Many of Izu Peninsula’s most interesting sights can be found near to Kawazu, making it a convenient place to base yourself. The Izu Bio Park and the Shirahama Jinja Shrine are amongst the many popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two more worthwhile attractions that are within a short distance of Kawazu are the Mount Nesugatayama Observatory and Sotoura Beach.
Visit some of the best attractions for kids in the area, including the Atagawa Tropical and Alligator Garden in Higashiizu. If you’re intrigued by creatures be sure to add Shimoda Aquarium in Shimoda on your itinerary.
When it’s time escape the city, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. Take some time out to enjoy the sunshine at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Inatori Bunka Park in Higashiizu and the Kawazu Bagatelle Park. Watch as the birds wheel overhead, skim rocks in the shallows and catch some sunshine at nearby Imaihama Beach.
After a day enjoying Kawazu, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Shimoda Tokyu Hotel, the Imaiso, and the Onyado Fugetsu Muhen, Higashiizu.