Miyama, experience the real Japan.

Away from the packed trains and convenience stores lies a quiet rural Japan. The pace of life is slow and deeply intertwined with the changing seasons. We invite you to take a few days to unwind and get in touch with the roots of Japans ancient "Satoyama" culture.

Hanabusa is a traditional thatched cottage fully reformed and complete with all the modern conveniences. The house is 150 years old and registered as a site of cultural heritage. It is a beautiful example of traditional thatched architecture.

  • Sleeps 10 comfortably (can accommodate parties up to 15)
  • Ideal for people interested in Japanese history and architecture.
  • A full served breakfast made from local produce is included

Kaya villa is a modern take on the traditional Japanese thatched cottage complete with all the comforts and conveniences you would expect from a new house. Surrounded by mountains, beautiful rice fields and a bamboo forest, this is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

  • Sleeps 5 (can sleep 7 with extra futons)
  • Self service breakfast made from local produce
  • Highly recommended for families with children

June 18th 2014 we opened this, our new English home page