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  • Iriomote Hotel

Hoshino Resorts Iriomote Hotel Opened on October 1st, 2019 in Okinawa

  • Iriomote Hotel

Hoshino Resorts Iriomote Hotel opened on October 1st, 2019, on Iriomote Island, Okinawa Prefecture. This hotel is the second facility run by Hoshino Resorts on the Yaeyama Islands, following HOSHINOYA Taketomi Island. The concept is “a jungle resort on the island where Iriomote cats live.” This is the largest resort hotel on Iriomote Island, with a total of 138 rooms. It offers a stay where guests can fully enjoy the charm of Iriomote Island through outdoor activities, where they can enjoy the natural environment of Iriomote Island, and tours in which they can be exposed to rare ecosystems and the culture of the island.

Iriomote Island, where this hotel is located, is one of the Yaeyama Islands at the most southwestern tip of Japan. It is a subtropical island surrounded by a coral reef sea, and a jungle covers 90% of its surface. It is also called “Japan’s last unexplored region” because of its rare flora and fauna, including Iriomote wildcats, a Special Natural Monument. It has the second largest area in Okinawa Prefecture following the main island of Okinawa, and it is rich in water, so activities on rivers and waterfalls can be enjoyed even though it is a remote island. Mangroves grow in the rivers, creating a magnificent tropical atmosphere. Iriomote Island is the only place where all seven species of mangrove to be found in Japan grow. In addition, the regional area, including Iriomote Island, is striving to be registered as a World Natural Heritage site in 2020.

Hoshino Resorts Iriomote Hotel
Location: 2-2 Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa Prefecture 907-1541
Number of floors and total floor area: 4 floors above ground; 8,881m2
Number of rooms: 138 rooms (132 Superior Twin rooms, 6 Deluxe Twin rooms)
Facilities: Restaurant, outdoor pool, Kichi, spa, shop, laundromats, shower rooms
Direction: About 45 minutes by ferry to Iriomote Island Uehara Port from Ishigaki Port Remote Island
Terminal, 10 minutes by car from Uehara Port
Website: https://iriomotehotel.com/en/index.html

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