Den-Paku in Amami
“Den-Paku” was created in hopes to pass down the nature,
culture and ethos that Amamian people have cherished, to future generations.
“Den 伝” stands for “tradition” and “legends” of Amami, and the act of “conveying the heritage”.
Home away from home.
Stay as you live in the island.
4 types of accommodations are available to meet your traveling style.
What you can do in Den-Paku.
Meet Amami people at our restaurant, library, shops and gallery.
Where is Amami?
Amami Oshima (奄美⼤島, Amami Oshima) is the island situated between Kyushu and Okinawa and belongs to Kagoshima Prefecture.
It is called as Amami archipelago (Amami Oshima Gunto) , consists of mainland Amami and other islands (Kikaijima, Tokunoshima, Okinoerabujima, Yorontou, Kakeromajima, Ukejima and Yoroshima, etc). You will reach to Amami mainland in less than three hours flight from Tokyo.
Amami History and Culture
Because Amami is an island where the Ryukyus (Okinawa), Satsuma (Kagoshima) and Yamato (Mainland Japan) cultures merge, the culture is slightly different from Okinawa despite it’s geographic closeness. The landscape and architectural style are somewhat different from Okinawa, and you may feel the rural atmosphere. Learning the history and culture of Amami at “Amami History and Ethnic Museum” located in Naze town should be one of the enjoyment.
Nature of Amami
Amami is full of nature, as being a candidate of the World Natural Heritage Site. There are many tropical plants and creatures including mangrove forests, Amami rabbit, Rurikaesu (tropical bird only seen in Amami). The weather is warm to hot through the four seasons and you may feel like a paradise.
Access to Amami
Direct flights are available to Amami airport in Amami Oshima from Tokyo (Narita, Haneda), Osaka (Kansai, Itami), Fukuoka, Kagoshima and Okinawa.
Want to make a reservation?
Please visit each accommodation’s website or click here for a reservation list page.
Amami Innovation Inc.
50-2 Sato, Kasari-cho, Amami, Kagoshima, Japan