- January 30th, 2014
[Shosanbetsu Onsen] Day Trip Bath and Konpira Shrine Can Be Enjoyed at Hotel Misaki-no-Yu
Shosanbetsu Onsen (初山別温泉) is a hot spring resort in Shosanbetsu village located in the northwestern direction of Asahikawa city. Hotel Misaki-no-Yu (ホテル岬の湯) is built at Misakidai Park (みさき台公園) near Ororon Line (National Route 232). The Misakidai Park is a small hill with a ocean view, and has roadside station “Romance Highway Shosanbetsu (ロマン街道しょさんべつ)”, Shosanbetsu Auto Campsite (初山別村オートキャンプ場), Shosanbetsu Astronomical Observatory (しょさんべつ天文台), and is relatively near Yoyomisaki Sea-bathing Beach (豊岬海水浴場) and Konpira Shrine (金毘羅神社). A convenience store is not built around here. The Konpira Shrine is famous for a photogenic place, so a lot of photographers come to take a photo in a snow season or early in the evening or in the evening. Speaking of tasty restaurants in the Shosanbetsu, Restraunt “Hana-misaki” (レストラン花みさき) is popular in particular.
List of Day Trip Onsen
Tourists can take a day trip bath at the Hotel Misaki-no-Yu.
Hotel Misaki-no-Yu is a small-sized onsen hotel founded in 2001 on a small hill, and is individed into 2 buildings, the building for stay and the building for bath, and entrances are different. An entrance fee to the bath facility is JPY 500. Visitors for day trip bath can take a bath from 06:30 to 07:30, too. A chartered bath is provided, and an extra cost is JPY 750 per 60 minutes. The restraunt “Hana-misaki” is at the building, too, and visitors for day trip bath can use the restraunt. A staying is possible, too, and delicious meals using local cooking ingredient have a good reputation.
There are 1 outdoor bath, 1 indoor bath, 2 whirlpool baths, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a large public bathhouse. The baths are set along windows at the round bathhouse. The indoor bath is the size that about 15 people can take a bath, and uses heated cold springs. The whirlpool baths are the size that about 3 people can take a bath, and use heated water.
The open-air bath is the size that about 8 people can take a bath, and uses heated cold springs. A roof is provided, so a sense of openness can not be felt. But a view is very good. If it is fine weather, bathers can look over the Sea of Japan and the sea ashore. The sunset over the sea can be enjoyed early in the evening, and starry sky can be enjoyed in the evening.
The hot springs are strong sodium chloride spring, and are clear and light green and have salty taste and oil smell, and are not drinkable because of circulation type baths. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 15.50 g/kg. The metaboric acid content is 365.0 mg/kg. It is said that is is effective for sterilized skin and taking care of the skin. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room.
There is a cold water dispenser at Japanese-style resting place, and the visitors can drink freely. In addition, a blue honeysuckle juice using 15% of fruit juice produced in shosanbetsu is sold. It has a acidity, and is tasty.
Atmosphere of Shosanbetsu Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Types of Hot Springs||Strong sodium chloride cold spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: High, Spring Temperature Type: Cold spring)|
|Water temperature of Hot Spring Source||21.2 C|
|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, Weak child, Chronic skin diseases, 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||Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic constipation|
|Contraindications of drinking||Kidney disease, High blood pressure, Hyperthyroidism and diseases accompanied by edema in general|
|Facilities||Outdoor bath(1), Indoor bath(4), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse. There is a chartered bath.|
|Entrance fee to the bath facility||Adult: JPY 500. Child: JPY 250.|
|Business hours||06:30-07:30 and 11:00-21:30|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Parking lot||A free parking is provided (100 cars)|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Reservation||Jalan is here, Rakuten is here|
|Mapcode||692 513 353*87|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Shosanbetsu 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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