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Five Apartment-Style Accommodations Highly Rated Online Perfect for Extended Stays in Okinawa

If you want to savor Okinawa's charms by staying for a while, try apartment-style lodgings where you can feel like a local and are reasonably priced! You can even cook for yourself to further save costs. Here are five facilities highly rated on online travel sites.

1. White Reef

White Reef sits on a hill in Uruma in the middle part of the main island of Okinawa. It is a condominium-style hotel run under the concept of "luxury for adults."
There are three suites (occupancy: 5) that are more than 100 square meters each, and one airy maisonette (occupancy: 3) with an atrium. All are decorated stylishly. The hotel also offers full amenities and a variety of facilities including free access to movies and Bluetooth speakers.

Languages spoken: English
Free Wi-Fi available in the guestrooms

1. White Reef

814-1 Ishikawa-Yamashiro, Uruma-shi, Okinawa

2. Beach Front Mihama

Beach Front Mihama in Chatan-cho is approximately 1km from the popular tourist destination, American Village. It is also five minutes on foot from the beach, so it is perfect for those who want to enjoy marine sports.
There is a total of seven guestrooms, including twin rooms and double rooms. Each room accommodates up to three people with the use of the sofa-bed. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets can be seen from the dedicated balconies.

Languages spoken: English
Free Wi-Fi available in the guestrooms
The entire building is non-smoking

2. Beach Front Mihama

1-13-6 Chatan, Chatan-cho, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa

3. Kaeruya

This facility, which opened in Nakijin-son in November 2016, is also recommended. It is in a quiet location, away from other dwellings, yet is within walking distance of a beach. It is about 15 minutes by car to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.
The accommodations are studio apartments but seem spacious due to the high ceilings. The rooms have tatami mats in the style of traditional Okinawan houses, and up to four people can stay on futons and mattresses. Barbecue equipment are available for rental for a fee.

Languages spoken: English
Free Wi-Fi available in the guestrooms
The entire building is non-smoking

3. Kaeruya

1464 Aza-Shoshi, Nakijin-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa

4. Terrace Resort 8

Terrace Resort 8 offers apartments in Ginowan that can be rented by weeks or months. It is about 30 minutes by car from Naha Airport and about 20 minutes by car from Kokusai Shopping Street in the center of Naha. The beaches are about six minutes away by foot.
There are double rooms for two people and twin rooms that can accommodate three. Both types are simple and compact, but functional. The apartments have good security with automatic locks.

Languages spoken: English
Free Wi-Fi available in the guestrooms
The entire building is non-smoking

4. Terrace Resort 8

3-21-7 Mashiki, Ginowan-shi, Okinawa

5. Utopia Mihama

Utopia in Chatan-cho are apartment-style accommodations near popular commercial facilities such as American Village and Carnival Park Mihama. It is also in a location convenient for access to the north and south of the main island of Okinawa.
There are apartments with two bedrooms (occupancy: 4) and three bedrooms (occupancy: 8) and you can get extra beddings for a fee. You can have barbecues on the balconies that have views of Carnival Park Mihama's iconic Ferris wheel. Order the ingredients and the equipment will be rented for free.

Free Wi-Fi available in the guestrooms
The entire building is non-smoking

5. Utopia Mihama

2-6-4 Mihama, Chatan-cho, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa

Apartment-type lodgings are perfect for living like the locals and experiencing Okinawa's unique culture. Please stay a while in Okinawa and enjoy its charms that go beyond the tourist spots.

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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