Miyako-jima Island Festivals & Events

If watching or doing sports are your thing then Miyako-jima Island is the place to come! All throughout the year there are many sporting events that take place with the beautiful backdrop of the island’s scenery. The Strongman All Japan Triathlon Miyako-jima, Miyako Island Wide 100km Marathon, and TheMiyako Island Beach Volleyball Tournament just to name a few. For a more unique and traditional experience check out the Shimajiri Pantu and get lucky mud splashed on you by a god. Other events like Beach opening festivals and the Orion Beer Festival keep the rest of the year lively.

 

miyakojima beach volleyball tournament okinawa japan sports Miyako Island Beach Volleyball Tournament
The tournament is an official event of the Japan Beach Volleyball Federation (JBVF). running for over 10 years and is quickly becoming a fixture of Miyako-jima's summer activities schedule. There are three competitive categories; Men's doubles, Women's doubles, and ...

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Orion Beer Festival
famous beer fests every year on lovely Miyako-jima Island. The company makes sure that the beer being served is the freshest possible. Locals and tourists feast and drink while Miyako artists perform on stage to entertain the crowds ...
Miyako Island Wide 100km Marathon Okinawa Japan Island Wide 100km Marathon
a very popular event that takes place every year due in a large part to the enthusiastic volunteers from the local communities. The marathon features three courses; the famous 100km run, and the lesser in distance but not in achievement 50km, and 21km runs ...
Shimajiri Pantu, Miyako Island Okinawa Japan (September - December) Shimajiri Pantu
three visiting gods (Pantu) covered in mud roam around the town, splashing mud on people, houses and cars to help banish evil spirits. Traditionally people believe that new houses and newborns receive good luck if splashed with the mud. In Nobaru this ritual is ...
Miyako-jima Island Beach Opening Festival beginning of April - Okinawa Japan Miyako Island Beach Opening Festival
some of the best beach opening festivals as Miyako-jima has some of the best beaches in Okinawa Prefecture. at Yonaha Maehama Beach,  there are many events taking place on opening day. Visitors to this official Okinawa beach opening will ...
 
The Strongman All Japan Triathlon, Miyako-jima Okinawa April - Okianwa Japan Strongman All Japan Triathlon
a well respected international competition and well regarded by the super athletes that partake, in large part because of the vast amount of volunteers that make the event so successful. Tri-athletes and spectators are able to soak up the beauty that is Miyako-jima Island before and ...

 

North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA