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[Toyoura Onsen] Day Trip Onsen Can Be Enjoyed at Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai

June 2nd, 2014

Toyoura Onsen

Toyoura Onsen (豊浦温泉) is a hot spring place in Toyoura town located in the western part of Lake Toya (洞爺湖). Only Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai (天然豊浦温泉しおさい) is built beside Toyoura Coast Park Camping Ground (豊浦海浜公園キャンプ場), and there are Takaoka Auto Campsite (高岡オートキャンプ場) and a park golf course around here. Funkawan-Ternbo Park (噴火湾展望公園) and Indian Water Wheel Park (インディアン水車公園) are relatively near here. The distance is around 1 km from the center of the Toyoura to the Toyoura Onsen, and there are restaurants, cafes, Izakaya, convenience stores in the center of the Toyoura.

Toyoura Coast Park Camping Ground
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Toyoura Coast Park Camping Ground
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai

Lake Toya

Lake Toya (洞爺湖) in Abuta town located in the northwestern part of Muroran city is the third largest caldera lake in Japan and was born 10,000 years ago. The perimeter of the lake is about 50 km. 58 sculptures are located around the Lake Toya, and those create scenes in accord with the lake. There is Nakajima island (中島) in the middle of the lake, and tourists can go over to there by a pleasure boat. Geographical features of mountains and lake were authorized in the world Geopark. Article is here

Lake Toya and Nakajima Island
Lake Toya

Funkawan-Ternbo Park

Funkawan-Ternbo Park (噴火湾展望公園) is in Toyoura in the wesern part of Lake Toya (洞爺湖). A observation tower with 20 m in height is built on the mountaintop of a small mountain, and views can be seen from an observation deck. I was interested in the shape of Toyoura Seaside Park (豊浦海浜公園) and curved railway. There are a souvenir shop and a restraunt on the first floor. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge, too. Article is here

Takaoka Auto Campsite
Funkawan-Ternbo Park in Toyoura

List of Day Trip Onsen

Visitors can take a day trip bath at the Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai.

Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai

Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai is a small-sized onsen inn with 7 guest rooms, and has opened a business since 1993, and is crowded with campers and sea bathers in a summer. A building is ship-shape from sea side. An entrance fee to a bath facility is JPY 500. A restraunt is at the building "Nagisa-no-Shirabe" (レストラン「渚のしらべ」) and a shop, too, and visitors for day trip bath can use the restraunt. Strawberry, a local specialty, Sherbet is popular. A chartered bath is provided, and an extra cost is JPY 1000 per 60 minutes. A staying is possible, too. Resting rooms are provided for fee, too.

Appearance of Building
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai

They have 2 types of public bathhouses, Japanese-style Bathhouse (和風浴場) and Western-style Bathhouse (洋風浴場), and the bathhouses for men or women are replaced every day. There are 1 outdoor bath, 3 indoor baths, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at the bathhouse. The sunny tiled bathhouse with large windows is feeling good. The yield of hot springs are large, and most baths use free flowing hot springs.

Western-style Bathhouse: Indoor Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Western-style Bathhouse: Indoor Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Western-style Bathhouse: Indoor Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Wash Places (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Japanese-style Bathhouse: Indoor Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Japanese-style Bathhouse: Indoor Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Japanese-style Bathhouse: Indoor Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai

3 tyeps of the indoor baths along the windows are diffrent in water temperature, so bathers can take a bath as they like. The hottest indoor bath make the bathers get up. The whirlpool baths are set in the center of the bathhouses, and the Western-style Bathhouse has the square whirlpool bath, and the Japanese-style Bathhouse has the round whirlpool bath.

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Western-style Bathhouse: Whirlpool Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Japanese-style Bathhouse: Whirlpool Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai

The Japanese-style Bathhouse has the square outdoor bath with a gazebo, and the Western-style Bathhouse has the oval open-air bath without a roof, and starry sky can be enjoyed while bathing in the evening. Unfortunately, both outdoor baths are surrounded by walls, so a view is not good, but the bathers may feel a sense of openness.

Japanese-style Bathhouse: Outdoor Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Western-style Bathhouse: Open-air Bath (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai

The hot springs are calcium and sodium sulfate spring, and are opaque and light yellow and have neither taste nor smell, and are not drinkable. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 2.078 g/kg. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom, free hair dryers and a cold water dispenser are installed at a dressing room.

Western-style Bathhouse: Dressing Room (Source: Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai)
Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai
Types of Hot Springs Calcium and sodium sulfate spring (Type: Neutral, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 40.1 C
ph 7.3
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Relieving fatigue, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoid, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, Arteriosclerosis, Chronic skin diseases, Cut, Burn
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 Not drinking
Facilities Outdoor bath(1), Indoor bath(7), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse. A bathhouse for men is replaced the bathhouse for women every day.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 500. Child: JPY 300. Infant: JPY 150.
Business hours 10:00-21:00
Regular closing day Irregular closing day
Parking lot A free parking is provided (200 cars)
Telephone number +81-142-83-1126
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here
Mapcode 662 295 693*23

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Toyoura Onsen. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Natural Toyoura Onsen Shiosai(天然豊浦温泉しおさい)
Rakuten

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