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“Great experience Sand Onsen”

Lake Kussharo Sand Bath
Singapore, Singapore
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237 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Great experience Sand Onsen”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

The lake is cold while the sand is hot which is just next to it. Just put your feet into the sand and you can just feel the heat. You need to try various spots as the tempreture is different. Great experience. MUST TRY!!!

Visited October 2013
2 Thank Leslie3663
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Broomfield, Colorado
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“Must do!”
Reviewed 17 November 2013

If you are in the area, you really have to stop here and soak your feet. It's free and you can either stand in the little pools dug out in the lake shore, or just dig your feet into the gravel. The hot water is just below the ground level, and you can enjoy pure hot water outside the Lake, or you can walk in the Lake and dig your feet down a little and feel the hot water come up and mix with the cold lake water. Very fun!

Visited October 2013
2 Thank cpetrizzo
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38 attraction reviews
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“Sunayu Onsen: a volcanic spa experience!”
Reviewed 20 October 2012

This is actually an onsen on the banks of Lake Kussharo. Not to be missed. Simple, but awesome.

What fun this was, and novel – first ever such experience. We didn't know how it worked and went to the nearby shop to look for spades – as it turns out, all you need to do is plonk yourself down on the little wooden plank benches overlooking the lake, and dig your feet into the black sand. A few centimetres down, your feet will hit volcanic heat pretty quickly!

Combined with the cold lapping waves, cool sand above and warm volanic sand below, it was a great way to exfoliate your feet – better than any spa I've been to! Just swishing your feet around gives you are great foot massage – it felt amazing. We arrived just before sunset, and got treated to a great view of the sun setting over the mountains, with gorgeous rays cutting through the clouds. The crisp lake breeze, and cold air contrasted sharply with the warmth into your feet – what fun. Not to be missed! After you're done, head to the foot bath nearby to wash the sand off.

Tip: Don't forget to bring a small towel to wpie your feet dry, or else flip-flops!

Visited October 2012
3 Thank XavierZen
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