Take some time to relax and unwind on Emerald Beach, a Y-shaped coastal area that makes up part of a wider marine park. The beach's calm, bright green lagoon has ample room for paddling, a little shallow swimming, and splashing around. Separated into three distinct areas--for playing, rest, and viewing--the scenic beach provides recreation and fun for families, couples, and solo travelers. Using our international travel planner, Motobu-cho attractions like Emerald Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Emerald Beach reviews
Emerald beach walks very clean. There are permanent ‘parasol’ type of seating which provides shade from the sun and some seating area for one to rest when out of water. There are around 4 big floats..... more »
We didn't have much time in Okinawa so we thought we'd head to the aquarium then to this beach, knock two birds out with one stone. The beach was clean and had free showers. There was a gift shop as..... more »
People who like calm and quite beach with magnificent color should definitely visit this place. The color of the water here is real emerald. Though the beach boundary is enough even for the swimmers, its a very kids friendly beach. A lot of parents came with their below 1 year kid for swimming training. Also a good point about this place is, in this expensive okinawa all the showers are free of cost!
Don't follow Google Maps route there, you should go thru the Churaumi Aquarium (you don't need to enter the Aquarium to access the beach, but you cross just around it, as if you're gonna enter the Aquarium). There is a beach house with showers (free) and lockers (¥100), you can rent beach umbrellas and stuff if you want. The beach is calm and relaxing, I was glad it was not crowded now, cause it seems kinda small if it gets crowded. The landscape is amazing, great spot to take beautiful photos.
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