is a sandbank located a mile to the east of Yoronjima island
in Japan. It is completely covered by the water during the high tide. However, this place is popular among tourists. Shallow lagoon is good for swimming in the clear water, sand is white, and the coral reef has great snorkeling. Shore and seabed: sand.  Find hotels in Yurigahama
Yoron has just about dozen of hotels, that is not enough even for such a small island. On the other hand, it limits the crowd of tourists, thus preventing this beautiful place from being spoiled. Find hotels in Yurigahama
How to get there 
Fly to Okinawa Naha international airport (OKA)
. Next fly to Yoron island airport (RNJ)
or get by the ferry (2.5 hours per way).
There are frequent boats departing from the east coast to the sandbank. Feel free to ask your hotel about timetable and about the best way to get to Yurigahama. Find flights to Yurigahama
When to go 
The best time for a holiday on the beaches of Yoron island is July. It is a dry season, and sea water is warm that time. The rest of the time it is a rainy season, or just too cold in the winter.
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