Hoshisuna Beach, Taketomicho Iriomote-jima

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Famous for its sands made of billions of tiny dead starfish, Hoshisuna Beach features a number of reefs and curious offshore rock formations covered with greener. Forming a half-closed bay with a micro climate, the beach offers good swimming and snorkeling opportunities. You can walk in the shallows and puddles during low tide, or rent snorkeling equipment at a facility right across the beach and wait for high tide. Huge differences in tide leave large pools filled with vivid marine life. You can dine in a nice restaurant nearby and the beach, some 10-15 minutes by car from Uehara, has toilet facilities. Arrange your visit to Hoshisuna Beach and discover more family-friendly attractions in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima using our Taketomicho Iriomote-jima tour builder tool .
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  • It is a famous scenic area north of Iriomote Island. Kinda disappointed I went because it was within walking distance from the Inn you stayed the evening North wind is strongly weather was cloudy a view it was. This area is like region suffer strong north wind. Rough was standing waves that water clarity is high.
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  • Then stick it in the Palm of your hand to find the star sand so easily found. Star sand into key ring bought on the coast, out of numbness.
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  • People are afraid of the sea was safe beaches. Rent snorkel sets at the sand Hotel shop and into the sea, there were plenty of fish. Without turbidity sand, crystal-clear ocean waters. Beautiful emerald-green tide is coming out with a sunlit sea. Want to go again.
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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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