Amaaaazing spot overlooking the ocean. By far the best view of anywhere we have stayed, hands down. The yurt was extremely comfortable and clean, and had everything you'd need for a weekend away - a little kitchen, stereo with CDs (which was perfect for some tunes outside), umbrellas, coffee, toaster, TV, DVDs, wifi, games etc. The weather was pretty cold in Tokyo so we were worried it'd be freezing in the yurt, but it was toasty warm with the wood fire going. It is very well insulated! We also had the warm spa to relax in.
We stayed for a weekend and caught the train in from Tokyo on a Friday night. Was very easy. Markus picked us up from the train station and took us to the supermarket to buy some things for dinner. Such a nice host! The cabana next to the yurt is the perfect spot to cook up a meal and enjoy the sound of the ocean.
We walked about a half hour to a little Izakaya on Saturday night, the food was great (super fresh sashimi) and the locals there were... more