HONGU, WAKAYAMA-prefecture

TEL 0735-42-1777 business hours 9:00~21:00
Closed on Thursdays
Open everyday, including Thursdays, during the year-end and new year holidays, GOLDEN WEEK holidays, and holidays during BON festival.



OTONASHI NO SATO is an outdoorsy complex facility with a hot spring,
a camping site and a cottage, located in the WATAZE hot-spring area,
that is within 10 minutes driving distance to
the KUMANO HONGU TAISHA-shrine designated as a world heritage site.

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Looking back at OTONASHI NO SATO in previous years...


We introduced Wi-Fi across the entire site. We established a coworking space where you can relax even on rainy days. All toilets in the campsite were upgraded to washlets, and we also introduced a tent sauna.


Inside the open deck, we built an authentic kamado capable of cooking rice for 80 people at once, and we took on initiatives aimed at workations.

In 2024, we are further expanding our services! We continue to renovate for an even more comfortable experience!"

Camp Cottage Restaurant hot spring rentalgear BBQ experience

KUMANO HONGU shrine is in the mountains
Gain fresh energy in an area away from your regular daily living


is an outdoor site located in HONGU-cho, TANABE-city in WAKAYAMA-prefecture, that is great for outdoor activities. It is known as an outdoor activity site beside the river along the KUMANO KODO ancient roads. It is designated as a world heritage site, with a camping facility, a cottage, and a hot spring facility.

Please enjoy listening to the birds singing, refreshing sounds of the stream, and sit in the hot spring for for a relaxing experience.

Our outdoor equipment store has one of the widest selections of camping products for rent or sale in our prefecture

We try to supply not only the short / missing items, but also ones convenient, delicious, or sometimes so unique, rare and or exciting.


We have 30 camping facilities in total, including a drop-in camping area, and an area where motor-bikes can be ridden into. Besides, we have 7 camping compartments to be reserved, and 3 of AC-powered compartments to be reserved and where cars can be driven into.Hot water is served from the tap at the field kitchen.

10 cottages in total

All cottages come with; air-conditioning, rest-room, kitchen, first-aid box, and bedding and will facilitate your individual or group stay.

Hot-spring facility for all guests

OTONASHI NO SATO has a public bath / where even local people use daily. Our guests are welcome to share with the locals.

WATAZE as in our Hot Spring name, WATAZE ONSEN(: WATAZE Hot Spring) , is the toponym taken from the name of this area. WATAZE Hot Spring is one of the major hot spring facilities in this spa and health resort of HONGU hot Spring village. there are as well-known as the KAWAYU hot spring, and YUOMINE hot spring.


[ Riverside Restaurant with Outdoor Terrace Seating ]
Our restaurant is located within the "Otonashi-no-Sato" outdoor facility, along the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the nature-rich Kumano area. Nestled in the mountainous Hongu area of Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, our open restaurant and gastro-bar features a relaxing terrace where you can enjoy the soothing sounds of the nearby river.

[ Homemade Cuisine Using Local Ingredients ]
All our dishes are homemade, meticulously prepared using premium locally-sourced ingredients and sake. Savor the rich flavors of our simple yet delectable dishes, accompanied by distinctive local beverages.

[ Hideaway Relaxation and Dining Experience ]
We offer a casual dining experience centered around an à la carte food and drink menu. Our atmosphere encourages you to unwind in a laid-back setting. As the evening sets in, you can enjoy sports broadcasts on a large outdoor screen.
Immerse yourself in the extraordinary surroundings of nature, experiencing a sense of openness and serenity as you savor leisurely moments here.

[ Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas Made to Order ]
Indulge in our handcrafted pizzas made with seasonal ingredients and baked to perfection in our authentic wood-fired oven. The aroma of burning wood enhances the flavors, offering you a genuine taste experience.

[ BBQ Plan for a Camping Ambiance ]
Our terrace also features a BBQ plan where you can grill meat and vegetables over a charcoal fire, savoring an outdoor atmosphere. Sip on a refreshing beverage and bask in the carefree camping vibe.

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住所 Address

45-3, Wataze, Hongu-cho, Tanabe-city, Wakayama-prefecture, 647-1733 Japan

お問い合わせ For inquiries and reservations

Phone: 0735-42-1777 (+81-735-42-1777)
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受付時間・定休日 Answering hours and shop holidays

Closed on Thursdays(Open on national holidays, and closed on the following days after national holidays)
Open everyday, including Thursdays, during the year-end and new year holidays, GOLDEN WEEK holidays, and holidays during BON festival.