Okinawa consists of many tropical islands surrounded by blue waters. It is a surprising retreat located off the coast of the Japanese mainland. Enjoy the natural beauty of this island chain by booking your flight to Okinawa with EVA Air.
Travel to Ishigakijima and climb its mountains and dive in its waters to spot blue coral. Watch the incredible whale sharks swim in the enormous tanks at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. Wonder at the large number of exotic plants at the Miyakojima City Tropical Plant Garden. Explore Shuri Castle to learn about the ancient Ryukyuan Kingdom and the native Okinawan peoples.
The monorail system is great for getting around downtown, and it connects many spots from Kokusai shopping street to Shuri Castle. Buses are also available, depending on where you are going.
Walk around downtown Okinawa and you’ll find a plethora of food choices, from snacks to full meals. The vending machines sell everything from beer to sake, but some of the best food districts are Tsuboya and Kokusai Dori. Make sure to order Okinawa soba, fresh fish and Umibudo.