Hamamatsu Golf Trip
One of the most uniquely Japanese golf and stay experiences is easily accessible from Kakegawa Station in the ‘Enshu’ area of Shizuoka Prefecture.
After a day of golf, hot springs and relaxing at the Japanese castle-like Katsuragi Hotel spend a day exploring the Enshu area by train or car and enjoy a variety of authentic experiences that will satisfy and delight.
Museum of Musical Instruments
Hamamatsu Museum of musical instruments 2 mins from the station boasts a vast collection of musical instruments from Japan and around the World.
Visit Hamamatsu Gate Info Centre
After arriving at Hamamatsu station stop in to the Hamamatsu ‘The Gate’ Information desk for help with last minute bookings or to get help with travel plans.
Hana no Mai Sake Brewery
Take a train up to Hana no Mai sake brewery to experience a 150 year old Japanese sake brewery, learn how the sake is produced.
Local Farm to Table experience
With a bottle from the Hananomai Sake take a short taxi ride to the restaurant Notice and be delighted with a fantastic lunch made with vegetables grown in the garden right outside the window.
Check in to KitanoMaru Hotel
Arrive at Kitanomaru hotel for 3pm check in to maximise your relaxation time at this spectacular Castle-like hotel. Wander through the gardens or soak in the magnificent hot springs baths.
Breakfast at Hotel
Before a big day on the links enjoy a buffet breakfast, with a mix of Japanese and Western options, at the hotel.
Katsuragi Golf Club
One of Japan’s more exclusive golf courses the Katsuragi Golf Club prides itself on its manicured course and challenging greens. Clubs & shoes are available to rent.
Lunch at the course
A buffet lunch is available at the course.
Yamaha Piano Factory
After golf (or as an option for non golfers) the Yamaha Piano Factory is a fascinating experience and great way to really understand what is meant by ‘Japanese Efficiency’.