Living with art and spectacular views Experience a private space surrounded by the sea and mountains
Parking for guests is available on site. Up to 2 cars can be parked in each building.
15:05～Original compilation album as background music
Relaxing Ambient Music
We have prepared a soothing compilation album of mainly ambient music. Please listen to them on the CD player provided in the room. It's free to take the compilation album home with you.
Drip coffee from the popular home-roasted coffee "Bean and Barley" on Amami Oshima.
We offer tankan orange sake made from tankan orange (a type of tangor, a natural hybrid of ponkan and navel orange) from the Ryukyu Villa grounds, soaked in brown sugar shochu.※Tankan orange sake will be discontinued while supplies last. (Period: February through April)
15:30～Viewing art as looking at the booklet introducing the artworks
Art Work Booklet
The booklet includes concepts and artist profiles of the artwork on display in the rooms and gardens.
16 :00～Strolling around the site and neighborhood
Stroll around the grounds and neighborhood
The beautiful beach of Ashitoku appears just a 2-minute walk from the villa. Because it is an inland sea, the waves and winds are gentle and soothing. This beach is recommended for morning and evening walks.
Observation deck (on site)
Japanese style deck built for watching the scenery of Ashitoku
Artist (Miyadaiku): Naotaka Saito After experiencing the gang, he became a shrine carpenter. He has been involved in the construction of shrines, temples, and other structures throughout Japan. He lives in Amami Oshima Island and Kanagawa Prefecture.
Herbs grown in the nature of Amami Oshima have a strong aroma and flavor. Ryukyu Villa is fully equipped with cooking utensils, so please enjoy cooking with herbs with your family and friends.
Herbs: sweet basil, holy basil, mint, pak choi, arugula, rosemary, celery, chives, kale, aromaticas, parsley, oregano, thyme, sage, dill, curry plant ※The type of herbs will vary depending on the time of year.
Goat shed (next to the site)
Mountain cherry blossoms (season: January - February)
Tankan orange field (on site)
Ryukyu Villa's garden was originally a long-established tankan orange field. We harvest and serve tankan orange from February to March every year. Please enjoy the refined sweetness of tankan.※Tankan orange is a type of tangor, a natural hybrid of ponkan and navel orange.
Sauna with the concept of “stunning view + art space”
Relax and refresh yourself to your heart's content in the sauna and mini-pool in the "spectacular view + art space" concept.
BILOU: December 2023
SOTETSU: March 2024 (tentative)
Food delivery service “Amami Style Gourmet BBQ”& “Island Kurobuta Shabu Shabu Set”
BBQ in the garden with a view of the sea and the stars
〇Food delivery service「Amami style
Gourmet BBQ」is available
※Reservations are required.
Island Kurobuta Shabu Shabu
Supervision of "Sake and appetizer Miyagawa"
～Only at Ryukyu Villa～
We will serve the belly and loin of "Island Kurobuta" raised in the nature of Amami Oshima, a tropical island, with special ponzu and sesame sauce, island tofu, vegetables, and ramen noodles to finish the meal.
※Reservations are required.
Campfire in the Fire Pit
Enjoy the campfire on fire pit in the garden.
Carefully selected natural Wine
We asked Klein aber Wein, a wine importer specializing in supplying wine to restaurants and wine bars mainly in Tokyo, to select a selection of natural wines (about 6 types). Please place your order from the tablet in the room.
Asho is located a 3 minute walk from Ryukyu Villa.
〇 CAFE Asho
Opening time am9:00〜
It is also recommended to take out bread from the nearby bakery "Kokoro Hareru Bread Days Hareru Bakery" and enjoy them in the garden.
〇Kokoro Hareru Bread Days Hareru Bakery
※Opening time am10:00～ Recommended to purchase the day before.
at Kurasaki beach
Kurasaki Beach, located about 5 minutes by car from Ryukyu Villa, is a popular spot for diving and snorkeling. The facility rents snorkeling equipment, parasols, beach beds, side tables, and flip-flops (for a fee). Please spend a relaxing time at the beach.
Participate in surfing school
Tebiro Beach, located about 10 minutes by car from Ryukyu Villa, is a mecca for surfing. School lessons are available for beginners, so you can enjoy surfing without worries.
Whale watching (winter)
In winter, whales come to Amami Oshima to raise their children. If you are lucky, you may even see baby whales.
「Mud and Indigo Dyeing」
Visitors can experience "mud dyeing" and "indigo dyeing," traditional techniques that have been handed down on Amami Oshima since ancient times. Beginning with the creation of dyes, natural dyeing is used to produce the threads and kasuri of Oshima tsumugi.
You can bring your own dyeing materials or purchase T-shirts, stoles, eco-bags, etc. (500-2000 yen) from the workshop. You can dye 4-5 pieces in a full day.
On-site meals provided by the popular bistro restaurant “Kurau”
You can enjoy primitive dishes prepared over wood or charcoal fire by the popular bistro restaurant "kurau," a popular bistro in Naze. Dining under the stars in the garden is also recommended.