Feel relaxed the moment you step inside the country style front gate. At the reception you can choose either the stone or cypress wood bath. We chose the stone one called "momiji" or maple. (Photo: Yui Yamaguchi)

Namiki Onsen Village - Hanamizuki

Your own private onsen in Ueki!

Yui Yamaguchi   - 1 min read

Ueki Onsen is one of the most famous hot springs in Kumamoto. It is less than an hour from downtown Kumamoto, so you can come here on a day trip.

Once you arrive in Ueki Onsen, come to Namiki Village, where the Hanamizuki building is located. Decorated in a country style, its manicured gardens and clean baths give a feeling of luxury.

As the water is alkaline and rich with healthy minerals such as sulfur, it will leave your skin looking young and moist.

Yui Yamaguchi

Yui Yamaguchi @iyu.mura

Born & grew up in Kumamoto, Yui studied and worked in Osaka before immigrating to Australia. She lived in Adelaide and Sydney prior to moving to Brisbane. Her passion is reporting on the great things of Kumamoto and Japan to everyone around the world in a serious, interesting and funny way. Her f...