- Minshuku Azuma
A little farmer's inn of whole-hearted hospitality in Akadomari
Minshuku Azuma has a view of the calm Maehama coast and the gently ascending lines of the Kosado mountain range. The inn stands in the midst of nature, in the warm south of Sado. The scenic, beautiful inlet of Mushiroba Coast is fascinating. You can feast on home-grown rice and vegetables, fruit (including persimmons), seafood directly sourced from fishermen, and seasonal mountain vegetables. Relax and unwind with the wholehearted hospitality unique to Sado.
Facility Basic Information
- 957-1 Mushiroba, Sado, Niigata 952-0704
- Payment Methods
- Credit cards not accepted
- Assistance in Foreign Languages
- Not Available
- General Accessibility
- Not Available
- Satellite TV
- Not Available
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 50 minutes by car
- Price per night （Tax included）
Half Board Package 7,560 yen～
Bed and Breakfast 5,940 yen～
Simple Package without Meals 4,860 yen～
- Number of rooms
- Business Period
- Open all year
- Book Online
- En-suite bathroom
- Not Available
Toothbrush, Shampoo, Hair conditioner, Face towel, Body soap, Yukata (cotton kimono), Hairdryer
- Transfer Service
Jogahama Beach is a tranquil beach with a width of 150 metres. With clear water perfect for swimming, the beach features impressive white sand. You can enjoy the sand on the clean, small-scale beach, making it perfect for families with small children. As the beach is conveniently located next to the accommodation "Sunrise Jogahama" which offers day-trip hot spring services, you can refresh yourself with a hot spring bath after sea-bathing.
Gift Shops Craft Experiences Food Experiences Ryokan (Japanese-style Inn)
Sunrise Jogahama is an inn located in Akadomari, in the refreshing environment of southeast Sado, that offers hands-on experiences. As the name suggests, you can see the sun rising above the horizon from guest rooms. In front of the inn lies Jogahama Bathing Beach and behind it are mountains abundant in nature, making Sunrise Jogahama ideal for school trips and training camps as well as ordinary stays and banquets. Workshops on offer include soba noodle-making, fishing from a rocky shore, and folktale retelling, providing a glance at the culture of Sado.
Sansuke and Okiku, who are reputed to started rice cultivation in Sado, are enshrined at the two peaks of Mt. Ogamiyama and Mt. Megumiyama in the middle of the Kosado area. The southern slopes are known as a spot to see beautiful autumn foliage, and lead to Momijiyama Park. You can walk around the park on a promenade and enjoy views from a viewing deck in the park.
Gift Shops Sake Breweries
Hokusetsu Shuzo Sake Brewery
Hokusetsu Shuzo Sake Brewery was established in 1872. Hokusetsu is a dry, smooth sake, which evokes images of heavy snow in the northern provinces. Committed in their passion to Sado's water, rice, climate and people, Hokusetsu wholeheartedly makes sake which can only be made by Hokusetsu, and explores the various possibilities of sake with sensibilities suited to the times. Sake produced by Hokusetsu is loved at Nobu restaurants in New York, Los Angeles, London, Milan, and Dubai, among others, which attract celebrities from around the world.
Stores where you can eat and drink nearby
Gift Shops Casual Eatery Sushi Set menus/Rice bowls/Kamameshi(hot pot rice) Chinese Ramen Noodles Government-run Facilities
Akadomari Tourist Centre
Located in one corner of Minato Park, Akadomari Tourist Centre is a government-run facility used for training sessions, and exhibitions. It is closely located to Sado Kisen's Ferry Terminal, where the high-speed passenger boat "Aibisu" departs and arrives, and the on-site restaurant is popular. Among the menu items, including set menus, rice bowls and ramen Chinese noodles, the highlight is the original and seasonal red snow crab all-you-can-eat (available from October-April). Come and enjoy fresh crabs, landed right at the port, to your heart's satisfaction.
Casual Eatery Soba (buckwheat) and Udon Noodles
In Hamochi, "Osaki Soba no Kai" takes place several times a year, where you can enjoy local specialty dishes and hand-kneaded soba (buckwheat noodles), as well as traditional performing arts, attracting many fans throughout Japan. Chobokuri was opened in 2007 by the organising group of Osaki Soba no Kai. Here you can have a simple, but delightful treat of soba noodles made from 100% stone-ground buckwheat all year round. Seeking soba noodles soaked in flying fish based broth, soba lovers visit Chobokuri both from within and beyond Sado. The interior of a quaint Japanese-style house is also a highlight of Chobokuri. The restaurant's name derives from a traditional performing art in the Osaki area, which is performed at Osaki Soba no Kai.
Casual Eatery Fish Dishes Set menus/Rice bowls/Kamameshi(hot pot rice)
Oshokujidokoro Yuzuru (within Sado Rekishi Densetsukan [Sado History and Legend Museum])
Yuzuru is a restaurant located in the Sado Rekishi Densetsukan. The restaurant is built so it looks like it floats on a pond, where you can enjoy an elegant dining experience whilst viewing swimming carps and the Japanese garden. They are proud of dishes made from fresh seafood, especially their kaisendon, a bowl of rice with sumptuous toppings of seasonal seafood, is filling and recommended. Sado-harvested Koshihikari rice has earned popularity too. Visitors to the Sado Rekishi Densetsukan and non-visitors can both visit the Yuzuru restaurant.