Taketomi Island

Taketomi Island is one of the best places to travel in Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Taketomi Island posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]


Traditional Red Tiled Roofs, Stone Fences And White Sands




Taketomi-cho, yaeyama-gun, okinawa



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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.

Taketomi Island

Enjoy Walking Around Taketomi Island Without Hurry

Taketomi Island's time passes slowly. Traditional red tiles, cute Shisa, coral fences and white sand street… All of them makes us happy! You can also find many photogenic places with flowers all the year around.

Urauchi River Jungle Cruise

From A Mangrove To A Subtropical Forest! Jangle Cruise On Urauchi River.

On this jangle cruise, a guide amuse us to tell the nature and history of this place. A boat goes through the grove and toward the entrance of subtropical jangle where you can see the Kanpira Fall.

Kanpire Falls

God's Seat! A Wide And Powerful Waterfall In The Depths Of The Subtropical Jungle

To enjoy the great nature of Iriomote Island, you must visit Kanpira Fall. They say Kanpira means a seat for God. Walking to the depths of the jungle, the fall is very wide and powerful like a huge river.

Kaiji Beach

Beach With Starlike Sands and Clear Seawater

Taketomi Island is located soon by ferryboat from Ishigaki Island. Calm community of houses roofed with red tiles and beautiful clear seawater with star-shaped sands. At night, you can see a skyful of stars, a superb view!

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