Friday, 25 January 2013

The longest swimming beach - Shotenkyo kaisui-yokujo(小天橋海水浴場)

This is the one of the longest beach located along the Japan sea.
The beach is about 8km long with white sand.

Facility(1st July- 31st Aug):
Shower, Toilets, Changing room, shop for snacks&drinks and First-Aid office
Minatomiya, Kumihama, Kyotango, Kyoto京都府京丹後市久美浜町湊宮 Click here for MAP!
*From Shotenkyo(小天橋) station 5mins by car
*From Shotenkyo station 15mins by bicycle
*From Shotenkyo station 40mins(3.3km) by walk
*From Kumihama(久美浜) station 30mins(6.5km) by bicycle
-5 bicycles are available to rent at the Kumihama station. 400yen/day
**A shared taxi also running in Kumihama town. It costs 500JPY/person per ride within Kumihama town area. Since it is a shared taxi, you need to make a reservation.
Reservation phone number:0772-42-0390 (operation hour: 7:30-18:30)
Better to ask someone who can speak Japanese to book, for example Kumihama station staff. The shared taxi's operation hour is 8:30-17:30.
***There is also normal taxi company available in the area although the fare will be higher than shared one.