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Yonehara Beach

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Address: Yonehara, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture
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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Paris, France
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Wurzburg, Germany
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love to snorkel this is a great beach to do so!. The waters are very calm and shallow which allows you to walk out into the ocean for about 15m at some spots. This beach does not rent sunshades and the sun can be very brutal during June. You can reach Yonehara Beach by bus although the bus... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

This beach is very nice and you don't need to go far to see very beautiful fish. The water is clean and clear. We spent the whole afternoon there. Better to go high tide.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Clean beach with some interesting snorkelling. You need to pay for parking here- there should be someone in the car park to take the charge.

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Zug, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Nice Beach to play in. The sand, look at the corals and simple in the water. Beware of the currents. The left side of the beach has less currents. You have rest rooms and showers. And one shop shells snacks and cold be stages. After sun bathing (be careful with the UV index) go to the attraction with the painted... More 

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brighton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We were told this is the best place on the island to swim and snorkel. Yes snorkelling is good in that there is a great variety and quantity of fish to see, but the beach is not that good, as it and the water are strewn with broken coral, making it very difficult/painful to walk on. Wearing jellies is advisable,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful beach to snorkel at. We went at the end of the habu jellyfish season, and had a lovely time, seeing all sorts of see life without even venturing very far offshore. Mention is made of dangerous rips, however we did find this well signed. A very enjoyable experience!

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Great for snorkling. The fish come swimming to you from all sides. But do pay attention. There might be dangerous ones as well! I was so lucky to see a scorpion fish!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Reviews suggested some of the best snorkelling on Ishigaki could be found at Yonehara Beach and they were right! The first time I put my head under I could see a variety of fish and further exploration revealed a lot more. You can rent snorkels pretty cheaply at a small kiosk in the car park of the beach, but if... More 

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