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Ibusuki hot spring resort

Ibusuki hot spring resort Ibusuki hot spring resort is located at the southeastern edge of Satsuma Peninsula.
It is about 50 km south of Kagoshima city.

There is brine hot water underground near the coast, so the hot spring resort has developed since the early 20th century.
Several hot springs are dotted in the resort town, but most popular district is Surigahama at the southeast part.

Surigaham is popular for sand bath, and it has been synonymous with Ibusuki.
The beach about 1 km long has many area to bathe in the sand.
The temperature of the sand containing the hot spring is over 80 degrees C, so when a gueat enter the sand bath, an attendant sets the sand bed to keep mild temperature.

How to get to here

By railroad

By JR Ibusuki-Makurazaki Line, from Kagoshima-Chuo, about 55 minutes by rapid train, about 1 hour and 25 minutes by local train.

Sand bath in Ibusuki
Sand bath house on the beach Attendants covering hot sands for guests

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