Luxury Luxury Gay Vacations in Japan vacations

Luxury Gay Vacations in Japan

Japan boasts a rich history of LGBTQ+ acceptance, which you can find beautifully woven into its art and culture. This acceptance continues in modern times with vibrant gay districts and grand Pride events. Yet, for international travelers, exploring this captivating world on a gay Japan vacation can seem like unraveling a well-guarded secret, wrapped in Japan's rich tapestry of tradition and ceremony.

Here at Out Of Office, we truly understand the world you live in, and the world you want to explore. Our attention to detail, exceptional service and deep understanding of both luxury travel and LGBTQ+ travel make us a fantastic choice for those looking for a travel experience where exclusivity meets inclusivity.

We recommend

That's where Out Of Office comes in. We're here to offer insights and guidance on gay vacations in Japan. We want to help you navigate the unique culture and the flourishing LGBTQ+ scene in one of Asia's most captivating destinations.

Japan delights LGBTQ+ travelers with its scenic beauty, captivating culture, and renowned hospitality. Luxury hotels and ryokan inns cater to gay clientele with the attentive service that this country is renowned for.

Unwind in open-air onsen baths tucked within bamboo groves before indulgent dinners of seasonal cuisine served in-room. Explore historic sites like ancient temples and tranquil gardens in Kyoto and Nara.

Join an LGBTQ-friendly tour of Tokyo's vibrant nightlife and karaoke bars. Or escape to the countryside's hot spring retreats known for their rejuvenating waters.

Admire romantic mountain landscapes in Hakone and Takayama, where quaint cafes and artisan shops beckon. With ancient rituals, customs tailored to you, Michelin-starred dining, and relaxing spas, Japan presents exclusive experiences to discover your own serenity on a luxurious gay vacation.

At Out Of Office, we specialize in combining inclusive service with exclusive travel experiences, but you can find non-LGBTQ+ specific information on travel in Japan by visiting our Japan destination page.

A Gay Guide To Asia
Recommended Reading
A Gay Guide To Asia

Asia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for LGBT travellers. Just thirty years ago, most of Asia – aside from Japan – was poor. Now Asia is catching up economically with Europe and America. China’s economy will probably become the...

More Suggested Cultural Holiday Trips

Filter Trips
Venice & Croatia’s Coast
Venice & Croatia’s Coast


Carefully crafted for discerning travelers seeking the epitome of sophistication, this 13-day exclusive journey seamlessly blends the romantic grandeur of Venice’s legendary canals with the pristine natural beauty of Croatia’s sun-drenched coastline. Your adventure commences in the enchanting city of...

Swiss Alps, Lake Como & Lake Garda
Swiss Alps, Lake Como & Lake Garda


Embark on an exquisite journey that elegantly weaves the majestic allure of the Swiss Alps with the serene beauty of Italy’s storied lakes. From the breathtaking ski slopes of Switzerland to the romantic vistas of Lake Como and Lake Garda,...

Gay Group Trip: Adventures in Japan
Gay Group Trip: Adventures in Japan

Group Trip Departs: • 17th October 2024 • 29th October 2024 • 24th March 2025 • 3rd April 2025

Step into the heart of Japan, where ancient culture and modern innovation exist in perfect harmony. This gay group adventure takes you from the bustling streets of Tokyo, a city that never sleeps, to the serene landscapes of Nagano, with...

Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Kenya
Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Kenya

Group Trip Departs: • 20th February 2025

Embark on an extraordinary journey with this luxury Kenya safari gay group trip. This 11-day adventure is a deep dive into the heart of Africa’s rich wildlife and cultural tapestry. Begin in the vast plains of Amboseli National Park, where...

Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Africa
Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Africa

Group Trip Departs: • 10th November 2025

Join your fellow gay travelers for a spellbinding 12-day adventure through South Africa’s most iconic destinations on this luxurious gay group trip. Your journey starts in the heart of Cape Town, a city brimming with character, from its stunning Table...

Gay Group Trip: Luxury Andalucia Spanish Tour
Gay Group Trip: Luxury Andalucia Spanish Tour

Group Trip Departs: • 3rd October 2025

Embark on a journey to Andalusia, Spain, where history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes converge to create an unforgettable experience. This nine-day gay group adventure will immerse you in the rich tapestry of Andalucía, a land steeped in Moorish heritage and...

Luxury Gay Vacations in Japan

While Japan unfortunately doesn’t recognize same-sex marriage, the country offers a tolerant and safe destination for LGBTQ+ visitors on a luxury gay vacation.

Gay neighborhoods like Ni-chōme in Tokyo have vibrant nightlife, as well as an annual Pride festival. Kyoto and other cities also have growing gay communities and establishments. Osaka in particular has a large gay scene, with many drag clubs and fun bars to explore.

Bathhouses and onsen still occasionally enforce gender restrictions, with many being segregated by gender, which can make it difficult for gender non-conforming travelers. However, you will still find welcoming mixed-gender onsens around the country – although they’re banned in Tokyo.

With its service-oriented values and an etiquette focused on privacy, Japan provides respite from judgement and welcoming hospitality. LGBT visitors can comfortably experience Japan’s captivating heritage and scenery while indulging in luxury on a gay vacation to Japan.

Traditional geishas

Traditional geishas

The Best Gay Family Vacation Destinations Around The World

From beautiful beach destinations to family-friendly city escapes, there are so many amazing places for gay families to vacation. Whether you’re looking for a fun weekend getaway or a longer staycation, this list of our top spots is sure to...

World's Best Gay Cities

We have come a long way since the dark days of the Stonewall Riots in NYC. This event was started by LGBT+ people (notably LGBT+ people of colour) who resisted police brutality, intimidation and harassment and is often cited as...

Things To Do In Japan

Japan delights LGBTQ+ travelers through unique adventures and indulgence that will impress anyone on a luxury gay vacation.

Relax in soothing onsen hot spring baths surrounded by tranquil nature. Luxuriate in world-class spas and stay at elegant ryokans offering Japanese hospitality and ceremony. Take romantic strolls through cherry blossom orchards in the spring.

Explore Tokyo and Osaka’s exciting food scene, from Michelin-starred kaiseki feasts to bustling night markets. Try out delicious delicacies that have been passed down through generations, or even try your hand at making your own at an authentic cooking class.

Attend the annual sumo wrestling tournament or a spectacular Kabuki theater show. For serenity, stroll through historic sites like Kyoto’s mossy temples, magical bamboo forest trails, and ornate Imperial Palace grounds.

However you choose to spend your gay vacation in Japan, its rich culture, refined service, and scenic beauty promise an LGBTQ-friendly getaway, brimming with wonders both modern and ancient.

Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine

The World's Most Amazing Hotels

Finding the right hotel can be tricky. We have some inspirational – not to mention aspirational – places for you to consider. The kind of hotels where you get your own pillow butler, yoga teacher and plunge pool. In other...

Best Gay Honeymoon Destinations 2024 & 2025

At Out Of Office, we pride ourselves on being unrivaled experts when it comes to delivering the most memorable gay honeymoons on earth. Our expert team has planned thousands of honeymoons for couples all over the world, and so we...

Featured Hotels for Luxury Gay Vacations in Japan

Anthony S.

“Stellar service. Stellar products. Stellar people and it gets so much better when you pick up the phone and call.”


“Super client centred service. From first contact I have had warm, efficient, friendly and flexible service.”


“I’m confident in giving Out Of Office a 5-star review! They are one of the leaders in this space without a doubt.”

Trustpilot 5*

Why book with us?

Personal Service

We want to ensure you have the best experience with us so we’ll keep working on your itinerary until perfect. You will have your own personal dedicated member of our team who will help build the perfect trip for you.

Call our travel experts on +44 (0)20 7157 1570

Our 5* Reviews

We pride ourselves in the number of clients that are referred to us by our existing customers. Our 5* Trustpilot rating is important to us, so we encourage you to browse our reviews. They speak for themselves and that's why you are in safe hands.

Make an enquiry


020 7157 1570


To start planning your luxury trip, tell us more about your travel plans and we'll match you with one of our experienced travel specialists. You can speak to us via phone, email or video call.

All the prices on our website do not include flights. We can, of course, arrange them for you.

Your trip
Your details

Please enter your destination and details.

  • $2,000-3,000
  • $3,000-5,000
  • $5,000-7,500
  • $7,500-10,000
  • $10,000+