Taketomi Island (3 hr plane ride from Tokyo) is a step back in time with traditional villagescapes to explore by bike or water-buffalo cart. Preserved white beaches, dreamlike snorkeling and diving bring visitors from all over the world.
Staying at the Hoshinoya allows you to absorb the serenity and peace in the traditional style Villas. Dine on esquist meals at Nouvell Ryukyu where traditional Okinawan Cuisine meets French Cuisine. Executive Chef Tatsuo Nakasu, uses his French techniques to prepare Okinawa's unique dishes.