Hatoma is a tiny island that’s perfect for those who love peace and serenity. With only 40 inhabitants, the island exudes tranquillity, and it takes only an hour to walk around. The ocean and lighthouse are easily accessible from anywhere on the island, and the beaches are stunning and great for sunbathing and swimming. Visitors who enjoy exploring underwater life around Hatoma island, it is great to book a tour with a reputable guide. This island has a remote and isolated feel.
In between Iriomote and Hatoma island lies Barasu island, a coral/sand dune which attracts visitors on certain moments a day.
Hatoma island offers a cafe/eatery, a restaurant and a few full service minshuku (traditional Japanese guesthouse).
HOW TO GET IN HATOMA?
To visit Hatoma, take the ferry from Ishigaki (or Iriomote). It takes around 40-45 minutes.