Listed in 2016 Michelin Guide & Recipient of TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence
This modern hot spring lodging, which reopened in 2013 after renovations, is located in the Yumura Onsen area, an area for hot springs said to have beautifying effects on the skin. Features a total of 36 rooms.
There is free rental of colored yukata for female guests (first come, first serve), and guests can enjoy tea carefully selected by the tea coordinator in their guestroom or the after bath relaxation area.
For dinner there are a number of meal plans including those that include Tajima beef steak (a local brand of beef) and the winter only Matsuba crab full course meal plan, which features one of Japan’s prized brands of crab.
And for breakfast, the warm, local cuisine - which includes basket-steamed dishes with an abundance of vegetables supplied from contract farms - is quite popular.
This is a historic therapeutic hot spring that was opened in the Heian period, and the 98℃ Arayu hot spring source is known as the hottest in Japan.
The quality of the hot spring water is excellent, almost syrupy, and gentle on the skin.
Tottori Sand Dunes - 40 minutes by car
Takeda Castle Ruins - 75 minutes by car
Kinosaki Onsen - 60 minutes by car
Summer: Multiple swimming areas within a 15-minute drive
Winter: Located within a 15-minute drive of a ski area
Two words: Please avoid. I booked Yuamu because it has such high reviews but i was so wrong. It is bad. Firstly i paid about US400+ 1 night for 2 pax. The dinner is good hence a 4 star. But other than that, the other pales. The hot spring is normal - nothi