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33 of the Best Things to Do in Okinawa

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

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12. May. 2019

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Okinawa is Japan’s top island resort destination. The water’s warm enough to swim from the end of March to the middle of October, so beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts alike flock to the prefecture for its enviable climate. But Okinawa offers much more than pristine beaches. Whether its expansive castles, buzzing nightlife, or mouthwatering delicacies, Okinawa is a treasure trove of delightful experiences. In this article we’ll go over 31 of the best things to do in Okinawa, to ensure you get the most out of your trip.

Index

  • 1 Visit Shurijo Castle World Heritage Site
  • 2 Explore Kokusai Dori
  • 3 Stop by a Local Supermarket
  • 4 Check Out Naha’s Kitchen: First Makishi Public Market
  • 5 Okinawa Food
  • 6 Churaumi Aquarium
  • 7 Gyokusendo Cave
  • 8 Visit Kouri Island
  • 9 Get in Touch with Nature at Yambaru National Park
  • 10 Head to the Beaches on Okinawa Main Island
  • 11 Take a Day Trip to the Kerama Islands
  • 12 Relish the Nightlife in Naha
  • 13 Ryukyu Music
  • 14 The Blue Cave
  • 15 The Valley of Gangala
  • 16 Take in the Sights at Cape Manzamo
  • 17 Witness the Eisa Dance
  • 18 The Umikaji Terrace Senagajima
  • 19 Minatogawa Stateside Town
  • 20 Stay at an Artsy Hotel
  • 21 Mihama American Village
  • 22 Tour Orion Happy Park Brewery in Nago
  • 23 Have a Toast Okinawan Style
  • 24 Stroll through Bise Fukugi Tree Road
  • 25 Bullfight in Uruma
  • 26 Ryukyu Mura and Okinawa World
  • 27 Peace Memorial Park
  • 28 Take Home a Traditional Craft
  • 29 Shikina En
  • 30 Seifa Utaki
  • 31 Go Island-Hopping from Ishigaki
  • 32 Add in a Quick Trip to Miyakojima
  • 33 Hop over to Yoron Island of the Amami Islands

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