Sports and Activities

tandem bike rental shimoda

We’ve got rental bikes!

Retreat wabi-sabi, and our second location Guesthouse tabi-tabi, have the cheapest rental bikes in Shimoda. They are simple “moma-chari” (shopping bikes) , but they are the perfect way to get around town for only ¥500 / day!  If you are staying at Retreat wabi-sabi, the easiest and fastest way to get to Kisami Ohama Beach is actually […]

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Published on: November 27, 2017  -  Filed under: Sports & leisure

 
Archery at Mt Omuro Izu

Mount Omuro Crater Archery

Have you ever done archery inside the crater of a volcano? Bet you didn’t even know it was possible, but the Izu Peninsula has it all! I highly recommend making a stop in Ito for a chair lift ride up to the top of Mount Omuro. Omuro is a 580 meter high extinct volcano with […]

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Published on: November 21, 2017  -  Filed under: Sports & leisure

soft coral on hirizo izu

Snorkeling in Izu

  From Guesthouse tabi-tabi, take a 40 minute bus ride down and around the coast to Nakagi, pay a 1000 yen for a 5 minute boat ride and you’ll arrive at the underwater wonderland, Hirizo. Before boarding the ship you can pick up some cold drinks, and rent the required snorkel and mask for only […]

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Published on: February 12, 2017  -  Filed under: Sports & leisure

 

A day bicycle ride south and around the coast of Izu

Dear guests and future guests, my name is Maddy, I am a thirty years old French girl traveling around the world for six months and the Izu Peninsula is by far my favorite place until now. I really enjoy the serenity that surrounds me here and the nature which is everywhere has a lot to […]

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Published on: February 10, 2017  -  Filed under: Sports & leisure

Cycling Tours

Let’s ride!

Another great way to experience Izu’s natural beauty is to get on a bike and ride. Aloha Bike Trip Cycling Tours can take you on road trips, mountain bike tours, night cruises, half day rides, over-night adventures, and can show the kids around as well. They have tours for all levels,  provide instruction for beginner […]

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Published on: August 12, 2011  -  Filed under: Sports & leisure