Beach Bathing Facility Spots in Chiba Area

  • Onjuku Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ogun-machi, Iizumi-gun, Chiba Prefecture
    This popular beach offers a beautiful contrast between the shining blue sea and its fine sand beach. Some say it’s the inspiration behind the children’s song “Moonlit Desert” (Tsuki-no-Sabaku). Statues with a moon motif memorializing the song have been installed on the beach. In addition to a beachside clubhouse in summer, it hosts various events such as fireworks displays and beach volleyball competitions. It gets packed with beach goers at these times.
  • Moriya Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Katsurashi Moriya
    Located within Minami Boso Quasi-National Park, this beach boasts the best water quality in Katsuura City. With extremely clear waters and surprisingly mellow waves from the ocean, this beach has been included in both Japan’s Top 88 Baths and Japan’s Top 100 Baths, and what’s more, is one of Japan’s Top 100 Beaches thanks to its beautiful view. Several times a year you can see the beach connected to Watashima Island—normally floating in the bay—at low tide.
  • Ichinomiya Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Chouseigunichinomiyamachi Ichinomiya
    The Ichinomiya Beach, located on the southern end of Kujukuri Beach has shallow sloping waters. It is a popular spot for swimming and surfing.
  • Katagai Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sambugunkujukurimachi Katakai
    This is one of the prefecture’s largest seaside resorts, located at the center of Kujukuri Beach. It’s popular with surfers for its shallow sea, 1,030-meter shoreline, and the waves that roll in large and small. Along the coast there are numerous beachside clubhouses and restaurants where you can try various seafood dishes including grilled clams, a local specialty.
  • Haraoka Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Tomiurachouharaoka Ground point
    This beach is popular for being shallow and its quiet, beautiful sand, making it a place bustling with many beachgoers in the summer. Besides views of Cape Taibu-misaki on the left side of the beach, you can see the Haraoka Pier from the center of the beach. In addition, it is also known as a place where you can see the Diamond Fuji phenomenon with the evening sun sets into the summit of Mt. Fuji twice a year in May and early August.
  • Okinoshima Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Fujimi near
    The marine environment around this beach in Minami Boso Quasi-National Park is known as the northernmost extent of coral’s range. The reef stretches from the shore to Okinoshima Island. Because the sea is shallow, and the waves are calm, it is ideal for swimming, having fun on the beach, beach combing, and fishing. It is incredibly popular with people of all ages, and families in particular. A beachside clubhouse opens during the swimming season when it’s packed with beach goers. Because the sea water is very clear and clean, you can also enjoy snorkeling.
  • Shirasato Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Oamishirasatoshi Minamimaizumi 4881-1 Chizaki
    This beach located in the center of Kujukurihama is known as the closest beach to central Tokyo in Kujukuri. Characterized by its fine sandy beach and shallow, gentle coast, it is bustling with many beachgoers and surfers during the beach season. In addition, it also has restrooms, a parking lot and showers.
  • Shin-Maiko Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Yahata Ground point
    Shin-Maiko Beach is located in Yahata in the city of Futtsu. Visitors can enjoy the broad expanse of the sand beach and swim in very clear water. In good weather, the views across Tokyo Bay of the Yokohama Bay Bridge, Yokohama Landmark Tower, and sometimes Mt. Fuji make this an attractive location.
  • Shirosaki Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Amatsu
    Shirosaki Beach is located in Amatsu in the city of Kamogawa. It features a white sand beach that stretches 300 meters along the coast and what is said to be the clearest water on the southern Boso Peninsula. The waves are also relatively gentle, and it is popular for being among the least crowded beaches in Chiba Prefecture.
  • Taito Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Isumishi Misakichounakahara
    Taito Beach is located along the Sotobo Kuroshio Line in Nakahara, Misaki-cho in the city of Isumi. It is situated at the southern end of the Kujukuri beaches, and it is characterized by a lovely curving beach and gentle waves. It is equipped with showers, rest areas, and toilet facilities, and it attracts a lively crowd of swimmers and participants in water sports.
  • Hota Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Awa-gun Kyonanmachi Hota 13
  • Iioka Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Asahishi Yokone 1356
    This beach is located on the eastern edge of Kujukurihama, and is characterized by its shallowness and gentle waves. With free parking and showers, it is very popular with families. In addition, there are many people who come to enjoy marine sports such as surfing and windsurfing, and a lot of people come mainly from the Tokyo metropolitan area.
  • Hojo Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Houjou 2307-46 Overhead
    This beach has the longest coastline in Tateyama City. Because it has good access located close to Tateyama Station and is shallow with quiet waves, it is popular mainly with families. Known as a popular spot for its scenery, it was chosen as one of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's 100 best views of Mt. Fuji in the Kanto region. It also holds a firework display and a flamenco festival, and it bustles with visitors all year.
  • Futtsu Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Futtsu Ground point
    The largest beach in the city, it is located in the southern area of Cape Futtsu and is characterized by its highly transparent and calm, shallow waters. The entire cape makes up Prefectural Futtsu Park, and you can enjoy leisure activities such as clamming and camping besides swimming, making it a place visited by many tourists.
  • Ubara Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Katsurashi Ubara
    This beach in Ubara, Katsuura City runs about 430 meters along Ubara Bay with a view of Ubara Risokyo's rias coastline to the south. It's swimming area stretches 120 meters into the sea. Thanks to the beautiful scenery, it's been selected as one of Japan's Top 100 Nagisa (beach).
  • Ohara Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Isumishi Nitta Wakayama Fukahori entrance site 49-1
    Ohara Beach is a popular swimming beach that stretches for about 300 meters along the Hiariura Beach. Since the water is shallow for quite a distance from shore and the waves are gentle, it is a popular recreation area for families. Showers, toilet facilities, and parking lots are available, and the beach attracts lively crowds in the summer. The beach is also famous as a good place to see the sun rise on New Year's Day due to the sweeping view of the Pacific Ocean.
  • Inagenohama Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Takahama 7-2
    This 1,200-meter beach is part of Inage Seaside Park in Takahama, Mihama Ward, Chiba City. It was the first artificial beach in Japan. A variety of park facilities are right nearby, including the Inage Seaside Park Pool area with more than 10 kinds of pools.
  • Sakuda Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Sambugunkujukurimachi Sakuda
    Sakuda Beach is located in Sakuda in the town of Kujukuri, Sanbu County. It is in the central part of Kujukuri Beach, a less-known spot located between Motosuka Beach and Katakai Beach, and it is popular with surfers. Visitors can also enjoy fishing in the adjacent Sakuda River.
  • Okitsu Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Katsurashi Okitsu
    This beach is in Okitsujisaki, Katsuura City. Okitsu Port is a safe port for small boats. The calm seas off the beach mean swimming is almost never off-limits. The location next to Okitsu Port Seaside Park with its parking lot makes it great for families.
  • Maebara Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Maebara
    Maehara Beach is located along the Maebara-Yokosuka Beach, chosen as one of 'Japan's Top 100 Nagisa (beach) and the largest beach in the city. There is a colonnade of palm trees and the park pedestrian path known as a beach-side promenade stretching along the beach for a kilometer, making this stretch of sand popular for its tropical atmosphere. Every year on July 29, Kamogawa City Kamogawa Fireworks Festival is held, and spectators enjoy the sight of fireworks bursting over the water.

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The Boso Peninsula forms the main body of Chiba prefecture, and this is where you’ll find its endless warm water beaches and jagged mountains. Further inland, Narita - most famous as the home of Narita Airport - is a secret haven of tradition and history in the form of centuries-old Shinshoji Temple and quaint wooden Edo buildings. Chiba prefecture is also home to both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.

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