- August 18th, 2014
[Okhotsk Omui Onsen in Omu] Day Trip Bath and Nice View Can Be at Hotel Hinodemisaki
Okhotsk Omui Onsen
Okhotsk Omui Onsen (オホーツクオムイ温泉) is a hot spring place in Oumu town located in the northeastern direction of Asahikawa city. Only Hotel Hinodemisaki (ホテル日の出岬) has opened a business on a small hill at 23 m above sea level in Hinode Peninsula (日の出岬). There are Hinode Observation Deck La Luna (展望台ラ・ルーナ) and Hinodemisaki Campsite (日の出岬キャンプ場) near the Hotel Hinodemisaki. Unfortunately, restraunts, souvenir shops and convenience stores are not built. Swimming in the ocean and camping can be enjoyed in a summer, and drift ice can be enjoyed in a winer.
Omui means "A place with closed estuary" in Ainu language. Hot spring were succeeded in drilling from 1200 m below ground in 1994, and the beginning of the Okhotsk Omui Onsen is that the Hotel Hinodemisaki has been built since 1998. Omu is famous for tasty seafood, and hair crab is caught from March to June, and scallop is caught from early summer to autumn, and sea urchin is caught from July to early September, and salmon and trout are caught from September to November.
Hinode Observation Deck La Luna
Cape Hinode (日の出岬) is a cape in Oumu town located in the northeastern part of Asahikawa city, and has Hinode-misaki Observation Deck La Luna (日の出岬展望台ラ・ルーナ), Hinode-misaki Campsite (日の出岬キャンプ場) and Hotel Hinode-misaki (ホテル日の出岬). As its name suggests, the cape is well-known as a good place to see the beautiful morning sun, and the beautiful sunset also has a good reputation. In a winter, drift ice flows around the cape, and here is one of good places to enjoy seeing the drift ice, too. The tip of the cape is a rocky shore, so playing at rocky shores may be enjoyed. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge. Read More
List of Day Trip Onsen
Tourists can take a day trip bath at the Hotel Hinodemisaki.
Hotel Hinodemisaki is a small-sized onsen hotel founded in 1998 on a small hill with an unobstructed view. beautiful morning sun from the hotel is famous. A restaurant is at a building, and tasty dishes have a good reputation. An entrance fee to the bath facility is JPY 500. A lot of local people and campers come, and visitors for day trip bath can use the restaurant, too. A staying is possible, too, and it is said that hair crabs caught from March to June are delicious. A coin-operated laundry is provided, too. A chartered bath is provided, too,
There are 1 open-air bath, 1 large indoor bath, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 medicated bath, 1 cascading bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a large public bathhouse. The bathhouse with a lot of windos is bright, and bathers can look at the sea of Okhotsk through large windows, and a space is comfortable. The large indoor bath is the size that about 15 people can take a bath, and the whirlpool bath is the size that about 4 people can take a bath, and the medicated bath is the size that about 3 people can take a bath.
The open-air bath is the size that about 10 people can take a bath, and does not has a roof, so a sence of openness can be enjoyed very much, too. While taking a bath, the sea of Okhotsk is good feeling. This day was the lead-colored sky. But a view seems to be very good if it is fine weather. In a winer, drift ice can be seen from here, and it is popular for overseas tourists, too.
Hot springs are strong sodium chloride spring, and are clear and colorless and have salty taste and no smell. It tastes salty very much. The sum of hot spring ingredients are 19.96 g/kg, and the hot spring ingredients are very rich. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at the dressing room. Resting Cafe "Yu Yu Yu" (ゆ・ゆ・ゆ) is provided for day trip bathers, too.
Atmosphere of Okhotsk Omui Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Types of Hot Springs||Strong sodium chloride spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: High, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)|
|Water temperature of Hot Spring Source||66.3 C|
|Indications||Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoid, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, Chronic skin diseases, Weak constitution, Chronic women's 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||Open-air bath(1), Indoor bath(5), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.|
|Entrance fee to the bath facility||Adult: JPY 500. Child: JPY 300.|
|Business hours||Weekday 11:00-21:30
Saturday, Sunday, and National holiday 10:00-21:30
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Parking lot||A free parking is provided (200 cars)|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Reservation||Jalan is here, Rakuten is here|
|Mapcode||587 682 824*26|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Okhotsk Omui Onsen. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.
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