Shirahama Beach in Shimoda Area

Shirahama Beach Guide

Shirahama Beach is a beautiful white sand beach located in the Shimoda area of Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan. The beach is approximately 35.0299° N, 138.9369° E.

Things to do at Shirahama Beach

  • Swimming in the crystal-clear water
  • Sunbathing on the soft white sand
  • Snorkeling to see the colorful marine life
  • Surfing the waves
  • Kayaking to explore the coastline
  • Fishing for local seafood

Facilities at Shirahama Beach

Shirahama Beach is well-equipped with facilities for visitors, including:

  • Toilets and showers
  • Beach umbrellas and chairs for rent
  • Food and drink vendors
  • Free parking

Best time to visit Shirahama Beach

The best time to visit Shirahama Beach is during the summer months of July and August when the weather is warm and sunny, and the water is perfect for swimming. However, the beach can get crowded during this time, so it's best to arrive early in the day. If you prefer a quieter and more peaceful experience, visit the beach during the off-season.

How to get to Shirahama Beach

Shirahama Beach is easily accessible by car or public transportation. If you're driving, take the Izu Jukan Expressway to the Shimoda exit and follow the signs to Shirahama Beach. If you're taking public transportation, take the train to Izukyu-Shimoda Station, and then take a bus or taxi to Shirahama Beach.