This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Beppu Spa City Oita. To help you make friends with Beppu Spa City Oita before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Beppu Spa City Oita, Japan, is a quiet port city located on the southern island of Kyushu, about just over three hundred kilometers south of HIroshima.
Surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, Beppu is amongst one of the favourite vacation destinations for local Japanese, as Beppu boasts more than two thousand natural onsens (Japanese hot springs) in its surrounding area. There are more than a handful of large onsen bathhouses just within the central vicinity of the city. Lots of private establishments, such as Beppu Spa City Oita, Japan hostels and guesthouses even host their own private onsens.
Aside from relaxing in the soothing and peaceful onsens, Beppu also hosts several hot springs and geysers for viewing only. These are called the Hells of Beppu and there are eight of them tourists can visit. It's interesting how they all differ in colours, and one of them is even an active geyser that erupts every so often.
In the surrounding areas of Beppu, travelers can find lots of nature and greenery. While some activities can be visited by taking public transportation, having personal transportation is the easiest way to travel to these attractions. There are lots of natural parks, lakes, mountains, and beaches within a short drive of central Beppu.
There are no shortages of swanky and lavish hotels all dotted throughout Beppu, each offering luxurious spa options as well. However, there are also many relatively inexpensive accommodations available in the city as well. Aside from local Japanese guesthouses, where English is very rarely spoken, there are also several Beppu Spa City Oita, Japan hostels located around the Beppu Station that cater to international guests too. There are not a lot of options in Beppu, though, and prearranging accommodation options is advisable to avoid disappointment, especially during summer and high season.
Aside from dorm rooms, most hostels in Beppu Spa City Oita, Japan, also offer larger, private rooms, which are immensely popular with local Japanese travelers. It can be expected that there will be families -- including children and elders -- staying at the Beppu Spa City Oita, Japan hostels as well.
Written by local enthusiast for Beppu Spa City Oita hostelsCharmaine