Go Inside Aman’s Newest Temple of Luxury
Aman’s latest temple of luxury lies within the dense woodlands of Japan’s Ise-Shima National Park, on a windswept bluff overlooking the tranquil Ago Bay. Amanemu (aman.com), which was designed by longtime Aman collaborator Kerry Hill Architects, complements its surroundings with a soothing palette of dark basalt stone and pale hinoki cypress wood. The resort’s 28 accommodations are connected to the park’s natural thermal springs, whose mineral-rich water feeds the in-room onsen baths. Native therapy is also on tap at the Aman Spa—where a watsu pool and two onsen pavilions also draw from the springs—and at the izakaya-style restaurant serving local lobster and luscious cuts of sashimi with sake, shochu, and Japanese whisky.