Kohama Island, located between Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island in Okinawa Prefecture, is home to Haimurubushi, a South Sea paradise resort embraced by rich nature and the largest coral reef in Japan.
The resort is located 400km south of Okinawa Island, and is a popular place to enjoy the fresh air and clean sea.
In this article, I will introduce the luxury resort Haimurubushi on Kohama Island in Okinawa Prefecture in detail, from its charm, location, room features, and cuisine.
Location of Haimurubushi
The South Sea paradise resort “Haimurubushi” is located in Kohama Island, which is in the middle of Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island.
Kohama Island is an idyllic island with sugar cane fields, a small island with an area of less than 8 square kilometers and a circumference of 16.5 kilometers, and a population of about 568 people.
The island can be reached in 25 minutes by high-speed boat from Ishigaki Island, and has become famous nationwide as it was the setting for the NHK morning drama series “Churasan.
On Kohama Island, there are some recommended sightseeing spots such as Ootake Observatory, Uminchu Park, Sugar Road, and Hirugi Wildlife Area, so if you are staying at Haimurubushi, it is recommended to visit all of them.
The charm of Haimurubushi
The charm of Omurubushi is not only that it is a paradise resort in the South Sea, embraced by the rich nature of Kohama Island and the largest coral reef in Japan.
Located in the center of the Yaeyama Islands at the 24th parallel of north latitude, the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands, Haimurubushi is the southernmost beach resort in Japan, with a site of 400,000 square meters to the southeast, all within a national park.
It is a paradise in the South Sea, colored by the unique island culture of the Yaeyama Islands, surrounded by world-class subtropical flora and fauna and coral reefs, and at night, surrounded by the most beautiful starry sky in Japan.
At the Omurubushi Resort, we offer a wide variety of marine activities unique to the southern islands, as well as yoga, nature experiences, and sightseeing courses that take you around the islands of Yaeyama, making your resort life even more enjoyable.
Snorkeling & diving, stand-up paddleboarding, Kohama Island buggy tour, kayaking & canoeing, horseback riding, starry sky tour, night tour in the park, open-air bath with a view of the sea, and many other attractive activities that cannot be experienced anywhere else can all be enjoyed here.
The Room of the Haimurubushi
At Omurubushi, we have a total of 148 rooms that will make your stay at our resort special.
You can choose from a variety of room types depending on who you are visiting with, such as the Ocean View Bath Suite, which features an outdoor bathtub with a view of the ocean, the Ocean View Suite, where you can have the best oceanfront location all to yourself, the Ocean View Luxury, where you can see the Yaeyama Sea and Kuroshima Island from your bed, and the Ocean View Premium, where you can feel the tradition and elegance of Yaeyama. There are various types of rooms to choose from depending on who you are visiting with.
Because of the variety of room types, no matter how many times you stay here, you can always find a special room that will make you feel new.
Cooking at Haimurubushi
At Omurubushi, there are a variety of restaurants to choose from, so you can enjoy sumptuous cuisine according to your mood.
There is a buffet dining room where Yaeyama and Okinawan ingredients are arranged in Ryukyu, Japanese, and Western styles, a grill dining room with a great view separated on three sides by glass, and a club dining room where you can dine in a classical and elegant atmosphere like a hideaway for adults. You will be satisfied with the food.
One of the charms of Haimurubushi is that once you try the food, you will become addicted to it.
Wouldn’t you like to stay at a resort on Kohama Island that is filled with such luxury?
Basic information about Haimurubushi
|Address||2930 Kohama, Taketomi Town, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan|
|Budget||Approx. 25,000 yen for 2 persons (tax included)|
In this article, I have introduced the charm of Haimurubushi, a luxurious resort located on Kohama Island in Okinawa Prefecture.
Haimurubushi is a luxurious resort hotel that offers a wide range of activities that cannot be experienced in the city, as well as comfortable nature, the ocean, and the whispers of small animals.
If you have a chance to visit Kohama Island, please try to stay there.