Nikkawahama Beach is known for its sprawling white sands.
Nearby, the Nikkawahama Auto Camp Site is where visitors can enjoy camping after a day at the beach. Surfing and fishing are also permitted.
- Nikkawahama, Kamisu City
- By car: 20-minute drive from Itako IC on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway
By public transport: 15-minute taxi ride from Shimosa-Tachibana Station on the JR Narita Line
- Business Hours
Official Swimming Season: Mid-July to mid-August
- Kamisu City Hall Tourism Division
- 600 parking spots (Free)
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Kashima Soccer Stadium
Kashima Soccer Stadium is the home stadium of the J. League Kashima Antlers. As one of the first dedicated soccer stadiums built in Japan, it was a pioneering move at the time. Large stadium screens help fans get up close to the action during matches.
Special back-stage tours are held on weekends and national holidays. Therefore, super-fans can delve deeper into the club’s history at the Kashima Antlers Museum.
The stadium was also a host venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Nicknamed the "Gold Coast of Ibaraki," this white sandy beach is located in Hokota City, Japan's top producer of melons. During the official swimming season, lifeguards are on duty to ensure everyone can enjoy the beach safely.
With convenient parking by the beach and lifeguards on hand, Oritsu Beach is popular among families. The sea in Kashima is ideal for surfing, so Oritsu Beach area is also a hit among surfers. Surfers are prohibited from surfing within the breakwater during the swimming season to ensure the safety of swimmers. Bodyboarding is allowed.
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