Wazuka is a beautiful town with a long tea history and wonderful tea sights. It is an ideal place to take a break and clear your mind by hiking in the mountains or simply going for a stroll through the tea fields. Stay here a day or two to experience the unique atmosphere of this town. A few recommendations for the accommodation in the area are below.
1. Wazuka- So guesthouse
The concept of this accommodation is to enjoy tea with your all five senses. Next to drinking very good Wazuka tea, you can indulge into a tea bath or relax in your room, while a tea candle fills the air with a pleasant fragrance. Even in the delicious meals, that are served, you will find the theme of ‘tea’. If you spend a few nights in this guesthouse, you can be sure that you will leave more relaxed than before.
2. Blodget Lodge guesthouse
This B&B is run by a young and dedicated half American, half Japanese family, who fell in love with Wazuka a few years ago. Their guest house is located on the hillside and you will have a change to sleep in a traditional Japanese room with a beautiful view of the town and tea fields. Enjoy home-made meals by Mrs. Blodget, who has passion for macrobiotic cuisine. Blodget family is very carrying and will make sure you have a comfortable stay.
3. Shiki guesthouse
While in a neighbouring town, this guesthouse is in a very convenient location between Nara and Kyoto as well as close to Wazuka. The guesthouse is managed by Chieri – a young Japanese woman, who is very passionate about her country’s traditions and culture, including Sado – Japanese tea ceremony. Enjoy staying in a beautiful traditional Japanese house made of aromatic wood while exploring the historic sights of Japan.