Okinawa Island Guide

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Okinawa Island Guide

Ie Island Hibiscus Garden

3614-1 Higashiemae, Ie Village (Ie Island)
Tel: 0980-49-5850
Hours: 9:00-17:00
Open daily
Admission: Free

Displayed in the garden are about 1,000 different varieties of colorful hibiscus. Every December the garden plays host to the annual Ie Island Hibiscus Festival.


Lily Field Park

380 Higashieue, Ie Village (Ie Island)
Tel: 0980-49-2906 (Ie Village Department of Commerce, Industry and Tourism)
Open daily
Admission: Free

In the huge 86,000-square-meter Lily Field Park, some 200,000 lily bulbs are planted with the beautiful landscape of the north coast as a backdrop. The park is the perfect place to go for a walk and a picnic. There are rest areas, and you can also enjoy fishing from the rocks on the coast side of the park. The Lily Festival is held from April to May, when the park is blanketed with 1 million lilies including teppouyuri -- a variety of lily native to the Ryukyu Islands -- and colorful foreign species.


Busena Beach (The Busena Terrace)

1808 Kise, Nago City
Tel: 0980-51-1333
Admission: 2,000 yen (Price include free access to the shower facility.)

Located on the premises of The Busena Terrace, a luxury resort that sits on Cape Busena, is a beautiful 760-meter-long beach with a vast expanse of pure white sand. Palm trees surrounding the beach give it a tropical resort atmosphere.


21st Century Forest Beach

2-2-1, Miyazato, Nago City
Tel: 0980-52-3183

Located on Nago Bay, this is a long stretch of man-made beach with snow white sand and calm water. With no rise/fall of the sea level, it provides pleasant swimming conditions regardless of the tide. The beach is popular among locals and families.


Hotel Yugaf Inn Okinawa

453-1 Miyazato, Nago City
Tel: 0980-53-0031

Category: Resorts & hotels
Features: Ocean view,
Price range: Budget

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Ie Beach

2439 Higashiemae, Ie Village (Ie Island)

A beautiful white sand beach that spans about one kilometer along the island's eastern coast.


The Ritz Carlton, Okinawa

343-1 Kise, Nago City
Tel: 098-043-5555

Category: Resorts & hotels
Features: Outdoor pool, indoor pool, ocean view, resort
Price range: Luxury


The Busena Terrace

808 Kise, Nago City
Tel: 0980-51-1333

Category: Resorts & hotels
Features: Outdoor pool, family friendly, beach, ocean view, resort
Price range: Luxury

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Helios Distillery Co., Ltd.

405 Kyoda, Nago City
Tel: 0980-50-9686
Admission: Free

The northern part of Okinawa has a very high quality of water, enhancing the flavor of awamori from this Nago-based distillery. Visitors can enjoy samples of not only awamori, but also various other liquors such as rum made from sugarcane and shochu -- a distilled spirit made from Okinawan purple sweet potatoes.


Busena Marine Park


Nago Museum


Nago Castle