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Yonehara Beach

Yonehara Beach Review

Great swimming and snorkeling are yours at the sparkling Yonehara Beach. Snorkelling here is good, but you need to watch out for strong currents during tidal changes and various types citters that can sting or bite. There are several places to rent masks, fins, and snorkels, including the beach shack next to the main parking area). On the island's northern shore, Yonehara is about an hour from Ishigaki by bus or a half hour by car. You'll know you've found the right area when you see the giant multicolor shisas of Yoneko-yaki pottery on Route 79. Amenities: food and drink; parking (free); showers; toilets; water sports. Best for: snorkeling; swimming; walking.

Updated: 09-20-2013

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