【Leisure】“Stay home” in the great outdoors!

Trying to make plans for the upcoming weekend?


“Because of Covid-19 I should be staying home, but I really wish I could go out sometimes! But if I do go out I need to remember to social distance…what should I do?” Does this sound like you?

If so, how about the great outdoors? Why not “stay home” outside amidst the beauty of nature? Glamping is a great way to enjoy a refreshing change of scenery while social distancing at the same time! So in this article we will cover some of the main glamping facilities throughout Kyushu.


Some of Kyushu’s Best Glamping Facilities

Fukuoka Prefecture

・THE LUIGANS Spa & Resort LUIGANS GLAMPING【Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture】

A veritable urban oasis, these glamping facilities are located in a resort hotel within Uminonakamichi Seaside Park.



・GLAGANA【Onojo, Fukuoka Prefecture】

Just a quick 15-minute drive from downtown Fukuoka, these glamping facilities are just perfect for those looking for a simple and easy glamping experience.



・Fukuoka Umikaze to Nami no Oto【Fukutsu, Fukuoka Prefecture】

Home to Kyushu’s first ever “floating” glamping facilities, here you can enjoy camping in a tent suspended up in the air.



・HIDEAWAY Sunset Camp【Itoshima, Fukuoka Prefecture】

Easily accessible from the city of Fukuoka, here you can enjoy having a secret beach all to yourself.




Saga Prefecture

・Furuyu Onsen ONCRI【Saga City, Saga Prefecture】

Enjoy glamping right outside your guestroom door – an accessible glamping experience ideal for those who aren’t exactly the outdoorsy type.




Oita Prefecture

・Barun Barun Forest【Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture】

This is the perfect place to simply spend some peaceful, leisurely time in the middle of the forest. Come during the autumn season to enjoy the beautiful changing colors of the Yabakei area’s autumn leaves as well.



・The Sense of Wonder Holistic Glamping: Mt. Yufu-dake Foothills Glamping Resort 【Yufuin, Oita Prefecture】

Enjoy the vast natural beauty of the Tsukahara Highlands from this glamping resort located in the foothills of Mt. Yufu-dake.



・The Village Yufuin Onsen Glamping【Yufuin, Oita Prefecture】

Here you can enjoy both the fabulous natural beauty of Yufuin as well as enjoy as many trips as you would like to the facilities’ very own hot springs.



・COMOREBI【Yufu, Oita Prefecture】

In addition to Yufu’s beautiful natural scenery, you can also enjoy services such as a barbeque created under the direction of a French chef for a resort hotel experience in the middle of the great outdoors.



・Kuju Hana Koen Camping Resort Hana to Hoshi【Taketa, Oita Prefecture】

Inside the Kuju Flower Park located in the Kuju Highlands are these camping facilities where you can also enjoy some five million flowers of 500 different varieties from spring through fall.




Nagasaki Prefecture

・Seagull Inn Glam Beach【Iki, Nagasaki Prefecture】

Looking out over the Iki Sea, these glamping facilities are perfect for those looking to enjoy a seaside getaway complete with watersports, underwater diving, and more. If you are looking for a bit more adventurous underwater dive, try renting or bringing your own diving scooter, they can help you explore more underwater than a normal dive session.



・Nishihate no Rakuen NANGORA  HILLS【Goto Islands, Nagasaki Prefecture】

Here you can enjoy the sea, the mountains, as well as plenty of activities all in one place. Offering food and drink service delivered to you via drone, this is one of the most socially-distanced facilities out there.



・Nordisk Village Goto Islands【Goto Islands, Nagasaki Prefecture】

Here you can have a real authentic Scandinavian-style glamping experience.




Kumamoto Prefecture

・Nonnem【Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture】

Here you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the Ariake Sea and Mt. Unzen’s Fugendake Peak for an otherworldly, fairytale-like experience.



・Keiryu Villa ITSUKI【Itsuki Village, Kuma District, Kumamoto Prefecture】

From this riverside villa you can enjoy glamping in a deck tent looking out over the clearest river in all of Japan, the Kawabegawa River.




Miyazaki Prefecture

・STELLA SPORTS Nishimera Glamping & Kayaking 【Nishimera Village, Koyu District, Miyazaki Prefecture】

Stay at these riverside glamping facilities and take a ride down the Hitotsusegawa River, a river so clear and pristine that you’ll feel as if you’re floating in mid-air.



・Glamping in Calm Lanai Harbor【Nichinan, Miyazaki Prefecture】

Choose from one of eight different tent styles in these glamping facilities located amidst the beautiful natural scenery of the Nichinan Kaigan Quasi-National Park.




Kagoshima Prefecture

・HOLLY CAMP AIRSTREAM VILLA AMAMI【Amami, Kagoshima Prefecture】

Enjoy the tropical vibes of these private camping facilities found on Amami Oshima Island, located about halfway between Kagoshima and Okinawa.