Nobu Hotels Introduce Art of Bathing Package

Nobu Ryokan Malibu and Nobu Hotel Palo Alto are bringing a traditional Japanese onsen bathing ritual to the in their new “Art of Bathing” package. The onsen bathing ritual dates back to the sixth century as part of Buddhist purification. The Japanese began practicing an intimate bathing experience with the belief that they could cast aside all impurities through a two-step cleansing and soak process to reset and revive the soul. In Japan today, bathing is considered to be more than just a bath rather it is a meditative practice and a time to renew, relax, and reconnect with one’s self.  

Nobu Ryokan Malibu has partnered with Be Here + Farm and Detox Market for a soaking experience that takes place in the Suiheisen Suite, which has an outdoor teak soaking tub and expansive views of the Pacific Ocean.

The package includes: 

  • Welcome amenity green tea and matcha cake. 
  • Setup of outdoor tub with outdoor pillar candles, half bottle pf Champagne, and Nobu bath salts.   
  • Custom Ryokan bath salts by Detox Market to sprinkle in the traditional handcrafted Japanese teak soaking tubs and a full bag to take home.   
  • Custom Ryokan face serum by Be Here + Farm. 
  • Breakfast for two to enjoy in-room or on the relaxation deck overlooking Carbon Beach.
  • Priority reservations at the famed Nobu Malibu, only steps away from the Ryokan.   

Nobu Hotel Palo Alto’s package also has with deep soaking onsen teak tubs and is set in the newly introduced top-floor Ryokan Suites with views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, 

The package includes:

  • Ryokan Suite accommodations.
  • Chef’s choice of bento box welcome amenity.
  • Daily breakfast for two.
  • Custom Nobu bath salts in lavender or eucalyptus.
  • Be Here + Farm Face Serum.
  • Slip brand sleep masks.
  • Priority reservations at Nobu restaurant.