AreaMatsushima Bay

Katsurashima Beach

桂島海水浴場 | Katsurashima Beach

Sandy beach on an island in Matsushima Bay

Photo by Shiogama City

Photo by Shiogama City

Photo by Shiogama City

Photo by Shiogama City

Details

ADDRESS

Andera Uratokatsurashima, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken 985-0192

ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

By city ferry: About 35 minutes from Hon-Shiogama Station, followed by a 10-minute walk.

From Hon-Shiogama Station, walk to Marine Gate Shiogama (about 10 min.). Board Shiogama City Ferry bound for Hojima (朴島). Alight at Katsurashima (桂島). See timetable here (English).

ADMISSION

Beach access free, 1,000 yen for round-trip ferry ticket

LANGUAGES

Japanese only

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

No

HOURS

Beach: always open.
Swimming season: daily from July–August (exact dates TBA)

CLOSED DAYS

None, but lifeguards and facilities available only during July–August swimming season (exact dates TBA)

PHONE

022-362-2525

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