Yonehara Beach - Ishigaki-jima Island, Okinawa Japan

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One of the best beaches on Ishigaki Island, Yonehara Beach is surrounded by a coral reef alive with thousands of colorful tropical fish. Next to the beach is an extremely popular camp site where many people stay for entire summers. The camp grounds also rents snorkeling equipment to help people get a closer look at the under water eco system in the amazing blue ocean at this Okinawa beach.

There are a few things to be aware of at Yonehara Beach when swimming or snorkeling. Offshore there are strong currents and rip tides that can easily pull you out to sea and the poisonous “Habu Jellyfish” is found in these waters. Yonehara Beach has showers and toilet facilities available to help make fun in the sand enjoyable for all.

 

Yonehara Beach Location/Access Map

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From Ishigaki Airport:
Approx. 40 min. by car
From Ishigaki Bus Terminal:
Approx. 50 min. by bus

Admission: Free
Address: Fukai, Ishigaki city,
Okinawa 907-0451
Phone: 0980-82-1532
Ishigaki City Tourist Office

 

 

North Okinawa Tours

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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
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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