In the hills of western Kanagawa Prefecture and famed for its fresh and delicious natural produce is the town of Nakai. Nakai is blessed with oodles of space and lush mountain scenery, explaining its focus on dairy and orange farming. Lake Shinsei, along the Hadano border, is a popular destination for couples and families to enjoy a stroll or even rent a boat for a few hours and sail around the lake and admire the beautiful views along the way.
Nakai is also home to various parks including Hasuike Park, Nakai Chuo Park and the stunning Itsukushima Park which is classified as a wetland park which affords some chances to view some rare species of birds and a relaxing atmosphere perfect for a day trip. Families are often attracted to Nakai due to the space, cuisine and tranquil ambience and it has become a popular spot for those looking to escape the stresses of urban life.