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! UPDATE: Our simple shopping bikes are now ¥1000 for your entire stay (from the time you check in at 3pm […]

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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 the Kisami Bus Stop 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 […]

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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