Destination guide

The historic city of Kamakura awaits you

Come and experience Kamakura and its monuments, temples and history. This city's beaches, hiking and parks draw many visitors. Hakkeijima Sea Paradise and Sankei-en Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Kamakura

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kamakura a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hakkeijima Sea Paradise (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Yokohama Cosmo World (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Genjiyama Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kamakura Seaside Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Ankokuronji Temple (1.3 mi / 2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Kamakura

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kamakura

Kamakura is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kamakura is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sankei-en Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Genjiyama Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Yuigahama (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Kamakura Seaside Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Zaimokuza Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Inamuragasaki Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Kamakura

The nearest airport is in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 21.1 mi (34 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kamakura Station, Kita-Kamakura Station and Kamakura Ofuna Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Kamakura by jumping on the metro at Shonan-Fukasawa Station, Shonan-Machiya Station or Fujimicho Station.

Can I rent Bed & breakfasts in Kamakura?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2 Bed & breakfasts in Kamakura. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kamakura include:

    Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Kamakura?

    Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 4 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Kamakura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.