Ise-Shima National Park, Japan

Amanemu is set within Ise-Shima National Park on the Kii Peninsula, in the southwestern region of the island of Honshu.

The resort overlooks Ago Bay, known as the Bay of Pearls – a blue expanse dotted with oyster rafts and islets.

Amanemu embraces the ancient Japanese bathing tradition of onsen, using nutrient-rich thermal springs to provide a contemplative and restorative retreat set among serene natural surroundings.

Set on Japan’s east coast, Amanemu is nearest to Nagoya Chubu International Airport (NGO), while there is a heliport nearby.

Japan enjoys all four seasons, with cherry blossoms usually at their best in late March and early April.

The summer sees the largest amount of precipitation and humidity in Mie Prefecture, while autumn brings fresh, cool temperatures and light breezes. Winter is temperate, dry and often sunny.

Ise-Shima National Park, Mie Prefecture, Japan
Situated in Shima, in Honshu’s Mie Prefecture, Amanemu lies approximately 300km southwest of Tokyo and is easily accessed via Japan’s high-speed rail network
24 suites and 4 villas
Inspired by a traditional Japanese village, Amanemu’s Suites and Villas are a contemporary interpretation of Japanese minka homes
Main pool by the spa
Library offers a range of reading material in several languages, together with a music collection and board games
WiFi internet, telephone for local calls (IDD additional charge), printer, computer

Set on Japan’s east coast, Amanemu is nearest to Nagoya Chubu International Airport (NGO), while there is a heliport nearby
Centred on Japan’s centuries-old onsen tradition, the 2,000-square-metre Aman Spa embraces the theme of water.
Designed around a large onsen and its natural mineral-rich waters, the Spa also features two private onsen pavilions, a watsu pool, four treatment suites and a fitness center.
An idyllic spot for leisure and relaxation, the swimming pool overlooks the surrounding forested hills and the smooth waters of Ago Bay.
Massages and therapeutic signature Journeys are complemented by the Spa’s sauna and steam facilities.
Further aesthetic and wellness treatments that leave the skin looking and feeling radiant include body exfoliations and wraps using all-natural Aman products.
The Restaurant, with pearl rafts and forests in sight, focuses on Japanese cuisine, while some Western food is also served.
Thanks to the varied microclimates of Mie Prefecture, local suppliers provide delicate fruits such as Nabari melons, an array of vegetables, as well as the renowned Matsusaka beef and a variety of fresh seafood.
Amanemu showcases the region’s gourmet heritage, which dates back centuries and was once known as the breadbasket of the ancient Imperial Court.
Amanemu’s seafood is served in a variety of ways including sashimi, fried and roasted.
The hills above Ago Bay are the serene setting of Amanemu, situated close to the holy Shinto site of Ise Grand Shrine.
The UNESCO World Heritage-designated Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trails can also be visited.
The region’s natural beauty takes centre stage as the seasons change, offering opportunities to discover cultural treasures and witness the pearl rafts and oyster divers in the bay.
366 sqm
With a light-filled atmosphere and emphasis on natural materials and soothing hues, Amanemu’s Villas each feature two bedrooms spread across 366 square metres (3,940 square feet).
Woven textile shutters can be opened to embrace the outdoors, and each Villa features a private onsen, kitchen and powder room.
Mori Villa provides garden views, Sora Villa features partial views over Ago Bay, while Nagi Villa enjoys uninterrupted views of Ago Bay.
99 sqm
Nestled within the landscape with scenic views out to the bay or gardens, the Suites are abound in elegant simplicity.
Each of the 24 Suites measures 99 square meters (1,065 square feet) and feature a private onsen. Generous terraces provide maximum enjoyment of the natural surroundings in all seasons.
Mori Suite offers garden views Sora Suite enjoys partial sea views while Nagi Suite is blessed with panoramic views over Ago Bay.


$830 $789/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.


Staying with us
  • Travel concierge: We listen to help you plan
  • For big villas and chalets, special rates for smaller groups (reduced occupancy)
  • Limited time deals, exclusive perks
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Planning your luxury holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the villa of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
Private, insured, direct airport transfers to and from the villa can be arranged. A villa manager will meet and greet you at the airport ensuring your transfer to the villa is smooth and effortless.
Private tours and boat hire can also be arranged in advance. We will handle the arrangements to collect and return you to your villa after the event. Why not enjoy a fabulous day out and explore the surrounding islands and national marine park on a luxury speed boat?
Book a car with us and have it waiting at your villa when you arrive, we have a wide range of vehicles from a 2 seat Suzuki Jeep to a 7 seat Toyota Fortuner. Price includes comprehensive insurance, unlimited miles, collection and delivery, and optional baby and booster seats.
Prior to your arrival we will send you a food and wine shopping list allowing us to stock the villa with your favorite foods and beverages.
Once on site, your resident villa staff will ensure the villa is kept clean and tidy. Your villa manager is available to cater to guests’ specific needs and can help organize island activities, massage and spa treatments, as well as helping communicate requests to the Thai chef and dealing with any matter arising at the villa. Bed linen is changed every third day and towels are changed as necessary. Pool towels are provided and replenished as deemed necessary.
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