About us


The proprietor


Hi, my name is Kenji Nakajima, the owner of the hideaway that marks more than 4 years of a wonderful hosting journey with fantastic guest reviews, especially resulting 9.9 out of 10 rating of host category.
I am originally from Shikoku and enjoy not only a rural lifestyle with easy access to untouched beautiful nature, but also a laidback life surrounded by amazingly friendly locals in Shimanto.

The small hotel accommodation is open to guests from all over the world and set up to make their stay comfortable and memorable.

Stay with us and explore some amazing hidden gems that the world hasn’t discovered yet.

Looking forward to meeting you soon!  



The neighbourhood


Surrounded by mountains and close to the beaches and ocean, Shimanto, with its clear rivers, is a microcosm of Japan's natural beauty.
Casual spirit community with numerous delicacies and local sake.

Whether you're visiting the small region in Japan for relaxation or action and adventure, you will be impressed by the cultural landscape : harmony in relationship between the nature and local residents.


四万十の隠れた魅力の一つが、
自然と共存する知恵とおおらかさを持ったローカルの人たちです。

是非、居酒屋の大将や同席したお客さん、
田畑で見かけた地元の方々に話しかけてみてください。
旅の忘れられないひとコマとなるでしょう。