Here are some destinations around hotels in Mie and Wakayama area which are perfect for enjoying Summer. 

Fairfield by Marriott Mie Kumano Kodo Mihama

Atashika Beach
Atashikacho, Kumano, Mie  Open from July to August

The sea is so transparent that it has been selected as one of the 88 Best Beaches in Japan. It is a secluded beach surrounded by mountains, with emerald green waters and pure white sand.


Kayak in a sea of Dolphins
685-27 Moriura, Taiji, Wakayama  Open: 8:00~17:00

In addition to a kayaking course that takes you around the bay in 2 hours, there is also a SUP course. You can also go near the dolphin cage in the bay and see them jumping!


Kitayama River Adventure
335 Shimooi, Kitayama, Higashimuro District, Wakayama 
Open 9:30~13:00 / 12:45~16:15   May 3rd to September 30th
*Reservation required

Rafting on the Kitayama River in Wakayama Prefecture, which is the largest river in Kansai. Your heart and body will be fully refreshed by laughing and screaming in the great outdoors.



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Seiryu Chaya
397-8 Takiya, Odai, Taki District, Mie  Open 11:00~15:00  Close Mon

Ayu (sweetfish) restaurant run by the Miya River’s Upper Stream. Open from June to September.


Verde Odai
308 Shimomate, Odai, Taki District, Mie  Open 9:00~17:00 
*reservation required

They make the most of the nature such as Japan's clearest stream, Miyagawa, Osugidani, one of Japan's three greatest canyons, symbol mountain Somonyama and Kumanokodo. Please enjoy the various kinds of outdoor activities.


NPO Osugidani Nature School
199 Kuzu, Odai, Taki-District, Mie  Open 10:30~15:00

Based in the naturally rich Osugidani area of Yoshino-Kumano National Park, you will experience various programs that take advantage of the local characteristics.



Fairfield by Marriott Wakayama Kushimoto

Roadside Station monolith
290-2 Aise, Kozagawa, Higashimuro District, Wakayama  Open Weekdays 9:30~17:00 Weekends 8:30~17:00

This roadside station is located on the other side of the majestic monolith. Please enjoy the exquisite curry rice with plenty of Kozagawa venison steak marinated in basil sauce.


Hashigui Beach House
Kujinokawa, Kushimoto, Higashimuro District, Wakayama  Open  9:00~17:00

It is located on the beach overlooking the scenic Hashikuiiwa. In July and August, they offer food and beverage services, beach goods, and canoe rentals.



Fairfield by Marriott Wakayama Kumano Kodo Susami

Susami Beach
Susami, Nishimuro District, Wakayama 
The beach is open from the middle of July to the middle of August

Their beach is about 250 meters long and equipped with bathrooms, showers, and changing rooms. The sea has calm waves and is safe for children. Located along National Route 42, about 5 minutes by car from Susami IC on the Kisei Expressway, and about 3 minutes on foot from JR Susami Station.


Adventure World
2399 Katata, Shirahama, Nishimuro District, Wakayama  Open 10:00~17:00

In addition to cute giant pandas, you can see 1400 animals of about 140 species from land, sea and sky. You can enjoy a dolphin show that is surely impressive, a powerful zoo area, and even an amusement park area.