75% of the center is closed down because of the earth crack. There is hardly any mud left and the place wasn't really clean. Everywhere I met signs with keep out. It was very expensive compared to the other onsens I've tried. Normally there are lots of locals at the good places but here there were hardly any.
I went there by my self, not thinking much and just enjoying the relaxed feeling. Until I saw a guy walking by. I didn't know that the outdoor area is a mixed area. But the mud covered my whole body so it was still nice. Definitely will go there again.
So rather than a review I would like to offer some tips From Fukuoka it's a 1:40 trip via sonic ( try to get reserved tickets valid on JR pass ) to Beppu station Hoyoland has two types of onsens a milky sulphur smelling but wonderful indoor male / female and a outdoor mud ( mixed ) women can stay... 更多
It is old, decadent and somewhat filthy, but still an interesting experience, specially if you like mud and sulfur. The... 更多
I have been to many onsen inJapan, Hoyoland was the best for its been so natural and simple. Hope it... 更多
The male employee of the Beppu mud bath (Hoyoland) comes into the womens' change room to look at the naked... 更多