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sankara hotel&spa YAKUSHIMA
553 Haginoue,
Mugio, Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima
891-4402 JAPANAccess

To Yakushima from various locations

Direct flights and connecting flights through Kagoshima are available from Osaka Itami Airport and Fukuoka Airport. From other airports,there are connecting flights from Kagoshima. It takes approximately 35 minutes from Kagoshima Airport to Yakushima Airport. Complimentary car service from Yakushima Airport to the hotel (Approximately 40 minutes) is available depending on your flight schedule.

TEL: +81-3-5460-0522

From Kagoshima to Yakushima

Tane Yaku Jetfoil TEL:+81-99-226-0128
Orita Kisen TEL:+81-99-226-0731

Complimetary car service is available to Ambo Port based on your arrival (Approximately 25 minutes). Note: For guests who arrive at Miyanoura Port, we provide a complimentary car service to Yakushima Airport to meet other parties. Please consult staff when making a reservation.
(Approximately 50 minutes one way from Miyanoura Port to the hotel. Taxi fare: approximately 8,000 yen)

Access to major attractions

  • 1.Senpiro Falls
    10 minutes by car from sankara.
  • 2.Hirauchi-kaichu
    30 minutes by car from sankara.
  • 3.Ohko-no-taki
    50 minutes by car from sankara.
  • 4.Seibu Forest Path
    60 minutes by car from sankara.
  • 5.Hagata Inaka-hama
    90 minutes by car from sankara.
  • 6.Shiratani Unsuikyo
    90 minutes by car from sankara.
  • 7.Yakusugi Land
    60 minutes by car from sankara.

You can drive around the perimeter of the island if you use the prefectural route. (Approximately 100 kilometers)
On the route around the island, there is Seibu Rindo, which is a woodland path registered as world heritage and you occasionally run into monkeys and deer.
Upon arrival, a butler will ask you how you would like to spend your time in Yakushima and you can make plans with the butler. There are attractions that only local people know, so please do not hesitate to come and talk with us.

Note: Please be advised that some roads other than prefectural route and Seibu Rindo are narrow and we recommend that drivers should be experienced.

Rental Car Service

Rental car service for guests who want to go sightseeing by car.(1500 yen/hour. Includes insurance and gasoline. Reservation required.)

Note: Cars: 5 Sienta (Toyota)
Note: Pick up and return the car on the hotel premises.

Cross Bike Rental Service

We provide cross bike/road bike rental service for those who does not drive or prefer cycling. Enjoy touring the island’s mountain and water landscapes along the coastlines.

Cross Bike
1,000 yen for 3 hours / 2,000 yen for 6 hours / 2,500 yen for 1 day

Road Bike
Bike type: Cannondale

※Both bike rental and return will be done inside the hotel perimeter.


sankara hotel&spa YAKUSHIMAtel:+81997473488

553 Haginoue, Mugio, Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima 891-4402 JAPANAccess