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Worth visiting for sure!

We spent a nice leisurely time on the island. The weather was perfect and the hospitality was... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Chris S
Relax and Moo!!

We only stayed for one night at Shiraishi Island, which was a mistake.... Easily could have stayed... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2015
Esther R
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2 Jul 2017
“Worth visiting for sure!”
2 Aug 2015
“Relax and Moo!!”
Shiraishi, a tiny island with a population of 800 on the Seto Inland Sea, is only accessible by ferry.
Kasaoka, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We spent a nice leisurely time on the island. The weather was perfect and the hospitality was terrific. Visiting in June before the summer crowds was also a pleasant experience as we essentially had the beach to ourselves. We also spent one night camping on...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We only stayed for one night at Shiraishi Island, which was a mistake.... Easily could have stayed for a week. We came from Hiroshima and were in touch with Amy from the Moo Bar before our arrival. She provided us with all the transport information,...More

3  Thank Esther R
Reviewed 25 May 2015

特に観光地があるわけではないが、ゆっくりとした時間が流れています。海水浴場もアクセスが悪い分、渋川や沙美ほど混んでないです。 Nothing special, just ocean and slow life. If you want to relax, this is the place.

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Reviewed 26 September 2014

One of the best things about this island is the Moooo bar -- and not only if you stay on the island. The owneers helped us out when we were in a financial tight spot (because of trouble using Maestro cards in Japan), without asking...More

1  Thank ACousein
Reviewed 2 July 2014

such a nice place to go, very unlike the rest of Japan as it is not so over developed. lots of activites like kayaking, swimming, walking, sunbathing to do. there is a small food shop and alcohol shop. sea water is a bit dirty. would...More

1  Thank PeggyB95
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Shiraishi Island is a popular getaway for Japanese and Foreigners alike. The community that lives here is small and adheres to traditions stretching back in time. So if you want a chance to relax and get away from the go-go nature of Japan's cities, this...More

3  Thank ChunMiTrecking
Reviewed 22 September 2013

This is some years ago now (summer 2010, not 2013) but I wanted to share my experience because it was a really lovely place. My friend and I had travelled there with no accommodation, no plans, nothing... fortunately, we met a lovely Japanese pair who...More

5  Thank mackyalex
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

We spent just one night on the island but it was wonderful. The beach is perfect with a beautiful sunset and from the other end we could see the sunrise as well. Really crystal clear water and lovely atmosphere. Sea sports and good food, drinks...More

1  Thank AJIT B
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This little island is so warm and relaxing. I thought it doesn't really feel like you are actually in Japan when you are on this island. It has a distinct rustic atmosphere, and you can totally relax here. The beach is very nice, the locals...More

1  Thank kyokushinkaratelady
Reviewed 9 September 2011

Shiraishi Island was a complete unknown quantity for us as we planned our honeymoon travels around the central south west of Japan. But it felt right to make the trip and I'm glad we trusted our intuition. This place is beautiful! Peaceful, social, laid back...More

1  Thank Jedmeades
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