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SUMMER RECOMMENDED DESTINATION KYUSHU AREA

Here are some destinations around hotels in kyushu area which are perfect for enjoying Summer.

Fairfield by Marriott Fukuoka Ukiha

Cho-on Fall park
3184 Imogawa, Ukiha , Ukiha , Fukuoka 
Somen nagashi: Mid-JUL.~early SEP Open: 11:00~ (closes as soon as it runs out)
Pool: 10:00~16:00 (during summer vacation)

When you come close to the waterfall, an indescribably cool breeze blows in from the waterfall basin, like a natural cooler.
It's a great spot to enjoy summer with its pleasant waterfalls, pools, and somen noodles.

 

Chikugo Yoshii Gion Festival
1083 Yoshii, Ukiha, Fukuoka 21st to 22nd JUL

“Yoshii Gion Festival”, is one of the most popular summer festivals in Yoshii Town.
During the festival, the town is filled with festivities such as the 10-meter-high decorative Yamagasa floats, Gion-bayashi music, a variety of stalls, school mikoshi, and the Yoshii Ondo parade.
At night, the decorated floats are lit up, creating a different atmosphere from the daytime.

 

 

Fairfield by Marriott Saga Ureshino Onsen

Ureshino Onsen Summer Festival
Ureshino Sports Park (Miyuki Park)  2834 Shimajuku Ko, Ureshino, Ureshino, Saga Held on 11th AUG every year

The scale of the fireworks is impressive no matter how many times you see it, and it is said to be one of the largest firework festivals in western Japan.
Approximately 2,500 fireworks will be launched. The venue, Miyuki Park, is a 30-minute walk from the hotel.

 

Ureshino Saturday Night Market
Ureshino Onsen Shopping Street  Open 19:00~21:00(Late July to early August)

The main street of Ureshino Onsen Shopping Street will be turned into a pedestrian paradise, and there will be many fun events such as stage events, games, and stalls.

 

 

Fairfield by Marriott Kumamoto Aso

Daikanbo
YamadaAso, Kumamoto

A scenic spot representing Aso where you can see the cityscape of Aso, the five Aso mountains, and the Kuju mountain range. The greenery is very beautiful in the summer when cows and horses graze. From early summer to autumn, if the conditions are right, you can even see a sea of clouds.


Shirakawa Suigen
2092-1 Shirakawa, Minamiaso-mura, Aso District, Kumamoto Open 8:30~17:00

A water source that represents Kumamoto Prefecture and has been selected as one of the ”100 Best Waters” by the Ministry of the Environment.
You can freely take home the natural water, and they also sell warmed water and empty bottles.


Takamori Yusui Tunnel Park Summer Tanabata Festival
1034-2 Takamori, Takamori, Aso District, Kumamoto Open 9:00~18:00 3-7 JUL

This is a Tanabata Festival held inside a tunnel, which is rare in Japan.
Huge Tanabata decorations are on display, creating a cool and magical space even in summer. There will also be a decoration contest for local residents.

 

 

Fairfield by Marriott Kagoshima Sakurajima

Marine Park Tarumizu
2058-3 Hamabira, Tarumizu, Kagoshima Open 9:00~18:00

A base for marine activities in Hamahira, Tarumizu City.
Even beginners can safely enjoy marine sports such as popular SUP and canoeing.
Wet suit rental, shower are prepared, and you can also enjoy BBQ!

 

Sarugajo Gorge/Mori-no-Eki Tarumizu
1344-1 Shinmido, Tarumizu, Kagoshima  Open 8:30~17:00

It is designated as a prefectural natural park and Osumi Natural Recreational Forest.
Why not unwind being surrounded by beautiful gorge formed from granite rocks and megaliths.


Tarumizu Fureai Festa 2024 Summer festival
1-2 Kinkou ,Tarumizu, Kagoshima  Held on 10th AUG

Tarumizu City's summer tradition, the Fureai Festa Summer Festival, colors the nights of Tarumi City with stage events, approximately 5,000 underwater fireworks.