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Shirahama Beach

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Address: Nishimuro-gun, Shirahama-cho 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture

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Relaxing beautiful beach

It was off season and thus not many people on the beach. My 2yr & 5yr kids were enjoying (too much). We were so exhausted to keep it up with two kids! Water is so clear and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Very traditional onsen with tons of giant insects. Not for ladies..the onsen is full of suspended particles but it was said that those were good for skin. We are skeptical about it

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It was off season and thus not many people on the beach. My 2yr & 5yr kids were enjoying (too much). We were so exhausted to keep it up with two kids! Water is so clear and feeling of the sand is great! I love to go back there near future for longer (we only stayed 2 nights & swim... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

beautiful and clean, you can put your foot in the sea or free onsen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The sand was white, fine and smooth. The beach was clean. Didn't see litter. Was there in November so a bit too cold to swim. It was sunny. Temperatures were between 15C to 18C. The beach was not crowded. You could walk from one end of the beach to the other end within 15 minutes. There is a hot spring... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We were there during September and it was not crowded at all. Its great for kids too, we had our 2 years old with us. He loved it. Every evenings fireworks were a bit annoying.

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Tanabe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I love this place! It's very accessible by car and nearby public parking gives you the first hour free. The facilities (toilets, showers, changing rooms) are convenient and the beach itself is very clean. There are dining, lodging, and amusement options within walking distance which is a plus. Can't wait to come back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We bought a 3 day bus pass only to use the bus on the first day and last day to get to/fro from the hotel to the station - what a waste!. Bus schedule is also not very often. We rented bicyles from the Shirahama tourist information centre near the beach. We cycled around Shirahama (in a loop starting from... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed here for three days in this summer. Initially we chose the place for her famous onsen (hot spring) but found that it's also famous for the beautiful beach, one of the best 55 beaches in Japan. The sands are very smooth and you felt very comfortable on walking. I have visited many beaches in the world, like Bondi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Well the beach itself is gorgeous with perfect white sand. But it's hard to think of it as relaxing, as it's an overdeveloped strip with high rises all along the beach. Still, it's the best beach you'll find in the Wakayama prefecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was here midday in May, so there were no crowds and the weather was cool. The beach is long beautiful landscaped. The water is crystal clear, the sand a brilliant white. There are many cute little shops to dine in, catch some coffee or beer, or buy souvenirs. Wonderful

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Address: Nishimuro-gun, Shirahama-cho 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Wakayama Prefecture  >  Nishimuro-gun  >  Shirahama-cho

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