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Address: Shimajiri-gun, Kumejima-cho 901-3100, Okinawa Prefecture

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Best beach in Japan

The water here is crystal clear! None of the beaches on the okinawa island can compare with it!! LOVE it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Taipei, Taiwan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The water here is crystal clear! None of the beaches on the okinawa island can compare with it!! LOVE it!

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Altorf, France
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182 reviews 182 reviews
76 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Paradise Beach and white sand with the possibility to see marvellous colors. Kumejima Hatenohama is unique in its kind. It offers a dream perspective on the sea. Walking around and appreciating its Beauty is a must do while in Kumejima. Happy Sharing-Happy Inside

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
87 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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