Minowa Onsen (Namerikawa)
Hot Springs and Tennis in the Mountains
Located in Toyama Prefecture on the Sea of Japan, Minowa Hot Spring is an ideal location for relaxing after exploring the area. The resort's position next to the Hayatsuki River in the mountains makes it a good base for fishing, climbing and hiking.
Soothe Your Senses and De-stress
Treat your skin to the minerals in this natural sulfur hot spring, which is also said to help ease nerve pain and high blood pressure. You can also sweat out the stress of the day in the sauna.
Game, Set, Match
The resort has a restaurant and lounge area, open to both overnight guests and day visitors. You can also play tennis on one of the many outdoor tennis courts.
How to get there
Take the shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Toyama Station, and then the local train to Namerikawa Station. Minowa Hot Spring is a thirty minute bus ride from Namerikawa Station. By car, take the Namerikawa Interchange exit off the Hokuriku Expressway; it's about a ten minute drive from there.