|Access From JR Otaru Stationor Yoichi Station, take the Chuo bus bound for "Yobetsu"
(bound for "Kamui-misaki" in April-November) and get off at "Fumi."
Walk 5 minutes.
We moved to Shakotan from Kobe in 1993 and
started the YH. We welcome the guests who plan the trip self,
interested in local culture, and want to experience the travel which
is different from those in the guidebook. In particular, if you come
here during Oct.-Apr., you will understand the good points of you YH.
In regard to meal, we try our
best to make every guests full. We would like to recommend the
hand-made cakes, bread, dessert, and smoked salmon by ourselves to
If you stay here in winter, we
will take you to watch sea lions, seals, and Ojiro eagles. Actually,
we are helping the research of Hokkaido sea lions (in late Dec.) and
seals (in early Mar.).
By the way, our name "Refore"
comes from "RE-FOREST" (return to the forest).