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Takeno beach: a hidden gem, a place of amazing natural beauty

We were there mid July for a few days, and found ourselves enchanted with the beauty of the place... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
cfelicia2018
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Sola Municipality, Norway
Experience local area close up by train

The coast line from Takeno and west to Tottori is very easily travelled by local train which runs... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Chanomachi
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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31 Jul 2018
“Takeno beach: a hidden gem, a place of amazing natural beauty”
14 Apr 2018
“Experience local area close up by train”
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We were there mid July for a few days, and found ourselves enchanted with the beauty of the place and very well received by the locals: extremely helpful and hospitable!! From the staff at the railway station and at the Tourist Information Center, to the...More

1  Thank cfelicia2018
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The coast line from Takeno and west to Tottori is very easily travelled by local train which runs "on the coast" most of the way. Great views from the train window. I spent a day getting on and off, taking a walk or rent-a-bike ride...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Went there and enjoyed the drive to the beach the scenery From the hill top is amazing btw. The sea is scenic but the beach was littered the sand was not white it was quite dirty looking actually and the water was definately not white...More

3  Thank harle l
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Takeno Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear harle l, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for your valuable feedback. We are sorry to hear that you felt disappointed with the beach. The beach is sometimes littered after heavy rains and winds bring a lot of trash back...More

Reviewed 4 November 2016

Takeno beach is absolutely beautiful, the turquoise blue water laps upon white sand, as green mountains loom at either end of the bay. When we visited, it was early evening and we had the beach to ourselves. With it being so quiet, we got to...More

3  Thank Chris_DJ_Bear_Acton
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Takeno Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Dear Chris_DJ_Bear_Acton, We really appreciate your time and comment. You will be surprised if you return here in summer. Three hundred thousand people come to Takeno Beach and enjoy swimming in the clear water every summer. The swimming period is from the beginning of July...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016

Received a small simple map after check in to the hotel in Kinosakionsen, the hotel staff recommend the beach. Since the beach is nearby (we've been told that can be reached by train, only 1 stop away) we decided to go ahead with this unplanned...More

1  Thank fandy83
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Takeno Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear fandy83, We appreciate your feedback and time. And thank you very much for extending your journey to Takeno Beach. Your feedback will help us improve the destination. We are glad to know that you enjoyed cycling around the town and found some places of...More

Reviewed 26 August 2016

if you are kinosaki for at least two days, I recommend you take 2-3 hours break from onsen to do just a walk (or why not a bath) on this beautiful beach. The Takeno village is a bit 'desolate, perhaps mindful of past glories. However,...More

1  Thank Myluggageintheworld
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Takeno Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear Myluggageintheworld, Thank you very much for your comment. Takeno Beach was designated as one of the 100 Best Beaches in Japan. We are glad to know you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 19 February 2016

The beach is pretty wide and relatively clean. The water and the winds are rough though (I went in February). But the water is nice and blue and it is fascinating to watch the waves crash on the stones. Unfortunately there are no walkways along...More

1  Thank Larissa C
Reviewed 20 July 2015

very near to Kinosakionsen. I went there last May and the wind was very strong that time and the weather still chill. This place is a hidden beauty for foreigner but I bet for the local, it's quite famous family holiday spot especially during summer.

1  Thank Enawati
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

This is one of the cleanest, most beautiful beaches I've seen anywhere in Japan. Spend the day swimming, snorkeling, and soaking up the sun, then take a dip in the onsen in the evening. The summer festival fireworks are some of the best in the...More

1  Thank Erica R
Reviewed 13 November 2014

It's a small beach and I'm glad I went. Took a taxi from Kinosakionsen, the drive along the coast had awesome views.

1  Thank Maggie S
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