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“Perfect as far as a beach goes” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kondoi Beach

Kondoi Beach
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Taketomi Island Day Trip from Ishigaki with Optional Bike Rental or Kondoi Beach
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7 reviews
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“Perfect as far as a beach goes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

I am not a beach purist. I like activities and I don't like over-developed and manicured beaches. This beach is about as good as it gets without all the commercial development. We walked about 500m out and the depth hasn't changed much at all. It's safe for children too. You may get bored after a while though, there isn't much to do or see.

Visited August 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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“A chance to cool off from cycling”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

The only beach recommended for swimming. Safe but no good for snorkeling as no coral and not many fish. The shower/ changing room was as hot as an oven. The tide was out so not very deep. Sun umbrellas available for hire and there was some shade from vegetation.

Visited September 2013
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Milan, Italy
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“Like a South Pacific Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

You can reach the beach by bike or buffalo-cart tour. Very few people around, especially early in the morning or late in the afternoon (a lot of tourist come on day-tour from Ishigaki), perfect water (watch tides timetable, in low tide not a lot of water...) and fantastic beach. Main negative is that it's quite difficult to find shade, and it can be really hot outside the water.

Visited May 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Safe relaxing place to swim”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2013

We rented bicycles and came here and stayed for several relaxing hours. The water is clear, although there not too much to see apart from sea slugs. However we relaxed, sunbathed, had a beer and recharged our energy before heading off to complete the route around the island. Cycling along the narrow grass lined pathways was wonderful.

Visited April 2013
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