A boutique hillside ryokan bathed in sunlight
with panoramic views of Mount Yufu

Book your perfect
Japanese ryokan


Kirara is inspired by the nature that surrounds it, artistically
blending traditional ryokan comfort, artistic Kaiseki
cuisine and contemporary Japanese design and architecture.

Beyond the rustling bamboo forests and amidst the soft mountain breeze sits a bright and airy property with 12 contemporary designed rooms all featuring private onsens.
A relaxed restaurant serves seasonal local fare and exquisite Kaiseki cuisine, large communal onsens, lush gardens and a seated outdoor fire pit with views over the Yufuin valley ensure an unforgettable experience.

Private Onsen Bath
Alfresco Dining
Private Onsen Bath
Alfresco Dining

EXPERIENCERyokan bliss

A unique blend of subtle luxury combines mineralrich hot springs, contemporary Japanese tatami style rooms and the best
in locally sourced Kaiseki dining.

STAYHaven of tranquillity

A peaceful rural location where old meets new, exquisite design and architecture incorporates traditional elements of the
ryokan culture with modern luxury creating a space to relax, indulge and rejuvenate.

DINEExquisite seasonal Kaiseki

For centuries Kaiseki dining has been a revered in Japanese culinary tradition as a hallmark of the aristocratic ryokan culture,
showcasing the chef’s skills and the excellent local produce.

DISCOVERThe real Japan

The lush rural valley and historical town Yufuin is renowned for its unspoilt natural beauty, excellent agriculture, local handicrafts products and
the high quality of natural hot spring water.


Take a Yufuin food safari

Yufuin town is not only famous for excellent hot spring water and epi...

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Relax in the onsen after the Yufuin Marathon

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Dining with spectacular local sake pairing

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Oita local sake pairing course started

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