The Landscape Tea Terrace Kama-iri-cha Shibamoto
Feel a sense of release and enjoy the majestic views of this tea farm at Makinohara. The large tea plantations in this area make up the single largest tea producing area in Japan.
This tea farm that grows, makes and sells pan roasted tea (Kama-iri-cha) in one of Japan’s main tea growing areas. With a mild climate and a location close to the sea, this tea farm produces a unique tea. Tea farmer Toshifumi Shibamoto utilizes fertilizer free and chemical free cultivation to create high quality pan roasted tea.
Reception: Kama-iri-cha Shibamoto, 2695 Katsumata, Makinohara City The tea terrace is located a 10 min walk from the reception.
The third generation owner of the Shibamoto tea farm went to the Shizuoka Prefectural Agriculture and Forestry College. After completing a training program at the college’s research centre, he did an apprenticeship in a tea farm in Miyazaki prefecture in Kyushu, a major roasted tea making area of Japan. After the two and a half year apprenticeship, he began growing and selling tea in his hometown of Makinohara City five years ago. With a tea making philosophy based on his advanced skills and techniques, he has developed a wide variety of teas with distinctive properties. His tea creations really are works of art.
PRIVATE TERRACE SERVICE
Please bring your friends and family to enjoy having tea at these places. Bringing your own food/drinks is allowed. Relax, take your time and enjoy a drink.
Private tea terrace (In case of bookings, please book 3 days in advance.)
Kama-iri-cha Shibamoto, 2695 Katsumata, Makinohara City
The tea terrace is located a 10min walk from the reception.
Available booking times:
①10:00am to 11:30am
②12:15pm to 13:45pm
③14:30pm to 16:00pm
④16:30pm to 18:00pm
3,000 yen per person
*Two kinds of tea that are grown in each place will be served with sweets (included in price).
Full refund for cancellations by 5pm the previous day
50% refund for cancellations before the booking time
No refund in case of no-shows
The Terrace cannot be used in the event of bad weather. If it is expected to rain, we will inform you of the cancellation on the day before.
60 days before event date.
Suruga Marketing & Tourism Bureau
At an altitude of 350m above sea level in the Ryogouchi hills, this tea terrace offers visitors stunning views of Mt Fuji and Suruga Bay. The view in the sea of clouds in the early morning is magnificent.