Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site where you can search and explore lodging and gourmet information has announced their “Travelers favorite picks! Day trip to Hot Spring & Spa Ranking 2018” based on Trip Advisor reviews during the past year.
“Hoheikyo Onsen (Hokkaido)” which was ranked second last year gained 1st place this year! Tokyo, Kyoto, Okinawa, Ehime, Yamanashi have also appeared in Top 20 ranking list for the first time!
You can clearly notice how the day trips to these hot springs is rapidly increasing.
As a highlight of this year, Dogo Onsen, which is said to be Japan’s oldest onsen, has 2 facilities which have both ranked in the top 20. ‘Dogo Onsen Bekkan Asuka no Yu’ which was just opened in December 2017 was ranked 7th place and ‘Dogo Onsen Honkan’ was ranked 15th place.
The Asakusa public baths ‘Jakotsuyu’ ranked in 20th place is a quite impressive. The baths here offer unique hot spring facilities such as sand baths, carbonated springs.
Top 20 ‘Travelers favorite picks! Day trip to Hot Spring & Spa Ranking 2018’
*「初」refers new entry of this year.
|Ranking 2018||Ranking 2017||Facility Name|
|2nd||Hoheikyo Onsen (Hokkaido)
|2nd||14th||Lamune Onsen Kan (Oita)
|3rd||「初」||Tenzan no Yu (Kyoto)
|4th||18th||Kurama Onsen (Kyoto)
|5th||1st||Healthy Land Tamatebako Onsen (Kagoshima)
|6th||13th||Busshozan Onsen Tempyoyu (Kagawa)
|7th||「初」||Dogo Onsen Bekkan Asuka no Yu (Ehime)
|8th||–||Maenohara Onsen Sayano Yudokoro (Tokyo)
|9th||8th||Odaiba Tokyo Oedo-Onsen Monogatari (Tokyo)
|10th||–||Sai no Kawara Rotenburo (Gunma)
|11th||「初」||Ryujin no Yu (Okinawa)
|12th||「初」||Fuji Chobo-no-yu Yura (Yamanashi)
|13th||10th||Tenzan Tohji-kyo (Kanagawa)
|15th||–||Dogo Onsen Honkan (Ehime)
|16th||–||Yachigashira Onsen (Hokkaido)
|17th||–||Miharashi no Yu (Tokyo)
|18th||–||Enoshima Island Spa (Kanagawa)
|19th||–||Takegawara Onsen (Oita)