Beaches

Iratahama beach

The entrance to Iritahama,  Irita Beach in English, is not well marked, moreover, parking is limited and so since access is limited it tends to be a little quieter than some of the other beaches in Shimoda. However, it is one of the most beautiful beaches. The crystal clear water laps up onto the sand […]

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Published on: July 5, 2019  -  Filed under: Beaches

 

Yumigahama Beach

Yumi means bow, as in “bow and arrow”, in Japanese and if you have been there you will know why. Yumigahama is a perfectly rounded shape bay and because it is a bay it is well protected from waves so on typhoon days or on any other days where the Kisami beaches have big swells […]

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Published on: July 5, 2019  -  Filed under: Beaches

Kisami Ohama Beach

Kisami Ohama Beach is our “home beach”. Just a 4 minutes walk, and you’ll be skipping into the sea. From Retreat wabi-sabi walk back down the dirt road, turn right at our large parking area, and you will see another dirt road on your right, that’s the short cut to the beach! You will pass […]

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Published on: July 5, 2019  -  Filed under: Beaches

 

Tatado Beach

Tatado Beach, Tatadohama in Japanese, is made famous by the surfers in the area and so tends to be a little busier with locals and tourists wanting to catch some waves. If that’s why you have come to Shimoda, please be aware that at Tatado short-boards rule but long-boarders are welcome at the left side […]

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Published on: July 5, 2019  -  Filed under: Beaches