Maehama, or as you may see on local signs, "Yonaha Maehama," is regarded by many as Japan's best beach, and it lives up to its reputation. White sand stretches for miles on a smooth, shallow shelf extending far into the warm, clear water. In front of the Tokyu Resort there's a section of water that is netted-off to protect swimmers from jellyfish, and a lifeguard on duty from 9 to 6. Water-sports equipment rentals, showers, refreshments, toilets, and showers are available
at a beach shack. Take on your friends or the locals at beach volleyball—this is an amazing place to play a game.The beach is 25 minutes from Hirara via bus. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; parking; showers; toilets; water sports. Best for: sunset; swimming; volleyball.
914 Yonaha, Shimoji-aza, Miyako-jima, 906-0305, Japan