Most Beautiful Places In Okinawa Prefecture

Here're most beautiful places in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. There're many breathtaking views such as Hatenohama Beach with emerald green ocean and white sands, and a particularly amazing Nishi Beach. Then, we selected most beautiful ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Okinawa.

25 Most Beautiful Places In Okinawa Prefecture

Sankakuten Irabujima

Irabu Island Has the Blue Superb View Called Ira-Blue

The view spot attracts many people the most in Irablu island. The ocean view called Ira Blue is amazing, and seen only in Irabu island.

Kumejima Island Hatenohama

Ocean All Of Your Sight! Hatenohama Island With Only White Beach

Accessible from Kumejima Island by boat, an island with only white sandy beach is called Hatenohama. Correctly, there're three such islands, and you can see the emerald ocean and white sandy beach in all af your sight from the farthest one. Enjoy the sea of Okinawa to your heart content! By the way, they're so moving from the airplane.

Mount Nosoko

Panoramic Landscape Of Ishigaki Island From Mount Nosoko Observatory

The landscape seen from the Mount Nosoko (Nosoko Maapee) is extremely beautiful in Ishigaki Island. What is more, you can access by car to the halfway, then walk up only 20min to the top. Such easy mountain climb is one of the attraction of this spot.

Hirakubozaki

At the Northernmost of Ishigaki Island, a Superb View of the Ocean in 2 colors and White Lighthouse Standing Still

Located in the northernmost in Ishigaki, Cape Hirakubo-zaki has an attractive viewing of a white lighthouse looked beautifully in the sea of coral. After it rains, you can sometimes see the rainbow.

Iko Pier

Feel Like Walking On The Sea! Iko Pier Going Straight To The Sea

Iko Pier in Kuroshima Island was used as a port. Now, it has gained a popularity as a place to take pictures because it's going straight to the sea. Only walking on the pier makes you feel refreshed.

Hamajima, Phantom Island

In Japan?! A Rare Island Floating Between Kohama And Taketomi

This island made from sandy beach appears only the low tide. Pure blue sky, pure white beach and the sea of Yaeyama blue make me moved!! You have to use a tour because there aren't any liners.

Kabira Bay

The World Of Coral And Tropical Fish! Three Michelin-Starred Sea On A Glass boat

Kabira Bay has an exceptional beauty and won three Michelin-star. Looking through a glass boat, there spreading the coral sea of tropical fish.

Fusaki Resort Village

The Wave Sound Becomes BGM! The Sunset Seen From The Beach

Fusaki beach is a famous spot to see the sunset. The sunset scenery from the beach and 'Fusaki angel pier' will become your unforgettable memory.

Nishi Beach

The Most Beautiful Beach In Okinawa! An Emerald Green Beach

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.

Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse

The Artistic Superb View of the Cape Splitting the Pacific Ocean and the East China Sea

Higashihenazaki cape is at the boundary between the Pacific Ocean and the East China Sea and you can enjoy seeing each landscape. The magnificent ocean view and artistic landscape is one of the best superb view spots.

Toguchi-no Hama Beach

The White and Smooth Beach on which You can Walk Barefoot and the Clear Water, Like a Paradise

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.

Aga Bridge

Kerama Blue Like A Jade Seen From The Aka Ohashi Bridge

The bridge connects Aka-shima Island and Kerama Islands. Please take a walk here when you come the island. If it's sunny, you can have a wide superb view of the clearest sea from the both side of the bridge. Sometimes on the morning, you chance to meet sea turtles and mantas going under the bridge.

Hateruma Port

Stunning View Spot In Hateruma Island! Hateruma Blue You Can See From A Breakwater

From the breakwater at Hateruma Port, you can have a whole view of Nishi Beach and breathtaking beautiful ocean spreads in fromt of your eyes. To spend easily on the breakwater and gaze into the ocean is so luxury time I have ever had. You may meet sea turtles♪

Chinen Misaki Park

A Scenic Spot In Southern Part Of Okinawa Main Island! The Pacific Ocean Seen From Chinen Misaki Park

Very good location that you can overlook the Pacific Ocean, Komaka Island, Kudaka Island and Katsuren Peninsula! Also nice photo spot. Why don't you drop in while you drive surrounding areas?

Aharen Beach

A Paradise You Can Go On One-day Trip From Naha! Aharen Beach In Tokashiki Island

The sea of clearness beyond compare is praised as the No.1 in Okinawa and called Kerama Blue. The contrast between the sea and as long as 800 meters white and arched beach is very beautiful and just like paradise! You can enjoy snorkeling and swimming in the sea with coral spreading.

Sawada Coast

The Southernmost Spot Of Beautiful Shores And The Quiet Sunset

One of the 100 beautiful shores in Japan, and scenic spot spreading from Irabu Island to Shimoji Island. Big rocks lying on the sea sloped gently away and the shore change its expressions by the ebb and flow of the tide. I'd like you to visit there when the setting sun is reflected on the quiet water surface like a mirror.

Gahi-jima Island

Away From An Isolated Island, To The Uninhabited Island Of White Sands. The World Fall In Love With Its Sea

An uninhabited island you can go in 5minutes by a ferryboat from Zamami Island. A white sandy beach, emerald shining sea, and a paradise of tropical fish and corals. That's the very thing as its catchphrase 'the sea loved by the world'. Many people from foreign countries visit here, too.

Kushibaru Beach

My Figure Reflects On The Seabed! A Tide Pool Appearing Only At Low And Spring Tide

A beach in the westernmost of Akashima Island. At spring tide, during the time of the tide going out most, a big tide pool appears to be a natural pool without any waves. If it's sunny, you can enjoy seeing the reflections of tropical fish on the seabed and beautiful glitter water surface.

Yonaguni Island

Undeveloped Nature Of The Westernmost Island In Japan! The Green Earth And The Blue Sea

In Okinawa, Yonaguni Island is located in the westernmost in Japan. Its nature keeps as it is beautifully even now.

Valley Of Gangala

Time Travel! The Ancient Forest Spreading Across The Ravine

Valley Of Gangala is a forest made by limestone broken hundreds of thousands years ago. You can experience the world beyond the periods in front of your eyes! Set out the mysterious tour to the forest in ravine, cave and tree terrace under a specialist's guidance.

Eef Beach

Have An Isolated Island Beach All To Yourself! And The Morning Sun Shinin' On The Superbly Transparent Sea

Eef Beach is in the east of Kume Island of Okinawa. It's proud of its very transparent sea water and pure white sands, and more, you can see the morning sun rising from the horizon.

Starry Sky Of Hateruma

Natural Planetarium! Starry Sky Of Hateruma Island, A Southernmost Island In Japan

A little far from residential areas, you can meet a skyful of stars without any streetlamps. And you must be moved by the stars that you are likely to catch! There're so many stars that you can't distingulish the constellations☆

Shimoji Airport 17 End

Like A Road To Heaven. A Beautiful Pier Of Coral Blue

The northern end of an airport for training in Shimoji Island. The beautiful view from here takes our breath away. Once here was famous for the plane touch-and-go, but without that, this wonderful view is worth visiting.

Tamatori-zaki Point

Like A Picture Postcard! Blue Gradation Scene Weaved From The Sky & Ocean

The scenery seen from the lush plants of southern countries is like an art the nature has created. White waves between the shallow beach and the deep sea. Gently curved horizontal line makes us realize the sphere of the earth.

Yonaha-maeyama Beach

Yonaha-maehama Beach, The Best Beach In The East

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.