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Although the idea of taking a workation has been around in Japan for a few years, the ongoing pandemic has made it an especially hot topic, as governments and companies have embraced the concept to revive local economies, revitalize the countryside and let employees work remotely. Whether you are looking for a one-day workation or somewhere long-term, here are 10 workation spots all across the country.

Operated by Mitsubishi Estate, Work × ation Site in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, is conveniently located a short walk away from Karuizawa Station. The facility offers a luxurious stay, and is surrounded by greenery. Each of its three built-in sites, which can host between 20 and 30 people, are equipped with free Wi-Fi, projectors, monitors, whiteboards and all the necessary stationery needed for your work projects. But it’s better to bring along a few colleagues, as the pricing per site starts at a whopping ¥110,000 (after tax) per day.

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