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Sotoura Beach

Sotoura, Shimoda 415-0013, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-22-9296
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A nice beach along the sea

There are far less people than in shirahama beach and the landscape is very nice, with a small... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
thomas g
via mobile
Quiet alternative to Shirahama

We went to Sotoura beach on our second day in Shimoda. It is kinda hard to get to (you have to walk... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
arinarnolddavis
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Lexington, Kentucky
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
20 Aug 2017
“A nice beach along the sea”
21 Jul 2017
“Quiet alternative to Shirahama ”
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Sotoura, Shimoda 415-0013, Shizuoka Prefecture
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+81 558-22-9296
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

There are far less people than in shirahama beach and the landscape is very nice, with a small village close to the beach. To be done

Thank thomas g
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Sotoura beach on our second day in Shimoda. It is kinda hard to get to (you have to walk down a kind of hidden road but there are signs) but it is worth it. It is very pretty-white sand, completely clear water....More

Thank arinarnolddavis
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Beautiful white sand beach . When we had been there on a weekend in June, there was only a few fishermen(?) who left after a while and we had the whole beach to ourselves! Absolute peace. Many photo options. The sun was shining bright. Hence...More

1  Thank kneeway
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous white beaches with beautiful waves crashing in has a small stream that is warm flowing into the ocean that my son loved playing in not very many seashells. But it is a dog friendly beach. Wasn't crowded when we went and is tattoo friendly...More

2  Thank MrsMartinforezer
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Beautiful white send, clear water and less crowded than Shirahama beach. Loved it! There are beach houses, where you could grab some food and drinks and lifeguards . The closest to the beach parkings charge 1.500 yen

3  Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 18 July 2013

A nice sandy beach close to Shimoda. The water is clear and the beach is clean. There are toilets but the showers doesn't work. Looks like the showers haven't been used for years. Perhaps one fix all this for the tourist peak in August. No...More

3  Thank Magnus R
Reviewed 11 August 2010

A beautiful small beach with a broad curve of white sand and clear azzure water. A tiny cluster of fishing boats at one end, picturesque rocks at the other. A small selection of cafes where you are welcome in swimwear selling shaved ice, frankfurters, fired...More

2  Thank bartyjy
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