KumejimaKumejima-chou (久米島町) is a town in Okinawa, Japan. It is also the name of the island where it is located.
There are also a few car rental companies located at the airport and ferry port.
Some shops around town also offer bicycles and moped scooters available for rent.
HatenohamaSandbar located 15 mins off of Kumejima. Accessible by tour boats, jet ski, or kayaks. Great for snorkeling. Kumejima's finest white sand beach and crystal clear blue waters.
Uezu Houseaddress: 816 NishimeThis traditional Okinawan style house was built in 1726. It is the former home of the governing parties during the Ryukyu Kingdom era.
Uegusuku CastleThe castle ruins are located on the top the highest point in Okinawa, offering great views of the entire island, adjacent Hatenohama sandbar, and neighboring islands.
Ōjima islandWhere is located Tatami Ishi (畳石), an arrangement of stones in pentagonal and hexagonal shapes, resembling a carapace.
Eef BeachFine white sand beach named one of the 100 Best Beaches in Japan.
- Kumejima Marine Sports, 098-985-8648
- Kumejima Kaiyoreja Kyodokumiai, 098-896-8418
Ocean Kayaking and Water sports:
Please see Sleep for Eef Beach and Kume Island Resort contact information. Both resorts offer water sport activities.
- Kumejima Hari Races (Okinawan Boat Races): held on the first weekend in May
- Kumejima Matsuri (Festival): held on the first weekend in August; features live traditional Okinawan music and dance, as well as special guests from all over Okinawa; food booths, competitions, prizes; Kumejima's main event of the year
- Kumejima Marathon: held on the fourth Sunday of October; http://www.kumejima-marathon.com/
Spiral Reggae BarSmall hole-in-the-wall bar/restaurant, also offering delicious Indonesian/Thai cuisines
Kume Island Resort HotelLuxury resort located a 1 minute walk from Eef Beach.
address: Eefu beachLuxury resort with western-style ocean view rooms
Marine Terrace KumejimaMid-priced hotel
phone: +81 98 985-5333Japanese minshuku
Minshuku AmimotoTraditional style Japanese minshuku located on Ojima;
Dormitory Kumphone: +81 90-4986-8899Budget dormitory-style hostel