Find your true self
through the quiet forest.
This accommodation is full of connecting.
Play just like the old days. Find warmth through young children.
A space where fluttering and relief can be felt.
Feel your hearts connecting.
Characteristics of TAKAHARA
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.
An accommodation which you rent a building.
An accommodation which you rent a building.
3 Japanese- style rooms and a large living room where all your family members and friends can gather is prepared. Feel the warmth of the trees and feel comfortable by renting a building.
The nature of Kumanokodo.
The nature of Kumanokodo.
The "sea of cloud" which is called as the village in the sky and fog. Seeing the starry sky and the shooting stars in a place, altitude of 300 m having and 70 people in population. "Rice Terrace" that makes you nostalgic. There are countless nature in this place.
All the ingredients for the meal, such as the BBQ or wild game meat, are specifically "All Wakayama." Every plan has all inclusive drinks and snacks included, and they can be taken home as well. Do not miss out anything of Wakayama.
Make it yourself
Make it yourself
A bonfire stand which "you" start a fire, a BBQ which "you" grill, Wakayama's ingredients which "you" cook. All the equipments to start a fire and cook are prepared. All you need to do is just "enjoy."
This is a quiet accommodation which you only hear the sounds of the nature. It is possible to confront yourself quietly and spend a cozy time with the people you care since it is self-serviced.
Happy time in the living room
It is a living room which you can feel the warmth of the trees. It is a warm space where you and your people can open your hearts and have a conversation.
You can have the sky full of stars all for yourself. Experience a miracle which you can all see in village of 70 people.
An unforgettable morning in the sea of clouds.
In the early morning, you can spend a marvelous morning at the village of fog with sea of clouds. Depending on the weather conditions, it may be difficult to see.
Terraced rice fields and watermills.
A wide terraced rice field and the watermill is Takahara's famous place to visit. Please visit and take a look at the scenery.
Morning walk in the Kumanokodo
Go for a morning walk around the World Heritage site. Kumanokodois not just any forest.
Bonfire and relaxation
A bonfire with Kishu cedar will make you relax. We aim to live together with the nature of Kumanokodo. Please use the minimum amount of firewood.
A special space
The living room where you can spend a precious time with your family and friends.
It is a simple space where you can rest without any worries. There are 2 Japanese style rooms on the first floor (up to 3 people), and one Japanese style room on the second floor (up to 4 people).
We have futons, pillows, and blankets in each room.
We have bidet toilets in each room.
We have a bathroom sink in each room.
We have air conditioning, electronic kettle, refrigerator, and a table in each room.
Providing fresh local ingredients
The ingredients for the BBQ are from local JA Kinan. We highly recommend the sausage made with "Kishu Ume Buta" which is pig that had Kishu plum ppulp extract everyday, and the Ryujin shiitake mushroom that can be found in the Ryujin village of Tanabe city.
Enjoy the wild game meat
The wild game meat is a fresh meat provided by Hinatanomori which is a local wild game meat butchery facility. The boar meat shabushabu which you can only enjoy here is great.
Please enjoy the luxurious jams made with fruits that represent Wakayama with bread and cheese. You can also take them home.
Drinks such as Craft beer, Umeshu, Nihonshu a special plum wine, etc. are ready for you. If you do not finish the drinks, you can take them home.
We have prepared Wakayama's fruit juice, ginger ale and soda. Please enjoy the colorful taste and yes, you can take them home as well.
With the drinks
Wakayama's delicious snacks are prepared for you to enjoy with the drinks. You can experience what deliciousness of Wakayama is through the local snacks.
Water, tea and sparkling water is prepared for you trekking the next day.
There is a shower room in the shared space. We have two men's room and two women's room in the shower building. Shampoo, conditioner and body soap are available. We don't have a bathtub.
In the kitchen, we have basic cooking utensils such as a two-port IH stove, a microwave oven, a rice cooker, toaster, electric kettle, refrigerator, plates, chopsticks, and cups.
BBQ bonfire set
We have a fire stand, long lighter, gloves, ignition lighter, firewood, and wood splitting table. For safety reasons, please start the bonfire on a concrete.
There are two types of outdoor BBQ stoves available: charcoal BBQ stoves and gas BBQ grills.We have prepared charcoal and gas, so please come empty-handed.
We have indoor grill and table IH stove that you can enjoy indoors on rainy days. We also have an iron pot for shabu-shabu.
Bath towel, face towel, hand soap, disposable toothbrushes and Yukata are prepared for you. Any other amenities are not provided.
Washing machine, drier, laundry detergent and a softener are prepared for you. You can wash and dry your wet clothes from trekking on that day.
Any other rentings
We lend bench coats and lanterns. You can use them when you plan to see the stars at night.
Due to the self-service system, we ask you to check-in by yourself. The check-in will be done somothly if you pre-check-in before arriving.
Enter and unlock by entering the PIN in the pre-sent email.
Enter your information by reading the QR code on the tablet.
Through the Skype app on the tablet on your right, contact the operator.
Enter the building by entering the PIN received by the operator.
Details of the facilities
This is an information about the facilities of SEN.RETRET TAKAHARA. We have a variety of amenities and tableware, so you can come empty-handed.
No meals included stay (with All Inclusive)
1 night 2 meals (with All Inclusive)
|Name of the facility||SEN. RETREAT TAKAHARA|
1966 Nakahechichō Takahara, Tanabe, Wakayama
|Parking lot||Available (4 vehicles)|
|Building facilities||・Living room
Toaster/microwave/dishwasher/IH cooker/rice cooker/tableware
Free Laundry detergent/softener
|Rooms・Facilities||・First floor 1 Japanese style room (for 1~3 people)
・Second floor 2 Japanese style room (for 1~4 people)
・All rooms in common
Air conditioning/refrigerator/Electric kettle/table/bidet toilet/sink
|Amenity||Tooth brush/ hairdryer/ yukata/ hand soap/ shampoo/ conditioner/ face towel/ bath towel|
|other facilities||BBQ set/ Barbeque stove (when it rains)/ Bonfire set|
It is located where supermarkets and convenience stores are not nearby. Please bring the things you need beforehand. Also, please be careful while driving since there may be wild animals appearing time to time.
Those who come by car
Those who come by public transportation
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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.