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.