Popularity on the rise! Experience the newest type of camping – Glamping.
Visiting an onsen (hot spring) is a classic activity while traveling in Japan. However, a new type of luxurious camping known as “glamping” is becoming popular. The word is made up of ‘glamorous’ and ‘camping’. It is a new style of luxury camping where guests can enjoy the outdoors at well-equipped facilities without having to prepare any camping goods themselves. Let us introduce some of these up-and-coming facilities in Japan.
AQUA VILLAGE, REN VILLAGE accessed by boat limited to one group a day (Nishi Izu, Shizuoka)
This is an island only reachable by boat limited to one group per day. AQUA VILLAGE, REN VIL-LAGE is the campsite to spend a luxurious time in an unexplored region. Depending on your plan, there is a variety of equipment for you to use and of course, you are able to borrow everything you need from tents to food. Come empty-handed; staffs are here around the clock to assist you. It is a perfect resort for adults!
● AQUA VILLAGE、REN VILLAGE●TEL: 0558-25-1060●Tago Nishi Izu, Shizuoka ●Take the Izu Hakone Railway Sunzu Line to Shuzenji Station from Mishima Station on the Tokaido Bullet Train. From Shuzenji Station take a Nishi Izu Tokai bus to Tago. 10 minutes by boat from Nishi Izu Tago fishing port. (Approx. 3 and a half hours from Tokyo Station) ●http://villageinc.jp/
● Fees: one night and two days Adult: 16,200 yen, Elementary school students: 8,100 yen
THE FARM – where you can enjoy a farm experience and zip line slider (Katori, Chiba)
THE FARM – just opened this summer. Guests are able to pick their own fresh vegetables from the farm and then enjoy barbecuing them. There are plenty of things to do such as canoeing, natural hot springs, and a zip line slider all in a beautiful natural setting. THE FARM is easily accessed by car and is only an hour from downtown. We recommend it to everyone wanting to get out of the city and en-joy nature.
●THE FARM ●0478-79-0666 ●1309-29 Nishi Tabe, Katori-shi, Chiba ● 12 km from Taiei Inter-change on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway ●http://www.thefarm.jp/
●Accommodation: Base rate for 2 adults: 26,600 to 36,600 yen, the charge for each additional adult is 12,000 to 16,000 yen and 7,980 to 10,980 yen per each child.
Spectacular views in the downtown Bay area. THE THIRD PARK Toyosu (Toyosu, Tokyo)
Attracting attention as an urban camp spot is THE THIRD PARK – an outdoor park in the downtown Tokyo Bay area of Toyosu. Of course, you can come empty-handed and still enjoy a BBQ! You don’t need to worry about cleaning up – just get the garbage ready to be thrown away. You can enjoy the atmosphere of camping while being in the middle of the city. The best thing about this spot is the night! Overnight accommodation is available, and you can enjoy beautiful night scenery of the lights of the city.
●THE THIRD PARK Toyosu ●03-6204-2167●6-1-23 Toyosu, Koto Ward, Tokyo ● 2-minute walk from Toyosu Station on the Yurikamome line ●https://the-third-park.com/
●Lunch from 11:00 to 15:00, Dinner from17:00 to 21:00
*The above information was last updated on the 6th September 2016. For more details, please contact each facility directly.
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