Hebara Beach Surf Map
Hebara is the best known surf spot within the Katsuura area. Often referred to as 'The Swell Magnet' or 'The Jewel in the Chiba Crown' due to the vast array of breaks and swell directions caused by varying winds. With its central location and abundance of amenities including accommodation, restaurants, shops, free parking, public toilets and shower, alongside surf schools, rentals and guides, Hebara is the perfect base for any surf trip - long or short! Hebara, as you would expect, has a great and friendly surfing community who are happy to share their experiences but please do play by the rules to enable everyone to have fun.
Hebara Shops & Restaurant Guide
Hebara is a popular beach destination, compact in size but with an abundance of restaurants, stores and amenities - stay here and you really do have everything on your doorstep! It is very community orientated with a slow pace of life. Most places close early as the locals rise early to fish, farm or surf - that's the way folks like it. Festivals & Events - March - Doll Festival - July - Summer Festival 1st Sunday of every month - Beach Clean January 1st - Sunrise (Hebara is famous for its sunrises) All Year - Various surf competitions Location - Only 3kms from both Katsuura & Onjuku stations Parking - 60+ free spaces in the main parking area & 10+ for large size vehicles, various other paid available Stores - 5 Restaurants - 7 Accommodation - Various Amenities - Shower & toilet Population - 980
Katsuura Area Surf Map
Katsuura and its surrounding beaches are known as the top surf destination close to Tokyo due to its abundance of quality waves, ranging from beginner points to expert reefs. Blessed with the Tashiro Current bringing the warm, crystal clear waters from South Japan the area has a multitude of stunning golden sand beaches and hidden bays, along with open rugged coastline with high limestone cliffs reaching out of the deep blue Pacific Ocean. The Katsuura area offers something for everyone! There are an abundance of marine activities available, including Surfing, SUP (Stand Up Paddle board), Kayaking, Body Boarding, Jet Skiing, Fishing. However, it doesn’t stop with the sea…land based activities in the area include Golf, Yoga, Hiking, Shopping, Bicycle Tours, as well as amazing restaurants. Even if you are just looking for some good old R&R or some quality beach time with its stunning beaches Katsuura is still the place for you.
Katsuura bay Surf Map
Katsuura is one of Japan’s top travel destination offering something for everyone both on and off the water. Off the water there are amazing coastal hikes taking in stunning scenic views, a morning market, bustling Fisherman’s Wharf and Under Sea Tower to name a few! However, for many the real excitement is the ocean and the activities it offers and Katsuura has them all – Stand Up Paddle boarding, Kayaks, Fishing, Swimming and Surfing! Katsuura Bay is a world class surf spot, with Malibu Reef Break being one of the best in the whole of Japan. Katsuura also caters for those that enjoy watching the sport but that don’t want to get their toes wet – stand on the elevated footbridge directly above the break and you can almost touch the action below! Come and find out for yourself the reasons Katsuura Bay is a destination not to be missed – one day is never enough!
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