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)
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 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, JP?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 22 vacation rentals near Kamakura. From 9 house rentals to 9 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kamakura for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kamakura:

  • Shinagawa: 35 vacation rentals
  • Minato: 80 vacation rentals
  • Meguro: 76 vacation rentals
  • Setagaya: 69 vacation rentals
  • Asao Ward: 168 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Kamakura?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kamakura. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yofukuji Temple: 58 vacation rentals
  • Gokurakuji Temple: 28 vacation rentals
  • Zaimokuza Beach: 30 vacation rentals
  • Kamakura City Kawakita Film Museum: 47 vacation rentals
  • Shakado Kiritoshi: 53 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Kamakura?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 9 Houses in Kamakura. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kamakura include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 8 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 21 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Kamakura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.