Beaches

Japan’s beaches are completely underrated.

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Ohama Beach

Mountains, coastline and great local eats all tucked away on a serene island getaway.

Miyakojima Okinawa Irabu Bridge

Miyakojima

Island dreamin’ on Okinawa’s fourth-largest island.

Ibusuki

Ibusuki

Beachy volcanic sand baths in Kyushu? Hell yes! 🏖️🌋

Yoron island, Kagoshima

Yoron Island

Little island, big views: Scenic beaches blessed with Okinawa views and Kagoshima culture.

Ishigaki Island, Okinawa

Ishigaki

An island-hopping hub perfect for diving, snorkeling, and hiking.

Shimoda Coast Beach Japan Izu

Top Beaches in Shimoda

You don't have to travel too far out of Tokyo to find a beach paradise.

10 Destination Beaches in Japan (That Aren’t in Okinawa)

From Kagoshima to Aomori, Japan's beaches are completely underrated.

Aogashima (Reddit) Remote Islands Japan

5 of Japan’s Most Remote Islands and How to Explore Them

Picture Japan. Maybe you imagine the amphitheater of neon noise that surrounds Shibuya’s scramble crossing. Or a glistening temple rooftop poking through a serene morning mist in Higashiyama. Both of these postcard-scapes...

Kyotango

Singing sand and special silk in Kyoto.

Takenohama Beach

Hidden in Hyogo: A secluded beach just down the way from a famous onsen.

Irago Cape's Lighthouse.

Irago

Head out of Nagoya and catch some sea breeze.