Hakuba Summer Onsen | The Top 5 Onsen for 2020 |
August 1, 2021

Hakuba Summer Onsen

Soak Away the Day

The Hakuba Valley is bubbling with seismic energy and there is no shortage of places to enjoy onsen. Here are a few of the best Hakuba summer onsen options in 2020.

*Note: onsen hours often change during the green season; it is best to call ahead before visiting.

Happo Onsen

A popular onsen directly across the street from the Happo Information Center, Happo Onsen has indoor/outdoor baths and a free foot bath outside the facility. They also have an udon restaurant open from 10:00 – 19:30.

Price:  Adults: ¥800 Children: ¥400

Hours: 10:00 – 21:30

Telephone: (0261) – 72 – 5705

Location: Happo Village

Mimizuku Onsen

Mimizuku Onsen is indoor/outdoor traditional facility popular with Hakuba locals. It’s located next to the brand new Snow Peak facility which offers shopping, dining, and the only Starbucks in Hakuba.

Price: Adult: ¥650 Children: ¥300

Hours: 10:00-21:30

Telephone: (0261) – 72 – 6542

Location: Halfway between Happo Village and Hakuba Station

Kurashita Onsen

One of the most mineralised onsen in the Hakuba Valley,  the water here is a unique, murky brown color. There are great mountain views from the outdoor bath. This is an old school style onsen without a sauna or indoor bath.

Price: Adult ¥600, Children ¥300

Hours: 10:00 – 22:00

Telephone: (0261) – 72 – 7989

Location: Halfway between Happo and Iwatake

Obinata Onsen

An excellent riverside Onsen which claims to be the closest onsen to the source of the geothermal energy which powers all of the onsen in the area.

Price: ¥650 Children ¥300

Hours: 9:00- 18:00

Telephone: (0261) – 72 – 3745

LocationMatsukawa Riverside

Tenjin Onsen

Perhaps the best onsen view in all of Hakuba , Tenjin Onsen is located within the Highland Hotel, perched on the base of the valley opposite the resorts. Bathers have spectacular unimpeded views of Happo and Hakuba 47. The facility has a sauna, indoor and outdoor baths, and a lounge area to enjoy after your soak.

Price: Adult ¥600, Children ¥300

Hours: 11:00-20:00

Telephone: (0261) – 72 – 3450

Location: Across the valley from Happo One Resort

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