AreaMatsushima Bay

The Beaches of Katsurashima Island

桂島海水浴場 & マイビーチおぎ鬼ヶ浜 | Katsurashima Beach & My Beach Onigahama

Sandy swimming beaches on an island in Matsushima Bay

Photo by Wesley Keppel-Henry

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

Beaches: always open
Swimming season: daily from July–August (exact dates vary by year)

CLOSED DAYS

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

PHONE

022-362-2525

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