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Black Hot Spring and Red Hot Spring Can Be Enjoyed -Enbetsu Asahi Onsen-

June 8th, 2014

Enbetsu Asahi Onsen

Embetsu Asahi Onsen (えんべつ旭温泉) is a hot-spring ryokan in Embetsu town located in the southern part of Wakkanai city and was founded in 1977. It features 2 types of fresh hot springs named Fujimi-no-Yu (富士見の湯) and Asahi-no-Yu (旭の湯). There are 2 bathhouses, Western-style bathhouse and Japanese-style bathhouse, and the bathhouses for men or women are replaced every day. At the Japanese-style bathhouse, there are 1 open-air bath named Fujimi-no-Yu, 2 indoor baths named Asahi-no-Yu, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna. At the Western-style bathhouse, there are 1 open-air bath named Asahi-no-Yu, 1 indoor bath named Fujimi-no-Yu, 1 indoor bath named Asahi-no-Yu, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna.

Embetsu Asahi Onsen Fujiminoyu

Hot springs of Fujimi-no-Yu are sodium bicarbonate chloride spring, and are clear and blackish brown and have a little salty taste and no smell. The hot springs of Asahi-no-Yu are sodium chloride spring, and are opaque and dark reddish-brown and have strong salty taste and a little oil smell. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 2.762 g and 17.23 g. Asahi-no-Yu has a considerably rich hot spring ingredient.

Blackish Brown Hot Spring
Embetsu Asahi Onsen Fujiminoyu

I took a bath at the Japanese-style bathhouse. As for the hot springs of Fujimi-no-Yu, because the hot springs had high alkalinity with ph 9, the hot springs had a smooth and slippery touch. It was rare touch. Asahi-no-Yu with fresh free-flowing hot spring had 2 baths with difference in the temperature. This hot springs were considerably salty taste and seemed to warm my body. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and free dryers are installed at a dressing room, too. A staying is possible, too.

Embetsu Asahi Onsen Asahinoyu
Dark Reddish-Brown Hot Spring
Embetsu Asahi Onsen Asahinoyu

Atmosphere of Embetsu Asahi Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Embetsu Asahi Onsen

Types of Hot Springs Fujimi-no-Yu: Sodium bicarbonate chloride spring (Type: Alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
Asahi-no-Yu: Sodium chloride spring (Type: Neutral, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Warm spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source Fujimi-no-Yu: 62.7 C
Asahi-no-Yu: 22.4 C
ph Fujimi-no-Yu: 8.0
Asahi-no-Yu: 7.5
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive organ illness, Hemorrhoids, Cold sensitivity, Recovering from fatigue, Healthy increase, Cut, Burn, Chronic skin diseases, Weak child, Chronic women's diseases
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
Indications of drinking Fujimi-no-Yu: Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic constipation, Diabetes, Gout, Liver disease
Asahi-no-Yu: Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic constipation
Contraindications of drinking Fujimi-no-Yu Kidney disease, High blood pressure, and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Asahi-no-Yu: Kidney disease, High blood pressure, Hyperthyroidism, and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facilities Open-air bath(1), Indoor bath(3), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse. There is a chartered bath.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 500. Child: JPY 250.
Business hours 08:00-22:00
Regular closing day Year-end and New Year holidays
Parking lot A free parking is provided (20 cars)
Parking lot +81-1632-7-3927
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 692 853 830*23

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Asahi Onsen.

Enbetsu Asahi Onsen(えんべつ旭温泉)