Barasu Island, Taketomicho Iriomote-jima

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Barasu Island is located in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima. To visit Barasu Island on your holiday in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima, and find out what else Taketomicho Iriomote-jima has to offer, use our Taketomicho Iriomote-jima trip itinerary planner.
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  • Stunning. Well preserved. Worth the effort to come to iriomote jima. Hope they can maintain this coral reef for years and decades to come.  more »
  • This tiny island is just 15 min off the shore from Uehara. We took a short boat ride to get there and put on our goggles and fins on the little island. We only needed to swim less than 50 meters befor...  more »
  • Barasu island is made of corals just 10 minutes by boat from Iriomote island. You can go snorkelling or just sunbake. The underwater world is great for beginners, not so much for spoiled divers ;)  more »
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  • You can't go on ballast Island, dive or Snorkel tour to join a sightseeing boat that is Iriomote Island, so. Better focus photography by the way if the 'Cross River' I's tour is recommended.
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  • Shortly before the storm is also difficult to landing can be landed by the time. Feels good at the time
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  • 由珊瑚形成的小島,乾淨清澈透明的海,是浮潛的好地方。必去的好地方。
  • 退潮才會露出來的珊瑚殘骸小島,非常特別!宛如仙境!
  • If in very good condition best! But was sunk in 2017 (lol)
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Where to stay in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima

Look to the port areas in the northwest and southeast of Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima to find the largest concentration of places to stay. The resorts here stand as sprawling luxury options, with onsite pools, private villas, and fine-dining restaurants. In the slightly less salubrious parts of the two port towns, you'll find some old guesthouses offering budget-friendly options. Set in former residences, they provide simple rooms, as well as shared kitchens and bathrooms. Generally speaking, the choice of accommodations on Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima is divided between the luxurious and the basic, with little in between.
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