Various hot spring facilities (waterfall baths, mud baths, sand baths, and steam baths)

Beppu has a variety of hot spring facilities such as waterfall baths, mud baths, sand baths, and steam baths. Please enjoy their special qualities.


[Steam Baths]

The steam baths are vapor baths where the room is heated from underground using the steam and pressure by hot springs. It helps to recover from fatigue by increasing your metabolism and perspiration.

It is recommended to drink plenty of water before entering the steam bath. A better detox effect can be experienced by sweating more.

The duration of being in the steam bath is 8 to 10 minutes. Although the staff will give you notice after 8 minutes, leave the room as soon as you feel uncomfortable breathing or have an irregular feeling in your body.

(Kannawa Mushiyu / Shibaseki Onsen)


[Mud Baths]

The mud baths have many beneficial minerals.

You can immerse your body in it, or cover specific areas with it.

It keeps heat very well and has a great effect for healing high-blood pressure, nerve pain, and diabetic disease.

(Kenkou Hoyou Land)


[Sand Baths]

The sand baths are a kind of sweating treatment where they cover your body below your neck with sand that is heated by hot spring water.

It also gives heat stimulation by the pressure of the sands.

It works great for treating nerve pain, back pain, and shoulder pain.

(Takegawara Onsen / Beppu Kaihin Sunayu)


[Waterfall Baths]

The waterfall bath is also called Utaseyu (Massaging Bath).

The falling water creates kinetic energy and has a healing effect.

It works great for people who have problems with back, joints, and shoulders.

(Kitahama Onsen / Yutopia Hamawaki)


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