Watatsu Beach

Watatsu Beach
Watatsu Beach
Watatsu Beach
Watatsu Beach
Watatsu Beach

A beach popular among local families with children.

Watatsu Beach is located on Shimazushima Island, a small islet connected to Chiburijima Island by a bridge. It is a popular swimming location with lots to see. Stop and view the 5.5 million years-old trace fossils of marine creatures in the rocks along the shore. At the end of the shoreline lies Watatsu Shrine, which enshrines the deity Isotakeru-no-mikoto, who according to legend brought many plants from the Korean Peninsula to Japan. It is also a popular camping spot.

*Facilities: Running water, Toilets, Shower, Changing Rooms. (Summer season only)
*Camping site: price free (NO tent rental)

Car Park Toilet


There are no shops nearby, so make sure you take food and drink with you.
Chibu-mura, Oki-gun
From Kurii Port
10 min by car and then 10 min on foot
20 min by e-bike then 10 min on foot
1h and 10min on foot
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