11. Moriya Beach (Chiba)
If you haven’t caught on by now, many of the beaches in Japan are known for their sunset views – including Moriya Beach.
This beach is popular because of the pink sand and all-around gorgeous views.
Many people set up tents for shade and bring packed lunches.
A picnic here guarantees you one of the best lunch views in Japan.
The water is great for swimming and water sports.
Tatadohama is a place you need to see for yourself to really appreciate the beauty.
This beach is 2.5 hours from Tokyo, so it’s best to enjoy the area for a few days.
Shimoda City has plenty of attractions and it’s a great place to learn to surf.
During the evenings, the reflection from the moonlight illuminates the waves and it’s a must see.
The water is so clear you can see the bottom, even when the water is five meters deep.
13. Irino Beach
Irino Beach is one of the best surfing spots in Japan.
The waves are large all through the year.
The beach is four kilometers long with blue skies year-round and pine woods surrounding it.
Each year, turtles come to Irino Beach to lay their eggs – it’s an incredible sight to see – 5,000 turtles making their way up the sand makes for incredible pictures and memories.
The city of Kochi is two hours away and the closest station is Tosa-irino.
It’s well worth the commute.
14. Sesoko Beach
This beach is picture-perfect; white sand is no understatement for Sesoko Beach, as well as crystal clear water.
It is accessible by car, as you can travel between the islands by crossing the bridge.
Since the water is so clear, you can enjoy snorkeling close to the shore.
While you are visiting Sesoko Beach, try parasailing, diving, banana boating and jet skiing.
With such activities and views from this little slice of paradise, you’ll never want to leave.
15. Sunayama Beach
Island life is the best life, especially on Miyakojima Island in Okinawa.
Okinawa is the most southern prefecture of Japan.
People come to this area for the food, the beach, of course, and the aquariums.
Sunayama Beach is only five kilometers from Miyako Airport.
The earlier you arrive at the beach, the better your pictures will be.
This is because the sun is on the opposite side of the ocean, so your pictures will capture the vibrant turquoise hues of the water.
This beach is famous for the arch that was formed from coral and molded by the waves.