kume miyako yaeyama beaches

Beaches of Kume Island, the Miyako Islands, and the Yaeyama Islands

Enjoy the pristine beaches of Okinawa’s remote islands

The shores of Okinawa’s remote islands are home to some truly stunning beaches. While there are many swimming beaches that offer all the amenities one might expect, one of the true joys of exploring these islands is wandering its more secluded stretches of coast. These no-frills slices of paradise offer unparalleled views of the natural splendor of the islands, and some gorgeous sunsets.

Announcement
  • *Information current as of July 2021.
  • *Swimming seasons and times are subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Yonaha Maehama Beach

yonaha maehama beach okinawa
Swimming season
4/4–10/31
Entrance fee
Free
Address
1199-1 Shimoji Yonaha, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
310 211 653*25
Parking
30 cars (free parking)
WEBSITE
https://mipama.jp/
*only in Japanese
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Shop
  • BBQ

Twuriba Sunset Beach

twuriba sunset beach okinawa
Swimming season
7/1–10/31
Swimming hours
9:00–18:00
Entrance fee
Free
Address
550-6 Hirara aza Kugai, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
310 451 271*68
Parking
Available (free parking)
  • Parking
  • Jellyfish net
  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Showers

Shigira Beach

shigira beach okinawa
Swimming season
Year-round
Entrance fee
Free (waived for hotel guests)
Address
1405-214 Ueno Shinzato, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
310 161 723*64
Parking
30 cars (free parking)
WEBSITE
https://shigira.com/en
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Lockers
  • Marine activities

Hakuai Waiwai Beach

hakuai waiwai beach okinawa
Swimming season
Year-round (no lifeguards)
Entrance fee
Free
Address
Uenomiyaguni, Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
310 159 774*18
Parking
20 cars (free parking)
  • Parking

Ishigaki Sunset Beach

Ishigaki Sunset Beach okinawa
Swimming season
5/1–10/15
Swimming hours
9:30–18:00
Entrance fee
Paid entry
Address
234-323, Hirakubo, Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
366 829 173*85
Parking
50 cars (paid parking)
WEBSITE
https://www.i-sb.jp/?lang=en
  • Parking
  • Jellyfish net
  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Marine activities

Fusaki Beach

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Swimming season
Year-round
Swimming hours
Mar–May: 9:00–17:30
June–Sep: 9:00–18:30
Oct: 9:00–17:30
Nov–Feb: 9:00–16:30
Entrance fee
Free
Address
1625, Arakawa, Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
956 403 839*86
Parking
288 cars (paid parking, waived for hotel guests)
WEBSITE
https://www.fusaki.com/eng/
  • Parking
  • Jellyfish net
  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Lockers
  • Shop
  • Marine activities

Sukuji Beach

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Swimming season
3/20–10/31
Swimming hours
9:00–18:00
Jul–Aug: 9:00–19:00
Entrance fee
Free
Address
185-1 Kabira, Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
366 450 368*55
Parking
200 cars (free parking)
WEBSITE
http://ishigakivc.xsrv.jp/
*only in Japanese
  • Parking
  • Jellyfish net
  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Lockers
  • Shop
  • BBQ
  • Marine activities

Painuhama Beach

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Swimming season
7/1–9/30
Swimming hours
Jun–Aug: 9:00–19:00
Sep: 9:00–18:00
Entrance fee
Free
Address
Painuhana Town, Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
956 288 170*81
Parking
Available (free parking)
  • Parking
  • Jellyfish net
  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Lockers

Idanohama Beach

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Entrance fee
Free
Address
Iriomote, Yaeyama District, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
1047 626 209*41
Parking
Available (free parking)

Haimurubushi Beach

haimurubushi beach okinawa
Swimming season
3/1–11/30
Swimming hours
9:00–17:00
Entrance fee
Free (access is for hotel guests only)
Address
2930 Kohama, Taketomi Town, Yaeyama District, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
806 269 599*47
Parking
6 cars (free parking)
WEBSITE
https://www.haimurubushi.co.jp/activity/beach/index.html
*only in Japanese
  • Parking
  • Jellyfish net
  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Marine activities

Namahama Beach

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Entrance fee
Free
Address
Yonaguni, Yonaguni Town, Yaeyama District, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
880 098 240*13
Parking
30 cars (free parking)
WEBSITE
http://welcome-yonaguni.jp/
*only in Japanese
  • Parking
  • Toilets

Hatenohama Beach

hatenohama beach okinawa
Swimming season
Year-round (no lifeguards)
Entrance fee
Free
Address
Kumejima Town, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
1097 001 856*30
Parking
10 cars (free parking, Tomari Fisharina Parking Lot)
WEBSITE
https://www.kanko-kumejima.com/enjoy/beach-of-hate
*only in Japanese
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Marine activities

Eef Beach

eef beach okinawa
Swimming season
Year-round (no lifeguards)
Entrance fee
Free
Address
Janado, Kumejima Town, Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture
MAPCODE
669 592 308*48
Parking
40 cars (free parking)
WEBSITE
https://www.kanko-kumejima.com/
*only in Japanese
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Marine activities

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