A “spa resort” right in the middle of Tokyo
From an amusement park to a shopping mall, restaurants, and a fitness area, Tokyo Dome City LaQua has it all. And this natural hot spring facility is one of them. This spa facility has a resort-like atmosphere that makes you forget you are still right in the middle of Tokyo.
The natural hot spring is drawn from 1700 meters underground, beneath the Tokyo Dome City, and the facility houses indoor as well as open-air hot springs.
There are also “Hydro-foot” facility (available in women’s bath area only), in which the bubbles massage and soothe your feet, and the “Bubble-pit”, or a jacuzzi.
Sweat to your heart’s content in the sauna
There is a wide selection of saunas available at Spa LaQua.
In the women’s area, there is the “Deep Sea”, a salt sauna, the “Termale”, a mist sauna, or even “Olive”, a middle/high temperature sauna. It will definitely be difficult to choose which one to experience first.
At “Olive”, there is a roryu service, in which the staff pours water with a blend of aromatic oil onto the stove, producing steam and a relaxing fragrance, which also helps to increase perspiration.
Also in the men’s area, there is the “Stadium Sauna”, a middle/high temperature sauna with a TV, or “Old Log”, a high temperature sauna that has an atmosphere of a little mountain log house. You can also experience roryu at the middle/high temperature sauna called the “Wildenstein”.
Healing Baden for you relaxation
Within the Healing Baden, there are a variety of relaxation facilities that you can enjoy with your clothes on. There is the “Odobo”, a low temperature sauna using yellow sand, that is said to have anti-aging effects, or the “Saikibo”, a color sauna in which the walls change color, drawing from the idea of color therapy. There is the “Togenkyu” as well, a space using germanium, which is said to have detoxing effects.
Although there is a women-only space as well, this area can generally be used by everyone, making it a great destination for people seeking to enjoy the sauna experience together with their family, friends, or partners.
A wide variety of restaurants including the sister store of a renowned restaurant in Kyoto
Inside the facility, there are a variety of restaurants such as Kyoto-style dining, cafes, or Asian cuisine. Alcohol is available as well.
There is also a sister store of the renowned restaurant in Kyoto, Kyoto Ryourikan Kodaiji Yoshinoya (京都料理館 高台寺 よ志のや), which was picked up by the Michelin Guides. Here, you can enjoy Japanese cuisine such as udon, suki-nabe, and shabu-shabu.
There is a value plan in which the admission fee and a course meal at this restaurant are combined, so seek assistance at the reception if you are interested.