Resort Hotel Olivean Shodoshima

140 MIN FROM TOKYO, 160 MIN FROM KYOTO Island Resort In The Seto Inland Sea

Shodoshima is located 140 min from Tokyo and 160 min from Kyoto and is an island blessed with beautiful natural surroundings in the Seto Inland Sea.
Island resort is a fusion of blessed beautiful natural surroundings and modern art where you can enjoy the way of Japanese slow life only 1 hour ferry ride away from the city.

One of Japan’s top sunset sceneries, high quality hot spring, Culinary delights prepared with local ingredients nurtured in the rich inland sea are surely worth your trip.




Beauty Of Islands In The Seto Inland Sea And Sunsets Experience The True Meaning Of Japanese Healing

Hot springs gushing from deep 2,000 meter underground of Resort Hotel Olivean Shodoshima is known for creating beautiful skin for its filtered rain water from 300,000 years ago with pH 9.0 spring quality.
Have a relaxing time while enjoying a grandstand view of beautiful islands in the Seto Inland Sea setting off against the beautiful sunset and experience the true meaning of Japanese Healings.


The Seto Inland Sea – The Hottest Art District
Plans To Host The Setouchi International Art Festival Again In 2016.

The Setouchi Triennale is a contemporary art festival that takes place on multiple islands of the Seto Inland Sea. It was first held in 2010 on Seto Islands and it attracted a huge response from hundreds of thousands of visitors. Plans to host the 3rd Festival again in 2016. One of the islands, Naoshima Island famously known for Benesse House is also a part of exhibition halls as well as Shodoshima Island.


Luxury of having fresh seafood directly delivered from the Seto Inland Sea prepared in the delicate flavor.

Our highly skilled chefs painstakingly prepare seasonal dishes with a focus on specialty local ingredients – benefit of the Mediterranean climate and fresh seafood in the Seto Inland Sea.
We serve lavish buffet including our healthy Mediterranean cuisine by making the best use of the homegrown olives and olive oil and Japanese cuisine where you can enjoy wide variety of tastes with local soy sauces.

Beautiful Four Seasons In Shodoshima – Impressive At Any Time Of The Year

Beautiful Four Seasons In Shodoshima – Impressive At Any Time Of The Year

Shodoshima is surrounded by beautiful island and the quiet Seto Inland Sea and Kankakei Gorge, known as one of the 3 most beautiful gorges. It is impressive at any time of the year as each season offers something different. Among these, the autumn leaves of Kankakei Gorge during the fall are must-see beauty.

Village of “Soy Sauce”

Village of “Soy Sauce”

Shodo Island’s soy sauce production was born over 400 years ago. Shodo Island’s Soy Sauce is still handmade in the old-fashioned wood barrel.
There are several private brands’ soy sauce factories on the island and they are just like wineries.
In Shodo island, you can experience the 400 years of history and craftsmanship in soy sauce.


Go to Frequently Asked Questions