Hotels in Kumano, Japan

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Kumano overview

Kumano is a secluded hideaway unique for its castle and historical sites. You'll enjoy Kumano's natural features, beaches, and sea. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Kawayu Onsen and Nonaka-no Shimizu Spring. Make it a point to see sights like Ubuta Shrine and Hananoiwaya Shrine. Kumano is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Kumano

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Kumano has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Kumano with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Kumano hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Kumano hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Kumano

Fly in to Shirahama (SHM-Nanki - Shirahama), 42.6 mi (68.6 km) from downtown Kumano. Kumanoshi station is the closest train station.

What to see around Kumano

Fun activities like boating and camping are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Kawayu Onsen
  • • Nonaka-no Shimizu Spring
A top draw is the area's festivals, as well as places like:
  • • Sato Haruo Memoria Museum
  • • Kumano Hongu Heritage Center
It's notable for its beaches, mountain views, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Yunokuchi Hot Springs
  • • Kihocho Umigame Park
  • • Tategasaki Rock
  • • Hiyuki Falls
  • • Sasanotaki
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Ubuta Shrine
  • • Hananoiwaya Shrine
  • • Onigajo
  • • Kiwacho Mine Museum
  • • Tamaki Shrine

When to visit Kumano

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 60°F day, 30°F night
  • April-June: 82°F day, 43°F night
  • July-September: 89°F day, 62°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 33°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.37 inches
  • April-June: 17.91 inches
  • July-September: 20.79 inches
  • October-December: 14.13 inches
  • Beaches
  • Nature
  • Historical sites