Japanese Folk Houses
KOMINKA
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Live Like A Local, Eat Like A Local

What better way to live like a local than to eat like one? We hope that our guests can immerse themselves in island’s culture through its incredible food. As such, we have created the following three plans that will satisfy the cravings of all the foodie travelers out there.

Plan1・・・Cook & Eat At Home
Plan2・・・Dine With A Local Family
Plan3・・・Explore Local Restaurants

Plan1・・・Cook & Eat At Home.

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All kominka have a cozy modern kitchen that comes equipped with all the modern amenities, as well as some of the basic seasonings, such as salt, sugar, black pepper, cooking oil, vinegar, and soy sauce, allowing guests to prepare their own food.

Taste the local produce!
【Vegetable and Rice Set】

Our Vegetable and Rice Set includes vegetables and rice from Ojika Island. It also comes together with miso (fermented soybean paste), fish flavor soy sauce, kelp salad dressing- all made by locals, and flying fish-flavored soup stock produced in Goto Islands.

Small Size
Set
1,600 yen (excluding tax)
Serves 1-3
Includes 5 types of vegetables and 2 cups of rice- all locally grown.
Big Size
Set
2,700 yen (excluding tax)
Serves 4-6
Includes 8 types of vegetables and 4 cups of rice- all locally grown.
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※To reserve a Vegetable and Rice Set please contact us one week before your visit.

Taste the local fish!
Learn How To Prepare Sashimi

For this class we will select the finest locally caught fish. With the help of an experienced local instructor, you will learn how to fillet and cut the fish to make it into sashimi, which will then be delivered to your kominka so you can enjoy it in the comfort of your own home.

※Minimum of 2 guests per class.

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※For more information contact Ojika Island Tourism
yoyaku@ojikajima.jp 0959-56-2646
※Please contact Ojika Island Tourism 2 weeks in advance to make a reservation.

Have fun grocery shopping!
Explore Local Shops

Have fun discovering local delicacies at family-run shops on Ojika Island. This is the place where local okaasan (“mother” in Japanese) go to buy their groceries and socialize. Ask them about Ojika’s specialties and you will be showered with helpful advice and tips. A great way to meet locals!
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Plan2・・・Dine With A Local Family.

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Join a local family for dinner at their home and taste the traditional home-cooked dishes of Ojika Island: a great opportunity to dive deeper into island’s life and bond with locals.

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Fishing and Cooking With Locals

Prepare your dinner from scratch with the help of a local family. Go fishing at a local harbor with otosan (“father” in Japanese). Prepare your catch with okaasan (“mother” in Japanese). Over dinner, you’ll be able to bond with the family while listening to their stories of island life and savoring all the home-cooked delicacies. What an amazing way to immerse yourself in local culture and community!

※Minimum of 2 guests per experience.

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※Please contact Ojika Island Tourism 2 weeks in advance to make a reservation.

Dine With A Local Family
Home Visit

Dine at the local family’s home. Help okaasan (“mother” in Japanese) in the kitchen. Set a table with otosan (“father” in Japanese). Sit down with the family for a home-cooked meal that includes variety of local delicacies. After dinner, you can get to know the family and trade stories about life in Ojika and in your country. Lifetime memories guaranteed!

※Minimum of 2 guests per visit.
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※Please contact Ojika Island Tourism 2 weeks in advance to make a reservation.


Plan3・・・Explore Local Restaurants.

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Drink up like a local!
Dining Out

Restaurants on Ojika Island are not aimed at tourists which is great news for those who seek authentic dining experience. Islanders love dining out and the drinking culture is big here. Going out for a drink is the best way to befriend locals who are eager to show their hospitality. Most of the restaurants serve local delicacies made from locally grown vegetables and freshly caught fish.
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※We are happy to help you make a reservation.

High-Class Dining
Fujimatsu Restaurant

Fujimatsu is a high-class restaurant located inside a 180 years old folk house that used to belong to the wealthy Fujimatsu family. Enjoy the sublime atmosphere of the building while savoring the exquisite cuisine that resembles the work of art and is made of locally caught fish and vegetables from the neighboring fields. In 2019 Fujimatsu was included in the MICHELIN Guide Fukuoka-Saga-Nagasaki 2019 Special Edition. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and reservations must be made at least one week in advance.
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※Please contact Ojika Island Tourism 1 weeks in advance to make a reservation.

Choose your own kominka dining experience.
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Have questions about Ojika in general? We are here to help!
Contact us at yoyaku@ojikajima.jp

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