Travel guide by the Japan National Tourism Organization
Otherwise known as Yoronjima or Yoronto, Yoron Island is one of the Amami Islands off Kyushu and belongs to the Amami Gunto Quasi-National Park. The island is famed for its pellucid waters and watersports possibilities such as sea kayaking, diving, and swimming.
In addition to being an ideal subtropical getaway, this island features some offbeat attractions and activities, including a quasi-Greek village, a station to nowhere and a traditional drinking game. There are plenty of places to stay on the island.