Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Hirara is ready to explore

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Hirara. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Hirara

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Hirara a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ueno German Culture Village (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Sankakuten (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Ikema Island Drive in (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hirara

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hirara is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shigira Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Painagama Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Sunayama Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Maebama Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Miyakojima Marine Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Imgya Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hirara

Fly into Miyakojima Airport (MMY), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Shimojijima Airport (SHI), which is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Hirara?

Whether you're looking for an intimate retreat for you and your sweetie or somewhere roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Hirara. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Make use of amenities including heating and an elevator at "Twin Room / Miyakojima Okinawa". Located around 1 mile from Hirara, this unique property has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Another great option is "Chartered Villa Sunayama Beach Within Walking Di", which is around 2 miles from Hirara. Featuring 4 bedrooms, a TV and a washing machine, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Hirara vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Hirara?

There's nothing quite like a quick break to reenergize your batteries. If you're ready for some downtime, these top weekend getaways in and around Hirara make a fantastic base for a mini break:

  • Around 1 mile to the south of Hirara, "Worcation In Miyakojima Travel To Live In A New" has all you need for a quick weekend escape, including an iron and ironing board and heating. When you're ready to venture out and explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to visit like Sankakuten and Painagama Beach.
  • Also consider "Newly Built - Fully Equipped With Wi", which is around 1 mile north of Hirara. After a day of discovering nearby attractions such as Shigira Beach and Yoshino Beach, relax in your rental and make use of WiFi, a washing machine and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Hirara?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with your surroundings and your nights relaxing in your cozy hideaway. These vacation properties in or near Hirara are sure to please:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Twin Room / Miyakojima Okinawa". Lock in a few nights or longer at this popular stay and you'll have access to towels and heating.
  • Another top property is "Worcation In Miyakojima Travel To Live In A New". Don't let its modest size fool you — this comfortable apartment is packed with handy amenities like a fridge, heating and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Hirara?

Just because you only have a day or two to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a lifeless hotel. Head off on vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Hirara:

  • "Standard Room - 804 / Miyakojima Okinawa" is near the center of Hirara, so you'll have tons of things to keep you occupied. Make your way to notable attractions like Sunayama Beach and Hirara Tropical Botanical Garden when you're not making the most of your cozy rental.
  • Sleep, eat and explore your surroundings from "Near The Condominium Beach", another great option. Miyakojima Marine Park and Miyakojima City Museum should be on your itinerary when you're ready to see the sights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Hirara?

A pool is often an essential amenity for any good vacation. Enjoy frolicking about or simply unwinding by the water at one of these rejuvenating retreats in or near Hirara:

  • Every day can be a pool day at "Guest House With Ocean View Balcony Near Sunayama". A kitchen and a microwave oven are a couple of the other amenities that help make this place a winner.
  • "A Wooden Private Log House Where You Can Fully Enj" is another top-rated option. After you've enjoyed a refreshing dip with the fam, make use of a microwave oven and a fridge.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Hirara?

It's always more fun when you share those precious memories with the people that are closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family escape or spending time with your best friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that suits you. These are two of our best in and around Hirara:

  • Around 2 miles to the north of Hirara, "Chartered Villa Sunayama Beach Within Walking Di" has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 10 guests. It comes with lots of amenities, including a microwave oven and a kitchen.
  • Another popular choice is "Near The Condominium Beach". This large rental is 1 mile northwest of Hirara and features a kitchenette, towels and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 15 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you want to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to stick on your itinerary. Miyakojima Marine Park, Makiyama Observatory and Nudok Biab are fine places to start.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Hirara?

Three-bedroom rentals in or near Hirara give you both space and freedom to make the most out of your vacation. Take a peek at some of the options available here:

  • Offering the trifecta of privacy, space and comfort, you'll get your entire gang's tick of approval at "New Building 3ldk Best For Workation Mop105". This retreat comes with lots of handy amenities, including a kitchen and off-street parking options.
  • Alternatively, check out the roomy getaway that is "New Building 3ldk Best For Workation Mop101". Settle in with your nearest and dearest and take advantage of its many conveniences, such as a kitchen and off-street parking options.