Sankara Hotel & Spa, Yakushima
Sankara Hotel & Spa is an auberge-style resort hotel that offers genuine hospitality and promotes a management policy of positive engagement with Yakushima, a World Heritage island. The hotel sits upon elevated ground on the southeastern side of Yakushima, set against the mountains looking out to the sea. We have built 29 accommodations for our guests, mostly villas, on a land site approximately 30,000 m2 (7.4 acres) in size.
Our restaurants, the “face” of the auberge, are run by the noted French chef, Chiharu Takei. Chef Takei selects produce, marine products, and other ingredients himself grown here and on the Kyushu mainland. Our spa is also the first salon in Japan of the Thailand-based Asia Herb Association. The treatment methods at the high-quality salon are based on traditional Thai medicine and use organic herbs grown at the company’s own farms.
Sankara Hotel & Spa is sequestered away in a spacious corner of the island where natural change is counted in millennia. Superb natural food, the atmosphere, and out butler service await your arrival.