Savor the taste of moromi at the island inn. Enjoy the signature soy sauce kaiseki cuisine at Mari.

Savor the taste of Moromi at this island inn. At Mari, all rooms have hot spring baths with free-flowing hot-spring water, and tubs, barrels, and stone bathtubs are also available for your enjoyment.

Mari’s soy sauce kaiseki, which is made with soy sauce and locally produced ingredients, is prepared in the traditional way on Shodoshima, an island that has long been known for its soy sauce!
Why don’t you enjoy the taste that you can only find here!

In this issue, we will introduce you to this island inn on Shodoshima, Kagawa Prefecture, where you can taste and savor moromi (soy sauce). We will introduce in detail the charm, location, room features, and cuisine of “Mari”.

Mari Location

Mari Location
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Moromi’s island inn where you can fully enjoy the charm of the island. Mari” is about 3 hours from Tokyo, Kobe, or Kyushu. Pick-up and drop-off service is available when you arrive at the port by ferry.

Shodoshima is full of history, culture, and tourist facilities to see, eat, and play.

At the 24 Eyes Film Village, located on the cape of Shodoshima, nostalgic music plays in a space where the streets and atmosphere of the Taisho and early Showa periods remain, and visitors can enjoy an atmosphere as if they have slipped back in time to the world of famous films.

In addition, at Michi no Eki Osaka Zanseki Memorial Park, visitors can see about 40 leftover stones that were quarried and left unused when Osaka Castle was rebuilt after it fell during the Winter and Summer Campaigns approximately 400 years ago.

In the park, photos and old documents related to the island’s stones, as well as tools used to transport the stones in those days, are on display, and the transportation method used in those days is reproduced in an easy-to-understand manner.

The only sake brewery on Shodoshima, the Shodoshima Sake Brewery, has renovated a 70-year-old tsukudani (food boiled in soy sauce) factory and opened an atmospheric cafe!

You can enjoy dishes and original desserts with sake and sake lees added. Their very popular amazake drink made with seasonal fruits from the island is a must-try!
Enjoy a new taste of sake.

Mari’s Attraction

Mari's Attraction
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Moromi’s Island Inn. At Mari, the entire staff is dedicated to providing hospitality with the desire to deliver the charm of the beautiful island in a new form.

Their attention to detail and care come naturally, and their casual calls to guests can be heartwarming at times!

In the souvenir shop, you will enjoy looking around at the island’s specialties, homemade seasonings, and other prized items, each of which is carefully selected from raw materials and production methods!

The private spring water is colorless and odorless, and its high content of metasilicic acid, which is effective for beautiful skin, will leave your skin smooth after bathing.

The soft texture of the hot spring will warm you from the core and relieve your daily fatigue at once.

Ki no Yu” has a stone indoor bath and a half-open-air bath with a view of a tsuboniwa garden surrounded by greenery, and “Take no Yu” has an indoor bath and an open-air bath surrounded by a bamboo grove, each of which is a private bath, so you can enjoy them without worrying about anyone else.

You can spend your time smoothly and comfortably as a special private hot spring bath with full reservations during dinner time, and as a free private hot spring bath at other times!

After taking a bath, you can relax by the sunken hearth and talk about the day’s events with a glass of fruit wine in hand.

Mari’s room

Mari's room
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An island inn where you can savor the taste of moromi. All 8 rooms at “Mari” are equipped with hot spring baths.

Each room has its own unique character and is a space where you can feel the true pleasure of traveling.

Onoma” is a detached room filled with privacy, “Hishinoma” is a storehouse of cultural asset standing in the courtyard, “Deoma” overlooks the garden from a wide green room, “Tenoma” is a corner room with light dancing in the room, “Monoma” is a room with a view of the bay, “Nanoma” is a window bedroom, “Sunoma” is a spacious Japanese room with a tsuboniwa garden, and “Satonoma” will open soon. The view from the terrace and bathtub is breathtaking.

Enjoy the view from the terrace and bathtub, feel the light and wind from the windows, feel the changing of the seasons, and the ever-changing time of the Seto Inland Sea will give you a pleasant moment.

Play to your heart’s content in the island’s nature, enjoy the in-house hot spring baths, and create a page of special memories!

Enjoy the island time with the changing light from day to night while overlooking Uchinomi Bay and Kankakei Creek in the distance.

Mari’s Cooking

Mari's Cooking
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An island inn where you can savor the taste of moromi. The “Shoyu Kaiseki” course at Mari uses Shodoshima soy sauce, which has been carefully nurtured to preserve its traditions, and seasonal ingredients from the rich Seto Inland Sea.

From appetizers with seasonal island vegetables and fresh fish from the Seto Inland Sea to a gorgeous bowl of island vegetables, you can enjoy specially selected dishes with flavors that can only be found in a limited number of seasons.

You will enjoy the seasonal flavors of the Seto Inland Sea that only the ingredients can provide!

The homemade sweet dishes using simple island ingredients are also very popular and one of the most unforgettable tastes.

Breakfast is served with rice cooked in an earthenware pot and fresh vegetables and fish from the island.
On the first Saturday of every month and every Monday, there is a “Children’s Day” with three different age-appropriate menus.

The dining room is an atmospheric wooden Japanese house, registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan.

The room has a nostalgic and relaxing atmosphere with its faint light, large beams, old glass doors and fittings.
In addition to counter seating, the restaurant also offers a sunken kotatsu for guests to sit on.

Basic Information on Mari

Facility Name Mari
Address Naeha Kou, Shodoshima-cho, Shodo-gun, Kagawa 2011, Japan
Phone Number +81879-82-0086
Budget Approx. 65,337 yen for 2 persons (tax included)
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This time, we have introduced you to “Mari,” an island inn on Shodoshima Island in Kagawa Prefecture, where you can savor and enjoy moromi. We have introduced you to “Mari.

Experience history and culture, see, eat, and play, enjoy cuisine using seasonal products from the rich Seto Inland Sea, and be healed by our private hot spring.
A unique island experience awaits you here. Please come and visit us.