The SpaceEnjoy a relaxing vacation in this traditional yet modern Japanese house. Inside there are 2br, a huge living and dining with a kitchen. a roomy bath room with shower, and all room have very good light with a lot of greens and ocean view. This house is equipte refrigerator, electric kitchen stove and gas stove, dishes, pots, cups, kitchen oven, rice cooker, blender, towels, bedding, air condition , fan and etc. Outside large garden area and forest available for hiking on the short trails. Guest AccessThe Guest house- the small cottage next door accessible with a permission from owner or stuff. Interaction with GuestsUsually I am not in Japan during opening the rental business. My helper will assist you instead of me after checkIn.
Please send me a mail about any notified before check-out, if there is some problem with you.
Please feel free to ask me any questions about Yakushima and concerning our cottage etc. on the mail or when you Check-In.
There is some travel information (Japanese/English) of Yakushima at the house as our recomendation too.
There is no tour service in our buisiness, so please contact with some tour companies privately over independent. We have no responsible with any problem between the guest and company or persons who you hired.
I recomend any guest to provide a rental car or bike for your transpotation, if there is a international drivers licence from your country. There is some rental bicycle services in Miyanoura as well.
Some bus transportation are available in Yakushima,
You can check the time schedule at home about the each bus stops.
I made a (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) page "Ocean view guest house Yakushima" for my guests. so you can see some torist information in English and Japanese on that page. there is some bus schedule from the port too. please check this out.
When you check-in, my stuff will explain about how to use all facility and how to check out.
Thank you! The NeighborhoodThis guest house is situated in Tabugawa village area of Kusugawa between the Airport and Miyanoura, Yakushima's largest city.
Guests can explore adjccent tea plantation and lower creek with small water fall in our place.
Near access to Shiratani-Unsuikyo forest hikes or Soaking in Kusugawa Hot springs.
Food, supplies,sporting goods rentals, restaurants,are 5-10 min. drive North to Miyanoura or South Koseda
Beautiful Issou beach is 20 min. drive, 30 min.drive to Inakahama beach in Nagata.
Easy access on the main HW by walk about 5min where there are 2 bus stops near by.
Yakushima is an island located in 60km (37.3 miles) to the south of the southernmost tip of Kyushu island. With a climate ranging from subtropical to cool-temperate, its diverse and highly unique ecosystem and beautiful nature have been highly regarded and Yakushima Island was registered as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site in 1993. It is also called “the island of ancient forest and water” because of the huge Yaku cedars, which are over 1,000 years old, moss and abundant water system.
Shiratani Unsui-kyo Gorge with the fantastical view resembling a movie scene. It is said that the forest in the anime film “Princess Mononoke” by Hayao Miyazaki, one of the top directors in Japan, was inspired from this place. The altitude is (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)ft) at the entrance and about (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)ft) in the forest of Princess Mononoke.
Taiko-iwa: If you are feeling confident and your body is up to it, try going as far as Taiko-iwa in the innermost forest. The grand sight of the deepest part of the forest of Yakushima Island spreads before your eyes. Getting AroundFrom Airport drive North on main HW toward Miyanoura travel 5.5km , turn left up the hill, after Yawaraka aroma shop and before Orange Auto repair . Drive up the hill and turn left on the first small dirt road through (approximately 200meters) Haneda tea plantation.
Continue until road ends at the forest and ocean view house and cottage.
The nearest bus stop is Makinogawa or Shimomakino where is on the Main HW.
it takes 5-7min. by walk from the bus stop to our place.
The GPS map on the internet where is at the point of our house might be indicated the wrong way unfortunately, however I can tell you my address before check In if you need.
Thank you! Other Things to NoteAfter check in, a stuff or a owner will not always be " on site"
Please call with questions you may have. We will give you our phone number, mail address, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN)p connection and some information of Yakushima when you check in.
Actually we do not have pick up service, All guests need to be responsible to find some transportation during your stay. but, just in case if my healper has time, he or she can pick you up at the port for only chek-in time. When you want ask something, please ask me any question before your check-in day. I am happy to responce as much as I can.
We don't have the currency exchange money service. Please go to ATM at Post office in Miyanoura or Koseda, there is optional selection for English in the machine.
One of my Stuffs Hikaru speaks in little English, He tries to do his best for your stay at the vacation home. If There are more question in English to me, please feel free to contact me anytime.