Sunayama Beach Miyakojima Island, Okinawa Japan

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The symbol of Sunayama Beach is its arch shaped rock formed by centuries of crashing waves cutting a natural gate into the coral wall. This arch is know by many all over Okinawa and Japan and tends to be the image most recognized when someone mentions a beach on Miyako-jima Island. Besides the arch Sunayama Beach is known for its fine white powdery sand and stunning emerald green waters.

Sunayama Beach is located only 4km from Miyako-jima Island’s main city of Hirara it is a popular beach with locals and tourist, yet it never really seems crowded. Marine sport equipment is available from a rental service or feel free to lay in the sand and soak up the beauty of the location.

 

Sunayama Beach Location/Access Map

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From Miyako Airport:
Approx. 15 min. by car (via highway)
From Hirara Port:
Approx. 15 min. by car (via highway)

Address: 705 Hirara Nikadori,
Miyakojima City, Okinawa 906-

 

North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA