Awaji Island

Where the rich history of renewal meets a bright future of well-being and global connectivity.

Discover Awaji Island

  • Eco-Tourism and Wellness Retreats: Awaji Island’s serene landscapes and tranquil atmosphere make it an ideal destination for eco-tourism and wellness retreats. Visitors can view the sunset on its splendid beaches, unwind in natural hot springs, explore scenic hiking trails, and rejuvenate mind, body, and spirit.
  • The Naruto Whirlpools: Awaji Island is renowned for its spectacular Naruto whirlpools, which ‎occur in the Naruto Strait separating Awaji Island from Shikoku. These natural ‎phenomena, formed by tidal currents, attract visitors from around the world to witness ‎their mesmerizing beauty.‎
  • Awaji Onions: One of Awaji Island’s culinary treasures is the Awaji onion, prized for its sweet ‎and mild flavor. These onions are famous throughout Japan and are used in various ‎dishes, showcasing the island’s rich agricultural heritage.‎
  • Bridge of Dreams: The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, also known as the “Bridge of Dreams,” connects Awaji Island to the mainland city of Kobe. Spanning the Akashi Strait, it is the longest suspension bridge in the world, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding seascape.

Awaji's Mythical Past

According to Japanese mythology, Awaji Island is believed to be the first land created by the gods Izanagi and Izanami as they formed the Japanese archipelago.

It holds a significant place in Japanese folklore and is often referred to as the “Island of the Gods.” Izanagi Shrine is an important cultural and religious symbol on Awaji Island relating to the spiritual birth of Japan.

Forging a Future of Wellness and Global Connectivity

AYF represents one of Pasona Group’s initiatives aimed at shaping Awaji Island into Japan’s premier destination for wellness and international networking. With a vision that encompasses both physical and mental well-being, Awaji Island aims to cultivate a harmonious environment where visitors can embrace a holistic approach to health while fostering global connectivity and cultural exchange.

With its strategic location and rich cultural heritage, Awaji Island serves as a bridge between East and West, welcoming visitors from around the world to experience its unique blend of tradition and modernity. Through international events, conferences, and collaborations, Awaji Island seeks to create a vibrant hub where ideas are exchanged, friendships are forged, and collaborations are born.

As Awaji Island charts a course towards a future of wellness and global connectivity, it invites travelers, innovators, and seekers of inspiration to join in this extraordinary journey. Whether you seek tranquility, adventure, or cultural enrichment, Awaji Island promises an unforgettable experience that nourishes the body, mind, and soul while fostering connections that transcend borders!

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