「meri Kosagi-jima」is an Estonian-style sauna and is available only with a reservation.
「meri」 means 「sea」 in Estonian.
Towarding Seto Inland Sea, enjoy the view and release your mind with an authentic Estonian sauna.
We hope you can take a relaxing time on the island.
Kosaki-jima is a small island located in the Seto Inland Sea,about 2.7 km south of the center of Mihara,Hiroshima Prefecture, with a population of 4 people. It is said to be "the closest island to the superexpress station in Japan" because it takes no more than 20 minutes from JR Mihara Station,where the superexpress stops,by land and ferryboat. "meri Kosagi-jima" offers visitors an extraordinary experience with the island's natural environment, its lifestyle,and the daily scenery.
A well-designed HUUM stove from Estonia is installed here in「meri Kosagi-jima」.Stones are also made by HUUM which are durable and have high heat capacity. In the sauna room, you can 「Löyly」by yourselves and enjoy the mild and long-lasting steam.The authentic Nordic sauna at a low-temperature (about 65°C) ,which differs from a closed and high-temperature sauna, will bring you an unforgettable experience.This is the first official sauna facility in Japan recognized by HUUM.
You can enjoy a healthy and spiritual balance along with the environment here.After taking a shower,repeat hot sauna,and cold plunge until the body is completely relaxed.「meri Kosai-jima」 is for mix gender use with swimsuits.
About HUUM (https://huum.eu)
Kosagi-jima was a beautiful island of citrus, but has been encroached by bamboo forests and has become desolate.
「meri Kosagi-jima」uses bamboo as fuel for stoves. We try to turn the negative points of the island into a kind of local resources and improve the island's environment, as well as to create contents for extensive tourism.
With the participation of islanders,we are aiming to improve the socioeconomic sustainability of the remote island by proper management and utilization of bamboo forests.
「YADO NAVEL no GAKKOU」is a renovated 90-year-old house on the island. It is not far from the port, you can get rental sauna wear and goods at the reception counter. Changing rooms, lockers, and toilets are also available.
Tucked away at the end of a small path along the seashore.
Feel the island time flowing slowly as you enjoy the private beach and calm sea view.
A comfortable place and limited to 1 group a day.
Right in front of the pier at the port is the "Kosagi Terrace," a space for communicating, dining, and events for islanders and visitors. Food and drinks are served to all sauna users at this spacious wooden deck where you can feel the breeze outside.(*Depending on the weather and other factors, "YADO NAVEL no GAKKOU" where the reception desk is located may be used instead.)
|Sauna & lunch
|Section A 9:00 ~ 12:30
Section B 11:00 ~ 14:30
|Lunch & Private Sauna
|12:30 ~ 16:00
1 group limited（no more than 10 people）
|One night stay with Private Sauna & 2 meals
|17:50 ~ am 8:00
1 group limited(no more than 10 people)※Please book rooms and sauna separately.
Lunch ¥2,200/person (includes one drink)
Lunch ¥2,200/person (includes one drink)
|Please check our reservation site.
We prepare for the cooking that was particular about local ingredients.
*HANARE can accommodate up to 4 people.
1 day before:50%
Same day/No show:100%
※Please contact us if you are unable to stay at the property due to unavoidable circumstances (such as natural disasters, weather, etc.).TEL 0848-87-5130)
Fridays・Saturdays・Sundays (Reservation only)
4 types of sauna dish with specially selected local ingredients.
Barbeque course ￥5,500/person Ingredients are subject to change depending on the season.
After arriving at the port of Kosaki-jima, turn right, then turn left at the first corner and go forward to the 「YADO NAVEL no GAKKOU」(the black house).
Staff will be waiting for you inside the house.
Please use the changing room in YADO NAVEL no GAKKOU. Staff will take you to the site.
There is no soap in the shower room next to the sauna in order to minimize the negative impact of on the environment. Body soap, shampoo, and conditioner are available in the showers and bathrooms of the “YADO NAVEL no GAKKOU”.
You can enjoy your lunch/dinner at 「Kosagi Terrace」.
Please order at your reservation.
"HANARE"- a private house beside the sea (limited to 1 group per day, up to 4 people).
*HANARE can accommodate up to 4 people. For groups of 5 or more, please reserve a room separately. ）
More information https://www.kosagi-bee.com/rooms-hanare
If there are any additional charges such as drinks, etc.please settle the bill at "NAVEL School" when your return.
*Basically we take payment in advance only.
Please make a reservation from the reservation site.
Please fill the form and contact us.