Best Spots With Great Nature

Here're best Spots With Great Nature. We released a ranking of reviews about Spots With Great Nature posted by travel influencers who have actually been there.

Review Ranking

1

Address:Teno Nio-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC, 55 min from Takamatsu Airport. or 60 min from Takamatsu Station.

Chichibugahama Beach in Mitoyo, Kagawa. It's called as Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake. We aimed for 30-minutes magic hour when the low tide and the sunset happen at the same time. It's really amazing scenery! I think I want to come again soon!

2

Address:Oguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

Access:By bus, 60 min from Aso Station to Yu Station, then take taxi for 15 min. By car, 45 min from Kokonoe IC, parking area is available.

Hours:9:00-17:00

Nabegataki Fall is a rare waterfall we can walk its reverse. Though it's not so big, we can see it very close and that much volume of water is powerful! It has become famous since it was used for the location of TV commercial.

3

Blue Pond

13 Review

Address:Shirogane Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By taxi or car, 20 min from Biei Starion, or 150 min from Sapporo city.

You can enjoy seeing various scenes of Blue Pond throughout the year. The autumn colors of larch trees, and winter illumination before freezing in December, I like.

4

Address:Yonaha Shimoji, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa

Access:15 min by car or taxi from Miyako Airport.

The most beautiful beach in the East under the huge sky without any obstructions. The nice view of the bridge connecting Kurima-jima Island is also attractive. As the sun shines strongly, the beautiful color of the water appears. But in the off-season, you can enjoy beach combing.

5

Address:2083-17 Yuyama Fukube-cho, Tottori-shi, Tottori

Access:10 min by car, from Tottori Station.

Tel:0857-23-7652

Have you heard Tottori Sand Dunes become white on some winter days? You can see the white sand dunes after it snows. This scenery can't be seen so often, but it's worth waiting for.

6

Address:Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa

Access:30 min by ferry, from Ishigaki Island

30 minutes by ferry from Ishigaki Island, if you can see the pure white Shirahama shining in the place where the color of the sea changes, it is a phantom island. This island, which can only be reached by boat, has a beautiful view of the sea and blue sky. It is also a snorkeling spot.

7

Address:1352−16 Irabu Irabu-cho, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa

Access:Car: 25min from Miyako Airport, 10min from Sarahama Airport. Bus: get off at 'Dakifuga', then walk 10min.

The beautiful beach makes me disbelieve my own eyes. 'Toguchi no Hama' is said to be the most beautiful beach in Irabu Island. So, it's like a paradise with white sand.

8

Cape Kamui

5 Review

Address:Shakotan-cho, Shakotan-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By car, 120 min from Sapporo Station, 150 min from Shin Chitose Airport. By bus, 120 min from Otaru Station, and, only during summer, 180 min from Sapporo Station.

You can overlook the sea of Shakotan Blue while walking along the a little scary narrow path and steps. When you turn round, there's beautiful great nature of the Cape Kamui.

9

Nachi Falls

5 Review

Address:Nachisan Nachi Katsu'ura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama

Access:30 min by bus from Kii Katsuura Station to Nachi Fall, then 5 min walk. By car, 170 min from Wakayama Station.

Hours:7:00-16:30

Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine with a long long history has a sacred atmosphere. It's the place concered with the beginning of Japan. The scenery of three-storied pagpda and Nachi's waterfall is very fantastic.

10

Address:Syuho-cho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi

Access:45 min by bus from JR Shin Yamaguchi Station to Akiyoshi-dou Cave, then walk 30 min. By car, 40 min from Yamaguchi city, 120 min from Hiroshima city, or 120 min from Fukuoka city.

11

Address:273-1 Kamiide, Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka

Access:By bus, 30 min from JR Fujinomiya Station. By car, 60 min from Shizuoka Station, or 90 min from Shizuoka Airport.

There're many waterfalls like silk thread. And in the morning of sunny days, there's high probability of rainbow. I was so lucky that I could see the double rainbow! The early morning is the best to visit here.◎Morning of sunny day is the best! You can see rainbow and Mt. Fuji.

12

Address:Hibara Oaza Kitashiobara-mura, Yama-gun, Fukushima

Access:30 min by bus from JR Inawashiro Station to Goshikinuma Iriguchi. By car, 60 min from Aizuwakamatsu city. Free parking area is available.

The Goshikinuma lakes is famous for the beautiful colored leaves in autumn. Furthermore the contrast between the green of viridity and the blue of lake in summer is wonderful. The wind and viridity tempt you to visit here, let's go!

13

Kamikochi

4 Review

Address:Kamikochi Azumi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano

Access:Bu bus, 65 min from Shin Shimashima Station, 160 min from Nagano Station. By car, 100 min from Nagano Station to Sawando Parking Area or Hirayu Parking Area , then take a shuttle bus for 25 min.

It's the wonderful scenery created by the nature. Colored leaves are like painting and a pond of clear water reflects the sky to be beautiful cobalt blue.

14

Nishi Beach

7 Review

Address:Hateruma Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa

Access:10min walk from Hateruma Port

The island where ordinary people can go and which locates in the southernmost in Japan is Hateruma Island in Okinawa. Nishi beach is in northwest of the island and the most beautiful beach in Japan. Many people come to the island for the beach every year.

15

Nikobuchi

4 Review

Address:1278 kiyomizukamibun Iyono-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

A waterfall basin 'Niko-buchi' belongs to the branch of Niyodo River whose water quality is the most beautiful in Japan. The very clear water like emerald is called Niyodo Blue, and here is a popular place to see it. Though the path is severe, you can meet the mysterious scenery!◎You can find a signboard on the way to 'Green Park Hodono'. To the waterfall basin, you need to hold the chain for about 4 meters. The most beautiful time is when the sun stays right above.

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Address:1727 Sawada Irabu, Miyakojima-shi, Okinawa

Access:Car: 32min from Miyako Airport, 20min from Sarahama Airport

17END beach on Shimojishima in Miyakojima Islands. Famous as a beach that appears at low tide. It is a beautiful blue beach even at high tide, but it transforms into a phantom beach where the beach appears at low tide. It's right next to Shimojishima Airport, so if you're lucky, you may encounter touch-and-go. If you come to Miyakojima, this is one of the places you should visit.

17

Address:Sawa Makino-cho, Takashima-shi, Shiga

Access:6 min by bus from JR Makino Station to Makino Pic Land, then it's located just near. By car, 65 min from Otsu city, 90 min from Kyoto city. Free parking area in Makino Pic Land is available.

You can enjoy picking fruit at adjacent Makino Pick Land. Now, it's chestnut.

18

Address:6713-103 Funatsu Kawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi

Access:20min by car from Otsuki IC, or walk 800 meters from Kawaguchiko Station

Though it was cloudy, we could see Mt. Fuji beautifully. As we see, it's cool from wherever we see it. Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, they are very stunning.

19

Address:Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama

Access:By bus, 5 min from Kushimoto Station

Hashigui Iwa is located at Kushimoto, Wakayama, a southernmost town in Honshu Region of Japan. These pics are the lighting show in 2018. We can see this for three days, 11/2 to 4. The fantastic scenery different from its usual, is very impressive! The ordinary landscape is in the third pic. 5 min by bus from Kushimoto Station. You should visit Kushimoto rich in nature!

20

Address:1346-1 Akaogi, Tatsugo-cho, Oshima-gun, Kagoshima

Access:15 min by car from Amami Oshima Airport

The heart-rock of Amami Oshima Island is located at the Bira Beach in Tatsugo town near the airport. Also, near a delicious gelato shop La Fonte. Park your car, and walk 5 min in the woods, then you can find the beach in front of you. Many tide pools appear when the tide in on the ebb, and this heart-rock is one of them. We could visit here on the day of spring tide, we could see the most beautiful heart-rock.

21

Blue Lagoon

5 Review

Address:Comino Island, Malta

Access:20 min by ferry, from Ċirkewwa, Malta

The sea on Comino, Malta. It's shallow, children can enjoy it, and the transparency is great. You have to go by boat from Malta, but if you come to Malta you should definitely visit here!

22

Address:Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, America

Access:20 min by car, from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

Speaking of Hawaii, Waikiki Beach. Duke statues and luxury hotels are lined up along the beach. The diamond head in the back is always beautiful! The sea also has moderate waves, and the everlasting summer sea is very comfortable!

23

Kabira Bay

14 Review

Address:934 Arakawa, Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa

Access:By bus, 40 min from Ishigaki Airport. By car, 35 min from Ishigaki Airport or 30 min from Ishigaki Port.

The opposite side of famous Kabira Bay. It's a beach known to only people in the know. It has the most transparent sea water in Ishigaki Island, and also many spots that make us want to take photos. This is where I always visit if the weather is fine.

24

Address:Oshioi Mitai Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun, Miyazaki

Access:90 min by bus from Nobeoka Station. By car, 120 min from Miyazaki Airport or Miyazaki Station.

Takachiho area has many myths. Manai waterfall is very mysterious and popular spot. You can enjoy the nature surrounded by huge columnar joints at the valley.

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Address:6939-1 Murotomisaki-cho, Muroto-shi, Kochi, Muroto-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 40 min from Kan'noura Station, 90 min from Nangoku IC, or 90 min from Kochi Airport.

Tel:0887-22-5161

You can enjoy and learn workings of the earth at Nuroto Geopark. A subtropical plant 'Akou' takes root on the earth and the branches stretch with strong power of life, you can see here. It's like a world of Ghibli movie 'Castle in the Sky'.◎It's approved as a UNESCO Global Geopark, which is rare among some geoparks in Japan. This tree is designated as a natural monument of the city.

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Address:1093-697 Urabandai Visitor Center Kengamine Hibaraaza Oaza Kitashiobara-mura, Yama-gun, Fukushima

Bishamon-numa, one of the Goshiki Lakes in Fukushima Prefecture. It's a beautiful place all year round, but it's especially popular during the fall foliage. You can also ride a rowing boat.

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Address:Yakushima, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima

It's a Yaku-sugi cedar named Wilson stump. I could enter the inside and it looks heart shape seen up the sky from a certain angle.

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Beaches

Chichibugahama Beach

25 Reviews

Chichibugahama Beach in Mitoyo, Kagawa. It's called as Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake. We aimed for 30-minutes magic hour when the low tide and the sunset happen at the same time. It's really amazing scenery! I think I want to come again soon!

Yonaha Maehama Beach

13 Reviews

The most beautiful beach in the East under the huge sky without any obstructions. The nice view of the bridge connecting Kurima-jima Island is also attractive. As the sun shines strongly, the beautiful color of the water appears. But in the off-season, you can enjoy beach combing.

Hamajima, Phantom Island

8 Reviews

30 minutes by ferry from Ishigaki Island, if you can see the pure white Shirahama shining in the place where the color of the sea changes, it is a phantom island. This island, which can only be reached by boat, has a beautiful view of the sea and blue sky. It is also a snorkeling spot.

Desert

Dubai Desert

2 Reviews

You can reach the desert of Dubai in about an hour drive from the city centre. When I arrived in the desert, I headed to the place where camels were while enjoying a powerful dune drive with a 4WD car. Every camel was quiet and very cute.

Seven Magic Mountains

2 Reviews

A huge colorful stone that suddenly appears in the desert. When I was driving, it was so noticeable that I could easily see it even from a distance. There are mountains with a total of 7 stones, each with a different color, so I was able to take pictures with the mountain of my favorite stone color.

Wadi Rum Desert

1 Reviews

Wadiram is located south of the Petra archaeological site in Jordan. The endless red desert, rocks, and blue sky seemed to get lost in a different star. I could see a superb starry sky at night. When you come to Jordan, let's go to Petra Ruins, Wadiram, Dead Sea! ︎

Sand Dunes

Tottori Sand Dunes

7 Reviews

Have you heard Tottori Sand Dunes become white on some winter days? You can see the white sand dunes after it snows. This scenery can't be seen so often, but it's worth waiting for.

Nakatajima Sandhill

5 Reviews

A place where you can enjoy both the dunes and the sea. Taking photos is also fun. It seems that you can sometimes see the wind ripples. The sunset on the horizon is also beautiful.

La Dune du Pilat

1 Reviews

One hour drive from Bordeaux, one of Europe's largest sand dunes in a resort called Arcachon. I didn't know there were dunes in this country until I lived in France! It's difficult to climb because it's on a hill, but the cool sand feels good, and the beaches and forests that spread out in front of you are superb.

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Europe

Blue Lagoon

5 Review

Address:Comino Island, Malta

Access:20 min by ferry, from Ċirkewwa, Malta

The sea on Comino, Malta. It's shallow, children can enjoy it, and the transparency is great. You have to go by boat from Malta, but if you come to Malta you should definitely visit here!

North & Central America

Address:Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, America

Access:20 min by car, from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

Speaking of Hawaii, Waikiki Beach. Duke statues and luxury hotels are lined up along the beach. The diamond head in the back is always beautiful! The sea also has moderate waves, and the everlasting summer sea is very comfortable!

Middle East

Dubai Desert

2 Review

Address:Dubai

You can reach the desert of Dubai in about an hour drive from the city centre. When I arrived in the desert, I headed to the place where camels were while enjoying a powerful dune drive with a 4WD car. Every camel was quiet and very cute.

Asia

Address:Teno Nio-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC, 55 min from Takamatsu Airport. or 60 min from Takamatsu Station.

Chichibugahama Beach in Mitoyo, Kagawa. It's called as Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake. We aimed for 30-minutes magic hour when the low tide and the sunset happen at the same time. It's really amazing scenery! I think I want to come again soon!

Europe

Blue Lagoon

5 Reviews

The sea on Comino, Malta. It's shallow, children can enjoy it, and the transparency is great. You have to go by boat from Malta, but if you come to Malta you should definitely visit here!

Nacionalni Park Plitvicka Jezera

3 Reviews

Croatia's national park with a series of emerald green lakes. The mysterious scenery that spreads out in front of you is magnificent and beautiful, which cannot be expressed in words, and is a place you definitely want to visit. The tour is recommended for those who are worried about personal arrangements as it is a car transfer from Dubrovnik or Zagreb.

Les Roches de l'île des Vieilles

3 Reviews

Esther, a red mountain located between Nice and Saint-Tropez. This area is a great favorite area to spend quietly with red rocks and blue sea. Great for driving from Nice. There are many people in the sea of ​​Southern France, and it tends to be estranged, but I really recommend it here.

North & Central America

Waikiki Beach

4 Reviews

Speaking of Hawaii, Waikiki Beach. Duke statues and luxury hotels are lined up along the beach. The diamond head in the back is always beautiful! The sea also has moderate waves, and the everlasting summer sea is very comfortable!

Antelope Canyon

5 Reviews

A mysterious color created by sunlight shining into a rock cave created by rainwater. The contrast between the rock walls created by nature and the sunlight is a spectacular view that you should see once in a lifetime. If you want to see the first beam in the photo, it's best to go around noon.

Lanikai Beach

3 Reviews

Lanikai Beach, which has become No. 1 in the United States, is located in front of a residential area. Although it is close to Kailua Beach next door, the transparency is definitely here ♡ Since there are less people than Kailua Beach, please stretch your legs a little if you are unsure! Rental cycle is recommended from Kailua Town♡

Middle East

Dubai Desert

2 Reviews

You can reach the desert of Dubai in about an hour drive from the city centre. When I arrived in the desert, I headed to the place where camels were while enjoying a powerful dune drive with a 4WD car. Every camel was quiet and very cute.

Bimmah Sinkhole

1 Reviews

Muscat, Oman, 45 minutes by plane from Dubai. Bimmah Sinkhole, which suddenly appears about 2 hours by car from Muscat, is a must-visit place when you visit Oman.

Wadi Rum Desert

1 Reviews

Wadiram is located south of the Petra archaeological site in Jordan. The endless red desert, rocks, and blue sky seemed to get lost in a different star. I could see a superb starry sky at night. When you come to Jordan, let's go to Petra Ruins, Wadiram, Dead Sea! ︎

Asia

Chichibugahama Beach

25 Reviews

Chichibugahama Beach in Mitoyo, Kagawa. It's called as Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake. We aimed for 30-minutes magic hour when the low tide and the sunset happen at the same time. It's really amazing scenery! I think I want to come again soon!

Nabegataki Fall

11 Reviews

Nabegataki Fall is a rare waterfall we can walk its reverse. Though it's not so big, we can see it very close and that much volume of water is powerful! It has become famous since it was used for the location of TV commercial.

Blue Pond

13 Reviews

You can enjoy seeing various scenes of Blue Pond throughout the year. The autumn colors of larch trees, and winter illumination before freezing in December, I like.

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