Floating Tea Room Tour

Light and Casual Thin Tea Ceremony

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SHOFU AN Tea Ceremony Tour

Floating Tea Room Tour

Thin Tea (Usucha) Tea Ceremony in Floating Tea Room

In this tour, you will be served Thin Tea (Usucha) prepared by the tea master in Floating Tea Room with a panoramic view of Manazuru ocean.

Tour Description
Tour type : Day and Night group tour
Price : ¥5,000 + Tax per person
Available time : Between 11:00 and 21:00
Duration : 45 minutes (Adjustable upon request)
Capacity : 2 – 6 people (Minimum 2 people)
Language : English
Reservation : 2 days in advance (Flexible)
Pick-up Service : Unavailable (Available for Standard, Premium and Luxury tours)

Floating Tea Room

Thin Tea (Usucha) Tea Ceremony in Floating Tea Room

Available both Day and Night group tours.

1. Arrival at SHOFU AN

Upon your arrival you will be greeted by the tea master. It is a mere 5 minute taxi ride from the nearest station.

2. Briefing and white socks

You will receive a short briefing of the tour in the living room. You are required to wear white socks before the tour begins.

3. Floating Tea Room

After savoring Wagashi (Japanese confectionery), the master will perform a tea ceremony for you to enjoy Usucha (Thin tea), while appreciating the veiw of the Manazuru ocean.

Light Tea Ceremony in Floating Tea Room

SHOFU AN offers a light, casual Tea Ceremony experience in Floating Tea Room located on the second floor of SHOFU AN tea house.  The south side of the room has almost a wall-to-wall window which provides participants a panoramic view of the sky and the Manazuru ocean.

Thin Tea (Usucha) and Confectionery (Wagashi)

Usucha signifies a delicately prepared form of matcha, and it’s the variation we most frequently encounter in tea ceremonies. Wagashi is traditional Japanese sweets served in the tea ceremony. They are carefully crafted to cleanse the palate, balance the bitterness of matcha, and add visual and seasonal elements to enhance the aesthetic and sensory experience of the ceremony.


5 minutes from the nearest station.  100 minutes by train from Tokyo.

〒259-0311 Kanagawa Ken Ashigarashimo Gun Yugawaramachi Fukuura 83-16

100 minutes by train from Tokyo.  20 minutes walk from the nearest station Manazuru Station (5 minutes by taxi)
If you need a pick-up service at Manazuru Station, Yugawara station or your hotel, please consult with us.

Booking Procedure

1. Fill out the booking form

Provide us with all the necessary information by filling out the booking form below.

2. Availability confirmation

After checking availability, you will receive a confirmation email with the date and time, other necessary information and the payment link.

3. Booking confirmation

The booking is confirmed after the payment is processed. Regarding the refund policy, refer to the terms in the booking form.

4. Easy access to SHOFU AN

It is a quick 5 minute taxi ride to SHOFU AN from the nearest Manazuru station. Pick up service is unavailable.

Important notes

  • On the day of the tea room experience, please refrain from using perfumes, hair products, or other scented items.
  • Please prepare white socks.
  • Please follow the host’s instructions for taking photos within the tea room.
  • Pick up service is only available for Standard, Premium and Luxury tours.

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    Tour Terms and Conditions:

    The tour reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of the tour fee.

    In the event of any unlawful or improper conduct by a customer that violates laws or public order and morals, participation in the tour may be denied. Additionally, regardless of intent or negligence, if any damage or loss occurs to the tea room facilities, buildings, equipment, or furnishings, due to the customer's fault, compensation may be required.

    Unforeseen circumstances, such as the representative of the tea room's health problems or natural disasters, may lead to changes in the tour's content or its cancellation. If a cancellation occurs, a full refund of the fee will be provided.

    Our tours are intended for adults aged 15 and older. Customers under the age of 15 are not permitted to participate. If age misrepresentation is discovered, an immediate decision to cancel or discontinue the tour may be made. Refunds will not be issued in the event of cancellation.

    This agreement is governed by Japanese law, and any disputes related to this contract shall fall under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Yokohama District Court or the Yokohama Summary Court.

    Prohibited Items

    On the day of the tea room visit, please refrain from using perfumes, hair products, or other scented items.

    Please refrain from bracelets, watches, rings, or similar accessories in the tea room.

    Please avoid participating while in a state of excessive alcohol consumption.

    Please refrain from bringing food or beverages into the tea room.

    If any actions are found to be in violation of the above-agreed terms, the tour may be immediately terminated, and tour fees will not be refunded.

    Privacy Policy

    We will only collect the minimum necessary personal information for which you have provided consent.

    Personal information may be used for "SHOFU AN" related businesses and services.

    Personal information that is no longer needed will be securely disposed of after a certain period.

    Please be aware that photos and videos taken by our staff and guides during the tour may be subject to our copyright and may be used for our promotional purposes, etc. (If you wish to refuse such usage, please inform us in advance.)

    Cancellation Policy

    Our cancellation policy provides a full refund for cancellations made up to 7 days before the scheduled experience date. Please ensure to contact us before 17:00 (JST) to initiate the cancellation process.

    For cancellations made within 3 days of the experience date, a 50% refund will be issued. No refunds will be processed for cancellations after this time.

    Please be aware that, depending on your chosen payment method, a transfer fee may be deducted from the refund amount.