Within the Hotel or beyond, we offer a variety of creative, enriching group activities. Invite your guests to spend a day as a samurai, take a tasting tour with Chef, or explore the city in a rickshaw. Onsite activities such as a group yoga session or spa visit invigorate and relax in a Hotel that truly is a sanctuary.
- Morning Zazen and Yoga
Let your guests settle into the tranquillity of our Hotel during a morning zazen or yoga session. Our instructors guide you through a morning meditation or yoga practice that is sure to begin the day with balance and relaxation.
- Sake Tasting
Gather guests at Shakusui-tei for an engaging and educational evening spent tasting the country’s famous drink, sake. Our experts teach you the ways of tasting, and appreciating, this ancient Japanese beverage.
- Learn the History of Maiko and Geiko
For a memorable group activity, plan an Ozashiki Asobi experience with geiko (geishas) and maiko (apprentices) – professional Japanese entertainers. During this Tea House hospitality experience, guests can meet geikos and maikos, see them perform and even play traditional group-drinking games for entertainment.
- A Closer Look at Kyoto
Kyoto is one of Japan’s best-preserved historic cities, with intact palaces, gardens, 1,600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines. Let us customize a tour for your guests, complete with a catered Four Seasons lunch and cocktail hour.
- Shop Kyoto
From unique flea markets to designer brands, Kyoto offers exciting shopping opportunities for your group. We can arrange transportation to and from the city centre for an afternoon of shopping with a local expert.
- Rickshaw Tour of Kyoto
This authentic and exciting journey through Kyoto's streets gives your guests a glimpse into the quiet city's rich history. Let our guide take you off the beaten path to the beautiful shrines, bamboo forests, tranquil tea houses and hidden corners that capture the best of the area.