sankara hotel & spa YAKUSHIMA

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Sankara Hotel & Spa Yakushima is a luxury resort hotel in Yakushima, a subtropical island, off the southern coast of Kyushu. Situated on the hill commanding majestic ocean views, the hotel offers guests an exclusive opportunity to stay at a villa surrounded by the lush greenery of rainforest or an ocean-view suite room. The hotel creates comfortable and natural ambience with a wood theme. Another feature of this hotel is French cuisine with the concept of representing Yakushima's local production to create tastes only available from the blessings of the island. Enjoy quality time at Sankara Hoetel & Spa Yakushima.

Accommodation Type Luxury Resort Hotel
Access Approx. 40 min from Yakushima Airport by complimentary car service (Approx. 1 hour from Fukuoka airport by air / Approx. 1 hour and 20 minutes from Osaka International Airport by air)
Price Range *
  • 20,000 yen or below
  • 20,001 - 30,000 yen
  • 30,001 - 40,000 yen
  • 40,001 - 50,000 yen
  • 50,001 yen or above
Environment Green surroundings in Yakushima Island commanding views of Pacific Ocean in the distance
Room 29
Private Bath All the rooms are equipped with private bath.
* Price ranges indicate a general level in regular season. The price is for per person, per night when shared by two guests. Prices for this ryokan include dinner and breakfast. Prices change depending on seasons. Please check with us when booking.

Basic Information


  • 24 villa style rooms, 5 suite rooms at the main buildings
  • Swimming pool (Only from July - the middle of October), library lounge, fitness room, meeting room


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  • French restaurants

Other Information

  • Check in from 15:00
  • Check out 13:00
  • Internet: WiFi Available in guestrooms
  • Spa treatment
  • English: OK

Room type and price

Room examples

Room description Price per room
Sankara Suite Two-bed suite/126 ㎡
1 room in total
360,000 yen
Sankara Villa Suite Twin-bed room/104 ㎡
1 room in total
260,000 yen
Sankara Junior Suite Twin-bed suite/71 ㎡
3 rooms in total
Price differs across seasons
Samudura Villa Standard category of Sankara
Twin-bed room/53 ㎡

12 complexes/24 guestrooms
Price differs across seasons.

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Photo: Villa Suite

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Photo: Samudra Villa

  • Price ranges indicate a general level in regular season.
  • Prices for this hotel include dinner and breakfast. Taxes and service charges are included.
  • Prices change depending on seasons and room types. Please check the rates for your stay by entering the dates through the request form below.
  • Guests must be 13 years old or above.
  • Please note that there's a charge of 500 yen per stay per person for the "Sankara Fund", to be spent to preserve the nature of Yakushima.
  • All guestrooms are non-smoking, except at terrace.


To Yakushima Island - by flight 

From Osaka

  • Osaka International Airport - (By air: 1hr 20min.) - Yakushima Airport - (Car: 40 min. ) - Sankara

From Fukuoka

  • Fukuoka Airport - (By air: 1hr) - Yakushima Airport - (Car: 40 min. ) - Sankara

From Tokyo

  • Tokyo Haneda Airport - (By air: 2hrs) - Kagoshima Airport - (by Air: 35min.) - Yakushima Airport - (Car: 40 min. ) - Sankara

Recommended activities 

Yakushima sightseeing, trekking (Jomon sugi), hiking (Shiratani Unsuikyo, Yakusugi Land), spa

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