04_Honjo Marina and Pleasure Beach

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4. Honjo Marina and Pleasure Beach

location:  Ishiwaki, Yurihonjo City – 15 minutes from Ugo Honjo railway station by car

This bathing beach has one of the widest sandy beaches, as well one of the biggest anti-flooding reservoirs, in Akita.  It was also selected as one of the 88 finest bathing beaches in Japan.
The adjacent free car park has a capacity for 1200 cars, along with showers, changing rooms and toilets.
The seawater here is warmer than on the opposite Pacific Ocean coast.  As a result, the summer months attract many young people and families to the beach from near and far.
Within A 2-minute drive from the bathing beach are other leisure facilities, including a camping site and a marina for large and small yachts.
With Mount Chokai and its surroundings as a backdrop, this spot is also a great place to view the sunset over the Japan Sea.
please come and visit this beach.

keywords:  sightseeing, sea bathing
features:  hot sandy beach and cold soda pop, warm sea water, sunset on the Japan Sea, view of the sea and Mount Chokai together

written by T. Miyazaki

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