Top 10 Luxury Villas In Japan - Updated 2024

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Japan is famous all over the world for the hustle and bustle of its major cities. But in addition to its major population centers, it is also host to a wealth of natural beauty such as tranquil beaches, lush greenery, and a variety of flora. From the snow-capped mountains in Hokkaido to island-hopping in Shikoku, this ancient country is a traveler’s paradise. Its tolerant and welcoming people make a visit even more worthwhile. If you are planning to take a break from the humdrum of daily life, Japan can prove to be a great holiday destination. To find a place where you can really spread out, check out this exhaustive list of top luxury villas in Japan.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Luxurious villa on a private beach, Miura (from USD 1004)

Soak in the sleek elegance of Moroisoso. You’ll have the place to yourself, with a private pool and your very own beach access. Have a poolside barbecue, then serve dinner in the sizeable outdoor dining area with seating for 10 or more. At night, you can listen to the ocean while you sit around the fire pit.

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Miura, Kanagawa, Japan
32 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 9 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
beautiful house in stunning location
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2. Casablanca Pool House, Kamakura (from USD 734)

A private pool is luxurious enough, but a heated pool can really take things to the next level. Casablanca Pool House has all that and more. Relax in style with the provided bathrobes while you tread lightly over the heated floor. Choose from three nearby beaches — the closest one is only a two-minute walk away.

When you get hungry, the attached Casablanca Restaurant has got you covered. If you want a change of scenery, the Inamuragasaki Station, lies very close to the property where you can catch a train to reach Kamakura and Enoshima within 15 minutes.

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Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
131 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool is heated and it's great also during winter months
it was kinda hard to be quiet because it’s a pool in front of us hahaha
the place was superb you have the private pool and the jacuzzi
everything was very clean and the pool and jacuzzi were great
it was very clean and felt super safe under corona thanks melvin & hana
fantastic location and spotlessly clean villa with an amazing heated pool & lovely garden
malvin and kana san were very responsive
best host the best space
both were amazing ishida san who is the property manager was so helpful and friendly
thank you for hosting us
melvin was a very nice host he was super understanding and communicated well
great location with pool and jacuzzi
it’s a place where we can truly escape the city life and feel refreshed
there’s a convenience store downstairs walking just like 2 minutes very closed to the beach
perfect little place
perfect place and people i will come here again
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3. Modern villa with ocean view in Okinawa (from USD 873)

This property in Okinawa makes the most of its beautiful surroundings. With floor-to-ceiling windows, you’ll have a stunning view of the ocean. With accommodations for seven, plus an extra room that sleeps four for an additional fee, this spacious villa is perfect for families or large groups.

You won’t want to leave, and with a fully equipped kitchen, barbecue grill, and laundry onsite, you won’t have to. Plus, you won’t have to share this lodging’s private pool and hot tub.

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Nakijin, Kunigami District, Okinawa, Japan
35 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 9 Beds 15 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
the host did a great job setting it up
very peaceful and quiet location would highly recommend a stay here
we will definitely come back and refer this place to our friends
great location and a killer view really pleasant and clean rooms right smack in the heart of northern okinawa
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4. Cozy Chiba-ken farmhouse with lush garden (from USD 301)

This gorgeous, traditional Japanese-style villa boasts a lavish outdoor garden. Take your meals al fresco, or just relax with a good read in the onsite library. Once you’re ready to stretch your legs, you can work up a sweat in the private gym and sauna, then cool off in the natural swimming pool.

Families will find special amenities for kids, such as children’s books and silverware. If you do decide to venture out, all the excitement of Tokyo is only an hour away.

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Mobara-shi, Chiba-ken, Japan
131 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 7 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bath was amazing with a wonderful view of the pool
pool was fantastic as were all other amenities and facilities
awesome japanese traditional house with the 21st century comfort you can imagine (apple tv in each room)
the outdoor space is immaculate with an amazing pool and built in bbq area
the pool was the highlight
the local grocery was close clean and week stocked and we used it often
the rooms were very clean neat and tidy and the futons and bedsheets were nice and crispy
our hosts were incredibly kind
an amazing weekend getaway with incredibly thoughtful hosts top recommendations
we had a great support and good communication with owner mr carl thank you
the only thing better than this beautiful home is the incredible responsive and helpful hosts carl and tomoko
very close to train station and easy drive to many tourist spots around tokyo
beautiful house in a great location
what a beautiful house so close to tokyo but a totally different pace of life
only an hour from tokyo with a huge supermarket close by - could not be more convenient
) all in all this was a wonderful place close to the ocean
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5. Blue Spring Villa, Okayama (from USD 734)

Nestled in the green hills outside of Okayama, Blue Spring Villa promises an extravagant stay. Luxuriate in your surroundings with colorful yet sleek decor, and floor-to-ceiling windows that open up to a beautiful view of lush nature. This spacious bungalow has a floor area of 240 sq m (2,583 sq ft) and offers three double beds for a comfortable goodnight’s sleep.

Don’t let the natural beauty of its location fool you; the villa is just a 30-minute drive from the heart of downtown Okayama. There you can immerse yourself in over 400 years of history at the opulent Okayama Castle or breathe in some fresh air at the attached Korakuen Gardens, which is one of the nation’s top three gardens!

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Kita Ward, Okayama, Okayama, Japan
36 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 16 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

6. Awaji Villa Forest (from USD 312)

If privacy is what you’re after, you can’t go wrong with Awaji Villa Forest. Located on a small island tucked between Kansai and Shikoku, you’ll be far from the crowd. Relax in the villa’s spacious rooms as you watch the sunset over the Seto Inland Sea. Amenities such as a fully equipped kitchen with a smokeless teppanyaki griddle, free parking space, and air cleaner offer a good mix of luxury, utility, and comfort.

This property is perfect for those looking to some time in seclusion, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The unmatched tranquility and mesmerizing ocean views make it a place worth staying during your much-coveted holidays.

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Awaji, Hyogo, Japan
64 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

7. Luxurious beachfront villa, Shizuoka (from USD 602)

Can’t get enough of the water? Aquaholic Iritahama B Wing has got you covered. This luxury villa is tucked right in between lush green hills and the clear blue ocean of Iritahama Beach, one of the only 14 beaches in Japan with the highest possible water quality rating. You won’t have to travel far, since the white sand will literally be right outside your door. You can even watch the waves roll in from your private hot tub.

This duplex mansion has got two wings and each wing is capable of accommodating up to six adults along with four children. In case, you feel like having a barbeque, you can rent the barbeque set for an additional fee. Guests will surely enjoy the strategically placed outdoor hot tub that offers a gorgeous view of the blue sea kissing the shoreline.

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Shimoda, Shizuoka, Japan
19 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
high quality very clean great facilities phantastic access to the beach
amazing perfect location quiet surroundings and close to town
the space is phenomenal great location for the beach
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8. Seaside villa in Wakayama (from USD 421)

There are few things more luxurious than a house on the beach, and this rental in Inami has it all. Its airy open dining room looks out on the private infinity pool, hot tub, and fire pit with the cool blue ocean beyond. In the evening, let the unparalleled sunset view take your breath away.

This property can accommodate eight people with ease but can accommodate up to ten in total. So, it could be the perfect place for a group of friends or large families looking to soak up the sun by the Japanese seashore.

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Inami, Hidaka District, Wakayama, Japan
96 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

9. Bright and lively villa by the sea in Hokota (from USD 180)

Cocos Harbor has plenty of character, inside and out. There’s always something to look at in the midst of all its colorful, coastal furnishing. Its large private pool has a view of the ocean and a sauna on the premises will help you alleviate any stress or fatigue. Relax by the indoor fireplace or challenge your companions to a game of pool. With accommodations for up to 15 people, you can bring plenty of friends to make everlasting memories.

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Hokota, Ibaraki, Japan
106 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 6 Beds 16 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
the owners really care to offer best stays for the guests
the owners offered a lot of useful information
dream-like location very spacious and well equipped
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10. Villa El Cielo Ishigaki

The modern Villa El Cielo Ishigaki couldn’t be closer to Yonehara Beach, just a minute’s walk and you’re on the sand. Surrounded by nature, but just a 20-minute drive from Ishigaki Airport, the villa has an incredibly convenient location.

Enjoy the sun setting slowly on a sandy beach from the rooftop deck. You may also choose to relax in the private pool or blow off some steam in the tent sauna. Don’t feel like cooking? A private chef is available for a fee.

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6 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 6 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Upscale living in peaceful surroundings

With its inviting beaches and rolling hills, Japan has a lot to offer in the way of idyllic scenery. Sometimes it’s just easier to relax when you have the place to yourself. When you want to get away from it all, think about taking a trip to one of these lavish, private vacation rentals.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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