Posts by Steve

Matsutake (松竹) – Kurio

Matsutake is a popular noodle restaurant in the south west of Yakushima.  It is one of the last places to...

Nomad Cafe – Haro

Nomad Cafe is a popular cafe along the main road running through Haro (原).  The serve good cakes and desserts. ...

Jurin Cafe (喫茶 樹林) – Koseda

Jurin Cafe was established in 1993.  Jurin Cafe serve Japanese style curry, pasta as well as cakes, desserts and beverages. ...

Hibiscus (ハイビスカス) – Koseda

Hibiscus serve Japanese style curry as well as cakes, dessrts and beverages.  There is a good terrace to sit out...

Unsui (雲水) – Miyanoura

Unsui is located behind the senior high school to the south of the Miyanoura main town.  The restaurant is a...

Yakudon (屋久どん) – Anbo

Yakudon is the place to go if you are after noodles.  A variety of udon and soba noodle dishes, as...

Ganta (がん太) – Miyanoura

Ganta is a late night izakaya / cafe staying open until 02:00 (this is very late for Yakushima!).  Located facing...

Kamogawa (かもがわ)- Anbo

Kamogawa offer local dishes such as flying fish as well as traditional Japanese dishes.  A no frills, but friendly restaurant...

La Table – Hirauchi

La Table is a French cuisine-based restaurant using the locals ingredients of Yakushima.  The dinner menu has two options of...

Isso Coffee – Isso

Isso Cafe roast their own coffee beans within the shop and so there is always a good strong aroma of...

Yakushima Gelato Sora Umi (屋久島ジェラートそらうみ) – Mugio

Yakushima Gelato Sora Umi offer a selection of gelato ice cream made from an abundance of fruits grown on Yakushima. ...

Mori Cafe – Koseda

Mori Cafe is located on the roadside near the Yakushima Airport opposite the shopping area.  The Mori Cafe serve coffees...

Naa Yuu Cafe – Hirauchi

Naa Yuu Cafe is located in the south of Yakushima in Hirauchi (quite close to the Hirauchi sea onsen).  There...

Natsumi An – Anbo

Natsumi An is located north of Anbo town on the main road leading into Anbo. The restaurant serve a mixture...

Iso no Kaori (いその香)- Anbo

Iso no Kaori is a popular sushi & sashimi restaurant located on the main road north of Anbo (close to...

Shiba Tofu (柴豆腐) – Nagata

Shiba Tofu hand-made tofu that is sold either to eat by the shop where it`s made or as a take-away. ...

Hirano (ひらの) – Hirano

Hirano serve a set course meal for lunch (2,000 yen) or evening meal (3,000 yen).  The food served is traditional...

Ocean View Guest House – Kusugawa

Ocean View Guest House is located about 10km south of the main town – Miyanoura (宮之浦).  From the Miyanoura Port...

Minshuku Kanoko (民宿鹿の子) – Anbo

Minshuku Kanoko (民宿鹿の子) is located just south of the main town of Anbo (安房). The Minshuku Kanoko is a 3...

Minshuku Sora Mame – Koshima

Minshuku Sora Mame – Koshima

Minshuku Sora Mame (民宿天豆) is located in the south of the island in Koshima (小島).  Within a 5 minute drive...

Minshuku Iwakawa – Miyanoura

Minshuku Iwakawa is in the centre of Miyanoura Town on the main road.  The Miyanoura Port is a 15 minute...

Destino Rent-a-Car – Miyanoura

Destino-A-Car is located in central Miyanoura about a 10 minute walk from the port.  They specialize in hybrid and large...

money & ATMs

Exchanging money on Yakushima can be difficult, so it's best to come prepared. Also, rather than wasting precious time hunting...

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Minshuku Nicoichi – Hara

Minshuku Nicoichi  is located in the south-east of the island in a village called Hara (原).  Hara is one of...

Hagami no Sato (羽神の郷)- Miyanoura

EXCLUSIVE BOOKING with YES Hagami no Sato have 3 cottages set in a beautiful garden on the outskirts of Miyanoura. ...

Suimeiso – Anbo

  Suimeiso offer homely, budget accommodation in a peaceful riverside setting with all the benefits of being in the heart of Anbo village. Restaurants and shops...

Apollo Resort Marine Blue – Nagata

Apollo Resort Marine Blue has a wonderful location next to the kilometre long, golden sandy beach of Inakahama.  The accommodation is...

Jomon No Yado Manten Onsen Hotel – Koseda

The recently refurbished hot spring hotel, Jomon No Yado Manten, is ideally situated just across the road from Yakushima's small...

Green Hotel

Green Hotel – Anbo

The Green Hotel on the outskirts of Anbo offers wonderful sea views and a convenient location for forest and mountain...