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Nice swimming beach

Went after 2pm so the sun wasn't so hot. The water was warm and not so strong. The bathrooms could... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Nanto, Japan
Very beautiful on a clear day. The mountain backdrop is amazing against the water and islets

We recently made a visit to the Amaharashi Coast Beach for a nice stroll along the beach and to... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Takaoka, Japan
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Ota, Takaoka 933-0000, Toyama Prefecture
+81 766-53-5661
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Went after 2pm so the sun wasn't so hot. The water was warm and not so strong. The bathrooms could be a little cleaner, but they have showers to wash off salt water from your body. The sand is soft too. Nice place to relax...More

Thank ladymerelan
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We drove and park at the newly open Michinoeki Amaharashi. There are cafe, information center, toilets, shop for souvenir, viewing platforms and even shades for bicycles. Information center is open from 9am-7pm whereas 1F-3F are open 24 hours a day. Enjoyed the view from the...More

Thank DorothyCheong
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We recently made a visit to the Amaharashi Coast Beach for a nice stroll along the beach and to take some photos. It is located right beside the railway station. The view of the 3,000m tall Mt Tate Mountain range across the water was truly...More

Thank 1966Jamo
Reviewed 16 June 2017

On our way to Himi, we got off the train 2 stops early (at Amaharashi), walked about 8km, most of it along the beach, and had the pleasure of being able to regularly turn around and gaze at the beautiful snow-capped mountains in the distance....More

Thank Rory R
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The coast is accessible by public transport evident by the train station here. Though one needs to check on the frequency of service. If driving there are limited parking space around the station. The way to the coast from the station is via a crossing...More

Thank Melvin M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It was possibly the most unforgettable train ride I had. The JR Himi Line (氷見線) is only 16.5 km in total, but the scenery definitely blew my mind, in particular the Amaharashi Coast. The name Amaharashi comes from a legend whereby Minamoto no Yoshitsune (源義経),...More

1  Thank Iris C
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

So surprised to see so much rubbish on the beach. Japan is usually so beautiful and I was truly shocked and disappointed. We only had a few minutes as the train schedule isn't great - we could stay either 15 minutes or 2 hours and...More

Thank Narelle G
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to spend slow life, I highly recommend to visit a very small town. Amaharashi station is very small but lovely. Please do not expect a stunning view like picture you see in magazine. The day with rain would be like my picture....More

Thank Wichuta R
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I made it a one day trip from Kyoto although I gotta spent about 7 hour on the train. The train from Takaoka to Amaharashi station was Ninja-Hatori train, well it's really cute. On the way there, the train went along the beach and that...More

3  Thank SiawjernHuang
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Response from 1966Jamo | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes the beach is child friendly. The waves are small and the water is mostly shallow. When I last went it was school holidays. There were lots of families, especially playing around the rock pools... More