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OKINAWA Come Back to Nature on the
Remote Islands of Okinawa

Introduction

Secrets to Longevity in Okinawa

Recharge your mind, body, and soul by immersing yourself in the local culture with craft workshops and healthy, organic cuisine. Feel the lush nature envelop you while hiking to stunning vistas and drifting through the magical Yanbaru mangrove forest by kayak. Okinawa has countless natural and cultural facets waiting to be explored.

Nature & Outdoors

Okinawa's Remote Island Beaches

Surrounded by blue waters stretching to the horizon, experience the essence of serenity and relaxation as you explore remote islands, secret bays and endless beaches. When the sun’s first rays begin to warm white sands and clear waters, inner peace is always just a short stroll away in Okinawa. Reconnect with nature and embrace true tranquility.

Highlights

Reconnect with nature

Whether hiking along lush forest trails, kayaking through endless mangroves, or renewing your energy at sacred sites, Okinawa invites you to reconnect with nature. Breathe in the fresh island air and elevate your senses.

Waterfall in Yanbaru region in Okinawa island

Enjoy longevity diet

Treat yourself to Okinawa's superfood. The Okinawan diet is one of five Blue Zone (longevity) Diets worldwide, allowing them to enjoy the highest population rates over 100 years old on the planet. Savor traditional Okinawan recipes with local organic ingredients. Explore the secrets to eating healthy and boost your potential to live a long life.

Traditional Okinawan cuisine made with local organic ingredients

Relax by the ocean

Enjoy the comforts of an elegant resort that lets you unwind by the ocean after a day of reconnecting with nature. Okinawa offers you an unparalleled hospitality experience and extraordinary local cuisine. Recharge your mind and body by relaxing on secluded beaches or swimming in crystal clear water.

Okinawa remote beach with crystal clear water

Experience once-in-a-lifetime stargazing

Parts of Ishigaki and Taketomi Islands were certified as Japan's first "Dark Sky Reserves" by the International Dark-Sky Association. These areas are mainly unaffected by jet streams and light pollution, thus providing stargazers with a crystal clear view. Be amazed as millions of pulsating stars fill the night sky.

Iriomote-Ishigaki, an International Dark Sky stargazing
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Location

Location of Okinawa in Japan

Located south of mainland Japan, Okinawa offers its own distinctive atmosphere and culture. Visit this idyllic island paradise and bask in gentle climes all year round. Okinawa is a tropical resort in Japan.

 

Official Okinawa Travel Guide
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TRAVEL RESOURCES
JAL Japan Explorer Pass: Fly to Okinawa from Japan's mainland
Check out our low-cost roundtrip flights from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka.

JAL Travel Services

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