VISIT OKINAWA JAPAN Official Okinawa Travel Guide

March 31, 2021

Sunny Moments in the Island of Endless Blue

Boasting superb natural beauty, the Miyako Islands are famous for the spectacular colors of their crystal-clear waters, ranging from azure to emerald green and often referred to as...
March 31, 2021

Where Traditions are Woven with the Heart and Inspired by the Sea

The main island of the Yaeyama Archipelago, Ishigaki Island is the economic and transportation hub of the region. Renowned for its incomparable natural beauty, this enchanting isla...
March 31, 2021

Family Fun between Lush Nature and Unique Flavors

Home to the magnificent Yambaru National Park, the northern part of Okinawa Island is an area rich in natural beauty and rare wildlife. Situated in the heart of this beautiful, pri...
March 31, 2021

An Itinerary into the Heart of Okinawa’s History and Culture

Located on the east coast of the south-central part of Okinawa, Nakagusukuwan Port offers the ideal base to explore some of the most fascinating and authentic spots of the island. ...
March 31, 2021

Jungle Adventures, Colorful Shopping and Memorable Gourmet Experiences

Naha Port, the gateway to Okinawa for many travelers, offers easy access to popular tourist attractions and facilities ...
March 19, 2021

Visiting Okinawa for Karate

Karate is a unique part of Okinawan culture. The martial art was born in Okinawa, and spread around the world. It is now practiced by more than 130 million enthusiasts. For many ka...
March 10, 2021

Mixing it Up in Chatan Town

Chatan Town, located in the central part of Okinawa Main Island, is a place where Okinawan, Asian, and American cultures all mix. A standout destination here is the Mihama Town Res...
March 8, 2021

Traditional Sabani Boating in Itoman

By good fortune, I find myself with five companions in a small boat off the coast of Itoman City, only a 20-minute-drive south of Naha Airport. The water is clear and blue, the win...
February 26, 2021

Accessible Tourism Thrives in Okinawa

In 2007, Okinawa drafted Japan`s first Barrier-Free Declaration to welcome all tourists, regardless of their physical limitations, disabilities, or age. Today, the prefecture is ma...
February 26, 2021

Traveling Safely in Okinawa in the Age of Coronavirus

Okinawa, with its warm climate and an endless variety of outdoor activities, is an excellent place to consider a getaway for some well-deserved relaxation when it is safe to travel...
February 26, 2021

How Responsible Travelers Can Contribute to Sustainable Islands

For more than 20 years, Okinawa has nurtured a growing trend toward achieving sustainability on all levels of society. In a rapidly changing world that is still negotiating a pande...
February 26, 2021

Post-Pandemic Retreats in Northern Okinawa

Okinawa’s subtropical climate makes it an ideal place at any time of year to take a peacefully insular workcation. Stay focused and relax with the family in a secluded villa, then ...