Sunday, August 21, 2016

Shiraishi Island Fireworks Festival Aug. 27: Lodging availability update #Japan #setonaikai #SetoInlandSea


We're headed into the last big event of the summer: the Shiraishi Fireworks Festival, billed as the smallest fireworks festival in Japan! It's true, but it's a community effort where everyone contributes a little bit to the fireworks fund and on the night of the festival live bands play on the beach and the fireworks are set off right off the shore on the water. They're so close when they burst into "fire flowers" that you feel like you can touch them! Don't miss it this Saturday night! Here is the current availability for overnight on the island:

Shiraishi Guest House: Full.
Shiraishi International Villa: 3 rooms available (2 ppl per room)
Amagiso: Still has some rooms
Moooo! House: Three women-only tatami mat rooms or one group of males and females 6-8 ppl. Perfect for families. A step above camping!
Camping: Always free on Shiraishi Island Beach!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Shiraishi Island Fireworks Festival and Live Bands on the beach Aug. 27th #Japan

The Moooo! Bar on Shiraishi Island is open every day through August. From September, we'll be open only on Sundays and by appointment. 

The last event of the summer is the Shiraishi Fireworks Festival and Live Band Night on the beach Aug. 27th. There are still a few rooms available at the Shiraishi International Villa. Contact us at shiraishireservations at yahoo dot come for availability for that Saturday night. Camping on the beach is free!

See you on the island! 

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Shiraishi Island completely booked for Obon period Aug 12-16

Sunset from the Moooo! Bar, Shiraishi Island

Shiraishi Island is completely booked for the Obon period from August 12-16th. Rooms are available starting August 16th. You may still come out for a day trip or camping on the beach!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Shiraishi Island accommodation fully booked July 30, camping & day trips still on offer

Moooo! Bar sunbeds on the beach! 1,000 yen per person and relax all day in the shade or (sun), sipping on a moogarita. Ahhhh, summer vacation!

Accommodation is all booked for Saturday, July 30 on Shiraishi Island. Camping on the beach is always free, however, and you can still come out for a day trip

The summer is heating up, come on out for a swim!


Saturday, July 23, 2016

Accommodation Update, Shiraishi Island #setonaikai #beaches #japan

 The Shiraishi Island Bon Dance to be performed Aug. 13-16

Accommodation update as of July 24:

International Villa Full:
July 27, 28 Aug. 4, 6-12, 17-19, 22-24, 27 Sept. 3-4, 18

Moooo! House Full: July 29-31, two rooms left Aug. 12-16

Make your accommodations now while there is still space available for the Obon holiday. Schedule for the Shiraishi Bon Dance:
Aug. 13-15 19:30-23:00
Aug. 16 19:00 Toronagashi (paper lanterns set out on the sea), 20:00-23:00 Shiraishi Dance on the beach

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Calm returns to Shiraishi Island #setoinlandsea #japan

The sun sets at the Moooo! Bar on the beach on Shiraishi Island

We had a great Sea Day weekend on the island and we were run off our little hooves at the Moooo! Bar. We were treated to some truly stunning sunsets too! But now things have returned to normal and we are relaxing with moogaritas in our hooves. We do hope you'll join us! Lowing softly...

Friday, July 15, 2016

Last-minute accommodation available Sea Day weekend!

When accommodation is all full on Shiraishi Island, we open up the Moooo! House for individuals and groups of up to 8 people. This is your opportunity to sleep in bovine paradise with the Moooo! Bar and the beach in your front yard, and a Japanese garden in your backyard. The Moooo! House is only 2,000 yen per person per night. While we're sure you'll love staying with us, be aware that the reason it's so cheap is because there is no WiFi, no aircon and the bathing facilities are basic, with cold water only. Afterall, us cows don't need many luxuries as long as we have our moogaritas and pina mooladas in the trough. Three rooms available (two 6-mat rooms and one 4-mat room) in this traditional Japanese-style house where you can experience what it was like to live Japanese style in the old days. It does have its charm.

Contact us if you'd like to mooove in here this weekend (July 16-18) at shiraishireservations at yahoo dot com.

Have a happy Sea Day!

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