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KAI Hosino Resorts KAI Izumo

KAI Hosino Resorts KAI Izumo

Located a 40-minute drive from Izumo Airport, KAI Izumo is a hot spring ryokan in southern Japan with rooms featuring private outdoor baths fed by the rejuvenating waters of Tamatsukuri Hot Spring. Meals and activities are designed to share with guests the mythical qualities of Izumo, a land inhabited— according to legend—by the gods of love.

  • 150 min. From Tokyo
  • English-speaking staff
  • Best Rate Guarantee
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Outdoor bath
  • Half-board

What is KAI?

What is KAI?

Japan’s hidden luxuries—at your fingertips

KAI is a leading brand of luxury boutique hot spring ryokans. Every establishment offers a contemporary take on the traditional Japanese inn, providing unique, location-specific experiences—from exclusive activities to specialty suites—designed to immerse guests in the lavish world of Japanese regional craftsmanship.

Rooms

The spacious rooms feature classic Japanese designs. Each room features a private outdoor hot spring bath, lined either with cypress or Shigaraki-yaki ceramic tiles, that allows guests to spend as much as they want in the skin rejuvenating waters of Tamatsukuri Hot Spring.

Room types (3)

KAI Amenities

100% flax yukata

These casual kimono have been meticulously woven to provide cooling in the summer and heat in the winter.

Wrapping cloth

In Japan, objects are traditionally carried around in a makeshift bag formed from a sheet of cloth. Guests are invited to use these cloths to carry their belongings around the premises.

Luxury mattresses

Our own brand mattresses have been designed to provide proper support to the body while also being soft enough to sink into, allowing for undisturbed sleep.

Other amenities

Outdoor hot spring bath / indoor bath / TV / phone / electric kettle / fridge / safe box / hair dryer / toilet with bidet functions / air purifier with humidifying function

Dining

Meals feature colorful sashimi platters, as well as dishes that incorporate plenty of seasonal ingredients. Guests are also treated to an original KAI Izumo delicacy: basket clams cooked in a cataplana.

Dinner

Dinners consist of multi-course kaiseki meals that include visually pleasing dishes made with seasonal ingredients. Guests may choose between standard and special.

Breakfast

KAI Izumo's morning set meals feature regional cuisine, such as Japanese sea bass—one of seven prized fish found in Izumo's Lake Shinji—steamed in fragrant washi paper.

  • No Western meals are served, either at dinner or breakfast.
  • Standard prices include half board.
  • Allergy Information

Hot spring

Tamatsukuri Hot Spring has historically been known as the "hot spring of the gods" due to its potent skin rejuvenating effects, first recorded in the 8th century. Guests are invited to soak themselves in this natural skin toner, either in our bath halls or in their rooms.

Yuagari Lounge

Guests are invited to sit on massage chairs and cool off with a sherbet or refreshing beverage after a dip in the baths. The lounge also makes a perfect meeting spot.

Massages

Same day reservations available at the front desk.

KAI Activities

Every KAI establishment offers a selection of free activities designed to introduce guests to Japan's regional cultures. At KAI Izumo, staff perform nightly in iwami kagura, a light-hearted type of traditional stylized Japanese theater that depicts the many Japanese legends rooted in Izumo and the rest of the Shimane region.

Iwami kagura

The iwami kagura performed at KAI Izumo focuses on the legend of how the god Susano-o slew the Yamata no Orochi, a giant eight-headed serpent.

Sightseeing

Directions

  • From Tokyo area

  • From Osaka area

Information

Check-in 15:00
Check-out 12:00
Rooms 24
24 Japanese-style Rooms with outdoor bath
Parking 24
Facilities Shared bath halls / Yuagari Lounge / Restaurant / Travel Library / Tearoom / Shop

Travel Library

Every KAI establishment features a library consisting of books on the area's history, culture, crafts, and geography. Complimentary refreshments are also served.

KAI Tearoom

The Japanese tea ceremony is still practiced throughout the region where KAI Izumo is located. At the ryokan's tearoom, guests are served Matcha and Japanese confectionary by a professional tea master.

KAI Izumo

1237 Tamatsukuri, Tamayu-cho,
Matsue-shi, Shimane 699-0201