An Ocean Paradise Just an Hour from Tokyo. The Miura Peninsula of Japan

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An Ocean Paradise
Just an Hour from Tokyo

The Miura Peninsula of Japan

Just a short one-hour train ride from Tokyo or Shinagawa stations, the Miura Peninsula is one of Japan's most desirable getaway spots, boasting natural splendors and countless historical and cultural sites. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a relaxing time by the sea, and treat yourself to fresh tuna that's simply to die for. It's a destination you don't want to miss!

Easy Access from Tokyo

[To Kamakura]
Take the JR Yokosuka Line from Tokyo Station (JO 19) to Kamakura Station (JO 07). (60 minutes)
[To the Miura Coast]
Take the Keikyu Line from Shinagawa Station (KK 01) to Miurakaigan Station (KK 71) on the Keikyu Kurihama Line. (62 minutes)
[To Misaki Port]
Take the Keikyu Line from Shinagawa Station (KK 01) to Misakiguchi Station (KK 72) on the Keikyu Kurihama Line, then take the Keikyu Bus from the station to Misaki-ko (Misaki Port), and walk one minute. (82 minutes total)

Did You Know?
Ten Trivia Bits about the Miura Peninsula

  • The Kamakura period lasted from 1185 to 1333. During this time, Kamakura was the site of Japan's first shogunate, a military government headed by the shogun.
  • The Kamakura period also marked the birth of new sects of Buddhism, and Kamakura remains home to many temples to this day.
  • In recent years, Kamakura is also home to many stylish restaurants and specialty shops. Just by walking the streets, you're sure to find something that catches your eye.
  • In the year 1600, William Adams, an English navigator, arrived in Japan. He would become a trusted advistor to the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, receiving the honorary Japanese name Miura Anjin and a domain of his own in Miura.
  • The Miura coast is a major seaside resort featuring a ten-kilometer long beach. It is also known as a popular windsurfing destination, even playing host to that sport's World Cup.
  • For a truly breathtaking sight, watch the sun rise over the horizon at the Miura coast!
  • In the year 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry of the United States Navy arrived in Yokosuka to demand the opening of Japanese ports to American trade.
  • On the island of Jogashima, you can feast your eyes upon stunning natural spelndors. The exquisite caves carved out by the waves are truly a wonder to behold.
  • More tuna are hauled in at Misaki's fishing port than almost anywhere else in Japan, and the area is lined with restaurants serving delicious tuna cuisine.
  • "Maholova" is an ancient Japanese word meaning "a wonderful place."

The Hotel Maholova Minds Miura Instagram


For a luxurious stay after touring Kamakura and the Miura Peninsula, treat yourself to a night at the Hotel Maholova Minds Miura on Tokyo Bay.

Savor a delicious meal of freshly-caught tuna and other fare prepared with only the highest-quality ingredients. The spacious guest rooms all offer a spectacular ocean view, and you can even see Mount Fuji on clear days. This lavish resort hotel offers a wide variety of accomodation plans catering to all guests.