“Japan’s southern Setouchi region doesn’t get as much recognition as Tokyo and Kyoto do,” notes Surface, “but with the opening of a floating hotel late last year, travelers have a new reason to explore the lesser-known territory.

“Consider Guntû a maritime Japanese ryokan, languidly cruising among the uninhabited islands…complete with a six-person sushi counter run by a Nobu vet, nightly tea ceremonies, a communal bath spa, and a moon-viewing skiff for after-dark sake excursions.” 

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