Beaches

Japan’s beaches are completely underrated.

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Top Beaches in Shimoda

Go beach-hopping in Shimoda this summer!

Kyotango

Singing sand and special silk in Kyoto.

Yoron island, Kagoshima

Yoron Island

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

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.

Shirahama Beach, Shimoda, Shizuok

Shirahama Beach

Head to the white sand beach closest to Tokyo pronto!

Nakajima

Matsuyama’s citrus island retreat.

Nakatajima Sand Dunes

Move over Tottori — Nakatajima has baby turtles & kite battles.

Naminoue Beach

Need a quick dip while in Naha? This is the only beach you can swim at while in the main city of Okinawa.

Inamuragasaki Beach

Dark sand and endless ocean: Catch a wave in Kamakura.

Inamuragasaki Park

Romanchikku! A famous seaside location for anime and TV dramas, coupled with panoramic bay views.