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Check out our picks for the best things to do in Okinawa

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Whether you’re planning a big holiday or a quick weekend getaway, do consider making Okinawa your next destination. And before your visit to this tropical paradise, check out the newly launched Be. Okinawa website. Packed with content created by us here at Time Out Tokyo, it introduces you to a truly unique side of Japan’s southernmost prefecture.

Have you ever heard of the Okinawan term nuchigusui? The Okinawan saying simply translates to ‘life’s medicine’, and is often used to describe the inspiring experiences and healing powers of a healthy, happy lifestyle. From Okinawa’s delicious food and rejuvenating activities to interaction with the friendly locals, nuchigusui truly is a word to live by.

Over at Be. Okinawa, you can explore our picks through a variety of 'nuchigusui experiences' around the Okinawan islands. From star-gazing tours and jungle kayak adventures to tasting the best local food and enjoying great festivals that only come around once a year, Okinawa has something for everyone.

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