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Leisure / Outdoors Spots in Atami Area

  • Atami Baien
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Baienchou 8-11
    This plum garden located in the city of Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture was first opened in 1886 and is famous for its “ume” (or Japanese plum/apricot) trees considered to be the earliest blooming in Japan, and other fall foliage, considered to occur the latest in Japan. In addition to 59 varieties and 472 individual plum trees, the garden is also dotted with some 380 deciduous trees of other species, allowing visitors to enjoy beautiful seasonal scenery while strolling about the grounds. The garden’s “Daiichi-go” (“Number One”) plum tree generally blossoms around late November to early December, while the garden’s various other varieties gradually come into bloom one after the other from January through March. The Atami Baien Festival is held from mid-January to mid-March, and during this time a footbath facility and souvenir shop are opened on the garden grounds. Geisha, rakugo comedic storytelling, and other performances are also held during the festival period.
  • Akao Herb & Rose Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Kamitaga 1027-8
    A 660 thousand square meter flower garden which makes use of the geography of Nishikigaura, a designated Place of Scenic Beauty in Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture. The facility consists of 12 themed gardens, including an English rose garden, a herb garden, rose valley, and Japanese garden. One of the unique characteristics of the garden is its use of pale roses and other flower varieties in order to better match the scenery of the nearby ocean. The best time to visit is from May to June when some 600 varieties and 4,000 individual rose plants come into bloom. There is also an herb shop modeled after an image of English country life, a workshop, and ocean view restaurant.
  • Atami Sun Beach (Atami Moonlight Beach)
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Higashikaiganchou Chisaki
    This is a beach lined with palm trees, and has a resort-like atmosphere with gentle wave breaking ashore. The sandy beach is illuminated at night and gets transformed into a fantastic moonlight beach. This is Japan’s first sandy beach illumination, which is produced by the world’s famous lighting designer, Motoko Ishii. The beach is authorized in “sacred place for lovers” and at the fountain at the tip of the terrace, there is a monument where lovers can pledge their love to each other.
  • R-Asia Asian garden
    14 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Hatsushima Hatsushima Island Resort
    Forming part of Hatsushima Island Resort, R-Asia is a garden with a real Southeast Asian ambience. There are hammock-seats, a general store, a café, and greenhouses and flower beds full of tropical plants such as hibiscus; visitors can enjoy a relaxing time surrounded by natural beauty. The café serves nasi goreng (fried rice), ka pow (spicy basil stir fry), desserts made from tropical fruits, etc.

    We had a day trip to the island of Hatsushima and upon arrival there are a few activities you can do. It was golden week when we went so a lot of them were booked out so we decided to just relax in...

  • Atami Trick Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Atami 1993 Atami castle grounds
    Open 365 days a year, visitors at this museum on the grounds of Atami Castle can enjoy taking photographs and experiencing illusions. It is highly popular for art that you can not only look at, but touch and think about. The museum has a shop that offers original merchandise and other souvenirs. The museum's website offers three types of discounted tickets to the castle, the museum, and both the castle and the museum.
  • Itogawa River Promenade
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Prefecture Atami City Ginza Kishimachi
    This popular promenade follows the Itogawa River that flows through the center of Atami and descends from the mountain to the seaside water park. Visitors can take a relaxing stroll and be soothed by the murmur of the river and the seasonal flowers that are carefully tended by the local people. The promenade is illuminated at night, and visitors can enjoy a different atmosphere from the daytime.
  • Atami Port Fishing Office
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Wadahamaminamichou 1694-32
    Visitors to this 260 meter-long, 14 meter-wide jetty in Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture can enjoy sea fishing while taking in views of Atami's cityscape and the nearby mountains. Fishing is only allowed in Atami Bay, the inland side of the jetty. Anglers can catch seasonal fish such as black rockfish, Japanese whiting, and bigfin reef squid, in the spring and largescale blackfish and marbled rockfish in the winter. The facility has a shop that sells rod and bait sets and Styrofoam boxes for taking home your catch, allowing people to enjoy fishing even without bringing their own equipment.
  • Himenosawa Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Izusan 1164
    A park in Atami City. The park is a great place for enjoying plant life in all four seasons, and the spacious grounds are fully equipped with athletic courses. On the sports ground laid with artificial turf, you can enjoy soccer, rugby, ground golf and more. Since the park is adjacent to lodging facilities and a campsite, it can be enjoyed in various ways by kids to adults.
  • Atami Sun Beach Shinsui Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Nagisachou A landmark
    This park in Atami was built as the sister city of North Italy's San Remo, constructed to feel like a northern Mediterranean resort. The brick constructions are used to evoke the feeling of Southern Europe's Cote d'Azur for the Sky Deck and the stone constructions are used to evoke the feeling of Italian San Remo Riviera coast for the Rainbow Deck. It is a popular spot for tourists to take a stroll or commemorative photos.
  • Nagahama Kaihin Park
    8 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Kamitaga A landmark
    A park in Atami City with a deck plaza with tables and chairs in the open space so you can relax as you'd please as well as foot-baths and shops selling local goods. There are also a variety of limited time pop-up shops including cafes. The open spaces are also used for events such as the Nagahama Special Wakame Festival. It is a place for locals and tourists to come together and relax.

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  • Atami Adult Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Wadahamaminamichou 8-15
    An adult entertainment museum in Atami City, where adult Hidden Treasures are revealed. This adult theme-park has a mixture of high-tech and low-tech attractions from mechanized mannequins and wax dolls to fantasy rooms with amusing illusions. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • MOA Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Atami-shi
  • MOA Museum of Art
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Momoyamachou 26-2
    This is a museum built on a hill which overlooks Sagami Bay in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture. From the main lobby with one sweep of the eye, you can see Hatsushima and Izu Oshima islands floating in the sea, and the large 180-degree panorama soothes the souls of the people who see it. It holds approximately 3,500 fine works of art with a focus on Japanese art including three National Treasures and 65 Important Cultural Properties. The museum reopened in February, 2017 after undergoing renovations. It is located five minutes by car from JR Atami Station.
  • PICA Hatsushima
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Hatsushima PICA Hatsushima
    This is a resort located on the east side of Hatsushima Island, Atami City. It offers many facilities such as the “Trailer Villa” where you can stay in a trailer, bathing facilities, a swimming pool, an athletic play area, a garden for barbecuing, a café and shops. You can spend your time in the nature of Hatsushima without having to worry about anything.
  • Outdoor Village Soga Ura
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Atami-shi
  • Kaijoturiboritaikobo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Ajiro 100-7
  • Atami Tatusawadamasashihiroshikinen Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Baienchou 9-46
  • Sanremo Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Wadahamaminamichou 6
  • R-Asia
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Atami-shi Hatsushima
  • Island Camp Villa Tent Villa
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Hatsushima

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With the giant Pacific Ocean to the south and the great Mount Fuji to the north, Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with some of the best views the country has to offer. The white sand beaches of the Izu Peninsula are a rare find on mainland Japan, neighbored by beautiful cliffs, tumbling hills, and natural hot springs. As Japan's largest producer of green tea, the age-old tradition of tea drinking is ubiquitous in Shizuoka, from the miles of tea fields to the old tea houses hosting traditional tea ceremonies.

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