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Sankara Hotel & Spa Yakushima is a luxurious auberge-style resort hotel. The word "sankara" means "the blessing from the sky" in Sanskrit. We provide the blessings of the nature, food, and living space all together. Enjoy the experience of the most exquisite stay imaginable. Relax as the time flows by on the peaceful island. There are a total of 29 suites and villas. All rooms are of Asian modern style in order to blend in with the local nature. It creates an atmosphere perfect for relaxation. There are two restaurants in the auberge. "Ayana" is casual. "Okas" is for enjoying full course French cuisine. We offer local flavors and high quality cuisine, along with the relaxing atmosphere. Sankara Hotel & Spa Yakushima is surrounded by beautiful nature that has stayed the same for thousands of years. It really brings peace in your mind, and encourages relaxation in our wonderful atmosphere. We are looking forward to your visit and to serve you the blessing from the sky in our food, atmosphere and butler service.
World class accommodations that create an extraordinary experience by going above and beyond with exceptional services and unique Japanese hospitality.
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Sankara hotel & spa Yakushima
553 Haginoue, Mugio, Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima [View map]
check-in / check-out time
15:00 / 13:00
CI/CO time may be different depending on plan.
Number of guest rooms
◆”Ayana” Cuisine Regional: French-based cuisine created with Kyushu regional delicacies. The casual style French meals with the blessings of our nature. ※ Dining for the guests of Samudra villa; "Ayana". ◆ ”Okas” Cuisine Naturelle: The chef's original menu. The chef selects the ingredients himself specifically for the guests, inspired by Yakushima's nature. (Full course) ※Dining at "okas" is available for the guests of Samudra villa, with the additional charge of 6,170 yen per person (tax and service fee included).Read moreClose
◆Spa “Asia Herb Association” Herbal heat treatment is based on traditional Thai medicine implemented with detailed care and modern services. The rooms are wood based contemporary Asian style sophisticatedly incorporating the interior of tropical themes. It creates a chic atmosphere. You can relax in a room full of herbal fragrances. The room types are single and twin. ※ Please let us know when reserving if you wish detailed information. ※ Those who have any chronic diseases or any concern, please inform us in advance. ※ Please note that pregnant women are not allowed to receive the spa treatments.Read moreClose
Other facility information
◆Library Lounge There are about 600 books in the Library Lounge - Art, Natural science, Literature, History and more. It is available exclusively for the guests staying at the hotel. Here you can enjoy a more private atmosphere. ◆Fitness Gym The fitness gym is equipped with treadmills and more. You can train indoors.Read moreClose
◆Car rentals Toyota Prius. The vehicle will be rented and returned inside of the hotel site. 820 yen per hour. (Fuel expense included / Reservation required.) ※ The number of cars are limited. Reservation in advance is recommended. ※ When the hotel car rental is unavailable, we will arrange something with other car rental companies. Rates vary based on the car rental company. ◆Others Self-laundry rooms and conference rooms are available.Read moreClose
※ Please note that there is an additional fee of 500 yen per person for the stay. This fee is “Sankara Fund”, which is a donation for the conservation of Yakushima nature. ※ Please note that the hotel does not allow guests under 15 years of age.Read moreClose
- Bath tax
- Children allowed
- Room service
- Transportation service
- Parking area
- Hot spring
- Fresh hot spring
- Room with outdoor spa
- Public spa
- Private spa
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor pool
- Esthe/Spa facility
- Fitness facility
- Barrier free
- 5 min walk from station
- Pets allowed
- Breakfast in room
- Dinner in room
- Open air bath
- Night view
- Ocean view
The accommodation features are general descriptions of the facility. The amenities and breadth of service will differ between each accommodation. For details, please confirm directly with the accommodation.
Access by public transportation.
[From Tokyo] ・Haneda Airport ― (about 1 hr. 55mins.) ― Kagoshima Airport ― (about 35mins.) ― Yakushima Airport ・Tokyo Station ― (Shinkansen, about 4 hrs. 50mins.) ― Hakata Station ― (Shinkansen, about 1 hr. 20mins.) ― Kagoshima chuo Station ― (Bus, about 20mins.) ―Kagoshima Port South Quay ― (Hydrofoil, about 2 hrs. 40mins. / Ferry, about 4 hrs.) ― Yakushima [From Osaka]・Itami Airport ― (about 1 hr. 35mins.) ― Yakushima Airport ・Itami Airport ― (about 1 hr. 10mins.)― Kagoshima Airport―(about 35mins.) ― Yakushima Airport ・Shin Osaka Station―(Shinkansen, about 2 hrs. 20mins.)―Hakata Station―(Shinkansen, about 1 hr. 20mins.) ― Kagoshima chuo Station ― (Bus, about 20mins.) ― Kagoshima Port South Quay ― (Hydrofoil, about 2 hrs. 40mins. / Ferry, about 4 hrs.) ― Yakushima ・Osaka Station (Umeda) ― (Express Bus, about 11 hrs. 40mins.) ― Kagoshima chuo Station ― (Bus, about 20mins.) ― Kagoshima Port South Quay ― (Hydrofoil, about 2 hrs. 40mins. / Ferry, about 4 hrs.) ― Yakushima[From Fukuoka] ・Fukuoka Airport ― (about 1 hr. 10mins.) ― Yakushima Airport ・Fukuoka Airport ― (about 45mins.) ― Kagoshima Airport―(about 35mins.)― Yakushima Airport ・Hakata Station ― (Shinkansen, about 1 hr. 20mins.) ― (Bus, about 20mins.) ― Kagoshima Port South Quay ― (Hydrofoil, about 2 hrs. 40mins. / Ferry, about 4 hrs.) ― Yakushima[Courtesy car] ・From Yakushima Airport to the hotel is about 40 minutes by car. ・From Anbo port to the hotel is about 25 minutes by car. We offer the free transportation service between the hotel and Yakushima Airport or Anbo Port according to your schedule.
553 Haginoue, Mugio, Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima