Shou Sugi Ban House
Shou Sugi Ban House is a thirteen-room destination retreat and luxury spa that embodies global wellness practices. Surrounded by evergreen trees and lush grasses, Shou Sugi Ban House is a private three-acre sanctuary that invites you to slow down and Return to the Simplicity of Self.
Overnight retreats at Shou Sugi Ban House include a daily morning movement class, signature breakfast and access to the saltwater swimming pool, Main Barn lounge with fireplace and reading library, fire lounge, movement pavilion, solarium deck and cherry orchard.
Shou Sugi Ban House was designed around the belief that each person walks a unique path to wellness. Our overnight retreat programs offer an integrated way to experience the property and are designed to incorporate multiple offerings from our Wellness Menu. A daily schedule and personal itinerary helps one restore balance in both mind and body.
Programs may include daily walks, movement and meditation classes, healing arts, signature treatments, hydrotherapy, plant-rich meals, culinary demonstrations and fireside gatherings.
Retreats are available exclusively to guests staying at the main Shou Sugi Ban House property. Retreats are not available to guests staying at Shou Sugi Ban Inn.
Visit our Retreats page for a full overview of our various programs and to choose the experience that best suits your journey.
With a focus on clean lines and wabi-sabi design, our Guest Studios are calming spaces meant to encourage the true luxury of relaxation and meditation. Each room accommodates one to two guests and features either a king or queen bed with views of the saltwater pool.
Features & Amenities
- Private garden patio
- Modern gas fireplace
- Custom-built furniture by local artisan All Things Dirt
- Organic mattress, bed linens and towels
- Remote control privacy shades
- Pure flax linen robes
- Organic Sasawashi slippers
- Hinoki ofuro soaking tub or Bain Ultra Air Massage soaking bathtub
- Organic Japanese bath amenities
- Nightly in-room seasonal soak
- Signature Shou Sugi Ban House soaps
- Sustainable bamboo toothbrushes
- Hair dryer
- Electric tea kettle and signature Shou Sugi Ban House teas
- In-room safe
- Structured water system
Signature Breakfast Menu
- Variety of Freshly Prepared Coffee, Tea and Juice
- Seasonal Porridge
- Miso Soup
- Farm Raised Soft-Boiled Eggs
- House-Made Granola
- Chia Seed Pudding with Oat Milk
- Fresh Fruit
- House-Made Ricotta
- Heavily-Seeded Danish Rye Bread
- Gluten-Free Bread
- House-Made Silken Tofu with Ponzu, Soy & Scallions
- Coconut Yogurt
- Selection of Dried Fruits and Nuts
- Selection of Nut Butters
Preparing for Your Stay
After your overnight reservation has been confirmed, you will receive an email with additional information regarding your stay.
Given the intimate size of our property and high level of demand, we anticipate that Shou Sugi Ban Spa may be fully committed during your stay. In advance of your arrival, please review our Wellness Menu and contact Guest Services to reserve your preferred treatments and activities. During peak season, we encourage you to book at least three weeks in advance of your visit to ensure availability.
Please be advised that an email request for a specific service does not secure your reservation. Only when a form of payment has been processed and a guest itinerary is received, has your reservation been confirmed.
Daily breakfast is included with your overnight stay. All additional meals must be booked and selected at least 24 hours in advance.
Our deposit and cancellation policies, along with our house policies, may be found here.
We look forward to welcoming you soon.