Top Things To Do In okinawa

We have great places in Okinawa Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Okinawa is famous as a resort with beautiful ocean, and located southernmost of Japan. To begin with, the main island of Okinawa where you can see a world heritage Shuri Castle, Ishigaki Island known for scenic Kabira Bay, Taketomi Island with the Okinawa's traditional townscape, Hateruma Island with Nishi Beach admired as the best one in Japan, are all things to do here. What's more, the local specialty foods, such as Sokisoba Noodle, are also popular in Okinawa Prefecture.

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Sekisei Lagoon

Colorful Jewelry Box Of The Sea! The Largest Gregarious Area Of Rich Corals

The largest area of coral reefs between Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island. This day, I went around the north of Kuro-shima and Aragusuku-jima on a boat and dived, I could see the colorful corals growing vividly. It's a treasure of Japan that I want to protect forever.

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.

Shimoji-jima Reef

You Can See Clearly! Shoal Reefs Of Coral Island

Shimoji-jima is an island made by the raised coral reefs. The sea is so clear that you can see the colorful corals even above the water at the shoal reefs. At low tide, the corals are about to show their faces from the water surface.

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.

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.

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.

Aka Beach

Fascinated Once You Meet! The Beach You Can Swim With Wild Turtles

The beach has highest rate of encounter with turtles among the other beaches in Kerama Islands. The locals say big and small nine turtles live here. Keeping in mind that you don't touch and run after too much, then you swim together with them, it'll become unforgettable experiences.

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.

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.

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☆

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