Destination guide

The historical 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-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday 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 holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kamakura a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kamakura

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

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kamakura?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 27 holiday lettings around Kamakura. From 9 Houses to 14 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Kamiuma: 24 holiday homes
  • Meguro: 75 holiday homes
  • Setagaya: 69 holiday homes
  • Shinagawa: 35 holiday homes
  • Ota: 33 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:

  • Zeniarai Benten Shrine: 30 holiday lettings
  • Kamakura Seaside Park: 24 holiday lettings
  • Enkyuji Temple: 24 holiday lettings
  • Hongaku-ji Temple: 28 holiday lettings
  • Kamakura City Kawakita Film Museum: 31 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 9 Houses in Kamakura. Our other popular types of Kamakura holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 13 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 26 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Kamakura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.