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A day at the beach

If you want to have a relaxed day off near Motobu, you can go visit Minna Island. The Island has a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Motobu-cho, Japan
Best beach in Northern Okinawa

We went to Minnajima Island with a boat trip, including snorkeling. I did not found out to reach it... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you want to have a relaxed day off near Motobu, you can go visit Minna Island. The Island has a beautiful beach and very clear water. If you're looking for colorful coral riffs and fish I wouldn't recommend the island tho, since there are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Your_Boy_from_Tokyo
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We went to Minnajima Island with a boat trip, including snorkeling. I did not found out to reach it otherwise. We went with Okinawa Island Crew and had a very good deal. It was a great experience, even if the beach was quite full. You...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Fleure70
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The island is about 15 minute ferry ride that travels incredibility fast. The ferry launches from Toguchi Port. The port at Minna Island has a building for waiting but does not have working faucets. If you walk inland there are small stores and restaurants where...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank C4059BKbrianc
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

My brother in law and I came here with friends. This place was so relaxing and due to the off season we had the entire beach to ourselves. The water was warm, well as a Canadian I found it warm. Our friends from Okinawa thought...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank FishermanDarryl
Reviewed October 9, 2017

My family have visited Minna island to do the boat snorkeling. It was first week of Oct, but still in the middle of a hot summer on the beach. At 11:00 we had a ride on a mid-sized boat to go out for the deeper...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Transparency and layers of blue sea water around the island that takes a breath away. I would absolutely recommend a visit at least one time there. However, so many tourists from Korea, China and the main island of Japan might disappoint you when they get...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Went there with a friend, didn't expect a lot since we asked some people how long we should be there for, many of them say 1 hour is good... So we got there and at first we stayed away from the only crowd right near...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank singkanh
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This island has a great beach & coast line which is suitable for different types of water games. We have joined the local tour and has taken 20 mins of fast boat from the coast of Main Island to the Minna Island. The water quality...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Fan1296
Reviewed July 23, 2016

This island is a short 15min boat ride from Toguchi port. The port itself is a good 2Hr drive from Naha. Recommend going early if you want to avoid the crowd during high season. We took the 8AM ferry and were among the first to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank George A
Reviewed July 18, 2016

if you don't have time and want to go to an outer island of Okinawa, this is the solution. Minna Island is only 15 minutes by boat and it's a pretty island! You can swim, snorkel, do water sports or just sunbathe. I enjoyed so...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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May 29, 2016|
Response from DariolaD | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's Japan, no one will touch your stuff. umbrella and chair are pretty pricey, I recall around Y 2500 for both- roughly $ 23 for all day. They will ask to put your chair and umbrella on the right side off the dock... More