Vacation Rentals in Japan

Vacation Rentals in Japan

Holidays in Japan

Location and orientation

The country Japan

The fourth largest island state in the world, Japan, comprises 6,852 islands and is located in the Pacific Ocean. It borders indirectly on Russia, China, North Korea and also South Korea. The capital is Tokyo and this is also the largest metropolis of the country. A total of 127 million people live here.

Journey to Nippon

Of course you can reach your destination - called "Nippon" in Japanese - by plane. Many major airlines fly to the island regularly, with Tokyo and Osaka being the largest airports. From there you can get to your holiday destination relaxed by train or rental car.

Travelers and Activities

Japan for families

If you book a vacation rental in Japan, then you should absolutely walk with your children on the traces of popular manga figures. Special tours can be booked for this. You can also enjoy an exciting day with a cable car ride in the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Here not only breathtaking nature is offered to you, but also all kinds of exciting activities for young and old. Also the red face macaques provide mood. Your kids love dangerous animals? How about visiting the "Okinawa-Churaumi" aquarium, where the infamous whale shark can be admired?

Japan for metropolitan fans

You love the magic of big cities? Then you've come to the right place on this densely populated island. The capital offers a lot to see with all its museums, skyscrapers, the "Tokyo Sky Tree" and sometimes very modern parks. Osaka, with its exciting mix of modern Skyscraper architecture and traditional temples, is also a must-see. Somewhat smaller, less touristy, but nevertheless absolutely worth seeing is the city Hamamatsu, which is located directly at the Pacific Ocean.

Whale meat is the new sushi. For the Japanese, eating the sea mammal is an integral part of their culture, even if they are severely criticized for it.

Top 5 travel tips

1st Fushimi Inari-Taisha

You should definitely visit this famous place if you are renting an apartment in Japan. The Shinto Shrine is located in the city of Kyoto and is one of the most famous of its kind. The shrine could also be seen in many films, such as "The Geisha".

2nd Kouri-jima Island

You shouldn't miss this when renting a flat in Japan: the picturesque island of Kouri-jima. Here you will not only see the "Heart Stones", but also beautiful beaches. Of course you can also rent a chalet here and explore the small island of Japan on your own - by the way, it is practically connected to the mainland by a road - in peace and quiet.

Third, Akiyoshi Limestone Cave.

You just can't let this cave escape you. The entrance to Japan's largest limestone cave alone is worth seeing and admiring. The attraction in the Yamaguchi region is also embedded in a national park.

4th Kyoto and the Temples

From Tokyo you can easily reach Kyoto by train and discover the city and temple on your own. Whether in optical contrast to modern skyscrapers in the middle of the city or quite picturesquely idyllic in the bamboo forests, the religious buildings are ideal for amazement and reflection.

5. Tokyo

If you are in Japan, you should definitely explore the capital and get to know its rhythm. Stroll through the city, experience the people and the Asian food and let yourself be enchanted.

Things to know

The school system

The Japanese are known for their school education. Society attaches great importance to a proper upbringing, which is why strictness is part of the agenda. School uniforms are also compulsory.


Due to the length of the country, you must always use the specific data of the respective region for the climate. In general, spring and autumn are particularly suitable for a trip because they are particularly mild and friendly. How about a visit to Japan's vacation rental in May? Then you are at the beautiful cherry blossom time on site.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Japan

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Japan?

Our data shows that Japan had an average price of $271 per night, a relatively high one compared to the countries in Asia.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Japan?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Japan are June ($233 the average per night for accommodation), November ($233), and May ($238).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Japan?

Last year, the month that had the highest annual average in Japan was July, with an average price of $334 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $333, and then January, with $299.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Japan?

It is better to book your stay with plenty of time when visiting Japan, as only 43% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, February (with an availability of 50%), April (48%), and June (48%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many rentals are there in Japan?

In Japan we offer you an extensive catalog of approximately 26,000 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 7 local and international providers.

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