Sesoko-Jima Island Vacations
See firsthand why Okinawa is so popular by local and international travelers alike, by hitting the road and exploring the many man-made and natural attractions around Sesoko-Jima Island. Yomitan, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Kunigami is situated 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
Grab some transportation and spend some time in Naha, a retail and transport hub for the region, located approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Sesoko-Jima Island. This regional center has plenty of points of interest, such as Naminouegu Shrine, Himeyuri Peace Museum and Tamaudoun Site. Tsushima-maru Memorial Museum, Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road and Makishi Public Market are also good to visit.
One of the most popular ways to really get a sense of a place is by researching its history. While in Okinawa, be sure to stop by the area's historic palaces. This region has been blessed with a rich religious history; so take the time to visit the area's beautiful shrines.
This area has a number of excellent places for sailing, so check you fit that into your itinerary. Boating is another popular watersport here. For those who like to pick up knowledge as well as souvenirs while on vacation, Okinawa features a range of specialist activities, including cycling tours, city walking tours and culinary tours.
When it is time to depart from Sesoko-Jima Island, say farewell the way they do in Japanese, with a heartfelt "Sayōnara."