Miyako Region

Destinations Miyako Region

Miyako Island is located approximately 300 km south west of Okinawa main island where it takes about 50 minutes by airplane. The island is also located in the center of the Miyako region, consisting of eight large and small islands and is formed by uplift of coral. Miyako Island, which has the largest land area, is at the center along with Irabu island and Ikema Island. Long bridges over the ocean and its vivid coral reefs connect the islands. This magnificent view can only be seen in the Miyako Region. There are also many beautiful spectacles created by nature including the varied coastline and breathtaking beaches along the island. Moreover, the wide variety of must-see spots such as historical sites and cultural facilities will keep visitors busy.

  • Minna Island
    Minna IslandDestination GuideThere were once over 200 people living on this island, but that number has now gone down to just one hous...
    See More >
  • Kurima Island
    Kurima IslandDestination GuideKurima Island is located south west of Miyako Island which is connected with Miyako Island by the 1,690 ...
    See More >
  • Ogami Island
    Ogami IslandDestination GuideOgami Island is a sacred island located 4km north of Miyako Island. Ogami Island is a small island with f...
    See More >
  • Tarama Island
    Tarama IslandDestination GuideTarama Island is located approximately 62 km from Miyakojima, situated almost perfectly in the middle be...
    See More >
  • Shimoji Island
    Shimoji IslandDestination GuideShimoji Island is situated north west of Miyako Island, and is connected to Irabu Island via a bridge f...
    See More >
  • Irabu Island
    Irabu IslandDestination GuideIrabu Island boasts a wide variety of picturesque locations, including Sawadanohama, which has been desig...
    See More >
  • Ikema Island
    Ikema IslandDestination GuideIkema Island is connected to Miyako Island by Ikema High Bridge which spans nearly 1425 meters across the...
    See More >
  • Miyako Island
    Miyako IslandDestination GuideMiyako Island offers lots of fantastic views of the surrounding coastline due to its flat terrain withou...
    See More >