Hot Spring

History of Akiu Hot Spring

Akiu is the nearest hot spring resort in Sendai, the hub city in Tohoku region; the area in northeasternJapan.
The Akiu Hot Spring is historically renowned and it is among the three oldest hot springs in Japan. The name "Sakan" came from a man name " Kanzaburo Satoh" who first started a small ryokan (Japanese inn) here in Akiu about 1000 years ago. Then, his descendants are handed down for generations ever since. Now,Sakan is owned by his 34 generation.

About Hot spring

There are various kinds of bathroom. They are situated by the Natori river, you can enjoy fine view. Sakan has long history. In the Edo era, Sendai lord Masamune Date visited Akiu. hot spring. We are closely connected with Masamune Date. Hotspring source is good for the health.

B1F Public Bathroom

The moment you enter this bathroom, comfortable light and enrich powder room welcomes to you. It has outdoor bath made of stone. We prepare various kinds of amenities.Please refresh your mind and body.

  • Capacity:120 people
  • Water tap:20
  • Materials:Izuseki(伊豆石)
  • Amenities:Shampoo, Rinse, Body soap, Make up goods, Dryer, Water cooler, Infrared lamp
  • Open Hours:ForMen 3:00pm-7:00pm ForWomen 8:00pm-9:30am
    ※Regular cleaning time 7:00pm-8:00pm / 9:30am-10:30am


This bathrooms bath tub is made out of cypress wood. At the weekend evening, it floats rose only for women.(It has sauna in this bathroom.) In the Edo era, Sendai

  • Capacity:50 people
  • Seat:5
  • Materials:Hinoki /Granite
  • Amenities:Body soap, Make up goods, Dryer/Saun
  • Open Hours:ForMen 8:00pm-9:30am ForWomen 3:00pm-7:00pm
    ※Regular cleaning time 7:00pm-8:00pm / 9:30am-10:30am


This is outdoor bath by the Natori river. Please feel the special time while listening the murmuring of stream. Please enjoy Japanese season scenery, green leaves in summer, colored leaves in autumn, snow scene in winter.

  • Capacity:10 people
  • Materials:Granite
  • Open Hours:For Men 8:00pm-9:30am For Women 3:00pm-7:00pm

Private Bathroom

This private bathroom is family type. It structure is barrier free, so it is suitable for family.
・We accept reserve in advance only person of advanced age.
・Please reserve your check-in day at the reception.

  • Time:40 minutes / per 1 group
  • Fee: 2,000JPY / 40 minutes
  • Capacity:3 people
  • Seat:1
  • Materials:Tile
  • Amenities:Shampoo, Rinse, Body soap, Make up goods, Dryer
  • Open Hours:3:00pm-10:00pm, 6:00am-10:00am