A bathing beach in Kamakura with a shallow sandy beach and calm waves. It is also popular among surfers. It was selected as one of the 88 best bathing beaches in Japan.
This beach was selected as one of the 88 best bathing beaches in Japan. It is a historic beach that has been bustling with visitors since the Meiji period, located in the southern part of Kamakura and facing the Sagami Bay. As the sandy beach is shallow, and the waves are relatively calm during the swimming season, children can enjoy swimming safely. In recent years, it has become a popular beach for surfers as the sea of Shonan. There is a school for surfing and body boarding available for beginners, and as the will lend out surfboards and wet suits, you will be able to participate even if you don't have them with you. It is also appealing that you can enjoy the fireworks on the beach. In the cafe called Umi-no-ie (house at sea) which is open only during the summer season, you can enjoy a variety of menus, and you can also take a shower or rent parasols at extra cost. It's a five-minute walk from Enoden Yuigahama Station.