Bessho Sasa 別墅然然 | Japan Luxury Travel Agency

Bessho Sasa is a hot spring Japanese style inn located on the 4th and 5th floor of Hotel Kaneyamaen sets in Fujiyoshida. This ryokan is an ideal family-friendly onsen ryokan because of its kids and family friendly facilities and convenient location. Bessho Sasa is also best known for its dynamic view of Mount Fuji from the open-air bath in each guest rooms.

Bessho Sasa 別墅然然
(Photo: @fujisan_bessho_sasa/Instagram)

General information
Address: 9-1-18 Kamiyoshida-higashi, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi-ken, Japan
Telephone: 0555-30-0033
Website: http://bessho-sasa.com/
Facebook: @besshosasa
Instagram: @fujisan_bessho_sasa

Location
Yamanashi Prefecture is easily reachable from Tokyo, it takes only 2 hours to travel to. Travelling in town in Yamanashi-ken feels like a world away from the bustle of the capital. Yamanashi is more than a place to enjoy the view of the icon of Japan, Mount Fuji, it is also a perfect site to visit and discover the true beauty of this country. This nature-rich area hosts the picturesque Fuji Five Lakes, historical shrines and temples, as well as some remarkable hot springs spot.

Staying information
Style: 5-star Ryokan
Price Per Person: ¥80,000~
Check-in time: 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Check-out time: 11:00

Rooms
Fujisan Onsen Bessho SASA offers 17 rooms, completed renovation in June 2014. There are 3 types of rooms, Mizuho, Fukuchi and Asumi. Mizuho and Asumi are ideal for those who want to enjoy a private and relaxed atmosphere with 2 to 3 people. Fukuchi is a larger space with a capacity of 5 people, and a decked terrace with a wide sense of openness. All accommodations offer separate living rooms and are equipped with an open-air bath and are located with a view of Mount Fuji.

Dining
Fuji Onsen Bessho Sasa offers breakfast in 3 places: room, hall, and dining room. For dinner, you can enjoy the dishes made with seasonal ingredients prepared by the professional chefs. You can only taste meals that are unique to the area where you can enjoy the view of Mount Fuji, such as dishes using local specialties and rare ingredients.

Onsen
Fuji Onsen Bessho Sasa is famous for its “Fuji Onsen“, which boasts a pH of 10.3, one of the highest in Japan. Enjoying the highly alkaline hot spring, not only help restoring your health balance, but also removing dirt and keratin from your skin, making it smooth and beautiful.

Public onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men and women areas.

Spa
Spa services are available upon reservation. Services include facials and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Services and Amenities
Wi-Fi In Public Areas
Daily housekeeping
Hot springs
Free train station pick-up
Café
Spa services
Pool Bar
Lounge Karaoke
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Attractions nearby

Oshi Residence (2.7 km)
Address: 403-0005 3-14-8 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida City

Oshi Residence, also known as the Former Togawa Family House, was built in in 1768. It is designated as a national important cultural asset, and also a Mt. Fuji World Cultural Heritage Site Asset.

Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine (4 km)
Address: 5558 Kamiyoshida, Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi-ken

Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine is located in southeastern Yamanashi near the border of Shizuoka . Ancient stone lanterns lead to a massive shrine gate and the main building, which is surrounded by thousand-year-old trees.

Fuji-Q Highland (4.6 km)
Address: 5 Chome-6-1 Shinnishihara, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0017, Japan

Fuji-Q Highland is one of Japan’s must-visit amusement parks, located in the Fuji Five Lake region at the foot of Mount Fuji. It is famous for its thrilling, record-breaking roller coasters and the Haunted Hospital, the world’s first and largest haunted attraction.

Fujiyama Museum (5 km)
Address: 5 Chome-6-1 Shinnishihara, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0017, Japan

Built by Fuji Kyuko Co. Ltd. and the Horiuchi Koankai Foundation, the construction of the Fujiyama Museum was completed in July, 2013. Fujiyama Museum is a museum that offers intimate experiences with nature and art, which also has a mass collection of masterpieces striving to capture Mt. Fuji from the original perspective of modern and contemporary artists. Visitor can learn the rich natural beauty of Mt. Fuji as Japan’s natural asset through different artworks and educational activities.

Fujiyama Onsen (5.4 km)
Address: 4-17-1,Shin-nishihara,Fujiyoshida,Yamanashi

Right next to the Fuji-Q Highland, there is a modern hot spring facility, Fujiyama Onsen. The bath house features nice, traditionally styled wooden baths and offers both indoor and outdoor baths segregated by gender.

Mt. Fuji Panorama Ropeway (7 km)
Address: 1163-1 Azagawa, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0303, Japan

The Mount Fuji Panoramic Ropeway ascends 400 meters from the eastern shore of Lake Kawaguchiko to an observation deck near the peak of Mount Tenjo. You can enjoy the panoramic views of the lake Kawaguchiko below and of Mount Fuji from the observation deck, which sits more than 1000 meters above sea level.

Apart from taking the ropeway, hiking is another option to descend. It takes about 30 minutes from the observation deck down the forested mountain slope, while a different trail leads to a small shrine 300 meters uphill, located at the summit of Mount Tenjo. From there the trail continues on to Mount Mitsutoge, a popular day hike with good views of Mount Fuji.

Lake Kawaguchiko (10 km)
Adress: Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi, Japan

Lake Kawaguchiko is the most easily accessible of the Fuji Five Lakes with train and direct bus connections to Tokyo. Located right at the base of Mount Fuji, the best views of Mount Fuji can be enjoyed from the lake’s northern shores. It will be a memorable trip to visit during Cherry blossom season around April, or early November, when autumn starts and maple trees covering the road.

Kawaguchi Asama Shrine (9.2 km)
Address: 401-0304 1 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun

Kawaguchi Asama Shrine is one of approximately 1,300 Asama shrines in Japan that enshrine the deity of volcanoes in general and Mount Fuji in particular. The shrine is part of the Mt. Fuji UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, designated in 2013.

Lake Saiko (17 km)
Address: Saiko, Saikonishi, and Saikominami, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun

Lake Saiko is the second smallest of the Fuji Five Lakes, with a maximum water depth of 71.7 meters, which is the second deepest one among the five lakes. It is surrounded by steep, wooded slopes on all sides, and Mount Fuji is visible only from the westernmost tip of the lake.