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Sokodo Beach

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Address: Mitsune, Hachijo-machi 100-1511, Tokyo Prefecture
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Quiet place with a nice view

Small beach easy to access. I didn't enter the water so I can not say much but the view of this place was very good and the water looks good.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Small beach easy to access. I didn't enter the water so I can not say much but the view of this place was very good and the water looks good.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The highlight of Hachijo is the black sand beach made from volcanic ash and the amazing wildlife in the water. This is a sea turtle hotspot - I did two dives with Regulus Diving (English-speaking instructor) and we must have seen over ten turtles, some pretty large! You can also see a few just by swimming and snorkelling Although Okinawa... More 

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

This beach has the easiest access and a camping site. You can snorkel to see tropical fishes, including some endemic species, as well as scuba divers at the bottom. The amazing colour of water around the island is called "Hachijo Blue". It is a must.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

A nice black-sand beach. When you first look at the water it looks dirty because of the black sand, but it is clear as glass. Get a snorkel and mask and swim out towards the tetrapods and there is a heap of coral. I saw angel fish, neon blue fish of some variety and a turtle to name but a... More 

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