Omaezaki Beach Culture

With vast stretches of coastline and consistent wind Omaezaki attracts windsurfers and surfers.

Rent a car from Kakegawa station and drive the 30-40 mins to the coast and you will find and hip little beach community and some of the most laid-back, friendliest people in Japan.

Day 1

Kakegawa Station


Hamaoka Sand Dunes

Hamaoka Sand DunesPick up your rental car & head to the Hamoka Sand Dunes to get some great views out to the Pacific Ocean. Kawazu Cherry trees blossom in late February / early March & the area has a local market that is full of character.


Strawberry Picking

Strawberry-Picking-in-OmaezakiShizuoka has many great spots for strawberry picking between January to May and the Hamaoka strawberries are some of the best in the Prefecture.


Pacific Cafe & Lighthouse

Pacific Cafe & LighthouseOnce you are ready for lunch head up the coastline road to the Pacific Cafe for a great  meal with great views of the ocean. From there it is a short walk up to the lighthouse on the hill.


Afternoon Outdoor Activities

Cycling in OmaezakiThe area close to the lighthouse offers a variety of activities including – Bicycle ride, swimming, beach art lessons. Or drive to the fishing port 5 mins away & jump on a sunset boat cruise.


Stay with the locals

Cooking in OmaezakiTake the opportunity to stay at a local ‘Minshuku’ (type of Bed and Breakfast style accommodation – Minshuku in the Omaezaki area provide amazing fresh seafood dinner options.

Day 2


Fish Market & Shopping Experience

Omaezaki Fish MarketOmaezaki is a fishing town and the local fish market provides a great opportunity to see one up close and personal. If you would like to get out & catch your own fish there are local charters available.


Enjoy a Minshuku breakfast

Enjoy a Minshuku BreakfastAfter an early start it is great to be able to return to the accommodation and enjoy a hot meal and coffee before heading out for the day.


Try some surfing or body boarding

Surfing Omaezaki BeachHamaoka and Omaezaki have great surfing options that provide waves in different weather. There are a few surf shops around that have boards and wetsuit rentals.


Take the long way home

Green Tea FieldsTake a scenic drive through the tea farms back to Kakegawa Station.



Kakegawa Station

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