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My favorite beach on Okinawa

This one no longer a 'secret' beach, even if touted still as such, but still a little more... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Anaheim, California
best beach l have ever seen

after Sardinia locations , this beach is the most beautiful l have ever seen , better than red sea... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Luigi M
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Oct 25, 2018
“My favorite beach on Okinawa”
Sep 17, 2018
“best beach l have ever seen”
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Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1542, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

This one no longer a 'secret' beach, even if touted still as such, but still a little more difficult to reach and so is spared for a while from high heels crowds and semi-hippie bums. While dying already (apparently from overall pollution) there are still...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

after Sardinia locations , this beach is the most beautiful l have ever seen , better than red sea or reef in australia. we were there in may ..... just me and my wife there we were able to swim with turtle around us !!!!!!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Luigi M
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Nice beach,but dead coral beach,so please don't forget beach shoes. We met few sea turtles!!! this beach is open space beach,not much shade ... Need hats, caps,sun screen,drinks.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

I haven't ever seen, so beautiful place. On the way there, I saw many cute land turtles. This is quite amazing experience but a bit hard for European ppl. Englishnazation hasn't been done enough. But locals are so friendly and kind ppl.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AcoF7
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a place close to Funauki, which is reachable only by boat. The road finishes in Shirahama port, but there are regular (even if not so frequent) boat connections to Funauki. I reached this little village late in the day, I was alone on...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Teresa V
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Idyllic beach you can only reach by boat, canoe or a short hike from the opposite side of the peninsula. Great for snorkelling. Highly recommended for a unique beach experience.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I loved Ida no hama. It is a 10ish minute walk from the dock and is through a bit of forest. I would leave the beach before sunset because that is when the habu vipers come out and you don't want to walk around in...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank leelee98
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The coral is not good at all here but the beach is spectacular and a walk in the jungle and to the village on the other side of the island was fascinating.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JTMSydneyLondon
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