- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... The present owners Patrick and Myko - a mixed Japanese/French couple have turned it into a beautiful relaxing guest house with only six rooms. Our room is large and airy which is quite unusual in Japan as space is a premium.
On first impressions the island seems nothing like the rest of Japan we have visited. It is quiet, less populated and has a laid back vibe.
After a few hours riding the ...
... communal laundry etc. Then we travelled to the north to a glorious beach with coral reefs and mangroves where we were able to spend some time on a glass bottomed boat before returning home via the local limestone caves, all stalactites snd stalagmites. Just a very relaxed day spent wandering round the prettiest island we have seen in ...
... Transport: you can rent a car, but remember driver seat is at the right side. Also you can rent a scooter. Our hotel have scooter rental (international driver license is mandatory) and bicycle (first 6h free, then every hour 100 ¥ ~ 1€. But there are several rental companies. We use the bus, for 1.000 ¥ you get day pass for all bus lines, we take the 5 day pass for 2.000 ¥, which includes the airport express bus. You can get ...
... and made it on the flight as they were just closing the gates. Phew. When I arrived at the guesthouse in Ishigaki, I logged onto my credit card history and noticed that I had bought a ticket with another airline company! I had it in my mind that I was flying with Skymark - but my ticket was with ANA airlines!!! Such a rookie mistake!!! I practically bought 2 tickets for $50 to get here. I was so upset. It just seemed like something I would have done ...
... attraction which my mum and I enjoyed together in the island. Interestingly, the buffalo knew the route, although a guide was on the car. He stopped a few times on the way, but walked without the guide's directions. After the ride, a staff kindly took a picture of us with the buffalo. That was a nice experience. They also gave us a free ride to the ferry port. Because we had nothing to do in the island, we headed back to Ishigaki Island to spend some time until our flight time.