Ibusuki Onsen

Full of Energy! Well-established Hot Spring in Kyushu Featuring Sand Bath

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Ibusuki Onsen is located in Ibusuki City, Kagoshima.

It is one of the major sightseeing sites in Kyushu and famous for its sand baths.

Lie down on the beach and get your body buried in sand, and relax. Take this unique opportunity that you cannot enjoy somewhere else.

Ibusuki offers many interesting sightseeing spots including “Ryugu Shrine” that is the origin of the Ryugu legend, “Flower Park Kagoshima.”

In addition, many different cultural activities are available such as pottery and painting workshops at Pottery manufacturers.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

Ibusuki Onsen has been known since ancient times, but its utilization was limited to agriculture and industry up to certain point.

During the period of Japan’s high economic growth, large-scaled hotels were built one after another, which led Ibusuki to be a major sightseeing spot within a short period of time.

It is chloride spring that is effective on neuralgia, joint pain, fatigue, etc.

On top of many public baths, foot baths and sand baths are available in Ibusuki City, which makes you realize that Ibusuki is blessed with abundant hot spring water volume.
  • Spring Qualities

    Chloride hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Neuralgia Frozen shoulder Bruises Muscle stiffness Period of post-illness recovery Recovery from fatigue


Access by public transportation.

Approx. 20 min walk from Ibusuki Station

Access by car

Approx. 60 min driving from Taniyama IC

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