Takeno Beach, located in Takeno, Takeno Town, Toyooka City in Hyogo Prefecture, is a picturesque stretch of white sand bordered by green pine trees.
Its crystal-clear ocean water has made Takeno Beach one of Japan’s most acclaimed coastal playgrounds.
The Ministry of the Environment has selected it for its list of the 100 best swimming beaches, and it is included in many similar lists: “Japan’s 100 best beaches,”
“Japan’s 55 best swimming beaches,” and “Japan’s 88 best swimming beaches,” to name a few. Every summer, some 500,000 people flock to Takeno Beach to enjoy the sun, sand and sea.