Where to stay around Japan?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,868 holiday lettings near Japan. From 1,104 apartments to 600 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Japan is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Japan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Japan. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tokyo: 603 holiday homes
  • Kyoto: 338 holiday homes
  • Shinjuku: 150 holiday homes
  • Osaka: 436 holiday homes
  • Shibuya: 199 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Japan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Japan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Japan with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Tokyo: 603 holiday lettings
  • Kyoto: 338 holiday lettings
  • Osaka: 436 holiday lettings
  • Okinawa: 83 holiday lettings
  • Yokohama: 296 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Japan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Japan are:

  • Kyoto Airport (UKY): 339 self catering accommodations
  • Kyoto (UKY): 339 self catering accommodations
  • Otaru (QOT): 58 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Japan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Japan. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Akihabara Electric Town: 624 holiday rentals
  • Osaka Station City: 414 holiday rentals
  • Japanese Sword Museum: 581 holiday rentals
  • Saitama Stadium 2002: 576 holiday rentals
  • Zeniarai Benten Shrine: 17 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Japan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental House in Japan, Asia Your Home Away From Home

Straddling the Pacific Ocean, close to the country of North Korea is the wonderful island nation of Japan. If you are looking for a destination that is filled to the brim with things to see and do, then a Japan holiday is the perfect choice. A Japan holiday rental house is the ideal base from which to explore this interesting, historic and culturally rich country.

Things to Do on Holiday in Japan, Asia

For those beginning their Japan holiday, they will soon discover that there are plenty of activities to fill up their days. Outdoor activities are very popular and available in abundance on the island. This includes activities such as cycling, hiking, rafting, canoeing, diving, abseiling, rock climbing, horse riding and archery.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Japan, Asia

If you decide to venture out from your comfortable Japan holiday rental house then you will find there are many great places to visit. This includes the famous city of Hiroshima, most noted in modern times as the place where the Americans dropped an atomic bomb during the Second World War. Visitors to the city will be able to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park which is dedicated to this tragic event. As well as beautiful sculptures and monuments, the park contains the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum which explains all about the bombing to visitors in the city.

Another great attraction not to be missed is Hiroshima Castle. The present-day castle is an exact replica of the original 16th century which was unfortunately destroyed by the atom bomb. The castle has an interesting museum which explains the traditional Japanese feudal system and Hiroshima’s history.

Weather in Japan, Asia

If booking a Japan holiday rental house is dependent on the weather then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy hot summers and cool winters. A Japan holiday is very popular during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a very hot 32°C. The winter months of December and January see the temperature during daylight hours drop to between 1° and 12°C. The annual rainfall amount for the country is quite high at 67 inches thanks to the rainy season which lasts from mid-June until the end of July.

Travel to Japan, Asia Travellers setting off on a Japan holiday can arrive at Kansai International Airport (KIX) which is located in the water close to Osaka Bay. Air operators that offer cheap, frequent flights to Japan include Emirates, KLM, Flybe and BMI. Passengers can depart the UK from numerous airports including Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL), Belfast (BFS) and Heathrow (LHR).