Shirahama attractions

Beach in Shirahama

Shirara-hama

Shirahama's main beach is famous for its white sand – though what's there now was imported from Perth in the '90s, as the original sand was lost to erosion. It's a crescent-shaped cove, relatively sheltered from the…
Beach in Shirahama

Senjō-jiki

Senjō-jiki is a wildly eroded point with layer after horizontal layer of stratified rock; this explains its name in Japanese, which translates to Thousand-Tatami-Mat Point.
Natural Feature in Shirahama

Sandan-beki

Sandan-beki is a 50m cliff face that drops away vertiginously into the sea – a particularly awesome sight when the big rollers are pounding in from the Pacific. There's a free observation deck.