Amanemu embraces the ancient Japanese bathing tradition of onsen, using nutrient-rich thermal springs to provide a contemplative and restorative retreat set among serene natural surroundings. Amanemu’s 24 Suites and four two-bedroom Villas feature an expansive deck and a private onsen. Two large onsen bathing pavilions are complemented by a watsu pool, four treatment suites, a gym and a yoga studio. Japanese cuisine at The Restaurant uses local produce, including fresh seafood and the renowned Matsusaka Wagyu beef. The hills above Ago Bay are the serene setting of Amanemu, situated close to the holy Shinto site of Ise Grand Shrine and the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trails. The region’s natural beauty takes centre stage as the seasons change, offering opportunities to discover cultural treasures and witness the pearl rafts and oyster divers in the bay.