Tuesday, September 29, 2015

#Hot Spring Trip ♪ Take a direct shuttle but from Tokyo to Nasu! 9 distinctive facilities! Hot springs & Ryokan & Gourmet & MORE at Hotel Sunvalley Nasu




#Hot Spring Trip ♪ Take a direct shuttle but from Tokyo to Nasu! 9 distinctive facilities! Hot springs & Ryokan & Gourmet & MORE at Hotel Sunvalley Nasu

Nasu trip in Summer/ Autumn Part 1
-Hotel Sunvalley Nasu-

A hot summer in 2015 is going to be end! 
Autumn is arriving silently.

This time, we have visited a large resort hotel, which is surrounded by a natural beauty of the environment, and a variety of spa. 
Here we are! 
Hotel Sunvalley Nasu

Why we have been here again and again?

1 . A total of nine distinctive hotel buildings, hot springs, restaurants and more!
Every time fresh! Every time new discovery!
2.  There are hot springs that you can put your swim suit on!
3. Convenient transportation. Direct shuttle bus from Ikebukuro.
4. There is hotel specialized for pet accompany.
5. Delicious dining.

Are you interested?
Hotel Sunvalley Nasu (Japanese)





# LET'S GO !!

We always take Shinkansen from Tokyo to "Nasu Shiobara Station," and then rent a car to travel around. 
This time, we decided to try a new method. 
An affordable way of shuttle depart from Ikebukuro and go directly to Hotel Sunvalley Nasu.




 ::: Bus Information :::

※ This bus is for the guests of Hotel Sunvalley Nasu.
 Advance reservation is required !!

 Location: Tokyo Ikebukuro Station West Exit
In front of  of Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.


Bus (Bound for Hotel Sunvalley Nasu)
10:00    Depart @ Ikebukuro west exit, in  front of  of Tokyo Metropolitan Theater
10:40~ @ Saitama Shintoshin west exit 
break time ~15 minutes~ @ Sano Rest Area
13:30~  Arrive Hotel Sunvalley Nasu 

Bus (Bound for Ikebukuro, Tokyo)
14:45   Depart Hotel Sunvalley Nasu 
break time ~15 minutes~ @ Hanyu Rest Area
17:30~  @ Saitama Shintoshin west exit 
18:30 Arrive @ Ikebukuro west exit, in front of  of Tokyo Metropolitan Theater

Please show up 10 minutes before departure.

If you are not familiar to the area, 
get to the Tokyo Metropolitan Theater first!


Get on the bus at the ☆ location!
(Left: Ikebukuro; right: Saitama)

Hotel Sunvalley Nasu official website (Japanese)




# Another happiness!
A bus travel!!!
Like going for a field trip during childhood.
How exciting!!! 
Can you feel it?




# Take a rest at Sano Rest Area
15-min gourmet tour

We can't help ourselves while seeing all the cute and delicious Japanese snacks!
Glad that we are with friends together, 
so that we can share with each other!
Don't remember to go to bathroom! Yeah!!!


After enjoying snack, let's go back to the bus, chatting, napping and spending our time freely!
Then, we arrive Hotel Sunvalley Nasu at 13:30!




#Forest villa

We have mentioned that there are 9 facilities in Hotel Sunvalley Nasu!
This time, we choose to stay at Forest Villa!
It is good for small family or a small group of party!

It is also equipped with a large bathroom, Karaoke, game area, mahjong, billiards, souvenir shop,
restaurant, and swimming pool (summer only)!
Everything can be found here!

For your reference:
There is a famous hot spring called "Mori no yu" in Forest Villa 

:::Mori no Yu:::

In-room hot springs & open-aired hot springs & sauna
Open Hour: 5:00 ~ 9:30; 14:30 ~ 24: 00
Guests only!



# Lounge in Forest Villa



# At the corner of the lounge 
"World of children"

In such a comfortable environment, a nice room is expected indeed!
Okay!!
Let us introduce the room we have chosen this time!
The type is the most appropriate for family and group of friends!

:::Room type with loft:::
Capacity:  4 ~ 5
(Up to 5)
Room Size: 39.9㎡
1F Western room; 2F Japanese room
※ If it is in the case of 5, just add a bed on the 1F and 
prepare two bedding on the 2F (Futon)

For reservation:



# Western room on 1F

Look at this spacious and comfortable space, 
although there is a loft, 
you don't feel pressure under the ceiling!
Look out to the window,
feel the green nature, 
how refreshing! 



# Japanese room on the 2F

What a fantastic space!
Can you see the small windows on the wall? So cute!!!!
Don't ask where is the bedding?
Mostly, staff will help us to prepare when we go out for dinner!



# There is TV on the 2F, too!
Not only 1F then! Good!!!




# Comfortable and spacious space

After a long day, you would prefer taking rest in the room or continue to have fun with your party!!
This type of room can satisfy you!




#With your family or a small group of friends

Let's get along well with the friends! 
Girls sleep on the 1F and guy sleep on the 2F.

But of course, we never wanna stay at the room all the times!
Let's come to experience the new experience activities at Hotel Sunvalley Nasu!



# Natural stone bracelet making DIY

Let's make your own bracelet from a wide variety of unique beads!
Like the constellation, your stone guard. to promote fortune on different aspects!
How meaningful!

Don't worry even you don't understand Japanese!
Why? It is easy and simple. 
Just enjoy it! 

:::Details:::
Service time:    Saturday and Sunday / Until October
Opening Hours:  9:30 - 12:30; 15:00 - 17:00
※ Last admission: 16:00
Location: Queen's Collina 1F   Special venue in front of the front desk
Price:  Beginning 1,700 yen;  Intermediate 2,700 yen (tax included)


# Diverse selection!



# Sample




# Little by little!!


It is hard to make the choice among all the natural stones.
We pick the most popular one!
The pink one!



# Done!

What do you think?
Which one is better?



# Outdoor swimming pool @ Oriental Garden

Next door of Forest Villa is Oriental Garden!
What a beautiful heated pool! 
But it is closed already.
 How sad!
Wait for next summer then!


# Special shape of the pool

What a pity this time...



Anyway, let's have a cocktail at the pool side and have a break! 


# Blueberry, strawberry, cantaloupe cocktail  800 yen each

Thanks bartender!!
What a beautiful colors^^

A little bitter blueberry, sweet strawberry, good for the one who don't drink too much alcohol;
sweet cantaloupe.




Someone is making fun!!!
Is he drunk?



# Japanese haunted house

From 8/1- 31 , 12:00 - 21:00 , 
Admission:  500 yen (over 3-year-old)

It will be held next summer too!



# Don't miss this experience in summer huh!!

Was it scared?
Come and try it!

Afterwards, we head to the game center of Forest Villa!

::: Games Center :::
Location: Forest Villa
Remember to use the specific coins to play!

The rate is as follow:
(100 yen ~ 5 coins / 500 yen ~ 30 coins /1, 000 yen ~ 80 coins)




# Taiko Tatsujin

Everyone likes it!!!
Come and try it here at Hotel Sunvalley Nasu if you never experienced. 




# Shooter Game 

This game is not as simple as imagine!
Wait!! Let see!




Table Hockey!!!
Wanna have a try!!!!
Like we are going back to our childhood!



# UFO Catcher

Wow!!! It is Gudetama!!!
Very popular in Japan recently!!!


In addition, there are karaoke, mahjong, billiards and other entertainment space!!
Just for your reference!

:::Karaoke:::

Hours: 10:00 ~ 23:00

General room: 10: 00 ~ 19: 00 1,080 yen; 19:00 ~ 23:00  3,240 yen

VIP room: 10: 00 ~ 19: 00 2,160 yen; 19:00 ~ 23:00 5,400 yen

Party room: 10: 00 ~ 23: 00  10,800 yen

(Tax are included)



::: Mahjong ::: 

A table three hours /  4,320 yen

A table a day /  8,640 yen


:::billiards ::: 

A table / 1000 yen / 30 minutes

Let's have dinner at Hotel Sunvalley Nasu!


# Wow, Kaiseki Ryouri (Cuisine) 

Wow!!! All look great!!!



# All make us dizzy!!!

Seafood, sashimi and all taste food!!! 




# Let's start!

Itadakimasu~!!!



# After dinner~

Let's play firework!!
Don't forget to confirm where to play firework!
Be watch out huh!!!

We have come to the front of Oriental Garden!
Wanna get the fire?
You can reserve for a plan with firework!

By the way, the plan is from 6/1~ 8/31!
A set of firework is free for kids over 3 years old. 
(Of course, you will be given if you ask during check-in!)



# Beautiful fireworks
Kinda fleeting



# Awesome!

Like we are back to the childhood!
Although we have been to Nasu many times,
we enjoy it every season!!!

Come to relax in Nasu!



Hotel Sunvalley Nasu (Japanese)




 ::: Bus Information :::

※ This bus is for the guests of Hotel Sunvalley Nasu.
 Advance reservation is required !!

 Location: Tokyo Ikebukuro Station West Exit
In front of  of Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.


Bus (Bound for Hotel Sunvalley Nasu)
10:00    Depart @ Ikebukuro west exit, in  front of  of Tokyo Metropolitan Theater
10:40~ @ Saitama Shintoshin west exit 
break time ~15 minutes~ @ Sano Rest Area
13:30~  Arrive Hotel Sunvalley Nasu 

Bus (Bound for Ikebukuro, Tokyo)
14:45   Depart Hotel Sunvalley Nasu 
break time ~15 minutes~ @ Hanyu Rest Area
17:30~  @ Saitama Shintoshin west exit 
18:30 Arrive @ Ikebukuro west exit, in front of  of Tokyo Metropolitan Theater

Please show up 10 minutes before departure.

If you are not familiar to the area, 
get to the Tokyo Metropolitan Theater first!