What is Nishiki-no-hama Beach?

What is Nishiki-no-hama Beach? Introduction of how to enjoy and nearby sightseeing spots

Nishiki-no-hama Beach is a popular beach, easily accessible in less than an hour from Osaka City. Every year, from early April to late August, the beach is crowded with many people. This article introduces how to enjoy such beaches! We will also tell you about nearby sightseeing spots.

What is Nishiki-no-hama Beach?

Nishiki-no-hama Beach is within an hour's drive from Osaka City, and is easily accessible. niiro-no-hama Beach, which is open from early April to early June for tio-boshi fishing and from mid-July to late August for swimming, attracts many visitors every year because it is located in an easily accessible area. The beach is crowded with families as well as young people windsurfing.

There are also facilities for barbecuing, making it a popular leisure spot.

Go by train
10 minutes walk from Nankai Main Line "Nishiki-no-hama" station.

What is "Nishiki" in Nishiki-no-hama?

The "Nishiki" means "two colors" in Japanese. At Nishiki-no-Hama, it refers to the "white" of the sandy beach and the "green" of the pine forests along the coastline. The two-color scenery of the sandy beach and pine forest stretching for about 1 km has long been known as a scenic beauty. It has been selected as one of the "100 best places for greenery in Osaka".

Another attraction of here is its wonderful sunset view. The sunset over Osaka Bay has been selected as one of the "100 Sunsets of Japan".

How to enjoy Nishiki-no-hama?

From here, let's take a look at how to enjoy Nishiki-no-hama Beach.

Swimming in the sea

Nishiki-no-hama Beach is open for swimming from mid-July to late August. Characterized by many families, the beach has few rocks and stones, making it safe for small children to enjoy swimming.


You can enjoy barbecue at Nishiki-no-hama Beach. Outdoor cooking in the great nature surrounded by the sea, sky, sandy beach, and pine forest is exceptional.

Necessary ingredients and cooking utensils can be rented, so you can easily barbecue without any supplies. Please note that advance reservations are required for use (from 4 people).

Shell gathering (at low tide)

Nishiki-no-hama Beach is famous for tiohigari (eggling). Visitors can enjoy tioebigari under the pleasant smell of the tide and the gentle spring sunlight.

Souvenirs (600g for adults and 300g for children) are available for those who go tidboring at Nishiki-no-hama Beach, so don't worry if you don't catch many.

Rakes, sandals, and other necessary tools for tidal ebb picking are also available for sale.

Sightseeing spots nearby

Next, I would like to introduce some of the sights around the Nishiki-no-hama Beach.

Rinku Premium Outlets

Rinku Premium Outlets is the largest outlet mall in western Japan. There is an area that is reminiscent of the historic port town of Charleston, S.C., as well as an open area facing the sea, where visitors can enjoy shopping in a resort-like atmosphere.

Located in "Rinku Town" on the opposite shore from Kansai International Airport, the vast premises are lined with approximately 250 stores of well-known domestic and international brands.

In August 2020, a new "Seaside Area" will open. It has evolved into a versatile seaside outlet with a glamping area and a food hall with a spectacular view where you can dine while overlooking the sea.

3-28 Rinku Orai Minami, Izumisano-shi, Osaka, Japan
Business Hours
10:00-20:00 (Restaurant: 11:00-21:00, Cafe: 9:30-20:00)
Once a year on the third Thursday in February
How to go
Approximately 6 minutes walk from "Rinku Town" station on Nankai Railway Airport Line

Izumisano Fisheries Cooperative Open-Air Market

"Izumisano Fishing Port" is one of the largest fish ports in Izumisano, which boasts one of the largest catches in Osaka Prefecture. The Izumisano Fisheries Cooperative Open-Air Market is directly connected to the Izumisano Fisheries Cooperative Association, and sells fresh seafood landed that day as it is.

You can also enjoy a meal here, so we recommend eating sushi with fresh and lively ingredients on the first floor, or indulging in a variety of set menus and barbecue at the restaurant on the second floor.

Izumisano Fisheries Cooperative Aozora Market is close to tourist attractions such as Rinku Premium Outlet Mall and Rinku Pleasure Town Seakill, so it is a good idea to fill up here before heading out.

2-5187-101 Shinmachi, Izumisano-shi, Osaka
Business Hours
How to go
Approximately 20 minutes walk from Izumisano Station on the Nankai Main Line

Rinku Park

"Rinku Park" is a vast seaside park located on the opposite shore of Kansai International Airport. Its greatest attraction is its location facing the sea.

Depending on the weather, you can see airplanes arriving at and departing from Kansai International Airport, as well as the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and Awaji Island. The "LOVE RINKU (Lover's Holy Land)" monument is a popular photo spot."

1-271 Rinku Orai Kita, Izumisano-shi, Osaka, Japan
Opening Hours
24 hours
How to go
5 minutes walk from "Rinku Town" station on Nankai Railway Airport Line

The charm of Nishiki-no-hama Beach is that you can enjoy leisure activities in the midst of beautiful nature!

In this issue, we have introduced how to enjoy Nishiki-no-hama Beach and the surrounding tourist spots. The charm of Nishiki no Hama Beach is that you can enjoy leisure activities in the beautiful nature throughout the year, such as swimming, ebb and flow fishing, and barbecue. Please visit Nishiki-no-hama Beach, which is conveniently located within an hour from Osaka City.