Location: Set in the heart of forested greenery and babbling rivers in the aromatic oasis of Japan’s natural beauty, the Wasurenosato Gajoen is the very essence of enticing serenity.
Service: The attentive concierge service will address any request or accommodation with the utmost in professional care and consideration.
History: For forty years, Tateo and Etsuko Tajima have welcomed guests to their peaceful and natural oasis of cottages which are aptly named “Wasurenosato”, meaning Retreat Village.
Encased in luxuriously rich forest and crisply flowing rivers, this incredible hotel is the epitome of elegant serenity. Set in one of the most naturally exquisite prefectures of Japan, this area is an adventurer’s dream, complete with ocean, forest and ancient volcano remains. The perfect placement of traditionally designed cottages - inclusive of modern amenities - within lush and undisturbed greenery makes this destination a superb oasis of tranquility. Guests have the option to stay in a choice of ten different rooms, each one featuring natural beauty, charming architecture and unique cultural elements. A renowned restaurant with a variety of finely crafted culinary delights readily welcomes guests at a moment’s notice. A gorgeously maintained golf course and a relaxing spa are the perfect activities in which guests may immerse themselves during their stay in paradise.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
Each of the hotel’s considerately crafted rooms features both wired and wireless Internet, charming futons and breathtaking views of the surrounding forest and river. As an added bonus, many of the rooms come with open-air, private hot spring stone baths - a traditional and ideal element for romantic relaxation.
Sit by the quaint Japanese fireplace and enjoy dramatically scrumptious views of surrounding mountains. This 256-square-foot room features three traditional futon mats for sleeping, crisp air conditioning, luxuriously heated floors, and a private and tranquil hot spring stone bath, providing guests with the utmost serenity and culture.
Step onto the wooden terrace and immerse yourself in views of the peaceful river as it rolls by. This 355-square-foot room features four futon mats for rest and relaxation, a romantic hot spring bath, and is adjacent to the hotel’s world-class restaurant, making delectable dishes mere steps away from your private oasis.
This 463-square-foot wonder of a room features spectacular, two-story architecture. Dine on the lower level while seated next to the Japanese style fireplace. After, slip on your traditional Yukuta and Samue clothing and sandals, and head to the second floor. Here you can enjoy breathtaking mountain views before falling into a peaceful sleep on one of six futon mats.
Whether you’re seeking to get active or take some time out, you’ll find activities to suit your needs. Make use of the luxurious amenities awaiting your enjoyment as you escape to the gorgeous golf course or relax in the sumptuous spa.
Immerse your senses in an array of local treatments for beauty, rest and relaxation. Let your mind wander and surrender your troubles and stress, as you allow yourself to become absorbed in tranquility and wonder.
Renowned for their excellence in both service and luxury, the chefs of Relais & Chateaux guarantee gourmet satisfaction in every hotel they oversee. Get your senses ready for a delightful culinary experience.
Transport your taste buds with the scrumptiously flavorful, yet sophisticated dishes crafted by a world-class chef. Treat yourself to this unique gastronomic experience of local cuisine, where each dish served is somehow more beautiful than the last.
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