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The sleepy town of Onjuku is a quick 1.5hr train ride away from Tokyo. The town is most famous for... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2012
Camel100
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London
Good times. Surf and beers.

Easy to reach by train. 90mins from Tokyo. Beach ok and 1000,yen surfboard rental. Bring a coolbox... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
DaveBkk1
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Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Easy to reach by train. 90mins from Tokyo. Beach ok and 1000,yen surfboard rental. Bring a coolbox and get ice and drinks at supermarket next to station. Surf, walk, beers and sun.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Enjoying right now, nice beach and ambiance, big waves, clear water but due to typhoon, waves are rough. Wish the ocean be calm so that we could enjoy more. Be back next time.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach. Nearby is good onsen with black water. Enjoy beach, play volleyball (net on beach) then do BBQ and relax in onsen.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Charudatta S
Reviewed August 3, 2016

月の砂漠で有名な御宿ビーチです。一時帰国した際にしばらく滞在。 御宿は特になにもないので、晴れて風のない日は御宿ビーチが最高の場所です。 東京から100キロで綺麗なビーチに行けます。白い砂浜、水も綺麗です。上総一の宮のビーチはあんまりきれいではないので、東京近郊の綺麗なビーチは御宿から南がおすすめです。ここは電車でも歩いて10分ほどのビーチです(外房線で駅から歩いて行けるのは3か所ぐらいです)夏場は駐車場がすぐにいっぱいになるので、はやくいくのが◎。ここ数年海外からの観光客が増えているように感じます。多くの外国人を見かけるので、ここはハワイ?オーストラリア?と思ってしまうほど。 サーフィンデビューをしたい人もレンタルボードのお店が多くあるので、楽しめると思います。また夜には近くのバーで週末に野外コンサートがあったり、楽しめます♪♪ 地魚、お野菜もおいしいのでぜひ食べてもらいたいです。都心とは全く違います大変のんびりできます。 夏は人でビーチがいっぱいですが、秋~春の海ももっときれいでのんびりしたい人にはお勧めです☆ Onjuku beach is famous for Tsuki no sabaku statue. it's located 100km from Tokyo. you can take Train , bus or car. it takes 10mins walk from Onjuku station (JR) to the beach. I think that Onjuku beach is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank RichBeauty7
Reviewed July 15, 2016

One of the best beaches I have been to in Japan. Good surf and friendly locals. There are designated swimming area's patrolled by lifeguards 8July-24 August. The beach in Onjuku (about a mile long) is divided into three sections north side (Iwawada) is good for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Matt B
Reviewed January 3, 2016

This is a beach close to Tokyo but still you need a car. It is a very wavy beach. Mainly Japanese youngsters.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed June 23, 2015

Plenty of room for even the amateurs; everyone is so nice. Even though there were so many people in the water, there was such a good vibe.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Annette D
Reviewed October 7, 2013

It is far from Tokyo, but definitely worth the journey. It has a friendly vibe, the sand is (relatively) garbage-free, the water is clear and clean; and there are almost no beach house, which means that you can enjoy the sound of waves, as opposed...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank RaoulJean
Reviewed August 19, 2012

The sleepy town of Onjuku is a quick 1.5hr train ride away from Tokyo. The town is most famous for its beach - especially in the summer when it becomes a paradise for surfers. A quick visit to the beach and neighbouring fishing village Katsuura...More

Date of experience: July 2012
4  Thank Camel100
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