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Shirahama Beach, Shirahama-cho

(4.3/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
With snow-white sands imported from Australia and two of the oldest hot springs in Japan, Shirahama Beach remains a major attraction in a popular seaside resort. The town began importing sand from Australia in 1989, as the area's coastline began to erode. Today, you can take a stroll along 640 m (2,099 ft) of sweeping soft sand, stopping at two hot springs. The beach can get very busy, so arrive early to get a good spot. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Shirahama-cho holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Shirahama Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We came to the Shirahama Beach after staying in the Seamore Hotel where our room had a panoramic view to the beach area. The beach was neat, clean and rubbish was not found anywhere, indicating the go...  more »
  • So are equipped with facilities such as the House of the sea. It is to get thirsty, tired to swim very well located within walking distance. Air pump to inflate a giant float quickly puts air in compressors, was 膨ramazu while we were prepared, so we couldn't pay 300 yen. Event night only event is marine day holiday period, but ordered the lantern on the beach is romantic masterpiece.
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  • Every year in late August shirarahama Beach in treasure hunt game, so it just the match went on. I participated in one because the baby was found at all, were deprived of physical strength only. Others are quite found his Tupperware. Older children because baby had now stopped, but do what you want with them.
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