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Sakai overview

Sakai is special for its rich culture, festivals, and hot springs, and known for its castle and aquarium. You'll enjoy Sakai's beaches, parks, and historical sites. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Lake Kitagata and Oshima Island. While you're here, stop by Shonenji Temple and Daizenji Temple. Sakai is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Sakai

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Sakai has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Sakai with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Sakai hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Sakai hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Sakai

Fly in to Komatsu (KMQ), 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from downtown Sakai.

What to see around Sakai

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Lily Village Park
  • • Awara Hot Spring
  • • Mikuni Sunset Beach
  • • Hamaji Beach
  • • Sanai Park
Known for its aquarium and amusement park, the area offers the following attractions:
  • • Wonderland Amusement Park
  • • Shibamasa World Amusement Park
  • • Echizen Matsushima Aquarium
  • • Kaga Fruitland
  • • Katsuyama Dino Park
Festivals and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Maruoka Museum of History and Folklore
  • • Angel Land Fukui
  • • Fujino Genkuro Memorial Hall
  • • Senko-no-ie
  • • Fukui Prefectural Museum of Cultural History
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Maruoka Castle
  • • Nishiyama Koshoji Temple
  • • Sakaenoyashiro Shrine
  • • Fukui Castle Ruins
  • • Kitanosho Castle Park
Its beaches, hot springs, and parks are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Lake Kitagata
  • • Yokokan Garden
  • • Tojinbo Cliffs
  • • Mikuni Seaside Natural Park
  • • Oshima Island
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Shonenji Temple
  • • Daizenji Temple
  • • Takidanji Temple
  • • Temple
  • • Daianzenji Temple

When to visit Sakai

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 57°F day, 33°F night
  • April-June: 80°F day, 43°F night
  • July-September: 89°F day, 60°F night
  • October-December: 74°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.35 inches
  • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • October-December: 0.35 inches