Sankara Hotel & Spa Yakushima

Yakushima / KAGOSHIMA

BLJ Tips & Insights

No two experiences are alike at this luxurious wellbeing retreat set against the majestic, primordial forests of Yakushima Every traveler is unique. It’s an idea that underpins everything at Sankara Hotel and Spa in Yakushima, an island known for moss-draped ancient forests, thousand-year-old Japanese cedar and a distinct charm across all four seasons. Thus, every experience at this luxury auberge begins with a conversation with a butler, then slides seamlessly into a tailored itinerary for feeding mind, body and soul. The hotel takes full advantage of the surrounding nature. Elegant accommodations, ranging from suites with wraparound decks to villas built deep in the woods, offer views of lush foliage or a glassy ocean, along with ambient sounds of morning birdsong and an all-day gentle breeze. At the spa, treatments feature a bespoke product line of oils, lotions and salts infused with extracts of flowers, fruits and plants found on the island. The dining menu, meanwhile, offers the seasonal bounty of land and sea.


Wellness Retreats

Gourmet Getaways

Honeymoon & Romantic




3pm / 11am

Double rooms from 43,000 JPY


2 restaurants(French)


There are Kagoshima connecting flights and direct flights from Osaka (Itami) Airport and Fukuoka Airport, and Kagoshima connecting flights from other airports. It takes about 35 minutes from Kagoshima Airport to Yakushima Airport.
We will pick you up from Yakushima Airport to the hotel free of charge according to your flight. (About 40 minutes)