are into nature and natural living, then you will love this farm stay as it prides itself in its unique architecture. The rental has been constructed solely from naturally available material, showcasing earthen details, lacquered walls, and bedrooms manufactured with Mie Prefecture’s cypress wood.

There is a fully equipped kitchen as well as a wood stove for the winter. Stocking on food supplies will never be a problem as there are local markets and convenience stores just 5-10 minutes away. You may also purchase seasonal vegetables grown at Hanalei, a farm in the vicinity. Modern amenities such as Wi-Fi are also available here. Moreover, this cozy farm stay is surrounded by breathtaking rural scenery and decorated with antique furniture and warm lighting.

一棟貸し農泊「ハナレ ロクツキ 」/伊勢神宮・静かな時間と自然風景・薪ストーブ・木製スピーカー
多気郡明和町, 三重県, Japan
140 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you place is so nice modern but warm nature touch but still comfortable
the unit is well equipped organised and very clean thankyou carlos for hosting us
the house owner is kind and warmhearted
host family very good friendly
carlos was such a nice host he showed us his farm and helped us if we had some questions
you really be super host as everyone said
carlos is a great host and has tastefully built and furnished his little guesthouse
the location is also great in the middle of a small farmers village
also closer walk histrionics area is very fun place
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3. Kumano Winery Guest House (from USD 56)

This 100-year-old Japanese property is located on a farm surrounded by Sansho and plum trees and a vineyard. Located along the Kumano Kodo World Heritage Site, the house offers sweeping views of the exquisite Japanese countryside.

Guests can engage in farming activities to get a feel of rural Japan. Those wanting to explore the outdoors can go on hikes or walks along Kumano Kodo. The farm is home to several hens and goats and has gained popularity for its delicious cheese offerings. The property is a 10-minute drive uphill from Misu Shrine in Tanabe. You are free to stay in this charming rental with your fur babies.

Kumano Kodo Winary House/ Shirahama
Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
33 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in hut 2 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for the netflix chef’s table fans this is a dream which comes true
dal is very helpful and friendly
the hosts are terrific and make delicious italian and japanese dishes
amazing location and views in a cozy farm house highly recommended giovanni and yutaka are great hosts
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4. Serene cottage at the foothills of Mt Myoho (from USD 36)

Nestled on the slopes of Mt Myoho, this farm stay provides a panoramic view of Kii Mountain Range and Kumano Beach. Equipped with a firewood stove, this lodging lets guests enjoy a comfortable stay. You can cook your meals using vegetables and fruits grown on the farmland around the property. The supermarket, which is about 20 minutes away from the house, is also easily accessible by car.

However, it is recommended that guests buy food on their way to the cottage as it’s a bit secluded. Pets are not allowed here, but a dog named Belle is there to greet animal lovers and keep them company during their stay.

熊野3600峰を眼下に鳥になれる不動坂  四季折々の花*花で囲まれた山小屋風コテージ 心和む時間を
Nachikatsuura, Higashimuro District, Wakayama, Japan
23 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
great hospitality of the owner
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5. Farm stay with EV charging station (from USD 42)

Located on the outskirts of the city of Obihiro-shi, this farm stay brings together the modern and the traditional. On one hand, the property features a typical agricultural setting, with fields spanning 35 hectares (86.4 acres) surrounding it; on the other hand, an EV charging station is provided here. Besides this, high-speed internet, a private sauna, and a hot tub are also available.

The accommodation comes with a fully equipped kitchen with a wooden island. Public transport, unfortunately, is not reliable and taxis are expensive here. Hence, bringing your car for commuting and sightseeing is advised by the host. Tokachi-Obihiro Airport is 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) away, while the train station is 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) from the property.

Obihiro-shi, Hokkaidō, Japan
72 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the biei has full set for living like bath kitchen refrigerator and so on
great stay with a very friendly host
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6. Luxurious farm stay featuring beautiful artwork (from USD 114)

Called UJITEI, this farm stay is located in Okayama, Japan. The property is about three hours away from Kyoto, Osaka, and Nara. Beautiful works of art created by one of the hosts adorn the house, giving it a distinct artistic touch. Being close to nature, the cozy house offers gorgeous views of mountains, landscapes, and water bodies surrounding the area. You can also enjoy hot springs in the town.

Amenities inside the rental include free internet, a wood stove, and a large bathtub. Vacationers can get involved in lots of cultural activities. You can learn Ikebana (Japanese art of flower arrangement) for 3,000 JPY (22 USD) or Shodo (calligraphy) for 2,000 JPY (14.6 USD).

Beautiful countryside Artist house
津山市加茂町, 岡山県, Japan
233 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
very nice very clean and so spacious house with quiet environment
the space is modern clean and welcoming and the surroundings truly luscious and amazing
it was wonderful peace place and clean cozy stuffed with artwork house
our hosts were all so kind and friendly
the hosts are very kind thoughtful and amazing people
they are very kind and make us to feel like home
the hosts are very charming and helpful
we felt at home the moment we arrived thanks to the host yuka's parents
the location is outstanding and we wished we could have stayed for longer
the perfect place to enjoy the countryside of japan
this place is simply wonderful to relax and enjoy the countryside of japan
we had a wonderful stay beautiful house beautiful location beautiful people next time we stay more days
this place is incredibly inspiring
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7. Old farmhouse suitable for families (from USD 136)

Tucked on the foothills of Mount Madarao, this 150-year-old farmhouse is perfectly suited for a family vacation. With three bedrooms, one of which is western styled, the house can accommodate a maximum of six guests. The garden surrounding the property has a fire pit, which creates an ideal setting during winters, and a separate barbecue area. If all this is not enough, as a bonus, pets are also allowed here!

The farmhouse lies incredibly close to Chikuma River, Japan’s longest river. You can enjoy a quick dip in the river if you are visiting during the summer or just sit on the bank and indulge in the serenity. There are also a couple of public hot springs in the vicinity of this property.

Pet Friendly traditional farm near snow monkeys
Nakano-shi, Nagano-ken, Japan
44 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great little fire place speedy wifi and netflix
it was spacious and comfortable for our small group
quiet and peaceful and clean
a spectacularly spacious and immaculately clean home in a wonderful little town
i was equally impressed with the cleanliness and well ventilation throughout the home
host was responsive and helpful
the host was kind and attentive to whatever we needed
owner is so sweet and friendly
the home is a lovely mixed between tradition and the host's personal taste
mayuko is a fantastic host
good location to experience staying in a japanese village
it was a great location just a short drive from nagano and nearby plenty of ski areas
7-11 and train station is a easy 15minute walk
a beautiful quiet location with the convenience of being close to many attractions
to feel countryside in japan is the perfect place
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8. Relaxing stay in Japan's countryside (from USD 36)

With mountains and a small river for company, you can enjoy a peaceful stay in this secluded Japanese property in northern Kyoto. The bedroom has been designed as a traditional tatami room, where guests, especially from the West, can experience living in a Japanese setting. You will also enjoy eating meals made using fresh produce from farmlands spread around the property.

The house is well equipped with free Wi-Fi, a kitchen, a washing machine, and toys and books for children. It is located in the village of Naka Kambayashi, which does not have certain modern facilities such as convenience stores. Guests are therefore advised to bring their own food, beverages, and other supplies.

Satoyama guesthouse Couture(Room rent)
Ayabe, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
27 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 6 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they are still renovating the house but the minimum is good (bath toilet kitchen living-room bedroom)
our host took very good care of us and we got to explore the countryside with him
teruyuki and eriko and baby saku are one of the most heartwarming hosts and people i've ever encountered
our wonderful hosts both speak very well english and could explain the local history and culture to us
the couple is so friendly helpful excellent communication also spend time to drive you to other villages
the place was excellent for relaxing and experiencing the japanese countryside teruyuki and eriko were very friendly and thoughtful
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9. Well-equipped farm stay with free toiletries (from USD 64)

If you choose this farm stay, you will get a taste of simple and sustainable living. You can try cooking using traditional methods. For drawing hot baths, feel free to use the firewood provided. Since there are no convenience stores in town, you will need to source the ingredients from nearby farms.

The house, however, is not entirely ancient. Guests can access reliable and free WiFi. Parking is sufficiently large to accommodate five cars. In the bathroom, you will find shampoo, soap, and a hair dryer, while the kitchen is equipped with a mini fridge and coffee maker. A barbecue grill is also provided on the property for your convenience.

Atsuma, Yūfutsu-gun, Hokkaido, Japan
43 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

10. Stylish house with traditional touches (from USD 357)

This farm stay in the city of Kurioshi is just a two-minute car ride away from Kurioshi Interchange. Although the house sports a contemporary style, it has some traditional elements as well, such as a tatami room. Free WiFi, TV, and parking space are available for guests. Supermarkets, convenience stores, laundromats, and restaurants are also within walking distance of the property.

The house is conveniently located close to tourist attractions. Hirosaki Castle is just a 20-minute drive away, while popular ski grounds such as Aomori Spring Ski Resort, are also close to the property. Shimokita District can be easily accessed from this rental, as well.

Between PittINN Farm Hinata Kokeshi
Kuroishi, Aomori, Japan
12 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room i stayed was a japanese tatami room which i love it
the room is comfortable enough
the hosts are very kind helpful and friendly
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Where modernity and tradition go hand in hand

Japan is a country that gracefully combines modernity with tradition. On one hand, it is a leader in technology and science; on the other hand, it has carefully preserved its cultural heritage in the form of monuments such as Tokyo Imperial Palace and arts and crafts such as Ikebana. Farm stays in Japan are ideal places to experience the quinessential Japanese culture and learn more about the Land of the Rising Sun.

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