By walking the Kumanokodo, the land of resurrection, you can put your usual self aside. Spending a casual moment in the nature gives you a chance to reunite with the forgotten "free self." This is a sacred place to retreat.
Enjoy the “retreat” that can be enjoyed only in Kumanokodo. Distinctive worldview and a special daily life can be felt in each lodge. "Walk, play, and rest deeply" at KumnoKodo, the sacred place to retreat.
This is an accommodation which you can feel the warmth of the tree through the renovated vacant house in "Takahara," which is a village of 70 people.
This is the "container house" and the "private garden" where you can experience special things at Chikatusuyu, Kumanokodo's accommodation village.
Enjoy the Kumanokodo by route
It is one of the "Gotai-oji" that has been venerated as being especially formal among the Kumano Kujuku-ojis. Located at the junction of the Tomita River (Iwata River) and Ishiburi River, it is a place that was emphasized as an entrance to Kumano's Shinto shrine. There are Kumano Furudo-kan and Takishiri Chaya there.
Feel the warmth of the trees, brightness of the stars, and the fire you surround with your people at the forest of nature.
This the very first accommodation of SEN.RETREAT. The trip of Kumanokodo starts from here.
An accommodation which you can chill and be playful.
There is a private garden to spend time with your pet, and a rooftop terrace for you to gather around with your people.
You can find the softness of yourself through a variety emotions here.
This is SEN.RETREAR's second accommodation.
Kumano Hongu Taisha
It is the head temple of Kumano Shrine all over the country. Kumano Honogu Taisha is the first place to reach after a journey of difficulty. It is said that there are various benefits such as maritime safety, good luck, and warding off evil.
The sauna and magnificent Akagi River give you a sense of the great nature of Kumanokodo.
Listen to the forest and give your senses a special rest.
With the relaxation the nature has given you, you can feel a retreat that can only be done on Kumano Old Road.
Kumano Nachi Taisha
Eight gods are enshrined in the main shrine. Shinto shrine, which consist of 6 buildings, are located in an altitude about 500 meters with 463 stone steps, are venerated as the guardian of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries, and as the god of marriage. In the back, there is the "Nachi Waterfall" which is a national scenic spot.
Kumano Hayatama Taisha
The bright red Shinto shrine stand out. Twelve gods are enshrined, and Hayatama god is thought to have deified the movement of water. There is a large tree of the national natural treasure "Nagi tree" and Kumano Shinbo Hall, which has national cultural properties, is also a highlight.
Food in SEN
The food at SEN.RETREAT uses ingredients that specifically considers the “delicious of Wakayama.” Try the “It is good because you make it yourself” experience.
Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage
The charm of SEN.RETREAT
Experience the retreatment that can be only in Kumano Kodo: the commitment to ALL Wakayama, the pleasure you invigorate in the nature, high qualitied private space.
Walking Kumano Kodo is different from just trekking.
This is a unique path which you can reset emotions and receive a unique power for the future through the nature and history.
This is a place where you can find your own way of playing for sure. Playing to put yourself to the nature, playing by relaxing at a rental vacation house. A place distanced from daily life where adults can play.
Your mind and body will feel lighter when you enjoy the daily lives blended into the nature. Relax in the nature, under the sky full of stars with a person important to you.
Introducing the charm of Kumanokodo and the feelings of the people.
Serialization of the region, nature, and the people who helped SEN.RETREAT. The background of Kumano Kodo and SEN. will be introduced.