Be sure to go on the secret garden exploration tour with the resort's Cultural Ambassadors to discover the beauty of Kyoto's nature and enjoy forest bathing.
Rooms and suites boast floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the moss-covered stone paths, maple trees, and hillside. All pay homage to traditional Japanese culture through subtle design elements, and feature minimalist architecture.
The Living Pavilion serves both local and Western dishes, with an elegant interior that includes a bar arranged around a fireplace and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto the terrace. Taka-An is a gourmet omakase venue, with dishes crafted from seasonal produce.
Soak in one of the indoor or outdoor onsen bathing pools, which are fed by natural hot springs. The spa includes three private treatment suites and a relaxing lounge, offering treatments that incorporate local Japanese ingredients and practices. Embark on a one-day mindfulness journey, or practice yoga in the forest glade in a private session.
Visit Kamishichiken, a historic geisha district, where you can visit an ancient teahouse and see a geisha performance. Discover Kyoto’s numerous temples, such as Koetsuji Temple and Kinkakuji. Practice the historic art of ikebana, the art of flower arranging, or learn about garden design.
1 Okitayama Washimine-Cho, Kita-ku. Kyoto, 603-8458 Japan
Kansai International Airport.
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