Ohama Beach

Corona in Shimoda

UPDATE: From April 29th to May 6th, all non-essential businesses in Shimoda have been asked to close. Only the supermarkets, convenience stores, drugstores etc. will remain open. Tourist attractions, restaurants, hotels, and other styles of accommodation will be CLOSED. Public parking areas will also remain closed. As mentioned below parking areas to beaches, parks, hiking […]

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live music and curry at wabi-sabi shimoda

South Indian Food & Live Music

Surya will be coming back to Retreat wabi-sabi’s cafe to offer a delicious South Indian curry set. On May 27th & 28th a vegetarian set lunch will be offered at ¥1500. Sunday evening will include live Indian Music for ¥3000. We are super excited to be able to offer  (and eat!) Surya’s delicious curries again. […]

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Cafe counter at Retreat wabi-sabi Cafe

Cafe and Chill Space at Retreat wabi-sabi

We have grown yet again and still have lots of ideas and plans in the works. We have come to accept and even embrace the idea that we will never ever finish renovating, growing, developing, designing, and creating. We hope you  too will enjoy our constant transformations. 2 years ago when I was showing a […]

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Coya Cottage Rental House in Kisami, Shimoda!

Retreat wabi-sabi is expanding! We have added Coya Cottage to our expanding options of accommodation in the very popular Kisami area of Shimoda. Coya means “small house” but it’s big enough for families and larger groups who prefer a bit more privacy. Coya Cottage is a Japanese style cottage that was built over 40 years […]

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