In the centre of town in front of the Senjūin-bashi bus stop (千手院橋バス停), Kōya-san's well-equipped tourist information centre stocks maps and brochures, and English speakers are usually on hand. It also makes shukubō …
By the train station, this excellent tourism bureau offers detailed info on the region and lodging options, as well as useful maps including a 'gourmet map' of local restaurants with English menus.
For tourist information in town, visit this info centre just across from the beach. Enter via the little street by Shirahama Beach bus stop.
The helpful English-speaking staff at this office dispense a useful map of town. Bike rentals are available (per two hours/day ¥500/1000).
Has information on the many food shops in town and rents motorised bicycles (per three hours/day ¥1500/2000).
Mail letters and postcards, and withdraw cash from the international ATM.
At Shirahama Station, pick up a map of sights and accommodation.
The local kōban.