From onsen spas to shopping in LaQua
LaQua is a good place to enjoy natural spas in the heart of Tokyo. You can bathe both indoor and open-air spas plenty of amber-colored hot springs which have health-giving properties, effective for fatigue, or poor blood circulation as well as skin care. Also there is "za-yu" (a style of using a shower of hot water while sitting in a shallow bathtub) in men’s and women’s sections as well as "ashi-yu" foot bath in the women’s sections.
A variety of saunas include salt sauna, mist sauna, low-temperature sauna, mid-high temperature sauna, in four types for women, three types for men and four types for gender-free use. Some are equipped with far-infrared ray heating system. Others are designed for the effect of color therapy. You can make a choice from among many types according to your preference.
A total of fourteen shops provide body care services such as aesthetic treatment, scrubbing, and Thai ancient-style healing. There are five restaurants and cafes, including a sister restaurant of Kyo-ryori Ryokan Kodaiji YOSHINOYA featured in the MICHELIN GUIDE. The shopping mall "Shop&Restaurant" also houses shops selling clothing, cosmetics and miscellaneous goods as well as a supermarket.
Operating hours differ by facility. Spa LaQua is open from 11:00 to next morning 9:00. The shops are open from 11:00 to 21:00; the restaurants are from 11:00 to 23:00, with exceptions for some shops. The entrance fee for Spa LaQua is 2,634 yen for those aged 18 and older, and 1,836 for those aged 17 and under. Added to the entrance fee, extra charge for weekend and holidays is 324 yen, and extra late-night charge (1:00AM-6:00AM) is 1,944 yen.
By train, Suidobashi station on JR Chuo Line/Sobu Line, on Toei Subway Mita Line, Korakuen station on Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line/Nanboku Line, or Kasuga station on Toei Subway Oedo Line is nearest. A pay parking lot is available for 400 yen/30min., with a capacity of 670 cars. You can get a discount rate for parking if you use LaQua, or a free parking for the first one hour if you spend 3,000 yen or more at any shop or restaurant in the Shop&Restaurant.
Image Gallery: LaQua
1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 03-5800-9999|
|Closed dates||7 days open|
|Admission Fee||Pay admission: 2,634yen|
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|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|