Attractions

Beach in Amami-Ōshima

Ōhama-kaihin-kōen

With forest rolling down to white sand and turquoise water, the gorgeous Ōhama-kaihin-kōen is popular for swimming, snorkelling, sea kayaking and fishing. As it's the closest beach to Naze, it can get crowded during…
Museum in Amami-Ōshima

Amami-no-Sato

Though most displays are in Japanese, there's enough multimedia here to make this cultural and natural-history museum engaging, even if finer details are lost. Short films documenting island traditions, musical exhi…
Beach in Amami-Ōshima

Sakibaru-kaigan

This stunner of a beach lies about 4.5km down a point of land just north of Kise (about 20km northeast of Naze). Take a Sani-bound bus from Amami and get off at Kiseura (¥950), and then walk. If you're driving, it's…
Beach in Amami-Ōshima

Tomori-kaigan

It's easy to get to this beach, which offers brilliant white sand and some great snorkelling with a channel leading outside the reef. It's about 3km north of the airport. Take a Sani-bound bus from Naze and get off …