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Shirahama Beach

Shirahama, Shimoda 415-0012, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 9078236704
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One day in one of the most beautiful Japan beaches

Beautiful white sand beach quite rare in Japan (except for Okinawa). Nice beach organization... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Great Beach with White sand and clear water

Nice waves for Body surfing and good place for swim as well. Life guards are also on duty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tokyo, Japan
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“fine sand” (2 reviews)
“big waves” (2 reviews)
“tokyo” (3 reviews)
Shirahama, Shimoda 415-0012, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 9078236704
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful white sand beach quite rare in Japan (except for Okinawa). Nice beach organization everything was smooth as many times is in Japan. We went on a normal work day. They said that during no working days can be painful to reach too many people...More

Thank bohgano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice waves for Body surfing and good place for swim as well. Life guards are also on duty. Parking will cost about 1000 yen a day. Don't try to park right next to the beach as it cost 2000 yen plus close by 5pm which...More

Thank Myat007
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lovely Blue water beach with white sand. Gives a feel of Miami. Good place to spend time playing in water with family.

Thank VandanaTomodachi
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a great week end there, we travelled with a rental car from Tokyo (4h drive). Shirahama beach is really beautiful, light color and fine sand, light blue water, 2 convenient stores right in front of the beach (foods, drinks, toys for the kids,...More

Thank Bruno B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice bustling beach with clear waters and white sands. The waves are kind of strong the whole day, so it's better use swim ring or other equipment. Parasols and beach chairs price is different up the hill from the beach and on the...More

Thank anned0201
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This beach is a short walk across the headland from Tatado beach. It is a little smaller and a little quieter. The water is clear and the beach is clean. There are a few cafes where you can buy food and drink to eat in...More

Thank Russ1470
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great beach to visit and to learn to surf, this area has a really pristine coastline with the clearest water I have seen. There is a great surf shop and cafe opposite the beach that is well stocked for surfers of most levels. The owner...More

Thank jansan73
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Besides being much frequented by bathers, the area is also known for relatively good conditions for the practice of surfe.Shirahama: one of the most famous attractions in Izu Peninsula  Showers are available next to the shops.

1  Thank marifugimoto1
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Fine sand beach, spacious, with sun beds and umbrellas for rent. Very nice spot and big waves for surfing. Neg.: a lot of life guards announcements through loudspeakers every 10 minutes

Thank benucci1879
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Honestly this is one of the best beaches in maybe all of the east coast of Japan. Many surfing contests are held here. Please keep it clean!!!!

Thank Kelsey A
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