On the southern shore of the island, a swimming pool filled with water from a cold natural spring sits next to a picturesque stretch of sand. Snorkel gear and kayak rentals can be arranged through the pool complex, which includes a refreshment stand. Check out the cave with the pumpkin-shape rock formation. Many of the local dive shops offer snorkeling excursions, or multisport packages that include a visit to the pumpkin-shape rock. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards;
parking (free); showers; toilets; water sports. Best for: families; snorkeling; swimming.
Miyako, Okinawa, Japan