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A great experience

We visited both this onsen and the nearby Hirauchi Kaichu Onsen. I preferred Hirauchi as we visited... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Caroline N
Melbourne, Australia
Serene seaside getaway.

I went in March which is the beginning of spring so the weather was moderate and I had the place to... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Jeff C
Auckland, New Zealand
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Yudomari, Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun 891-4407, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We visited both this onsen and the nearby Hirauchi Kaichu Onsen. I preferred Hirauchi as we visited as a couple and could go in together (Yudomari has 2 sections separated by a bamboo wall). Although a local told us that we potentially could enter the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Caroline N
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were there 10 years ago and I still remembered the place. So, during our trip in 2018 we decided to go there again. No change at all - this place is fabulous. We spent an evening there with heavy rain and another one with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ryokoo
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Yudomari and Hirauchi Kaichu are two popular seaside outdoor onsen in Yakushima. Unlike Hirauchi, Yudomari is available for 24 hours. There are men's bath and women's bath. And there's one more walking along the wall. This one is closer to the coast. The temperature isn's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 590jhl
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I went in March which is the beginning of spring so the weather was moderate and I had the place to myself with the exception of a few curious passers by. Real peace and serenity and far, far from my home. I believe in the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This onsen is fantastic, Extremely cheap (when we went it was 100 Yen) and not at all fancy, you arrive, make your way down a small outside path, put your clothes wherever seems out of the way, and fumble your way into the onsen. Despite...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 25 September 2014

An onsen like it should be - next to the sea, with waves splashing into the lower bassins. Crabs running around :) In the evening also a gathering point for young & old islanders.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank IvanErtlov
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Rating: 4-1/2 stars Yudomari Onsen comes in a close second behind nearby Hirauchi Kaichu in the Battle of Yakushima's Oceanside Onsen. The pool near the parking lot was unexciting, as others have rightly noted. Far more appealing was the bath a little farther down the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Andrew1234
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Both evenings we spent on Yakushima we spent at this onsen, and both were epic. Amazing spot to experience the sunset. The separate men's and women's pool near the parking lot, holds little appeal (more people, young kids, noise). Walk past to the pool farther...More

3  Thank frankenbean27
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Yudomari onsen is located in the very south of Yakushima. There is a rockpool onsen bath which is divided by a plank to separate women and men. But keep walking pass this onsen and you will soon come to another onsen pool further out towards...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Karin G
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