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4 Chiba Beach Resort Hotels: Enjoy an Extraordinary Experience Just Outside Tokyo

4 Chiba Beach Resort Hotels: Enjoy an Extraordinary Experience Just Outside Tokyo

Date published: 20 January 2021
Last updated: 24 February 2021

Just east of Tokyo is the large prefecture of Chiba. With picturesque beaches stretching over 60km along the Pacific and home to surfing and other Olympic events, Chiba is also known for its gorgeous resort hotels that are easily accessed by train or bus from Tokyo.

With views on the sea from the guest rooms, open-air baths and spas, and glamorous camping (glamping) and activities, you will be able to enjoy a great experience even from within the hotel grounds. All the hotels we will introduce are equipped with coronavirus countermeasures.

Table of Contents
  1. 1. Hanashibuki: Enjoy the secluded Chiba beach, fresh seafood dishes, and private onsen hot springs!
  2. 2. Shiosai Resort Kamogawa: Where you can enjoy the Sotobo Coast from up close
  3. 3. Katsuura Hotel Mikazuki: Relax while enjoying the spectacular Chiba beach views
  4. 4. Resol no Mori: Immerse yourself in the comfort of soothing nature

1. Hanashibuki: Enjoy the secluded Chiba beach, fresh seafood dishes, and private onsen hot springs!

1. Hanashibuki: Enjoy the secluded Chiba beach, fresh seafood dishes, and private onsen hot springs!
This Chiba beach resort rests along the Shiomi Coast where the atmosphere of an old fishing village still remains

Tateyama City is located on the southern tip of the Boso Peninsula. Facing the Pacific Ocean and famous for its warm climate, this area is pleasant all year round. About a ten-minute drive from the city center, you’ll find Hanashibuki, a luxurious Chiba beach resort nestled on the Shiomi Coast.

The closest station, JR Uchibo Line Tateyama Station, is about 2 hours from Tokyo Station, making it comfortably outside the city and yet extremely easy to access via public transportation. A free shuttle bus also runs regularly from Tateyama Station to the hotel (reservation ahead of time is required).

In addition, the staff can speak English, Filipino, and Vietnamese, and translator devices are also available to accommodate others. Free Wi-Fi can be used anywhere in the building.

Japanese Suite with an open-air bath where you can enjoy the seaside view from the top floor

At Hanashibuki, you'll love gazing out at the blue sea spreading in front of you – scenery you can enjoy not only from the guest rooms, but from the lounge and open terrace as well. The view from there is like a special seat in the sea. There are various types of rooms with ocean views, including modern Japanese and Western-style rooms, as well as suites with open-air views.

The open-air rotenburo bath in a large public bath where you can soak in warm waters while enjoying the aroma of the sea breeze

You can enjoy the Tateyama Shiomi Onsen at Hanashibuki, a hot spring whose waters well up from the inn's premises. These sodium chloride-rich waters are believed to have a beneficial effect against neuralgia, muscle pain, and fatigue.

In addition to the large public bath with an open-air bath (no tattoos allowed), if you wish to drop by on a day trip, you can also enjoy a private open-air bath with a private room (starting at 3,500 yen / 45 minutes, tax included), complete with a garden where you can enjoy seasonal flowers.

Prepared with plenty of freshly-caught seafood and vegetables

Hanashibuki specializes in exceptionally fresh seafood, using carefully selected seasonal fish directly procured from local fishermen. You'll love indulging in the meals here while enjoying your getaway!

Countermeasures against Covid-19
Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of facilities in the building / Sanitizer installed / Disinfection after each customer / Plastic partitions installed / Implementation of regular cleaning, ventilation, and disinfection / Simplified explanations by staff / Staff do not accompany guests to their room / Limitations on the number of people allowed in the elevator and public bath at the same time / Spacious seating arrangement / Cash trays used for payment / Staff wear masks, use sanitizer, and monitor own temperatures; also undergo thorough physical condition checkup / Guests requested to wear masks and conduct temperature checks

  • Hanashibuki
    • Address Shiomi 233-4, Tateyama, Chiba, 294-0302
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    • Nearest Station Tateyama Station (JR Uchibo Line)

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2. Shiosai Resort Kamogawa: Where you can enjoy the Sotobo Coast from up close

2. Shiosai Resort Kamogawa: Where you can enjoy the Sotobo Coast from up close
Great location overlooking the ocean

Shiosai Resort Kamogawa is located in Kamogawa City, located in the southeastern part of the Boso Peninsula. The nearest train station, Futomi Station (JR Uchibo Line), can be reached in about 2 hours from Tokyo Station. It's about a 7-minute stroll from Futomi Station to the hotel.

Shiosai Resort Kamogawa is close to the aquarium theme park Kamogawa Sea World and very conveniently located for sightseeing in the area. Enjoy the resort overlooking the ocean.

In addition to the information being posted also in English, the staff uses multi-language translator devices to better help foreign guests. Free Wi-Fi is also available, and the hotel also offers the free rental smartphone "Handy" service, which offers convenient tips on things to see and do nearby.

Premium room with a. semi-open-air bath overlooking the sea

In addition to the lobby and lounge, you can see the panoramic view of the Kamogawa sky and sea from all the guest rooms. During winter, you'll enjoy the warmth of the rising sun. Rooms are in Japanese and Western styles, with universal design (accessible) options as well.

Open-air bath with a view of the sea, overlooking the sea of Kamogawa
Japanese Kaiseki with spiny lobster, the king of the flavors of the sea

After enjoying a relaxing soak in the large communal bath or in the open-air bath with a view over the sea, your next pleasure will be eating. At the restaurant overlooking the sea, you can enjoy an assortment of dishes made with local products. The restaurant offers creative Japanese course meals prepared with the finest seasonal flavors of the Boso Peninsula.

Countermeasures against Covid-19
Disinfection and sterilization of the facilities in the building / Sanitizer installed / Plastic partitions installed / Implementation of regular ventilation and disinfection / Simplified explanations by staff / Spacious seating arrangement / Staff wear masks, use sanitizer, and monitor own temperatures / Guests requested to wear masks and conduct temperature checks

3. Katsuura Hotel Mikazuki: Relax while enjoying the spectacular Chiba beach views

3. Katsuura Hotel Mikazuki: Relax while enjoying the spectacular Chiba beach views
Katsuura Bay spreads out in front of the hotel

Katsuura Hotel Mikazuki is a spacious sea resort offering gorgeous panoramic views and a pleasant environment fitting for families. The nearest station, Katsuura Station on the JR Sotobo Line, can be reached in about one hour and a half from Tokyo Station. The hotel is a 6-minute walk from Katsuura Station.

Standard Room (Japanese and Western-style with twin beds)

All rooms feature large windows and offer views of the sapphire-blue sea and white sandy beaches. There are Western-style rooms, Japanese-style ones, and rooms that combine features of both styles in one.

Sky Spa, where you can enjoy hot springs overlooking the sea

Katsuura Hotel Mikazuki's main selling point is relaxing while gazing at the superb view. In addition to the large public bath with a view of the Pacific Ocean, you can access the indoor and outdoor spas containing over twenty different types of baths (spas require swimsuits and tattoos are not allowed). With the rotenburo bedrock bath in the facilities, you will be able to fully cleanse yourself of your fatigue.

Buffet dinner boasting a full-course open kitchen
Spiny lobster set for those who wish to dine in their room

Dinner is served buffet-style, with the carefully selected fresh seafood, meat, and vegetables prepared in front of you. You can enjoy your meal at Japan's first full-course open kitchen.

Even after the end of the coronavirus alert, the restaurant will continue to strive to maintain its high prevention standards. Guests will also be happy to know that they may also enjoy dinner in their room if they so wish.

Countermeasures against Covid-19
Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of facilities in the building / Sanitizer installed / Plastic partitions installed / Implementation of regular cleaning, ventilation, and disinfection / Simplified explanations by staff / Restriction on number of people allowed in bath and spa areas / Spacious seating arrangement / Staff wear masks, use sanitizer, and monitor own temperatures / Mandatory regular cleaning/washing of uniforms worn by staff / Guests requested to wear masks and conduct temperature checks

4. Resol no Mori: Immerse yourself in the comfort of soothing nature

4. Resol no Mori: Immerse yourself in the comfort of soothing nature
Surrounded by vast nature

Chiba Prefecture is known not only for its picturesque seaside vistas but for its green expanses. Sport & Do Resort Resol no Mori is an experience-based resort facility boasting an area of 100 hectares (247 acres) that's complete with a variety of sports facilities, restaurants, and spas.

The nearest station, Honda Station (JR Sotobo Line), can be reached in about one hour from Tokyo Station, and you can reach the hotel grounds using the free shuttle from Honda Station. The staff speak English and the information are posted in English as well as Japanese. Free Wi-Fi is available on site.

Modern Suite of Hotel Trinity Study
Tent Cabin, where you can stay in the glamping area Grandvaux Spa Village

You can choose from a wide range of accommodations at Resol no Mori, ranging from terraced houses to fully immerse yourself in nature; log houses, to enjoy the warmth of the wood; tent cabins for glamping; and resort hotel rooms full of luxury.

Tarzania: enjoy repelling from tree to tree

You will find tennis courts and golf on the premises in addition to the gyms. You can also enjoy activities like Forest Adventure Tarzania, where you will repel from tree to tree using a special harness and a zip line with a total length of 445 meters.

Tamatebako set from Japanese Restaurant Suishutei, located in the former Swiss Embassy building
Rice Omelet from the restaurant The Grill, in the Manna Country Club clubhouse

You can choose between a variety of dishes, including Japanese food and BBQ. All dishes are prepared with local seasonal fish and produce from Sotobo.

Countermeasures against Covid-19
Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of facilities in the building / Sanitizer installed / Plastic partitions installed / Implementation of regular cleaning, ventilation, and disinfection / Social distancing measures in place / Spacious seating arrangement / Advance guidance using AI concierge / Buffet-style service and drink bar paused / Staff wear masks, use sanitizer, monitor own temperatures, and undergo antibody testing / Guests requested to wear masks and conduct temperature checks & use a checklist to confirm physical condition

  • Sport & Do Resort Resol No Mori
    Sport & Do Resort リソルの森
    • Address 521-4 Ueno, Nagara-cho, Chosei-gun, Chiba
    • Nearest Station 20 minutes by free shuttle bus from Honda Station on the JR Sotobo Line
    • Phone Number 0475-35-3333
    • Check-in: 3pm-8pm
      Check-out: 11am
      Rates: Modern Suite Room (Hotel Trinity Study), 2 people, 1 room, 25,500 yen per person (with half board, including service, tax included)

Enjoy the charms of Chiba beach resorts while soaking in the unique ocean of the Boso Peninsula, and hotels with plenty of amenities. Why not enjoy some micro-tourism and visit the nearby resorts?

*Due to the effects of Covid-19 business hours may be subject to change. Temporary closures might occur, and services may change.

Written by:

Mae Kakizaki

Mae Kakizaki

Active as a freelance writer and editor since 2019. Utilizing her background as a monthly magazine and portal site editor, she currently contributes walk-around-town articles to websites.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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