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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 Iriomote-jima using our Iriomote-jima tour builder tool .
Hoshisuna Beach Reviews
夕方と朝訪れました。 その時間には人も少なく、波の音を聴きながらのんびりと過ごすことができました。 砂に手をつけば星の砂がいっぱいで感動しました。 次は泳いでみたいです。 more »I visited in the evening and in the morning. There were few people at that time, and I was able to spend a leisurely time listening to the sound of the waves. When I touched the sand, I was impressed by the sand of the stars. I want to swim next time.
星砂を探しに行ったのですが、近年の乱獲であまり見つからないかなと心配でしたが、沢山星砂があってよかったです。また、海のあまりの綺麗さにびっくりしました。シュノーケルをされてる方がたくさんいらっしゃって、足をつけるだけの見えてる範囲だけでもお魚が多くとても楽しめました。 レストハウスもあり設備も充実しています。 more »I went to look for star sand, but I was worried that i would not be able to find much due to overfishing in recent years, but i was glad that there was a lot of star sand. I was also surprised at the beauty of the sea. There were a lot of snorkeling people, and i enjoyed a lot of fish just to the extent that I could see just to put my foot on. There is also a rest house, and facilities are also plentiful.
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