Location Okinawa is a home to more than hundred islands that stretches over a distance of 700kms from Kyushu in the southwest to the Yonaguni-jima. Though a part of Japan, it is located in between Taiwan and Japan. About Okinawa Island Okinawa Island is the biggest and the most favorite of Ryukyu Islands (array of subtropical islands). Its lush green vegetation along with splendid coral reefs and ecstasy beaches is the ideal place for enjoying a holiday. The sandy beaches of Okinawa Island offer the true bliss & pleasure of a peaceful walk. The sea surrounding the island is reckoned as one of the most beautiful due to abundance in marine life. The chief activities at Okinawa Island are that of scuba diving and snorkeling. How to reach! Air- The closest airport is at Naha. Water- One can find various boats or ferries that can take one to the island.