Explore Osatsu

the town of female divers and fishermen

Visit Mikimoto Pearl Island,

spend time at the Ama diver's hut

~Resort Hills Toyohama Sora no Kaze~

Minamitoba Osatsu is a quaint and scenic town of female divers and fishermen, located at the tip of the Ise-Shima National Park.

 

Itinerary

DAY 1

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Visit the Pearl Museum and watch the Ama fishing demonstration at Mikimoto Pearl Island.  Ama fishing demonstration: Every hour between 09:30 and 16:30 (Subject to change depending on the weather and sunset)

Accommodation: Resort Hills Toyohama Sora no Kaze

【Breakfast and dinner: Included】     

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DAY 2

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Explore the town of Osatsu, home to the Ama divers and fishermen. Self-sightseeing: Shinmei Shrine, where Ishigami-san (Stone God) on the grounds of the shrine grants at least one wish of a woman Self-sightseeing: Osatsu Ama Culture Museum 12:00: Ama hut experience and lunch at Osatsu-kamado Ozego-san.

【Breakfast and dinner: Included】     

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  • Lunch at Ama Hut Osatsu-kamado

The "Ama fishing techniques of Toba and Shima" is recognized as an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property. At Ama Hut Osatsu-kamado, you have an enjoyable experience of eating delicious seafood and interacting with the Ama divers.

Menu: Turban shell, short-neck clam, noble scallop, dried fish, sea urchin rice, mochi (rice cake), dried fish, and other fresh seafood of Osatsu

 

HOTEL

Resort Hills Toyohama Sora no Kaze

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Located along the white sandy Chidorigahama beach, it is the perfect location for strolling around Osatsu. Relax in the hot springs of Nanakuri no Yu, the source of which is associated with Sei Shonagon (a Japanese female author, poet, and a court lady in the Heian period).

Rooms

Japanese-style room

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Peaceful and functional, these are some of Kyoto’s largest standard guest rooms and your personal oasis. Unwind in the sitting area, bathed in natural light, or beneath a soothing seasonal scene painted on the bed board.

【10 tatami mats / 1-5 guests】

Superior Twin

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Renovated in 2013, this stylish twin room is wheelchair accessible and popular among young couples. The bathroom has a rain shower head with massaging effect and a balcony for relaxation. A sofa bed for 1 guest is available for a group of 3 guests.

【36m² / 1-3 guests】

Casual room with open-air bath

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This is the most reasonable guest room with an open-air bath. You can enjoy the fresh air while taking a relaxing outdoor bath.

【10 tatami mats / 2-5 guests】

Japanese/Western-style room with open-air bath

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A Japanese-style or Western-style designer's room. The room has a warm atmosphere, a horigotatsu and a retractable open-air bath to keep you warm even in winter. It is popular among couples.

【30m² / 1-2 guests】

Family room with open-air bath

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A spacious Japanese-style room with 12 tatami mats and a veranda for relaxing. The room has a retractable open-air bath to keep you warm even in winter. It is recommended for large groups or families with children and elderly people.

【12 tatami mats / 2-6 guests】

Special room with garden view open-air bath

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A combination of Western-style room and Japanese-style room where you could enjoy the bath while looking at a Japanese garden. This corner room also has an indoor bath, so you can soak in a warm bath even in winter. It is recommended for groups with children and elderly people. (The indoor bath is not a hot spring.)

【12 tatami mats + Western-style room / 2-6 guests】

Cuisine

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<Amabue Kaiseki course>

The basic dinner plan of Sora no Kaze; a well-balanced course which includes among other dishes the seafood and Japanese black beef teppanyaki.

Sample menu:

12 dishes consisting of sashimi boat, six kinds of seafood from Osatsu (Ise lobster, amberjack, Ise tuna etc.), steamed sea bream with herbs, Japanese black beef teppanyaki, golden grilled Ise lobster, steamed sea bream rice etc.

 

  • Special Kaiseki course with abalone (additional JPY3,500 per person) or a Mie brand Kaiseki course with Mie's proud brands such as lobster, abalone, and Matsuzaka beef (additional JPY7,000 per person) can be arranged for an additional charge.

<Breakfast>

  • Dinner and breakfast will be served in the dining room equipped with tables and chairs.

  • Dinner will be served at 18:00 or 19:00, and will be decided on a first-come first-served basis. Venue selection is not possible.

 

Access

By public bus

Take the Kamome Bus bound for Kuzaki from the Toba Bus Center and get off at Chidorigahama stop (approximately 50 minutes). 

  • The hotel shuttle bus could pick you up at the Chidorigahama stop, so please contact the hotel before boarding the bus.

By hotel shuttle bus

Toba Station → Hotel (approximately 30 minutes)

From Toba Station: 15:00/16:30

If you would like to use the hotel's shuttle bus, please specify it in the last part of the application form.

Car Rental

Do not worry if you are coming from a long distance! We can arrange a rental car for you. You can choose to pick up from either the airport or train station depending on your convenience!

 

  • The pick up and return locations are basically the same. If you wish to return the rental car at a different location, please feel free to contact us.

 

Reservation

Please read the following before you proceed to the reservation.

Additional information

  • The rates do not include the transportation fee between the accommodation and your residence.

  • Check-in time is at 15:00, and check-out time is at 11:00.

  • Your booking confirmation will be sent within 1-2 business days.

  • We will ask you to complete the payment after the booking has been confirmed.

  • You may be asked to present your residence card as proof of identification upon check-in.

  • Please be sure to check "the Go to Travel compliance policy" in advance.

 

Cancellation policy

  • From 7 to 4 business days prior to the reserved date: 30% of the total amount

  • From 3 to 1 business days prior to the reserved date: 50% of the total amount

  • On the reserved date: 100% of the total amount

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