Miyakojima is a city district that's implicating the Miyako Islands in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture.
The island Miyako-jima itself is known for its beach resorts and coral reefs.
Get ready to explore some of the best beaches in the world, because there’s a lot to do.
The amazing Sunayama Beach offers exotic vibes with fun activities in the city’s downtown area.
You simply can’t miss the traditional stuffs Don Quijote and Atarasu Farmers Market offers.
Your Instagram followers needs to see these charming places; Shigira Hot Spring and Boraga Beach.
Nothing’s better than staying at nearby beach areas. Ocean Front Miyakojima and Mr.KINJO MIYAKO ISLAND hotels has just that for you.
Miyakojima city won’t stop serving its visitors with beauties. Higashi-Henna-zaki (East Henna Cape) is one of the best spots to start your journey in this island. Located at the southeastern point of Miyako Island, it is connected by a road No.83. At the end of the cape is the point where a white lighthouse stands beautifully giving you 320° panorama view of the ocean. This is the kind of place that’ll give you that feeling of longing and deep love into your own being. Experience the best sunrise/sunset in the surrounding of nothing but magnificent beauty of the universe.
One of the best spots to start your journey in this island.
A white lighthouse stands beautifully giving you 320° panorama view of the ocean.
Experience the best sunrise/sunset in the surrounding of nothing but magnificent beauty of the universe.
Address : Bora-1221-14 Gusukube, Miyakojima, Okinawa 906-0000, Japan
The iconic Sunayama Beach comes to your presence with the most beautiful vibes ever. Not only you’re in between the gorgeousness of the beach, it offers you fun activities and accommodations like banana boat, jest sky, and sea kayak. As one of the best and most visited beaches in the city, this is obviously a must visit once you’re in Miyakojima city. Don’t forget to taste the most delicious cuisines nearby the beach.
Make sure to shop at one of the high rated convenience stores, Don Quijote. This huge supermarket is serving almost everything you need. From groceries, household items, traditional fresh food and drink, clothing with luxurious brands, many Japanese souvenirs, and so much more. As the local’s favorite place for shopping, this place is worth a visit. Atarasu Farmers Market would another good reference to surround yourself with all local products. It offers huge selection of fresh produces like vegetable, fruits, traditional foods, Japanese souvenirs, and many other good recommendation stuffs. The friendly staff will make sure you know what you buy. For instance, if you buy one particular vegetable, the seller will give explanation about how to eat or present it. As the high rated market in the area, this place is definitely a must see.
This huge supermarket is serving almost everything you need.
From groceries, household items, traditional fresh food and drink, clothing with luxurious brands, many Japanese souvenirs, and so much more.
Local’s favorite place for shopping.
Address : Japan, 〒906-0012 Okinawa, Miyakojima, Hirara, 字 西里 １２８３
Some of the best Japanese cuisines in Miyakojima city are Sashimi and Sushi. Sashimi is thinly sliced raw meat. The meat is usually fish like salmon or tuna. It served with rice. Sushi itself is not raw fish, rather vinegar-ed rice that’s mixed with other ingredients which may or may not include raw fish. Undoubtedly Sake is the most popular drink in the whole Japanese country. But Miyako Island has Otori as its drinking tradition. It is a tradition that’s been a part of the city and it’s usually performed at the parties or family gatherings.
Miyakojima is best known for its stunning beaches and a tourist destination for snorkeling and diving. The richness of exotic and scenic beauty in this city has brought itself to a level as one of the best cities in Japan in the eye of tourism world.
The best time to plan a trip to Miyakojima city is from May to September. This is when the pleasant and warm temperature is felt. The highest average temperature is 29°C in August and 5°C in January as the lowest. Miyako Island itself has a temperate climate, pretty much any time of the year would be good for planning a trip here.
Traveling to Miyakojima city has to be the best traveling yet for you. The city is literally surrounded by the sea. Don’t get surprised if you see many hotels take chance to stand near beaches. Ocean Front Miyakojima hotel/apartment is one of them. While most of the hotels are expensive, this hotel comes with affordable price. It is fully equipped with the things you need while staying. Standing tall with its dark color, this hotel is a good place to get closer with the beauty of Miyakojima’s beach. Mr.KINJO MIYAKO ISLAND is another good hotel with yet another great location. The sophisticated and bright rooms come with some of the best amenities to comfort your stay. Located in the city center, this hotel comes with traditional Japanese design and its uniqueness. The nearby restaurants and other entertainment spots will definitely keep you alive, especially the existence of the stunning sea that is located just steps away.
Enjoy original dishes of Miyakojima at Go ya restaurant. Comes with wood-based interior with its warm coloration, this restaurant serves all fresh ingredients and sashimi in various ways. The popular sake awamori will go well with the dishes. To get its customers more excited, the restaurant has the Sanshin Live, which is a live music and dance for the purpose of keeping the bond between staff and customers in traditional atmosphere. Kitchen Mihorin is the other good recommendation you need to go to. It serves all traditional food and drink in traditional ways. While the prices are reasonably good, the tastes are all you need for this culinary trip. Once you’re here, the staff will take care of all your needs and they will treat you very kindly. In fact, excellent service has been a part of this traditional restaurant.
Enjoying cafe life is never been this fun. Sima cafe Tounkaraya is the kind of cafe you want to surround yourself with. Overlooking the stunning sea, the cafe offers a wonderful selection of desserts and drinks. With its well-appointed room, this cafe is a great way to spend the time after a hectic day. Enjoy your dining time while accompanied by the breezy sea. Make sure to try their hamburger steak and tofu pudding. The sea experience doesn’t stop there, this Sunayama Cafe is also stand at the side of the gorgeous Sunayama Beach. Serving all the richness of the traditional dishes, the cafe is a great place to relax and unwind with the beauty of the sea right in front of your sight. This is life is all about, enjoying what’s right now and what’s in front of you. And oh, look out for the delicious taco rice, waffles, and pizza.
What’s vacation without turning it up at the club. DNA宮古島 Tropical Bar & Club is definitely the best place for it. It offers some of the best drinks in the city, the most fun atmosphere, great service, the freedom to choose your own music, and a great setting and lighting. For those who want entertainment, those who likes to dip it and do it, and those who want spend their night in a great vibe, this is the best place to be. Get ready to have the most fun. The classic setting and coloration at 酒と旅 ガリンペイロ GARIMPEIRO MIYAKOJIMA are unmissable. This club offers great range of traditional drinks and cool atmosphere. With its affordable prices, it comes with friendly and caring staff, ready to welcome you and your travel buddy into the life of Miyakojima city. And not to forget their delicious food.
Beach life continues with the gorgeousness of Yonaha Maehama Beach. It offers white sandy beach with stunning turquoise sea color. The beach has been known as the busiest and the most visited beach both by the locals and tourists. Facilities like restrooms and showers are also available to add enjoyment to your visit. For another fun adventure, plan your trip to the gorgeous Toriike Pond. It is located in the western part of Shimojijima Island. The pond is looking like lined-up two ponds next to each other when in actuality it is just one pond that’s connected underground. The cave under the pond is connected to the open sea, another greatness about this place. Due to its mysterious topography, this place has been visited by many tourists to dive or just to admire the beauty it serves. You don’t want to miss this one.
Everywhere in this city is literally the best spot for your camera. This Shigira Hot Spring is just to name a few. It is a hot spring spot surrounded by greenery, pools, flowers, and so many other beauties. The amber nature of this place will definitely bring the ultimate peace of mind. Not only your camera is served with all kinds of beauty, you can also pamper yourself with the facilities this place provides. Another good recommendation for your Instagrammable spot is the aesthetic Boraga Beach. While the stunning color and gorgeous white sandy beach is being served, the fun activities like kayaking and snorkeling are also a part of this beach. This will totally add excitement to your visit. Get ready for a fun adventure ever. Don’t forget to try the nearby eateries for traditional cuisines and drinks.