Would you like to get away from the hustle and bustle of a city?
If so, Farmer’s Inn JUGEM is the place where you can get a fresh air.
Located in Irokawa village beset of with mountains, you can experience not only rural life but also natural farming here.
We accommodate only 1 group of up to 5 people staying together at one time. JUGEMU is a kominka (an old folk house).
As your room is separated from the main house, in which we live, you can make yourself right at home.
\7,500 / person (including dinner and breakfast)
Those who stay consecutive nights and need lunch, please feel free to ask us.
※Sorry, we accept cash only.
We welcome you to relax in the living room until your departure time.
If cancellation received, following cancellation fee will be charged:
On the day: 100% of your total amount
3 days before arrival: 50% of your total amount
1 week before arrival: 25% of your total amount
※Reservation is available up to 3 days prior to arrival.
※We will send you confirmation email or give you a confirmation call within 24 hours. If you do not receive our reply, please contact us again.
We provide you focusing on freshly-picked organic vegetables and other foodstuff from our area.
Japanese traditional style oven
Let’s enjoy cooking together with us! Thai food is also available upon your request. (Chiduru used to run a small restaurant in Trang, Thailand.) Please ask us when you make a reservation.
Rice is cooked in a hagama (an old style cooking pot with a brim) using a kamado (a wood-fired oven). You can taste freshly-cooked rice and okoge (scorched rice stick to the surface). So delicious!
Rooms are not en suite.
Taking a wood-fired bath, you can warm yourself to the marrow. You can have a wood-chopping experience.
Bath towels, face towels, toothbrushes and pajamas are not provided. Please bring your own toiletry amenities and pajamas.
All rooms are non-smoking. Please smoke in an outside smoking area.
We welcome you to relax in the living room until your departure time.
Safe deposit box is not equipped. You have a responsible to take care of your own valuables and belongings.
We are happy to receive your inquiries.
Please feel free to contact us.
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0735-30-1088 / +81-735-30-1088
※Please bring your own clothes and boots that can get down and dirty.
|Wood-chopping||Experience to chop wood with a small ax.||All year round||Free|
traditional style oven)
|Kamado is used for cooking everyday meals: cooking rice, grill fishes and so on||All year round||Free|
|Plum-picking||Experience to make Japanese traditional pickles called umeboshi, or plum jam. These are good activities in bad weather.||Early June ～Mid-June||Not free|
Tea-picking Producing Kamairi-cha
|Produce your own green tea with freshly-picked tea leaves.||Early May||Not free|
|Yuzu-picking||Yuzu trees are planted in Ryogonji-temple in Oono area. Experience to make a bath agent, yuzu jam and ponzu sauce. Enjoy being enveloped in refreshing aroma! In addition, Ryogonji-temple is a scenic spot, you can overlook Nchi-wan on a sunny day.||October ～ December||Free|
|Corocoro land||Corocoro land is a satoyama (a maintained mountain). More than 50 types of trees are planted. It is a suitable place for you to enjoy playing in the river or going on picnic.||All year round||Free|
|Firefly-watching||You can see fireflies fly everywhere along the river. You may feel as if you were in fantasy world!||Late May ～ Mid-June||Free|
|Sennin-daki waterfall||A famous waterfall in Kuchiiroka area. Some make coffee or tea with its clear and pure water. It tastes really good!||All year round||Free|
|Our herb garden||More than 10 types of herbs are planted. Provided herb tea, herb soap and potpourri bath agents in Jugemu are all from our herb garden.||All year round||Free|
※While green tea is generally produced by roasting steamed tea leaves, kamairi-cha is produced by roasting fresh tea leaves. Because green tea production is long process, kamairi-cha suits homemade green tea.
Events in Nachi-Katsuura town
|Activities / Events||Explanation|
|Whale watching||Late March ~ Late September
From spring to autumn, a lot of whales ride the Black current and reach to Kumano-nada.
|Blue beach Nachi
The formal start of the sea
The largest beach in Wakayama prefecture.
This beach was selected as one of the top 100 excellent beaches in Japan by the Ministry of the Environment. About 20,000 people flock to this beautiful beach during the beach season.
|Nachi Fire Festival||July 14
It is the annual festival held at Kumano Nachi Taisha shrine to purify and welcome 12 portable shrines decorated with ornaments using huge heavy torches.
|Nachi-Katsuura town’s Fireworks Show||August 11
This show is organized by local people’s donation with a piece of their message. Memorial fireworks fill in the night sky on the day.
|Again Kumano-moude||Forth Sunday in October
About 200 participants dressing in a historical costume re-enact kumano-gokou-gyouretsu (the parade of a retired emperor and nobles) in the Heian period. They march Kumanokodo road to Nachi Taisha Shrine
Visiting a place associated with Heike
Items associated with Heike are exposed to the public once a year in Oono area.
|Joya no Kane: the bells on New Year's Eve
(Nachisan Shigantoji temple)
The sound of a temple bell from its shorodo (belfry) rings out all over the town, and what’s more, the three-story pagoda is lit up from sunset to the night of New Year’s Day.
Our farm had been covered with moss and its soil had been poor in nutrition, when we moved in Irokawa. However, after farm land reclamation, we saw vegetables grow in our firm. Taking our first bite of those vegetables, we found their taste was really good enough to appreciate the blessing of harvest. They were small but very flavorful.
Unlike supermarkets, the shape of vegetables grown in our farm are a bit misshapen and you will find wormholes in leaves, though, please enjoy eating without anxious. We guarantee food safety and security and of course the taste, too!
The access method
From Osaka (Approximately 6 hours)
Kinki Jidoshado Expressway Hanwa Line → Kainan Yuasa Gobo Road → Advance southward on National Route 42 → Turn left at the traffic light in front of Shimosato-ohashi → Prefectural Road 45 Nachi-katsuura Hongu Line → Irokawa
From Nagoya (Approximately 5 hours)
Nagoya → Higashimeihan Expressway → the Sewataki Interchange of the Kinki Jidoshado Expressway Ise Line→ Kisei Expressway → Drive south on National route 42 → Turn left at the traffic light at an exit ramp on Nachikatsuura Shingu Road → Prefectural Road 43 (toward Nachi no Taki waterfall) → Turn left at Iseski → Prefectural Road 43 → Irokawa
※Those who take a train or a highway bus, please get off at Oonohashi bus stop.
Crossing the bridge, you will see JUGEMU on the right side of the junction of three streets.
JR: Shin-Osaka Station → JR: Kii-Katsuura Station (Approximately 3 hours 40 minutes by JR: Limited Express Kuroshio) Please take a Town Bus to get to Irokawa at Kii-Katsuura station. (Approximately 60 minutes)
JR: Nagoya Station → JR: Kii-Katsuura Station (Approximately 3 and a half hours by JR: Limited Express Nannki) Please take a Town Bus to get to Irokawa at Kii-Katsuura station. (Approximately 60 minutes)
■By Highway Bus
From Tokyo (Approximately 11 hours)
Ikebukuro → Katsuura Bus Terminal (Kii-Katsuura station)
Please take a Town Bus to get to Irokawa at Kii-Katsuura station. (Approximately 60 minutes)
Timetable of Town Bus (Approximately 60 minutes for one-way)
From Kii-Katsuura Station to Kago (Fare: \600)
From Irokawa / Kago to Kii-Katsuura Station (Fare: \600)
Making inquiries or reservations, please feel free to contact us. We will reply you within 24 hours. In case you do not receive our email, please check your bulk mail box or your email address you given us.
Contact by Phone and FAX
Phone and FAX: 0735-30-1088 / +81-735-30-1088
Hours: 12:00-13:00 and 18:00-21:00 (Any day except Tuesday)
We may not be able to answer you during the daytime due to farm work. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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