Cape Manzamo | Popular Tourist Destination in Okinawa, Onna

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Okinawa Cape

Cape Manzamo is located in the northern part of Okinawa Main Island, in Onna Village.

It’s a popular tourist destination visited by many tourists and locals every year.

Manzamo features a vast expanse of ocean from the cliffs of Ryukyu limestone, with a famous rock formation that resembles “Elephant’s Nose.”

The name “Manzamo” is derived from “a grassy field where ten thousand people can sit.” “Mo” refers to a field.

Tourist facilities are also well-developed, and you can easily enjoy it in about 30 minutes.


Evaluation of Cape Manzamo

  • Popularity ・・・・・・・・5.0
  • Transparency ・・・・・・5.0
  • Rest area ・・・・・・・・4.0
  • Refreshing feelings ・・・4.5
  • Feeling nature・・・・・・5.0

Notes: This evaluation is compared with other capes in Okinawa by Okinawa Bookmark administrator

Information of Cape Manzamo

Business hoursNothing
Entrance fee100 yen
ParkingYes (free)
Official siteNone

Recommened Points

“Elephant’s Nose” a natural rock formation.

When it comes to Manzamo, images of the “Elephant’s Nose” are popular on platforms like Instagram.

There are barriers at the photography spots, but please be careful not to lean or step over them.

Beautiful Sunset

The sunset at Manzamo is also incredibly beautiful.

The combination of “Elephant’s Nose” and the sunset is magnificent.

Sheer cliffs

Manzamo is a sheer cliff, and below the cliff, there is a crystal-clear blue sea.

The cliff has a height of approximately 20 meters, which is quite high.

Breathtaking views from the sheer cliffs

The view from the sheer cliffs is incredibly beautiful.

You can see the expanse of the East China Sea, and on clear days, you can even see as far as the northern islands, including Ie Island.

You can also catch a glimpse of the nearby “Manza Beach” and the “ANA InterContinental Manza Beach Resort.”

The plateau of Manzamo

The plateau of Manzamo is covered with natural grass and is surrounded by a plant community.

The “Manzamo Limestone Vegetation Community” at Manzamo has been designated as a natural monument of Okinawa Prefecture.

Manzamo Surrounding Activation Facilities

New Manzamo Surrounding Activation Facilities have been established at Manzamo.

The environment has been developed to make it easier for tourists, with souvenir shops, restaurants, a free observation deck, and more.

The name “Manzamo” is said to originate from the admiration expressed by King Shō Kō of the Ryukyu Kingdom in the early 18th century when he visited Manzamo, where he praised it as a place “worthy of ten thousand people to sit.”

Access information & Parking lot

AccessAbout 70 min by car from Naha Airport
Address2726 Onna, Onna Village, Kunigami District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
Entrance fee100 yen
Parking lotYes (Free)

Manzamo has well-equipped parking facilities, and parking is free of charge.

There are several parking lots available, accommodating approximately 200 vehicles, so you will hardly have trouble finding a parking space.

For more information about parking, please refer to the following images and maps.

Recommended Marine Activities in Onna

Onna Village offers a variety of marine activities.

You can make reservations for activities such as diving, snorkeling, and SUP.

If you’re looking to enjoy diving or snorkeling, why not check out the activities available in Onna Village?



You can see the ocean view from the accommodation room. It is fully equipped with various facilities such as a pool, sauna, public bath, and fitness room.

This hotel is especially recommended for those who want to experience the feeling of a resort in Okinawa.


In this article, we introduced Manzamo.

Manzamo is a well-known tourist destination visited by many tourists every year.

When you visit Onna Village, be sure to stop by Manzamo!

Thank you for reading until the end.