Gaining international popularity, stretching from the southwestern tip of Japan to Taiwan, is the Okinawa Islands.
Comprising of 160 islands, Okinawa enjoys a subtropical climate and offers an idyllic add on to any Japan itinerary with coral reefs, crystal-clear blue seas, stunning white sand beaches and beautiful natural scenery.
Located on Okinawa Main Island is Naha, the capital city and gateway to the islands. Linked by direct flights not only to major cities in Japan, the city also enjoys direct flights to select international cities in Asia.
From the main island, access to the outlying islands is by ferry or domestic flight.
The Kerama Islands offer beautiful waters, a variety of corals and humpback whales; the Yaeyama Islands consists of a group of islands, each having their own distinctive features, with Ishigaki Island being the main gateway; Kume Island, designated as a prefectural natural park, is blessed with many long sandy white beaches; whilst the Miyako Islands offer beautiful scenery.