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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 highlights

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.

Where to stay around Kamakura?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings near Kamakura. From 28 Houses to 27 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kamakura is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kamakura?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kamakura:

  • Shinagawa: 39 holiday homes
  • Meguro: 98 holiday homes
  • Ota: 74 holiday homes
  • Setagaya: 85 holiday homes
  • Minato: 125 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kamakura?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kamakura. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shichirigahama: 88 holiday lettings
  • Enno-ji Temple: 133 holiday lettings
  • Jojuin Temple: 89 holiday lettings
  • Ankokuron-ji Temple: 100 holiday lettings
  • Jochiji: 151 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kamakura listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kamakura?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Kamakura. Our other popular types of Kamakura holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 14 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Kamakura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 74 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Kamakura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.