7 Best Resorts to Stay in Okinawa on a Budget

Another summer is just around the corner in Japan, it is time to choose the resort, which is the best for you. Okinawa is one of the hottest spots in Japan for a summer vacation! We have picked 7 excellent resorts with relatively low costs. All the resorts are close to the beaches and offer a chance to enjoy a variety of water sports. By choosing one of them, we promise you will enjoy the culture of Okinawa, and that of Japan to the max!

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1. Rizzan Sea Park Hotel Tancha Bay

Rizzan Sea-Park Hotel Tancha-Bay is located directly in front of a half-mile (800 meters) long beach, which is rated as one of the best 100 beaches in Japan.  In the resort, you will find a BBQ restaurant “Hibis”, a Japanese style pub where 500 different types of Awamori (typical Okinawan liquor), a swimming pool illuminated in rainbow colors during the evening, and a game arcade plus much more.

2. Royal Hotel Okinawa Zanpamisaki

Okinawa Zanpamisaki Royal Hotel is famous for its spectacular sunset view.  Enjoy the splendor of the setting sun over the beach! Spacious master bedrooms, a large spa, a swimming pool, a game arcade are among the attractions of this resort.  You also have the opportunities to enjoy various Okinawan entertainments, such as dance performances in the large reception area.

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3. Okinawa Kariyushi Beach Resort Ocean Spa

Okinawa Kariyusi Beach Resort Ocean Spa covers almost 10000 square yards, from which you can enjoy the enchanting vista of the East China Sea, which is especially gorgeous during the sunset.  The shuttle service will take you from the hotel to the beach in mere 3 minutes.  Enjoy the poolside BBQ and the outdoor aloe spa along with many other amenities. 

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4. Okuma Private Beach & Resort

Immersed in the idyllic nature of Yambaru, Okuma Private Beach & Resort offers a charming cottage type accommodation.  Blessed with the perfect vista of the sunset over the East China Sea, your stay at the resort is packed with activities both outdoor and indoor, including a swimming pool, the Ocean Spa zone that features a Jacuzzi, a Karaoke BOX, special Okinawan arts and crafts such as Ryukyu glass crafts, a game arcade, just to name a few.  You will fully enjoy the amazing uniqueness of Okinawa, and especially that of Yambaru.


5. Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort

Sunmarina Resort is located on the west coast of the main island.  Its beach is rated as one of the top 100 beaches in Japan.  All rooms look out on the East China Sea.  The residents can enjoy all sorts of water sports out in the glorious ocean, such as diving, sailing, fishing, wakeboarding, and snorkeling. 

6. Kanehide Kise Beach Palace

Kise Beach Palace is blessed with an ideal location, it is just one minute walk from the sparkling beach.  Enjoy the view of the ocean from your own room.  Treat yourselves to a special Okinawan BBQ at the restaurant Nagoura at the top floor of the hotel, or pamper yourselves with Thalasso Therapy while gazing over the ocean in the Treatment Salon.

7. Hotel Monterey Okinawa Spa & Resort

Hotel Monterey Okinawa Spa & Resort faces the famous, breathtaking Tiger Beach.  A new resort, it opened in 2013.  All rooms face the ocean.  Amenities include a boutique “Ocean” with selections of top brands, four different swimming pools including one with a wave maker and another exclusively for children, an esthetic salon, a spa, a karaoke, a gym, and much more.  There are opportunities to enjoy a variety of water sports.  The rooms are designed with the Colonial style, which matches the relaxed atmosphere of the resort.

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The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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