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Shirahama Beach

Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
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Beautiful, but....

It's definitely one of the most beautiful beaches in Japan (except Okonawa) but who wants beaches... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Nice and clean beach

This is a very beautiful beach with fine and white sand. Showering facilities and food stalls are... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's definitely one of the most beautiful beaches in Japan (except Okonawa) but who wants beaches for trip to Japan? Shirahama is nice beach but far less better than other world class beach resorts. Shirahama and Wakayama area has so many nice and wonderful sites...More

Thank Kohei_Kimura
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful beach with fine and white sand. Showering facilities and food stalls are available. Easily accessible by Meiko buses. We enjoyed it a lot during the day as well as at night (we played fireworks there at night). Worth a visit...More

Thank vwyfung
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It is crowded in the summer but can be visited anytime of the year. There are shower facilities & parking places as well restaurants. The local bus can also take you from your hotel to the beach.

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice Beach. Crowded However. Sand is Fantastic. Good facilities with shower and easy access. Parking costs about 2000 yen per day.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Shirahama beach is a sister beach of Waikiki beach of Honolulu Hawaii. A beautiful white sand beach. It has a nice promenade in some sort of green stone from the right of the beach near a shrine to the left near the Tsukumoto Ashiyu. It...More

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It was a nice time at this white sandy beach. Sand was like powder to the feet. Weather was perfect in June. Cool breeze blowing with the warm summer sun shining down on us. Kids enjoyed the playground there too.

Thank haroldgoh
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

One of my best favourite and you can rent chair and umbrella. Plenty of food choice and car park at a fee nearby. Water is very clean and you can relax for at least a half day here. You can plan to leave 6pm to...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Shirahama Beach is beautiful and surrounded by many accommodation which suits different budget. Restaurants and Family mart are also available.

Thank Doreen M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

shirahama beach is that kind of place where you can just lay back and relax in a balmy Sunday afternoon with family and friends. the white sand (90% quartz) is soft and is an utter joy to walk and play on. its wide enough that...More

Thank simalem
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The beach is very clean, with white and find sand. This place is ideal for having relaxing walks, or to watch the sunrise/ sunset. There are a number of dining options around the beach too.

Thank andrewyw_wong
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