This is a virtually untouched 80-meter-long beach that has retained its natural beauty. Kanucha Beach is located on Oura Bay, which is home to a rare, very enigmatic sea creature known as the dugong.
Swimming season: April-October
Admission: 1,620 yen for adults; 540 yen for children *Free for hotel guests
Pets: Not allowed
Snorkeling: Not allowed
Marine activities: Available
Ocean Park (April-October: 8:30-17:30)
Admission: 3,000 yen for junior high school students and over; 2,000 yen for elementary school students
*July 18-Aug.31: 4,000 yen for age of 13 and over, 3,000 yen for elementary school students
A tour to Kujira Island -- an uninhabited island located just off Kanucha Beach -- is very popular.
The world's largest blue coral reef can be found only one kilometer off Kanucha Beach. Pet-friendly guest rooms are available at Kanucha Bay Hotel & Villas.