Kumejima is located at approximately 100km west from Okinawa Honto (main island). Kumejima is the fifth largest island in Kyushu prefecture. The number of tourists is slightly low since this island is not well known compared with Ishigakijima etc. This island is an ideal spot for those who want to spend time calmly. In recent years, the island is used as the base of training camp by Rakuten Golden Eagles (Pro Baseball Team) during the pre-season, so the island is becoming widely known.
Although this is not a very large island, it is recommended to use a rental car if you want to travel wisely by spending time efficiently. Typically, this island is famous for diving but there are many sightseeing spots on the island as well. A rental car would be essential for those who want to experience Kumejima throughout.
[EEF Beach] is a site surrounded by very rich nature and is well known among divers in particular. This beach is the best scenic spot in Kumejima and was chosen as Japan's Best Beaches Top 100. There are many Minshuku (Inns) along the sandy shore, so you might want to make a reservation. You should be able to experience the night of peaceful beach and the sky full of stars.