Showcasing the spirit of their nation’s hospitality also known as omotenashi, traditional Japanese inns (ryokan), date back over 1,300 years. Behind these family run properties lies the principle of harmony, which interlaces seamlessly with nature. To ensure guests receive the most gracious welcome, every single detail from floral arrangements that reflect the season to the freshest local ingredients used to prepare the finest cuisine, ryokan hospitality is a true Art.


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Ryokans Around Akita


Ryokans Around Hokkaido


Ryokans Around Kanazawa

Why Book with Secret Retreats ?

Concierge Services

Personal assistance from our Concierge offering local knowledge and insider tips to help you plan and book your perfect Asian journey.

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Booking with Secret Retreats supports Responsible and Sustainable tourism in Asia.

Local Knowledge

Benefit from our local knowledge and passion for our homes to personalize your stay.

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Ryokans Around Kyoto


Ryokans Around Kyushu


Ryokans Around Tokyo

Travel Asia with Secret Retreats

Secret Retreats is a curated community of independent boutique hotel, villas, yachts and river boats keen to share their Asian Homes with travelers, sustainably and responsibly. Conservation of the environment, culture and traditions of Asia is of paramount importance to all in Secret Retreats. A community of like-minded hospitality professionals, we offer our guests authentic travel experiences that go beyond typical offerings to unveil the essence of Asia. Supporting the Asia based hoteliers and hospitality professionals and providing incredible holidays in Asia and tailor-made Asia travel itineraries direct to public ad travel agents.
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By booking direct with Secret Retreats and enjoy peace of mind from our full on the ground support. Contact our concierge and plan then book your Asia holiday now!