Yunohama Onsen

Stunning Views of the Japan Sea can be All Yours!

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Yunohama Onsen is a hot spring village located on the coastline of the Japan Sea in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata. It is known as one of “Three Ouu Resorts” together with Kamiyama Onsen in Yamagata and Higashiyama Onsen in Fukushima.

The hot spring inn is facing the Japan Sea that enables you to enjoy the ocean views and fresh seafood in your room.

For sightseeing, Kamo Aquarium of Tsuruoka City and Zenko Temple around the Yunohama Onsen would be some of the best spots to visit.

Relax and rest your body while fully savoring majestic nature of the Japan Sea.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

According to a legend, someone saw a turtle was healing its wound in the hot spring water that was gushing out on the beach during Tenki period (1053-58).

As a result, this hot spring was named “Kame no yu (turtle’s bath)” and became well known in this area.

The hot spring quality is chloride spring that is effective on neuralgia, rheumatic, arthritis, sensitivity to cold.
  • Spring Qualities

    Chloride hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Rheumatoid arthritis Low back pain Coldness Decrease in gastrointestinal function Mild hypertension Sleeping disorder Recovery from fatigue Promotion of health Skin dryness


Access by public transportation.

Get off at Tsuruoka Station on JR Inaho Express Line, and 40min by bus bound for Yunohama Onsen

Access by car

Approx. 15 min driving from Tsuruoka IC

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