Catch a Free Ride to Zen Paradise

Roundtrip travel from Kobe to the wellness resort Zenbo Seinei is now free!


From April 1st, any valued guest who books either a day-trip plan or overnight stay receives a round trip ticket from Sannomiya to Zenbo Seinei on the “Awaji Resort Bus (in Japanese only)” (Kita-awaji Nishi-Kaigan Line).

Eligibility: Guests who have reserved a day-trip plan or overnight stay at Zenbo Seinei (including Specials)

Application Deadline: Please apply by 5pm 3 days prior to boarding.

Point of Departure: Kobe Sannomiya Bus Terminal (Shinki Bus)
(A regular round-trip bus fare is 1,580 yen from Kobe Sannomiya.)
* Please note: This is not the “Mint Kobe” bus terminal in Kobe Sannomiya. See map below.
To see how to get to this bus terminal from JR Sannomiya Station, please click here.

How to Apply for a Free Bus Fare:
1) Reserve a plan at Zenbo Seinei here.
2) Apply for a free round-trip bus ticket here.
3) Go to the ticket counter at the Kobe Sannomiya Shinki Bus Terminal on the day of departure to pick up a ticket. (You can catch the bus at Maiko Highway Bus Terminal. However, you can only pick up your ticket at Kobe Sannomiya Shinki Bus Terminal.

About Zenbo Seinei

Zenbo Seinei is a wellness retreat amidst the majestic natural landscape of Awaji Island. Designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Shigeru Ban, the facility is a healing space where guests come to reconnect with their inner self through activities including yoga and meditation.

Choose from a selection of offerings, whether day-trip plans, overnight stays or afternoon tea.


For groups: only 1 representative needs to make a booking. Please indicate the number of people in your party on the reservation form.

Applications are accepted until 5pm 3 days prior to the desired date.

Those who made reservations for a Zenbo Seinei plan before April 1st are also eligible.

Although a ticket is provided, this alone does not confirm your bus reservation. We recommend arriving early as it may be crowded on the day of the event.

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Name Zenbo Seinei
Address 2594-5 Aza-Banaka, Kusumoto, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-2301
Tel 0799-70-9087
Website https://www.zenbo-seinei.com/en/
Program Reservations https://zenbo-seinei.urkt.in/direct/offices/587/courses
Hotel Reservation https://rsv.temanasi.jp/29/room/search
Operation Hours Mon: 9:00 am~5:00 pm / Tues~Sun: 11:00 am~6:30 pm
Closed: Varies depending on a month. Please inquire.

Click here for details of ZEN Wellness SEINEI