A night to remember at a traditional boathouse

Classical architecture and stunning ocean views await you at Kura

The fishing village of Ine on Kyoto’s northern peninsula is a hidden gem untouched by time. Experience it to the fullest with a stayover at Kura, a traditional inn set in a renovated funaya (boathouse) beside the sea.
Soak in a luxurious bath and feel the ocean breeze as you gaze out on the bay. Take in the charming and historic homes that line the gently curved shore, a remarkable example of humans coexisting with nature.
Bask in the warmth of your hosts’ hospitality— English-speaking guides are available to show you around the town— and feast on seasonal bounties of the ocean while sipping sublime locally brewed sake.
With only one party admitted per night, you’ll have these idyllic surroundings all to yourself, and ample amenities ensure a comfortable stay for any traveler.
Located just over 2 hours by train from central Kyoto—just a stone’s throw from Amanohashidate, known as one of Japan’s three most scenic vistas—and with reservations bookable online in English, it’s a perfect overnight destination for those looking to escape more familiar surroundings.