Is it cooler than the main island? A resort in the south Ishigaki-jima Island, the island of the ocean, driving, and grommet
Ishigaki-jima Island takes 410km from the main island of Okinawa.
Taiwan is nearer, that takes 270km, and it’s fulfilled with subtropical jungle and tropical atmosphere.
In Ishigaki-jima Island, we recommend you to rent a car and drive around the island.
It will take about 3 hours, and it will be the great day if you go and stop on the way.
There are a lot of viewing spots, but especially Kawahira Bay is the beautiful ocean that designated as the three stars tourists spot in Michelin.
There are Coral Reefs in the clean water.
Though it is not able be accepted to swim there, you are able to enjoy seeing Coral Reefs and fishes on the grass boat.
And then, Ishigaki-jima Island has popular Okinawan Ramen.
It’s named “Yaeyama Soba (noodle)”, the name is based from Yaeyama Islands.
Its soup is made from pork bones and tastes sweet.
The round noodle, pork meats, boiled with soy sauce, Kamaboko (boiled fish paste), and licks are in it.
You can put pepper made in Ishigaki-jima Island on it to eat.
Also, there is a lot of seafood.
You are able to eat colorful tropical fishes like the Iburacha by Sashimi (sliced raw fish).
Though it is not a local food, Ishigaki-jima Island’s Chill Oil, used a lot of species in Ishigaki-jima Island, is very popular as a souvenir.
It’s awesome to eat spicy foods while feeling the tropical atmosphere.
Also, in Ishigaki-jima Island, there are hotels that have the Ryukyu Tatami.
Please eat a lot, play a lot, and take a rest on the tatami.