Sasayuri Ann Zao
Uda / Nara
BLJ Tips & InsightsLocated in the mountain village of Fukano Muro, home of ninjas and birthplace of Noh, Sasayuri-Ann boasts panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and rice terraces. The building is a traditional farmhouse, renovated for modern convenience and luxury, but maintaining the thatched roof, irori hearth and earthen walls for the nostalgic ambiance of a Kurosawa film. Along with the surrounding natural attractions, guests can enjoy stargazing from the comfort of their futon bed, and a raft of mindfulness experiences led by the owner, a practitioner of Shugendo asceticism.
Traditional Japan’s idyllic landscape. Experience of nostalgic life in Satoyama Mountain village. Bringing back Japan's landscape of the past and a traditional living style. The wind leaves greetings on the terraced rice fields. People going about their daily activities just as in the days of old. The sky’s delicate colors changing by the minute. What you see right in front of the thatched-roof villa is just how life was lived in Japan. Experience Japan’s nature and traditions ― listen to nature’s soft whispers that change with each season. Visitors to the SASAYURI-ANN leave with a new, refreshed sense of their selves and how to live back in their world.
1 private villa
One rooms with 2people from 80,000 JPY
3pm / 11 am
- 90 mins by Car from Nara station
- 85 mins by Train from Nagoya,15 mins by train from Nagoya to Nabari
- 50 minutes by Helicopter from Kansai kokusai airport