Splash Guest House Details
Overview (Pictures Below)
Hebara Beach Katsuura - A fantastic beach house right on the beach at one of Japan’s most famous surf breaks in the middle of Katsura National Park with endless amounts of things to do both on and off the water. Private Guest room that sleeps 4 people although we are able to accept larger groups. (Please contact us for further details of larger group bookings) Due to our location we are also perfect for families with children who are looking to escape somewhere safe and fun
The Location - Hebara Beach is a golden sand clear blue water East Facing Gem within the Katsura National Park which is well known as one of the best surf spots on the coastline. Within a 15km area there are more than 20+ bays and beaches surrounded by high sandstone cliffs with endless amounts of things to do both on and off the water. The guest house really is in the perfect location.
The Home - Bungalow style building, free car parking right out front, main guest room, large living / communal room, big kitchen, toilet, washroom, bathroom, front garden with campfire style cooking (firewood provided) and a large covered side terrace for any rainy days. The house is fully setup as a surf house location so has a shower and clean and dry areas for after water activities.
Guest's have access to the following
The Guest Room
2 x western style beds
2x Japanese style futons
Lots of pillows and extra blankets for your comfort
Large Ocean facing double sliding doors that open directly into the garden
Garden facing long window
Air conditioning / Heater / wall fan
Japanese style electric sockets x 7
Main room door is lockable with a key
Safety deposit box
The Communal Space - Very large area split into two areas lounge and living
Ocean facing with 48inch TV, DVD, Cable television, all hook ups for computers etc
Bluetooth speaker system for music both inside and outside
Large sofa that seats 4 adults
Comfortable reading and relaxing space
Large open area for exercise, relaxing, working, or entertaining in the colder months
Doubles as a tuition room when guests taking surf / SUP lessons
Large and fully equipped
Personal guest refrigerator
Japanese style fun eating / Nabe system / Korean BBQ System / Japanese Style Skiyaki System
Clean with Japanese style heating and washlet system
Large deep bathtub and built in shower wet room with plenty of hot water for long relaxing soaks
All shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste is provided (just bring your own tooth brush)
Fully equipped with washer and dryer and drying facility for rainy days
The Garden - Split into 3 areas
The main front Garden overlooking the beach with full camping style wood fired cooking setup. Enjoy the smell and taste of real wood fired cooking, learn how to smoke your food and to slow cook with Dutch ovens. There is seating for more than 12 people so there is always room
The Side Terrace is fully covered allowing all year use it is great for shade on a hot, sunny day but just as good for relaxing on in the middle of a rainy spell. Play on the swing or relax in the hammock the choice is yours!
Rear Surf /SUP area, its where we hide all the goodies from boards to paddles to wetsuits and bikes. It's kind of like the kitchen in a party where folks often gravitate to this is no different and where you will hear folk telling their stories of monster waves and crazy rides.
The Food System
We pride ourselves on this and it really can make the difference between a good stay and an amazing stay. We encourage our guests to cook with us at home as there is so much to choose from and the experience can start straight away with a visit to the daily local market to buy fresh ingredients grown by the local folks in the area. It is then down to personal preference as to how we cook and eat it.
BBQ, Smoked, Buffet, plated, noodles, Japanese or Western - the choices are it's never ending and we are equipped to do it all.
What else is included in the price of your stay?
We have free wifi available in the house and garden
We offer a collection and drop off service to and from Katsura or Onjuku stations
Fun for the children - we have a range of beach toys, water squirters, buckets, spades and balls
Towels for drying after the beach (Please bring your own one for the beach)
Rental Goods (If not part of a tour)
Stand up Paddle Bards *NB you must have taken a lesson first
fins, masks and snorkels
The local immediate local Area
7/11 convenience store
restaurants Japanese and western
The surrounding area (Up to 20km)
Kamogawa – large city with all shopping and Kamogawa sea world
Onjuku – very famous large white sand beach and sand board mountain
Katsura – Local large fishing town with ocean centre, museum temples and the famous Onsen and Spa resort.
The train service runs along the coast line stopping at most major towns.
Many of our guests will also rent bicycles or take long walks around the surrounding area.
We offer a drop off and collection service for our guests and are also happy to arrange car rental if required.
Other Things to Note
There are plenty of Golf Courses for those who want to play a quick 18 holes
Check in and check out is flexible depending on next day bookings
There is always someone staying at the house so there is no need for keys etc
There is a local hospital / dentist in case of emergencies
For more Information on Surfing In Japan just look at some of the links below
Photos - https://picasaweb.google.com/116959984933925201198
Video - https://www.youtube.com/user/japanwaves
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/surfinginjapan
For Information about our Tours / Lessons & rentals please Click Here if you have any questions feel free to call us we will be happy to help 080-1054-4507