Akabaka Beach | Twice’s MV “Dance the night away” shooting place! Beautiful Beach in Nakijin Village, Okinawa

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Nakijin Beaches

Akabaka Beach is located in Nakijin Village in the northern part of the main island of Okinawa.

The beach is characterized by crystal clear water and beautiful sandy beach.

The clarity and color of the ocean are outstandingly beautiful compared to other beaches in Okinawa.

This beach is also famous as a music video shooting location for the Korean idol group Twice, and the music video for the song “Dance The Night Away” was filmed at Akabaka Beach.

It is not a place where many tourists gather, so it is a good place for those who want to relax on the beach.


Evaluation of Akabaka Beach

  • Transparency ・・・・・・5.0
  • Beauty of beach・・・・・4.7
  • Rest area ・・・・・・・・2.0
  • Swimming facility ・・・・1.0
  • Refreshing feelings ・・・4.5
  • Feeling nature・・・・・・5.0

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

Information of Akabaka Beach

Swimming periodNothing
Business hoursNothig
Swimming feeFree
Protective netNo
Shower roomNo
Official siteNone

There are no swimming facilities at the beach, leaving the beach pristine and naturally beautiful.

Recommended Points

The overwhelming clarity of the sea

The sea clarity of Akabaka Beach is very high.

The sea is so beautiful that it is clearly more transparent than other beaches in Okinawa.

It is so beautiful that even from the image, you can know that it is crystal clear.

In person, it is unbelievably beautiful.

Beautiful sandy beach

The sandy beach is smooth.

I feel no pain when walking barefoot.

Is it really a natural beach? It is such a beautiful sandy beach that you may wonder if it is really a natural beach.

The rocky area is beautiful

The naturally formed rocky area is also very beautiful.

It is naturally shaded and some people were resting there.

Snorkeling and SUP are available

When I visited Red Tomb Beach, some people were SUP(stand up paddle) and snorkeling.

There are no lifeguards or protective nets, so please be very careful when entering the sea.

Twice’s music video shooting location

As we mentioned at the beginning of this article, it is also famous as the shooting location for Twice’s music video.

Please also check out this Youtube video of the song “Dance The Night Away“.

Access Information & Car Paking

AccessAbout 100 minutes by car from Naha Airport
AddresShoshi, Nakijin, Kunigami District, Okinawa
(Free parking 5 cars)

There is a parking lot, but it is not a well-maintained road, so please park with caution.

Information around Akabaka 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.


This time, we introduced Akabaka Beach.

Akabaka Beach is not a place where many tourists gather, so it is a recommended place for those who want to relax on the beach.

It is one of the clearest beach on the main island of Okinawa, so why not visit?

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