Akashi Beach - Japan, Kyushu, Ishigaki


Akashi Beach is a beautiful white sand beach located in Ishigaki, Japan. The beach is approximately 150 meters long and the sand is soft and powdery.


The beach has restroom facilities and showers available for visitors, but there are no lifeguards on duty, so swimming is at your own risk.


Visitors can enjoy a range of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing.


There is a parking lot available at Akashi Beach, and it is free of charge. However, as the parking lot is quite small, it is recommended to arrive early to secure a spot.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Akashi Beach is known for its stunning sunsets, and visitors can enjoy an unobstructed view of the sun setting over the ocean.


There are a few attractions near Akashi Beach, including the Tamatorizaki Observatory, which offers panoramic views of the coastline and surrounding islands. Visitors can also take a short hike to Kabira Bay, a picturesque bay with crystal clear waters and a thriving coral reef ecosystem.


There are several restaurants near Akashi Beach, serving up delicious Okinawan cuisine, including the popular Ishigaki beef. Some of the nearby restaurants include Hirata-Ya, serving up fresh seafood, and Ishigaki-soba Miyaradunchi, specializing in traditional Okinawan soba noodles.


For those looking for nearby accommodations, Hotel WBF Ishigaki is a short 10-minute drive from Akashi Beach. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with modern amenities and has an on-site restaurant serving up a variety of Japanese and Western dishes.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 84/100

Akashi Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

No, Akashi Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

Akashi Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

Akashi Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

Akashi Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

No, Akashi Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

Akashi Beach has multiple restaurant options near or on the beach.

Akashi Beach is renowned for its vibrant beach scene, offering various activities for everyone to enjoy Camping, Fishing.

Akashi Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

Akashi Beach is not dog-friendly.

Akashi Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.