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Address: Hateruma, Yaeyama-gun 907-1751, Okinawa Prefecture
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beautiful !!!

breathtaking beach. snorkeling was great, water was perfect and coral reef was pretty close to shore so you don't have to swim far to see marine life. short bike ride from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 November 2016
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New York City, New York

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

breathtaking beach. snorkeling was great, water was perfect and coral reef was pretty close to shore so you don't have to swim far to see marine life. short bike ride from the ferry. watch out for the birds and shut your bags tight because they will rummage through your stuff... i accidentally left my backpack open and they ripped up... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This beach is THE REASON for taking the 1 hour ferry ride to Hateruma and staying a night or two. Yes, there is possibly equal or even better snorkeling in other parts of Okinawa if you take a boat to the perfect spot, but the fact that this amazing abundance and diversity in color and species of coral and fish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Hateruma Blue is just stunning. Coral and fish can be found within a few meters. There is washing facilities. The only drawback is that it is really too hot and shinny.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

it was truly breathtaking! miraculously fine weather in the rainy season. the ferry from ishigaki was packed with serious visitors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

All photos you see from this beach do not need any filter. The color of the water is exactly that. There are different layers of "blue colors" due to the reef, depth and sand amount. You don't need to rent a bike to walk there. But you do need to bring some food since there will be no restaurant at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

This beach and Kondoi beach in Taketomi were the highlights of our trip to the Yaeyama islands. It is worth getting to Hateruma just to see this beach, it is breathtaking. The sand and the clear blue water are perfect. You can walk along the beach and enjoy the beautiful landscape. It is relatively close to Hateruma's port but I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

very fantastic and peaceful with clean water and not many ppl..

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