“Ijai” where you can observe nocturnal creatures in the sea at Hotel Nikko Alivila in Okinawa

25.October.2017 | SPOT

“Ijai” is one of Okinawa’s the seasonal (winter) traditions and a night program of “having fun at sea” produced by Hotel Nikko Alibila will be held for a limited time offer (four days).

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Hotel Nikko Alivila is located in the Yomitan village where the culture and history of Okinawa remains strong. The hotel is a resort hotel with red roofs, white walls and patios which is reminiscent of Andalusia located on the south side of Spain.

 

“Ijai” is a word of Okinawa meaning “clam digging at nighttime.” The usual clam digging in spring and summer seasons are held during daytime (ebb) but “Ijai” is held on a full-moon night. Okinawan people in the old days dug for octopus, shrimp, small fish and clams using flashlights. “Ijai” is known as one of Okinawa’s seasonal events.

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“Ijai” of Alivila offers an observation experience of nocturnal creatures hiding behind rocks while walking the Nirai beach with the guide during a beautiful full-moon night. It is an original night program of Alivia where you can “feel and learn about Okinawa’s nature.”

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Why don’t you enjoy the world of the Okinawan sea creatures during the nighttime?

 

■Information

Ijai

Date: 2017,11,04 (Sat.), 12,03 (Sun.), 2018,01,01 (Mon.), 01,30 (Tue.)

Time: 23:00~ about 60 minutes

Fee: 4,000 yen per person (tax included) ※marine boots will be offered

Group: up to six persons (more than two persons)

Target: Older than junior high school student / Lodgers only

 

Reservation/contact

098-982-9111 (President)

Edutainment room (9:00 to 21:00)

 

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