Six Senses debuts in Kyoto, Japan


The sensory and culinary sojourn in Six Senses Kyoto will whisk you away.

Six Senses Kyoto

February 5, 2024: Resorts brand Six Senses has debuted in Japan, bringing its signature blend of luxury and heartfelt hospitality to the cultural heart of Kyoto. Nestled in the historic Higashiyama district, the resort is strategically located for guests to immerse themselves in the city's rich heritage, surrounded by iconic landmarks such as Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, and traditional Japanese architecture. 

The picturesque cherry blossoms and ancient cedar-covered mountains of Kyoto are ideal for the Six Senses Kyoto to redefine opulence. This debut marks a significant milestone as Six Senses continues to expand its global footprint, bringing its unique and immersive experiences to one of Japan's most enchanting cities.
 
General Manager, Nicolas Black, shared, “We are thrilled to announce our debut Six Senses opening in Japan. There couldn't be a more fitting location than Kyoto in the cultural heart of Japan, where age-old sustainability traditions thrive, and well-being is deeply ingrained in the way of life."

Six Senses Kyoto
 
The interior of Six Senses Kyoto is a harmonious blend of luxury and tradition, comprising 81 meticulously crafted guest rooms and suites. Drawing inspiration from authentic Japanese traditions and folklore, the décor is infused with touches reminiscent of The Moon Rabbit and the 11th-century classic Tale of Genji. 
 
Every detail reflects a commitment to cultural authenticity. At the apex of luxury is the Three-Bedroom Penthouse Suite, secluded on the hotel's top floor. The interior design creates an immersive atmosphere, capturing the essence of Kyoto's rich cultural heritage and offering guests a truly enchanting stay.
 
The journey is enhanced with enriching experiences at Earth Lab, the Alchemy Bar, and a locally grown herb garden, fostering a connection with nature and local traditions. The Six Senses Spa seamlessly blends smart science, traditional healing, and Japanese Zen culture, offering rejuvenating treatments rooted in Kyoto's rich heritage. 

Six Senses Kyoto Japan
 
Immerse yourself in the therapeutic and traditional male and female bathhouses, complemented by the sensory delights of an indoor pool and Watsu therapy. For wellness enthusiasts, a diverse range of activities, including yoga, meditation, aerial yoga, a state-of-the-art gym, and the Biohack Recovery Lounge are available. 
 
Meanwhile, expert guides lead bespoke adventures through hidden alleys, ancient temples, and vibrant markets, allowing guests to unravel the stories that have shaped Kyoto over centuries, providing a true taste of quintessential Japanese culture. 
 
In every aspect, Six Senses Kyoto promises a harmonious blend of luxury, cultural discovery, and holistic well-being in the heart of this historic city. The hotel is just a 10-minute drive from Kyoto Shinkansen Station. Bookings are now available for stays starting April 23, 2024.

- By Pritha Debroy

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