Japanese style guesthouse with 5 guestrooms, communal kitchen, indoor and outdoor showers. 4 minute walk to the beach. Restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, bars and cafes are within walking distance. We also have bicycles available for rent
Retreat wabi-sabi is a 5 bedroom Japanese style guesthouse in the Kisane Valley of Shimoda. We are located on a private road on hill surrounded by lush greenery and a mere 5 minute walk from Ohama Beach.
Retreat wabi-sabi is located on a private road in a peaceful valley. Wake up to the sound of birds and fall asleep to the sound of crickets and waves crashing on the beach. Ohama beach is 5 minutes on foot.
We have a large communal kitchen. 2 western style toilets (1st floor & 2nd floor). Shared shower/bath is on the first floor. Plus 1 shower outside. Guests are welcome to use the washing machine for 200 yen (includes detergent).
We don't stay in the guesthouse but guests can find us in the little cottage a little down the hill from the main building
We are located on the side of Kisane Valley, on a private road up on a hill. About a 5 minute walk from Ohama Beach. There are restaurants, cafes, bars, convenience stores, and a small supermarket within walking distance.
10 Tatami Mat Room
5 guests = 20,000 yen
4 guests = 18,000 yen
3 guests = 15,000 yen
8 Tatami Mat Romm
4 guests = 16,000 yen
3 guests = 13,500 yen
2 guests = 10,000 yen
5 Tatami Mat Room
2 guests = 8,000 yen
1 guest = 5,000 yen
Dormitory = 3,500 per person
Communal kitchen, indoor/outdoor shower, washing machine and detergent (200 yen).
Interaction with guests
The owners do not stay in the guesthouse but will pop by a few times a day to clean, turn on/off lights and to check up on things. There is a call button guests can use 24 hours to reach the owners.
Other things to note
Nature thrives all around. You can heard birds sing, crickets creak and cicadas screech. Bugs also get into the building at times. We do have an "insect terminator kit" for guest to use.
There are 5 guest rooms total so please be considerate of other guests particularly after 11pm. We are not able to accommodate children or pets. Children 12 and up can stay but will be charged the regular adult rate. Families with children under 12 can choose to stay at our other Shimoda location, Guesthouse tabi-tabi.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
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We are a Dutch/Canadian and Japanese couple running three guesthouses in Japan. One in the mountains and two by the sea. We love to travel and have lots of recommendations to share with guests who love to explore.