What kind of hotel do you want to stay at when you visit Okinawa? There are lots of resort hotels available! If you want to enjoy luxury resort hotels when visiting Okinawa then these are the top 5 best resort hotels we would highly recommend within Okinawa.
1. HOSHINOYA OKINAWA
This is a resort hotel that has opened in Yomitan that combines both the Ryukyu and modern period. It has a concept of "Okinawan Fortress Residence". "Okinawan Fortress" refers to an Okinawan castle during the Ryukyu period. Once you arrive at the resort, the first thing you'll be greeted by is the long fortress-like outer wall, then the staff, dressed up in Ryukyu-style outfits will greet you at the entrance.
Once you enter the establishment, you will be greeted by a large area that really enforces the feeling that you're in Okinawa, you can experience events, visit the dojo, and enjoy a stay that makes you feel like you're living in Okinawa during your stay. The guest rooms are dotted across the coastline, and you can look out onto the sea from all available rooms. The main dining includes Sicilia cooking that uses local ingredients sourced from Okinawa. This is a resort that will not only give you an experience from the Ryukyu period but one that well suits Okinawa.
- Location Name: HOSHINOYA OKINAWA
- Address: Gima, Yomitan, Nakagami District, Okinawa
- 60 minutes via car from the Naha Airport via the Okinawa Expressway
- Limousine bus available from Naha Airport
- TEL: +81-50-3786-1144
Located in the south of Okinawa, with mountains to its back and the coast to its front, this resort is surrounded by nature. It has used various materials native to Okinawa such as red roof tiles and Ryukyu limestone, it combines them perfectly and paints a beautiful picture of Okinawa to those who stay here. All 18 guest rooms here are suites. On the top floor, there is an open-air bath reserved only for the guests of that room. The main building and one other are completely separate, with the main building requiring all guests to be above the age of 13.
Enjoy the uninterrupted sky during the morning, noon, and night from the comfort of your room. This resort allows you to enjoy a "pure" time during your stay.
- Location Name: Hyakunagaran
- Address: Okinawa, Nanjo, Tamagusuku, Hyakuna, Yamashitabaru 1299-1
- Access: 35 minutes via car from Naha Airport
- TEL: 098-949-1011
3. The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa
This is a beautiful golf course and golf resort that lies in Nago City, Kise, which can be found in the center of Okinawa's main island. There are various guest rooms available including ones with an ocean view, delicious foods, a lounge where you can enjoy afternoon tea, a tranquil spa, and many more relaxing opportunities.
Enjoy a short stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa, and experience what the Ryukyu people have to offer with their traditional services.
There is a special check-in and check-out lounge, 5 meals per day, alcoholic beverage service, a connected concierge where you're able to reserve and purchase the resort package "THE CLUB EXPERIENCE" which promises a luxurious stay that can be experienced nowhere else. You're also able to learn about the surrounding nature through the coral planting program "Good Travel with Marriot Bonvoy" that is available here.
- Location Name: The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa
- Address: 1343-1 Kise, Nago, Okinawa
- Access: 75 minutes via car from Naha Airport
- TEL: 0980‑43‑5555
4. Okinawa Marriott Resort & Spa
This is a resort hotel located where you can see the South China Sea. All guest rooms have large window panes of "Crystal Glass" allowing you to look out onto the South China Sea. They have the largest garden pool in the entire prefecture for you to enjoy. You're able to enter the pool which has a depth of 2.5m directly from the nearby gazebos, there are pools that approach the seas coast, and you're also able to enjoy large water slides! Please note: the pool only operates during the summer season 3/20 - 10/30.
Furthermore, You're also able to learn about the surrounding nature through the coral planting program "Good Travel with Marriot Bonvoy" that is available here. This is a resort perfect for spending a relaxed time away from all the hustle and bustle of the towns and cities.
- Location Name: Okinawa Marriott Resort & Spa
- Address: 1490-1 Kise, Nago, Okinawa
- Access: Approximately 70 minutes via car from Naha Airport / 100 minutes via limousine bus
- TEL: 098-840-1179
5. Ala Mahaina Condo Hotel
This is a Condo-style hotel that opened in 2019 nearby the popular Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. All guest rooms have an ocean view, with a fully working kitchen and dining set. On the top floor, you'll find an amazing viewing platform where you can look out onto the sea and sky, and enjoy a time surrounded by nature. The rooftop pool is open for use by guests and has an infinity pool design. It's perfect for long stays in Okinawa as it definitely gives the vibe that you're really living in the Prefecture.
- Location Name: Ala Mahaina Condo Hotel
- Address: 1421-1 Yamagawa, Motobu, Kunigami District, Okinawa
- Access: 100 minutes via car from Naha Airport / 2 hours 10 minutes via bus
- TEL: 0980-51-7800