Japan is known around the world for its ancient arts, including calligraphy, flower arranging and tea ceremonies. Additionally, Japan has a legacy of meticulous distinctive gardens, sculpture and poetry. It is home to more than a dozen UNESCO World Heritage sites and is also the birthplace of sushi, one of its most popular and famous culinary exports. Japan has developed many forms of martial arts, including Aikido, Jujutso, Judo and Kendo, though it’s most famous sport is sumo wrestling. Lastly, Hanami is a long-standing Japanese tradition of welcoming spring. It is also known as the “cherry blossom festival,” and celebrates the the temporal beauty of nature.
Our discerning guests count on us to offer the most luxurious vacation homes for their extensive international travel. In Japan, our luxury villa offerings will not disappoint. Ranging from 3 bedrooms and 3 baths to 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, these holiday rentals features a range of amenities sure to please our affluent travelers. Expect amenities such as stunning views of the surrounding mountains with furnished decks to enjoy the cool, crisp air, sumptuous Western style furnishings with full kitchens, Jacuzzi tubs and luxury showers, media rooms and the most up-to-date electronic entertainment.
While is is nearly impossible to narrow down a list in this incredible diverse country, a few suggestions for experiences in Japan include a visit to ancient Kyoto, with its temples, shrines and (dwindling) ranks of geisha. Though it’s a side of Japan not many tourists see, monks, retired emperors, aristocrats and others have been hiking the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage since the Heian period. Though Nagasaki, located on Japan’s third largest island of Kyushu, was almost erased from the map by the atomic bombing of 1945, it has been rebuilt into an urban jewel and worthy of a visit. With centuries of Shinto and Buddhist tradition, Japan is a country that revels in its festivals, which can be found year round in different parts of the country.
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