Okinawa prefecture(沖縄県) has originated culture and history, most beautiful sea, some world heritage sites in Japan. In this article, our recommendation of hotels, beach, sightseeing spots in Okinawa.
What’s airline is the best and cheapest to Okinawa?
If you visit Okinawa from Tokyo, you should use Jet-star company which is the biggest easy jet airline in Japan. When the discount sale, you will one thousand yen.
Okinawa rental car from naha airport
Okinawa is not available environment of public transportation. If you have a car license, you should rent a car. We could rent 7,800yen while 3 days by Sky Rent a car shop. Some rent a car shop offers special services to transport from Naha airport to the rent a car shop by shuttle bus.
Okinawa recommended places
Okinawa Kouri island
Kouri island has been increasing popular and famous island in Okinawa. There are two major spots.
Okinwa Kouri beach
Kouri beach is popular beach where is safe and not deeply. There are some restaurants and cafes near the Kouri beach.
Okinawa heart rock
Heart Rock is located in the farthest area in Kouri island. Two rocks are looked like a heart shape. Some commercially used heart rock on the TV. Our recommended photo spot.
Okinawa Nakijin castle
Nakijin Castle is an old castle heritage, which is registered as a world heritage site and best 100 castle in Japan.
Okinawa Kouri restaurant and Cafe
Kouri cafe and restaurants Yoshika
Yoshika is located in near the entrance area in Kouri island. Visitor can eat kaisen foods and local foods.
Izakaya means Japanese traditional pub. Chanpru is loved by both local residents and tourist. Visitor can drink any kinds of Awamori that are original alcohol drink in Okinawa, and local foods. On the other hands, champlu has concert time every day. Visitor can listen to Okinawa local music from 19:00~, 21:00~.
What doing while rainy day
Okinawa is often attacked by a hurricane in the summer season. Almost all sightseeing spots is an outside attraction. So probably if you stay in rainy days, you will confuse. In this section, we recommend two spot of the inside attractions.
Okinawa churaumi aquarium
Churaumi is one of the most famous aquarium in Japan. Visitor can enjoy a hard day inside a facility. The focus spot is the biggest aquarium which you can look to whale shark and more big fishes and natural environment of the sea of Okinawa.
Okinawa prefectural museum
Okinawa Prefectural Museum is located in Naha city. It is a public museum, biggest Museum in Okinawa. Visitor can learn the history and culture of Okinawa. On the other hand, Every-time there is a special exhibition corner. When we visit, there was a Studio-Giburi exhibition.
By the way, there is a cafeteria in the Museum. Visitor can eat and drink local food in Okinawa.
Kaeru-ya is located in Nakijin village. It is near Kouri island, Nakijin Castle. There are all the goods to stay one night in Kaeru-ya. If you have only one small bug, you can stay comfortable. Washing machine, Kitchen, Bath and toilet, Wi-fi, refrigerator, TV.
Novotel Okinawa Naha
Novotel Okinawa Naha is a hotel in Naha city. It is good to access from Naha airport, Shuri Castle. Novotel was renovated in 2018. So all inside is cream. On the other hand, the visitor can choose dinner in several types. We ate Washoku, it was a delicious taste.
Points to be careful of Okinawa trip
Okinawa is easy changing the climate. The visitor needs to prepare several types of wear.
Okinawa has high potential and value to visit from the main island of Japan by airplane. We offered information about sightseeing, we want you to know a history of Okinawa before the trip. If you studied history, you can do more enjoy sightseeing than usual tourist.