The SpaceUB1 just face to the Shikoku mountains, we have two really nice bath, while you enjoy your bath the most famous river of Japan Yoshino river just under your eyes.
Creators and artist are highly welcome Guest Accesshere is UB1 areas:
1)Living area: 5 private room and 1 room w/studio.
2)Studio: art, cooking, carpentry, creative work here,
3)Cafe: nice cafe area for everyone, Delicious home roasted coffee ( ¥400~) and local tea (¥400~) and organic vegetable salad,
4)Bath: 2 bathrooms are openair with roofs. wild great view!
5)Other space: gallery, sports hall(2nd floor,about 200㎡), tea room, cozy tree house(outside,build on a sakura tree.), toilets.
A)Kitchen: We have kitchens only for staffs and local start-up food creators . We have an aim to raise local creators and develop recipes with local materials. Guests can cook at the Studio.
Occasionally we might have cooking workshop or you may propose your original cooking plan with local ingredients. Please ask before you coming!
B)Gymnastic Hall: School has big gymnastic hall and now it is under re-designing. It is OK to use on that situation.
The other rooms are just for staff.
Please respect our policy. Interaction with GuestsBasically we are in UB1.
We can arrange some Japanese cultural activity / outdoor activities for you.
> Rafting ¥8,000 ~
> Canyoning ¥10,000 ~
> Tea Ceremony ¥ 5,000 ~
> Local Sake Maker Tour ¥1,000 ~
> Local Harb Products Make ¥2,000 ~
> Moon YOGA ¥3,000 ~
> Local Home Dining ¥3,000 ~
Please remind It requires a separate fee and reservation. The NeighborhoodNothing but sky and trees.
Approx. 100 house is here in UMABA area. Getting AroundApproach to UB1
Nearest Airpot is Takamatsu airport: take bus to Takamatsu station or Kotohira station, then take JR train to Awa-Ikeda station(Main station of Miyoshi city). it takes 1 hour to get Awa-Ikeda station from Takamatsu/ 30minites from Kotohira.
We have Express Bus from Tokyo/Osaka/Kobe/Matsuyama/Kochi.
- Awaikeda Bus Terminal: From Osaka,Kobe
- Express Way Miyoshi Terminal : From Tokyo, Kochi, Matsuyama
- JR Awaikeda station: From Okayama (Connected with Shinkansen), Kochi, Takamatsu, Tokushima..
UB1 is about 6km from Awa-Ikeda station/Awaikeda Bus Terminal.
Hiking up from Awa-Ikeda station is about 2 hour to UB1 or 15 minutes by car.
No public transportation (like bus), Taxi is available from awa-ikeda station (approx. ¥2000) .
From Awa-ikeda station, we ask "MATABI true trip agency " to pick you up 2 times a day (around 8am & 5pm) .If you want to save your money, be mind. Other Things to NoteWe expect you are interested in “MONOZUKURI (art of design and make)”. The pricing is light, but depends greatly on the saving efforts of volunteers and staff. People who visit UB1 are welcomed as not guests but friends in common sense!
UB1 itself will continue to grow at the hands of visitors, creators, and volunteers. UB1 is still redesigning / renovating our facility with volunteer. So some parts of UB might be a little messy (depends on timing) .
Airbnb system charges only for "BED".
It means any other services like Coffee, Drinks, Food, Laundry.. is not included .
> Hand dripped Coffee ¥400
> Local Hand Picked Tea ¥400
> Local Sake ¥500 ~ ¥800
> Home made Fermented Rice Granola ¥400
> Food Creators Dishes ¥500 - ¥3000
> Event ¥(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
> Laundry machine ¥500/times
UB1 is out of town, and no shop and restaurant other than UB1.
If you do not want to pay us, bring some foods and drinks before you are coming.
Bathing Gear (Towel, Tooth Brush, Paste...) is needed.
Please respect that our social project is "resolving" local economy/culture and "developing" local creatives .... foods, wooden products, art, machine and UB1 itself!