We enjoyed Saitama’s finest hot springs, saunas, and views for less than 3,000 yen

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Looking for a cheap self-care destination? This could be it.

The weather is finally starting to get chilly in Japan, and that means it’s time to make hot baths and saunas a regular thing. But with tried and true onsen nearby Tokyo becoming few and far between, it can be hard to know where to go.

So our Saitama Prefecture local and Japanese-language reporter Masanuki Sunakoma decided to have a sauna and hot springs weekend in his home prefecture, making two stops that he thinks were worth it: Iruma no Yu and Miyazawa Lake Onsen Kirari Villa.

Iruma

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