Luxuriate in true relaxation.
We have two open-air scenic baths and three reservable baths of varying styles to let you fully enjoy these renowned hot springs. We focused on designing the baths in harmony with the surrounding landscape to blend seamlessly with some of the best scenery in Hakone. The open-air scenic baths are some of the largest in Gora, allowing you to take in the majestic natural surroundings If you’re looking for more privacy, relax in the reservable baths with garden views. After a good, long soak, unwind with a cold drink and finger food, or stroll around the terrace. At Karaku, we invite you to let go of all your worries and unwind to your heart’s content.
Open-air scenic bath
Vibrant scenes of nature unfold before your eyes. Immerse yourself in the natural surroundings and embrace the tranquility.
OPEN-AIR SCENIC BATH “SOUKAI”
Marvel at the view of Sagami Bay with the expansive sky above. This hot spring bath seems to float among its natural surroundings.
The magnificent view of the mountains and Sagami Bay from the indoor bath and the open-air bath will take your breath away. The open-air bath is decorated with water basins, giving it a sense of open space, and making it blend ever more seamlessly with the scenery.
OPEN-AIR SCENIC BATH “MYOJO”
Impressive formative art of Daimonji, a gigantic Kanji character on the mountainside that means “great”. A picturesque sketch of Hakone’s natural wonders.
Myojo offers you a breathtaking view of Mount Myojogatake, commonly called Daimonjiyama.Gaze in wonder at the varicolored sceneries brought upon by seasonal changes—the gradations of green of fresh verdure, the enchanting autumn colors, and the crystalline silence of a snow-covered landscape.
Spend your precious time with a loved one. Leave the ordinary world behind and treat yourself to the ultimate luxury.
RESERVABLE BATH “HINOKI-NO-YU”
Yield yourself to the embracing warmth of natural cedar. Soak in the bath with natural aromatic effects.
Traditional Japanese baths make generous use of cypress, which fills the air with a distinct, refreshing aroma, giving you a sense of serenity as if you’re bathing in a forest.
RESERVABLE BATH “IWA-NO-YU”
Feel the immense power of nature. A stone bath adjacent to a garden
The stone bath is made of rocks harvested in Gora, and is arranged in a chic color coordination of black and gray, invoking the rustic aesthetic charm of natural hot springs nestled in a mountain valley. It’s as if the inside and the outside are merged seamlessly as one, lending the atmosphere a striking sense of beauty and depth.
RESERVABLE BATH “SILK-NO-YU”
Enjoy the pleasure of silky-white hot springs and micro-bubbles. The silky bath will let both your skin and soul take deep, satisfying breaths.
A veil of white micro-bubbles with superb therapeutic properties will envelop your whole body like a silk garment. Elements of a Japanese garden, which normally use gravel, are incorporated in the bathroom in a more modern, stylish taste using tiles.
Development at Gora Hot Springs started when spring water was first drawn from the crater of Mt. Soun in 1894, and with the extension of the Hakone Tozan Railway, Gora Hot Springs prospered as an area for luxury villas. Gora Hot Springs is also known as a place steeped in culture, where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in reading and the tea ceremony while spending time with nature and in the hot springs. Karaku’s source is a salt water spring that has been loved by guests to the hot springs since ancient times. This gives the spring water a quality that make your skin feel pleasantly smooth and the characteristic known as “netsunoyu” (hot bath) where the spring water stays hot and warms your body to its core.
Hot spring water quality
Sodium-chloride hot springs / hypotonic / neutral / high temperature
Effective for these ailments
Cuts, peripheral circulatory disturbances, sensitivity to cold, depression, dry skin, etc.