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snorkeling, sea turtles amazing sunset

Ama beach is the place where you'll come to see one of the most amazing sunset of your life and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bucefalo_Simi
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rome
The turtles beach

Go there with high tide and expect to see a turtle...we saw 3! Great experience...highly... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Pedro S
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Leiria District, Portugal
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Ama, Zamami-son, Shimajiri-gun 901-3403, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ama beach is the place where you'll come to see one of the most amazing sunset of your life and where probably you'll encounter big sea turtles :-) from Zamami port go left and is a short walk (about 10-15 minutes)or you might get zamami...More

Thank Bucefalo_Simi
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Go there with high tide and expect to see a turtle...we saw 3! Great experience...highly recommended!

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

You can walk from Zamami harbour and it should take you 30 mins or hop on the village bus still from the harbour for 300 yens one way for a 5ish min ride. There is one cafe/ bar by the road where you can buy...More

Thank marcdegueurce2013
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Either a 300¥ 5-minute trip from harbour to beach or a 10-15 minute walk (nearly flat). Ama is off the camping grounds but not as developed as Furuzamami; only 1 smaller rental shop a bit further from the beach a bit back between a food-stall...More

Thank Koen R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

About waste deep at low tide, but okay snorkeling at high tide. Good place to see sea turtles in the morning.

Thank Dustin A
Reviewed 6 February 2017

At this beach, if you are lucky, you can see turtles (unlucky i did not get to see any when i was there). Also it is very clear water, calm and relaxed without a lot of people there. There is a campsite so you can...More

Thank Per411
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great at high turtles or low tide wade way out past the coral to the smooth sand or go to watch the stars at night or camping.

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

This is the beach to go if if you want to see sea turtles. Snorkeled at high tide and saw two sea turtles which was amazing. The coral in this area is a little damaged so for other snorkeling it might best to head to...More

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This coast is easier to reach compared to Furuzamami beach. It is famous for sea turtles but the water was too cold me so I did not catch any glimpse of them. The walk along the sea is not pleasant as there are a lot...More

1  Thank yan0143
Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

The place to go look for sea turtles. The beach itself isn't really pretty. It doesn't have the coral that the other beach has. It is mostly sea grass and that is what the attracts the turtles. There is no real shade so that makes...More

1  Thank Joostk1
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