You probably want to experience both the main island and remote islands on your long-awaited trip to Okinawa. Here we introduce 6 remote islands that are perfect for a day trip from the main island. Surprisingly enough, there are roughly 150 islands in Okinawa prefecture. You’ll be able to spend some slow, relaxing time chatting with locals in idyllic scenery. Get to Minna Island or Ie Island from northern Okinawa or the Kerama Islands and more from Tomari Port in Naha. There are many islands that are fully enjoyable with just a day trip. They are must-see spots for first-time visitors and veterans to Okinawa.
We get it. You’re here in Okinawa and you want to explore every nook and cranny… but you’re limited for time and you want to keep costs down. Don’t let time and money stop you from having all the fun. Kouri Island and Sesoko Island are popular islands that you can get to by car from Okinawa mainland and we’ll introduce you some more. Make these spots the highlights of your vacation – or visit them if you have time to spare.