Miyako Traditional Crafts Centre
If you can pry yourself away from the beaches for a moment, the Miyako Traditional Arts & Crafts Centre in Hirara has a 2nd-floor...
In an alley on the west side of Ichiba-dōri in Hirara, Isla is a Caribbean watering hole with relaxing grooves, plenty of rum and snacks...
Koja Shokudō Honten
One block northwest of the intersection between Ichiba-dōri and Nishizato-dōri, this nondescript noodle house is something of a local...
Lonely Planet review
Just 4km north of Hirara you will find this excellent little beach, which lies at the bottom of a large sand dune (hence the name 'Sand Mountain Beach'). A cool stone arch at one side of the beach provides a bit of shade.