From November 12, 2019,
“Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Kohamajima”
accommodation reservation is available.
“Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Kohamajima,” locates in Yaeyama Islands, Okinawa Prefecture, the southwesternmost part of Japan, will grand open (*) on April 20, 2020. This beach resort has the beautiful sea, and white sand spreading out over 1.19 square kilometers (0.46 square miles) and overlooks the largest coral reef “Sekisei Lagoon” in the northern hemisphere. Spend your holidays on the island of Okinawa on the beach with comfortable wind and warm weather.
* Opening of limited number of rooms from April 1, 2020 and grand opening from April 20.
Swim with gentle manta
rays at this Yaeyama beach resort
Surrounded by the world’s treasure coral reefs and white sand beaches, this resort hotel locates in a remote island of Okinawa. Its guestrooms are in separated buildings. All the rooms are at least 53 square meters (570 square feet). The multi-cultures meals intertwine the original tastes of ingredients. The giant manta rays swim in the cobalt-blue sea. Come to enjoy the beach from the golden sunrise to the starry sky.
Travel across the sea to Kohama Island.
The island is surrounded by coral reefs
Fulfilled by the pleasant south breeze and sea scent.
Yaeyama Islands is a group of islands spreading around the largest coral reef in the northern hemisphere. Through Ishigaki Airport, which has the year-round subtropical warm weather, take a high-speed ferry from Ishigaki Port to Kohama Port. Rocked on the bus from the port for a while, you will arrive the beach resort. The resort is about 1.19 square kilometers (0.46 square miles) and overlooks the beautiful shallow sea with shoals.
Running barefoot on the dazzling white-sand beach
Meet the endless cobalt blue sea
Enjoy seasonal events and activities at the beach under sky. The flower road with blooming bougainvillea, hibiscus, and allamanda guide you to the beach from the walking path. “Blossoming RISONARE” is held in April to June, which decorates the beach with arts of flowers images. Enjoy your stay with different beach views in the year.
Glaze the expansive starry sky
with 21 first-magnitude stars shining at the Yaeyama Islands
After dinner, visit the night beach where the sound of the waves resonates softly under the starry sky. The constellations such as Southern Cross and up to 21 first-magnitude stars, that you can only see from Okinawa remote islands, are scattered to the horizon. The spectacular scenery will make you expect tomorrow more. You can enjoy appreciating the stars while lying down on the “Tingara Hammock” in the middle of the walking path.
Landing in the “Mythical Island”
that appears at low tide
Appreciate the “Fish Field”
with various coral and fish
On the second day, participate “Mythical Island Snorkeling” by cruise from Kohama Island. Enjoy a 360 degrees beautiful view of the ocean when you land on the island that appears at low tide, “Mythical Island” (Hamajima). Be prepared to be surprised by over one hundred species of coral and colorful tropical fish at “Fish Field,” which is a few kilometers away from the Mythical Island.
Relax in the villa-style room
where the breeze through
Enjoy the time of the remote islands
After snorkeling around Mythical Island, rest your body in the day bed next to the window in your spacious room. Lay in the large day bed, open the window and feel the soft breeze of the southern island through the room.
Taste the dishes made with carefully selected ingredients and enjoy the interesting talk
Have dinner at the poolside buffet dining. Enjoy the buffet dinner with a mix of dishes of different cultures. The chef prepares the dishes in front of you. When dusk, which is a little later than usual, the restaurant welcomes you to taste the rare ingredients and unique dishes of the southern country.
Rowing from the beach to the cobalt blue sea,
Move little by little with SUP. Enjoy the marine activity
In the center of the coral reef, the waves of the Kohama Island beach are calm and quiet, which is suitable for various marine activities. The stand-up paddleboarding moves as you slide on the sea, you can paddle freely, even with your own hands. On the slopes of the sea with unruffled waves, you can paddle confidently even you have never tried it before.
Healed by Kohama Island surrounded by the sea,
Have a time full of peace
Try the treatments using hibiscus, shell ginger, etc. at Ryukyu Spa. Spend some time to revive your mind and body with the high-quality essential oil scent and the oil treatment with flowing rhythm and smooth touch.
Visit the sea again
You will miss the dazzling
beach and the sea
From the walking path downhill, you can see the sea and the islands. The islands of the Yaeyama area feature their unique climates and cultures. Ishigaki Island is where people gather, Taketomi Island connects traditional cultures, Iriomote Island has a large jungle, and Kohama Island is where you can see the beautiful sea. Come to experience the joy of traveling around the island across the sea by following impulse on the day.