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Address: Shirahama, Shimoda 415-0012, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Quieter than Tatado beach

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... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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Tokyo, Japan
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72 reviews
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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 beach. There is no loud music at the beach, so families with kids can rest... More 

Thank anned0201
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135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
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 or take away.

Thank Russ1470
Tokyo, Japan
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9 reviews
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 also stocks the Prince Hotel shop. A really good weekend getaway from Tokyo.

Thank jansan73
State of Sao Paulo
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 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.

Thank marifugimoto1
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Kanto, Japan
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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268 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

It's a beach. The water looked nice. But it was also autumn and it was cold. I imagine in summer, it must be nice, since it is wide and deep, so plenty of sand for you to build magnificent sandcastles. I was just there to take a photo. But if you really want to experience Australian sand, why not go... More 

1 Thank worddict
Lodz, Poland
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604 reviews
420 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Lots of surfers. Big waves. Nice views. There is also a cave where you can climb a little. Sand very nice.

Thank Piotr H
Tokyo, Japan
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Beautiful at first but there is a hidden danger, sewage. There are two main sewage canals coming out into the beach, cutting it in two different points. I've seen people bathing into it with their kids. The water rivering into these two canals is a bit foggy and at times you can see a bit of foam. I havn't seen... More 

5 Thank Mike J
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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126 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Shirahama beach is about 4.5 kilometers from Shimoda. It is a nice beach, a few hundred meters wide, between cliffs. The seawater in late October 2015 was a little chilly. The sea was too rough to take a swim, but we saw several people surfing.

Thank MoksiJourney

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