Top Things To Do In okinawa

Special Things To Do to travel in okinawa Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.


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.

Enjoy The Field Of Tropical Fish! Sekisei Lagoon With The Largest Scale Of Coral In Japan

Sekisei Lagoon has the largest scale of corals. A sea area designated as Iriomote-Ishigaki National Park has so clear water that coral reefs and colorful fish live together here. Once you dive into the sea, you certainly forget the time passing.

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.

I've Never Seen Such A Color!! The Sea Of Beautiful Hateruma Blue

The southernmost inhabited island in Japan, Hateruma Island has a beach called Nishi-hama. A pure white sand and a gradation of blue, pale blue and emerald green. This sea called Hateruma blue has the most beautiful color that I've ever seen.

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.

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.

You Can Enjoy Marine Activity With Your Hands Empty! Best White Sandy Beach In Irabu Island

Extending east and west to 800m, Toguchi-no Hama Beach has 'Ito Kanko (Tourist) Service' to enjoy the sea of Irabu. You can enjoy diving, snorkeling and swimming in the sea as you like. You can also enjoy beach combing in off-season.

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☆

Overwhelming Starry Sky At The Southernmost Inhabited Island In Japan

The southernmost inhabited island, Hateruma Island. This island makes me forget the passage of time. When the night comes, the stars spread all over the sky. The whole view as far as I can see in my eyes are filled with the stars.

Irabu Bridge

The Longest Toll-Free Bridge in Japan on the Ira-Blue Sea

The longest toll-free bridge between Miyako island and Irabu island in Japan opened on January 31, 2015. You can enjoy driving while seeing the ocean called Ira-Blue.


Spiritual Power Spot! Daisekirinzan, Sanctuaries Of Ryukyu Myths

A spiritual power spot in Okinawa where the Ryukyu myths are still alive. Located such a place, and you can visit some sanctuaries by just walking along the path with a guide. Rising rock mountain, an observatory above the sea…although you are unbelieving, must feel something strong!

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♪

Yubu Island

The Genuine Okinawa's Scenery! Water Buffalo Vehicle Stepping Into The Sea

Yuhu Island locates 400m away from Iriomote Island, and the whole island is a botanical gardens of subtropical plants. The way to cross to this island is a vehicle pulled by water buffalo! It's really healing to cross the sea on the swaying water buffalo vehicle with a sound of shamisen.

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.

Ao no Dokutsu Cave

A Blue Cave in Irabu Island that is Miraculous Transparency and Leads You to the Fantastic World

There are some blue caves in Japan but one of them in Irabu island is the most transparent. I felt like coming to the fantastic world.

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.

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?

Aka-shima Island

You Can To Meet The Wild Kerama Deer During A Walk! An Island Village Rich In Nature

Kerama deer live in only four islands of Kerama Archipelago and it's a natural treasure of Japan. The island's nature is so rich that you can meet the wild deer suddenly while you just take a walk in the village. Also, on a manhole cover.



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