We wish to support the recovery after the Kumamoto earthquake and to help reestablish the beautiful image of Kumamoto and Aso by using our fantastic bamboo lights to appeal to their truly radiant nature.
We have six Japanese, four Western, and four combined-style rooms for a total of fourteen rooms available. All of our rooms are situated in private buildings with their own private outdoor baths, guaranteeing a high degree of privacy during your stay.
Japanese Style 16 tatami (2 to 4 people room)
Japanese Style 10/8 Tatami (4 to 8 Persons)
Bed Room 12 tatami (2 people)
Japanese Style Bed Room 12 tatami
(Yanagi / Mizuki: 2 to 3 people, Satsuki / Kaede: 2 to 6 people)
Japanese Style 12 tatami (2 to 4 people)
You can take a bath whenever you want at any of our three unique hot springs: the private outdoor baths equipped with each remote room, a special cave bath with a unique atmosphere, and the main public bath where you can feel a sense of release and relaxation.
Chikurakutei's warm alkaline waters have low stimulation and a soothing effect that will leave you with soft, beautiful skin. Our spa is especially popular with women because it makes their skin feel wonderfully smooth.The spa is also effective in treating fatigue, joint pain, hemorrhoids, and stimulating blood circulation.
Free transportation service is provided for customers using public transportation. Customers wishing to make a free pick-up service must make a reservation in advance and contact the scheduled arrival time.
Introducing activities that you can experience in Minamiaso.
Paint a pre-made piece or use a potter's wheel or your hands to craft one of your very own.
Create an original wreath using dried flowers! Enjoy the sights and smells of seasonal plants in the garden!
Fun fishing that's easy for beginners—no gear needed! Take your catch home or let us cook it up for you!
Use a drill to create patterns in the bamboo. You can take your finished lamp home as a souvenir!
Enjoy the clear air and gorgeous night sky of Aso during a walk around an exclusive grassland trail!
Experience the delights of Minamiaso through a fun bicycle ride!
Frolic with and walk these adorable dogs! These friendly dogs are great with kids and families!
Make soba from scratch using authentic stone-milled buckwheat flour! Anyone can learn to make delicious noodles!
Relax your mind and body in the great outdoors! Beginners or experienced riders, young or old—anyone can ride!
Authentic trekking over the steep trails around Aso's southern outer mountains! Guided tours also available!
See the Kuju Mountains, Komezuka Hill, the five peaks of Aso, the Aso caldera, and Aso and Nango valleys—every sight from one perfect location!
Sometimes visible throughout Aso in early summer and fall mornings! Get out before breakfast for the best view!