Emerald Beach | Beautiful Beach in Motobu, Okinawa

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Motobu Beaches

Emerald Beach is located in Motobu Town in the Northern part of the main island of Okinawa.

Emerald Beach is a attractive beach with a clear sea and white and beautiful sandy beaches.

Emerald Beach is a part of “Kaiyohaku Park”, and there is “Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium” nearby, which is a tourist spot visited by many tourists every year.

This beach is well-equipped with swimming facilities and is a popular beach for adults and children to enjoy.


Evaluation of Emerald Beach

  • Transparency ・・・・・・5.0
  • Beauty of beach・・・・・4.5
  • Rest area ・・・・・・・・4.5
  • Swimming facility ・・・・4.0
  • Refreshing feelings ・・・4.0
  • Feeling nature・・・・・・3.5

Notes: This evaluation is compared with other beaches in Okinawa by Okinawa Bookmark administrator

Information of Emerald Beach

Swimming periodApril-September: 8:30-19:00
Octorber: 8:30-17:30
Business hoursApril-September: 8:30-19:00
Octorber: 8:30-17:30
Swimming feeFree
Protective netYes
Shower roomYes
Swimming Equipment RentalYes
Official sitehttps://oki-park.jp/kaiyohaku/en/inst/75

There are lifeguards and protection nets inEmerald beach, so adults and children can swim safely.

There are no marine activities, but you can rent umbrellas and swim ring.

[Swimming equipment rental]
- Parasol
- Swimming ring
- bed
- Life jacket 
* Please check the details from URL below.

Recommended Points

Highly transparent beach

The transparency of the sea water was high and it was very beautiful.

Beautiful sandy beach

The sandy beach is very beautiful and smooth.

The scenery is beautiful

The view of Ie Island from the emerald beach is superb.

There are plenty of shops and vending machines

There are shops on this beach where you can buy food and drinks during business hours.

There is also a vending machine, so you don’t have to worry about drinks.

Showers and lockers are substantial

Abundant rest space

There are many spaces where you can take a break, and you can take a rest on the bench while enjoying the scenery.

Beautiful Sunsets

The Sunset fromEmerald Beach is beautiful.

Map of Kaiyohaku Park

The map of Kaiyohaku Park is the image above.


On Emerald Beach, there is a signboard with some instructions, so please obey them.

Access Information & Car Paking

AccessAbout 100 minutes by car from Naha Airport
Addres424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Okinawa

Emerald Beach has a dedicated parking area within the Ocean Expo Park, and parking is free of charge.

Since there are multiple multi-story parking lots, it can be confusing for some visitors, so I will introduce the parking lot closest to Emerald Beach.

As shown on the map below, the “P9 Ocean Expo Park (Emerald Gate)” is the closest parking lot to Emerald Beach.

Information around Emerald Beach

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Churaumi Aquarium is a famous aquarium, and is visited by many tourists and locals every year.

You can see many creatures inhabiting Okinawa, including the world’s largest aquarium where whale sharks and manta rays swim.


Hotel Orion Motobu Resort & Spa is a resort hotel with a very fashionable atmosphere.

There is an emerald beach in the immediate vicinity, and you can enjoy the ocean view from the room.

There are the outdoor pool and hot springs, providing a space where guests can relax.

The ocean view seen from the hotel is very beautiful.


This time, we introduced you about Emerald Beach.

Emerald beach is a well-known tourist destination, so many people visit it every year.

It is within walking distance from Churaumi Aquarium, so why don’t you come and visit toEmerald beach?

Thank you for reading until the end.