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Yomitan Beaches

Nirai Beach is a located in Yomitan Village in the central part of the main island of Okinawa.

This beach is a resort beach with natural smooth sand and clear sea.

The characteristic of Nirai Beach is that there is a difference in water level between high tide and low tide.

Depending on the time of year, the difference can be as much as 2m.

This beach is also equipped with swimming facilities such as water sports and rental of swimming equipment.

So it is a popular spot where adults and children can enjoy playing.


Evaluation of Nirai Beach

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

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

Information of Nirai Beach

Swimming periodApril-October
9: 00-18: 00
depending on weather and season
Business hoursApril-October
9: 00-18: 00
Swimming feeFree
Protective netYes
Shower roomYes
Water SportsYes
Official siteNirai Beach

There is guards and protection nets in Nirai Beach, so adults and children can play with peace of mind.

There are plenty of water sports and you can experience various things such as snorkeling.
In addition, it seems that there are some things that you can enjoy at a low price by staying at Hotel Nikko Alivila.

# Rental services #
- Beach umbrella
- Aquaboard
- Snorkeling set
- Mask
- Floating ring
- Life jackets
Please check the details from here
# Water sports #
- Day sailing
- Snorkeling
- Sunset sailing
- Glass boat
- Wake board
- Dragon boat
- Towing tube
- Marble
- Clear sap
- Beach canoe
Please check the details from here

Wide sandy beach and clear sea

It’s a beautiful beach that doesn’t require explanation.

The wide sandy beach stretches for about 300m and boasts water quality that is certified as “AA” in the water quality survey conducted in 2018.

The blue and transparent sea is very attractive.


Difference between low and high tides

At high tide, it looks like the image above, and there are plenty of spaces to swim in.

However, at low tide, it becomes shallow enough to walk offshore, and the difference is about 1-2 m.

Lots of water sports such as snorkeling

There are full of activities such as snorkeling at Nirai Beach.

Clean swimming equipment

There are umbrellas on the sandy beach, and you can rest in the shade of the trees when you go to the hotel side.

In addition, there are plenty of swimming facilities such as shower rooms, lockers, and shops.

Beautiful pool

There is a pool, although it is limited to guests.

There are umbrellas around and you can rest on your bed.

In addition, there are hammocks around, so it is a space full of resort feeling.

The sunset and night view are also the best

The sunset from Nirai Beach is also very beautiful.

The time to watch the sunset while listening to the sound of the waves is very luxurious.

Regulations of Nirai Beach

Access Information

AccessAbout 60 minutes by car from Naha Airport
Address600 Gima, Yomitan Village, Okinawa Prefecture
(Free and paid parking)

Information around Nirai Beach

Kanai Beach

The Cristea Church is located along the Kanai Beach, making it a great place to enjoy a wedding or sunset.

It is a popular spot for wedding photos and sunset photos because it features white sand and a highly transparent sea.

This beach is recommended for those who want to relax on the sandy beach rather than enjoying the sea bathing.

Hotel Nikko Alivila

“Hotel Nikko Alivila” is a resort hotel, and “Nirai Beach” spreads out in front of you, and you can enjoy the ocean view from your room.

In addition, it is a resort hotel that parents and children can enjoy as it is fully equipped with facilities such as activities when playing at Nirai Beach and rental of swimming equipment.

It takes 1 minute to walk to “Nirai Beach” and 5 minutes to walk to “Kanai Beach”, so please visit when you stay at “Hotel Nikko Alivila”.


Nirai Beach is one of the most beautiful beach on the main island of Okinawa.

Although it is a very beautiful beach, my impression is that it is not well known.

When you come to Yomitan Village, please visit to Nirai Beach.

Thank you for reading until the end.