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Watatsu Beach

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    • Nature & Scenery
    • Others
  • Area

    • Chibu Village
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.

*Facilities: Running water, Toilets, Shower, Changing Rooms. (Summer season only)

    Basic information

    Chibu-mura, Oki-gun, Shimane
    From Kurii Port:
    10 min by car and 10 min on foot
    20 min by e-bike and 10 min on foot
    1h10 min on foot
    There are no shops nearby, so make sure you take food and drink with you.