Kotohiki-hama Beach (琴引浜)

Kotohiki-hama Beach is a sandy beach located in Kyotango City (former Amino-cho), Kyoto Prefecture.

Summary

Its 1.8-km coast is famous for naki-suna (the sand making sounds when people walk on it) and is also a beautiful spot with white sand and green pines. This beach was designated as a national nature treasure and a beauty spot (in 2007).
Locally, the beach is often called nari-suna (the sand making sounds when people walk on it)

Access

The Miyazu Line of Kitakinki Tango Railway

Riding from Amino Station by a bus operated by Tango Kairiku Kotsu Co., Ltd., takes eleven to fourteen minutes to reach the beach.

Riding from Mineyama Station by a bus operated by Tango Kairiku Kotsu Co., Ltd., takes thirty to thirty-three minutes to reach the beach.

If using either of these buses, get off at the Kotohiki-hama Beach bus stop (changed from the Kakezu bus stop in 2006).

Surrounding areas

Yuhigaura Beach: selected as one of the 100 most beautiful sunset-watch spots in Japan.