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Yonehara Beach

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Address: Yonehara, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 70-6549-0988
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Great beach

We were here in October and it was nearly empty so can only comment on what we experienced (I don't know if the beach would be different when busy). Thought this was a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Suffolk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here in October and it was nearly empty so can only comment on what we experienced (I don't know if the beach would be different when busy). Thought this was a great beach. Fab snorkelling with plenty of underwater life. Large shoals of fish and a great variety of species. We don't even venture that far off shore... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Passed a good couple of hours here enjoying the area, but although the snorkeling was good it was quite choppy so the visibility was not as clear the day we visited, but still manged to see quite a few fish. No nets here so be aware of jellyfish and of course all the other warnings regarding the tide, there was ... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This has been the highlight of our trip so far If you have a rental car with a gps find the yonehara camp grounds. Drive down the road to the beach. We found a cafe called imagine which served nice food and hired snorkel and fins The Coral starts about 10m from the shore and there are plenty of tropical... More 

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Thank Christaffa1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Awesome beach for snorkelling .Apparently dangerous,but I guess if you use common sense,you'll be alright.We had some great snorkelling there and weather wasn't even that good.

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Thank Patrik080377
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I drove there and went to the beach. It is a large beautiful beach. The sand is full of coral so better wear your shoes. Lots of colorful fish if you swim out to the coral area. Water is very shallow so is safe.

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Thank WinneFong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This was the best best best location to go snorkling!! This is a real dream location. Within a few meters you are in the reef and you can see all the cast of Finding Nemo at your feet. When it is low tide it is difficult so plan your visit well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

You need to swim or walk out to the drop-off at high tide (about 150m) and there you will see beautiful, multi-colour, intact, coral gardens. In 2 hours we saw the following: a turtle, trumpet fish, lion fish, box fish, puffer fish, multiple types of trigger fish, clown fish, parrot, angel fish. Coral next to the beach is broken but... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

very shallow water... easy to dive...can see a lot of fishes and corals... a very big area.... good for children and beginners... there is a shop called Jelly fish which provide shower (500Yen per person) People can take the bus there... one in the morning and another one in the afternoon... no place to eat... better to drive there

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Water very clear. Many corals and fish to discover. Plenty of space for everyone. Be careful not to get a bad sunburn on the back of your neck/ on your back.

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Thank Dr_Expat
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Yonehara is a good spot for snorkeling. There is a shop that provide material and locker while you dive. It's mandatory to avoid low tide. Lot of dead coral but at high tide you can see some fish.

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