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Lake Tazawa Tree Tent Retreat

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Stretch out and relax in the unique accommodation of suspended tents on the shores of Lake Tazawa

Tazawako Kakudate Tourism Association



Surrounded by the mountainous forests of Akita Prefecture, Lake Tazawa, Japan’s one of the deepest lakes, is renowned for its rich blue hue. Its largely undeveloped shorelines make it a peaceful place for relaxation, camping, and hiking activities in the heart of nature.
Legend has it that Lake Tazawa is spiritual, protected by the deity Tatsuko, a beautiful woman who was transformed into a dragon by its magical waters.
Rent a hammock-like Tentsile suspended tent and stretch out between trees, sway in the breeze, and observe the night sky. Invite friends and form your own forest community or find your own private woodland hideaway. Tentsile tree tents can also be pitched on the ground or even floated on water, so you can make any space a temporary home to enjoy Lake Tazawa’s shimmering waters and glowing sunset.


How to get there

It is approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes on the Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo Station, followed by a 15-minute bus ride from JR Tazawako Station.


152 Haruyama, Tazawako Tazawa, Senboku-shi, Akita-ken


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