There are many historic sites in the Island, and is located about 90km west of Naha City. Kume is covered with rich greenery. Ifu Beach, located on the east of the island, and “Hate no Hama”, an island made of only sandy beaches, are the two popular spots. The traditional art work, Kumejima Pongee is said to be the roof of Japanese pongee. Recently, deep sea mineral water from a depth of 600m is fully utilized for merchandise development such as food, cosmetics, etc. Additionally, a warm 100% deep sea mineral water bath remedy facility called “Bade House Kume” has become the talk of the town.