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Kumejima-cho, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa Prefecture 901-3100, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 26 Attractions in Kumejima-cho
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Took the tour from the hotel. Bus picked us up from hotel on time and easy drive to pier. Glass bottom boat ride was also fun. Once we arrived at Hate no Hama the guide spoke in Japanese to explain a few things; we basically had to guess what was said. Around an hour to walk around the beach(es). Hardly... More 

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87 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Soooooo relaxing, wish I could've stayed there all day... I went through Eef beach sports club for 5000 yen

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Woking, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We spent a whole day on this tiny sand spit. It seemed the only way to get there is through an organised tour (which the hotels offer), and it was a great experience to sit on this little island and be able to snorkel with the fish. Budget for hiring an ageing parasol and two chairs (a bit pricey at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

I was spending a few days in Kumejima and was told that Hatenohama is a must go snorkelling place. So I booked a half day tour through the hotel I stayed in (ie. Cypress hotel, a lovely hotel and for details you can refer to my review on this hotel). It was early May so the summer peak didnt start... More 

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