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  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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With a stay at sankara hotel & spa Yakushima in Yakushima, you’ll be convenient to Yakushima Botanical Research Park and Toroki Falls. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Senhiro Fall and Mt. Mocchomudake.


Make yourself at home in one of the guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while DVD players and satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and bicycles to rent. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a picnic area.

Food & Drink

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

How to Get There

sankara hotel & spa Yakushima
553 Haginoue
Yakushima, 891-4402 Japan


5.0 Excellent 196 Reviews
Outstanding hospitality and first class service
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel, location and surrounding. The hotel’s French/Japanese restaurant is exceptional. The restaurants chef Kenji Hayashi is a culinary artist and a true master of his profession.
Overall an excellent experience which I can only recommend.

Reviewed 1 month ago

My wife and I have been traveling consistently for two years, all over the world, and this hotel ranks as one of the best we've stayed in. The room was spacious, quiet, wonderfully appointed and gorgeous. The staff is incredibly attentive, to the point where it almost seems as if they ANTICIPATE your needs. And the food was some of the best we had during our 3 weeks in Japan. Yes. Sankara is expensive, but it's worth every cent. Spend the money and treat yourself to a great experience.

True luxury with Japanese hospitality at its best
Reviewed 2 months ago

Located in Yakushima, full of nature, first world natural heritage site in Japan, this resort will amaze you with its hospitality and beautifully presented delicious food! The French restaurant Okas serves amazing food, using local produce and will surprise you with its presentation. The view is serene and service impeccable. For more on Sankara and Yakushima, check hiddenjapanguide.com

relaxing way to end our trip to Japan
Reviewed 2 months ago

The hotel was beautiful. Our rooms were wonderful. Staff was beyond accommodating. The food at both resturants was delicious. My only regret was that we couldn't spend another night there just to relax.

May be the best food in the world
Reviewed 4 months ago

Sankara is amazing. I highly recommend upgrading to the special restaurant — it is one of the most incredible dining experiences I have had. The food and wine pairings and the opportunity to watch the chef is incredible. The staff also arranged great experiences for us hiking and visiting the islands onsens.