Naoshima Island, Kagawa, Japan
Experience the architectural wonder of Sana Mane's unique sauna, "Sauzae" on Naoshima Island. Stay overnight in captivating domes and savor the convenience of an on-site restaurant and bar at this resort-style glamping destination in Japan.
About Sana Mane
"Listen to the sound of the waves rolling in and out, feel the soft breeze on your skin, and take in the starry night sky. Please experience the fantastic time and space unique to SANA MANE" ~ Sana Mane
Sana Mane is a captivating glamping destination nestled on the picturesque island of Naoshima, Japan. What sets Sana Mane apart from other glamping experiences is its exceptional architectural design by architect Taichi Kuma, which seamlessly blends modern contemporary art with the island's serene natural landscape. The contemporary art of the sauna is a great attraction for the Setouchi Triennale, which is held every three years on seven islands in the eastern part of the Seto Inland Sea of Japan in the Kagawa Prefecture - Naoshima, Teshima, Ojijima, Shodoshima, Megijima, Inujma, and Oshima. Learn more about the Sethouchi Triennale festival here.
The heart of Sana Mane lies in its innovative and one-of-a-kind structures that have been thoughtfully integrated into the lush surroundings. Each glamping accommodation at Sana Mane is a work of art in itself, embodying a harmonious balance of modern design and the island's pristine nature. Guests can immerse themselves in the beauty of Naoshima, surrounded by the tranquility of the landscape as it meets the Setonai Ocean.
In addition to its striking architecture, Sana Mane is also a celebration of contemporary art. Throughout the glamping site, you'll encounter installations, sculptures, and art pieces that add an extra layer of aesthetic delight to the experience. This unique blend of art and nature creates an atmosphere of both serenity and inspiration.
Visitors to Sana Mane can expect a truly immersive experience, where the boundaries between modern design, art, and nature blur, resulting in a one-of-a-kind glamping adventure that promises relaxation, cultural enrichment, and a deep connection with the stunning island of Naoshima.
Filmmaker: Sho Ikushima of 034 Productions
DP/Editor: Kaoru Imafuku of Exhibit Films
Sound/ Camera: Ice Elloso
Taichi Kuma, of Kengo Kuma Architects
Yusaku Sanada, Owner