Where To Stay On Okinawa Island: 18 Accommodations Under USD 150 - Updated 2024

Where To Stay On Okinawa Island: 18 Accommodations Under USD 150 - Updated 2024
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Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture of Japan, consists of over 300 islands. Famous for its abundant marine wildlife and beautiful coral reefs in the tranquil blue ocean, it is little wonder why Okinawa is nicknamed as “Churashima”, which means “beautiful islands” in Japanese. Wish you could relax on the pristine white sandy beaches and also tour the unique city attractions with your family?

Why not begin your holiday on the main island of the prefecture - Okinawa Honto - as the only airport, Naha Airport, with scheduled international flights to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and China, is located here? Regardless of your preference of where to stay on Okinawa Island, you are assured of a great stay at one of these top family-friendly hotels & Airbnb apartments! Once you know where you’re staying, don’t miss out on our ultimate Okinawa Main Island guide.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 27, 2024.

Top family-friendly city hotels

1. Red Planet Hotel Naha Okinawa

Twin-sharing room

Established in 2013, Red Planet Hotel Naha Okinawa is also located in the heart of town with easy access to Naha’s main street - Kokusai Dori Street and other major attractions like Ocean Expo Park and Shurijo Castle. All rooms in this modern hotel are fitted with soothing power showers, posh and comfortable custom-made beds to ensure you get quality rest, as well as complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi for up to 3 devices. With the airport just a 15-minute drive away, this means you have more time to enjoy Okinawa before you leave for your flight home!

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Comfort Inn Naha Tomari Port

Address: 3-1-4 Maejima, Naha, Okinawa-ken, JPN, 900-0016
16.85 km (10.5 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Lift Safety deposit box

2. Rycom Crystal Hotel (from USD 67)

Within the middle of Okinawa City is where you’ll find this this-star hotel. There’s no fretting about having to split hotel rooms with your family, because Rycom Crystal Hotel offers superior rooms with three double beds and two futon beds. You won’t miss out on family bonding even in the wee hours of the night. If you’re traveling by car, save some money by taking advantage of the free parking at the hotel. Opt for a frugal excursion by partaking in the free breakfast buffet as well.

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Rycom Crystal Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Yogi 2-19-11
1.59 km (1.0 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Lift Heating

3. Daiwa Roynet Hotel Naha Kokusai-dori (from USD 63)

Twin room with extra bed
Source: Booking.com

Strategically located in the heart of Okinawa city, Daiwa Roynet Hotel Naha Kokusai-dori provides convenient access for guests to the main tourist attractions as well as famous restaurants and shopping malls. Parking is available in the hotel at a reasonable fee of 1000 JPY (9.41 USD). For those who wish to use the train, the station is connected through a walkway via the hotel lobby. You would also be pleased to note that the rooms at this Okinawa Island hotel are all spacious enough to accommodate extra beds if you travel as a family.

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Daiwa Roynet Hotel Naha Kokusaidori

Address: Asato 2-1-1
16.38 km (10.2 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Internet services

4. Solvita Hotel Naha (from USD 85)

Located in the same area as Red Planet Hotel Naha, Solvita Hotel Naha is a cosy value-hotel with excellent customer service. Feel at home in the comfort of the contemporary rooms coupled with professional service from the friendly staff. Take a leisurely stroll in the lovely Fukushu-en Garden with your family, just a 5-minute walk away from the hotel, or you may also indulge in a relaxing massage at the hotel anytime of the day!

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Sol Vita Hotel Naha

Address: 2-17-17, Matsuyama
17.24 km (10.8 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking Restaurant 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Internet services Lift

Top family-friendly city Airbnb apartments

1. Tsuha's stylish apartment (from USD 43)

This modern apartment with a rustic twist is like something out of a TV show set. Chic decors fill the entire house, which can accommodate up to seven guests. Tsuha’s apartment is fully furnished and equipped. If you’d like to make your own meals, feel free to use the kitchen! For your shopping and entertainment needs, Chatan American Village, Rycom Shopping Mall, and Koza Music Town are only a few minutes away. For a nice balance to city living, head out to Sunset Beach and challenge your family to water sports like snorkeling.

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Okinawa-shi, Okinawa-ken, Japan
1.21 km (0.8 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum
123 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is comfortable and has lots of amenities
the beds were amazingly soft i had a great sleep each night
bedroom and bathroom is clean with amenities provided
apartment is clean and tidy
really clean and felt very homey
clean tidy and welcoming
her place was clean and tidy
a cozy nice place with comfortable soft beds toilet and bathroom are very clean
hosts were very good at communicating
tsuha san was friendly and responded quickly
excellent location and quiet neighborhood
perfect location neat gate 2 kadena
nice and close to kadena gate 2 so i was able to walk everywhere i needed
it is a short walk to restaurants and shops and the space is tidy and sweet
a pleasant stay at the place
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2. Tats’ superior studio flat (from 72.34 USD)

Superior studio flat at Naha
Source: Airbnb

In this recently furnished studio flat in Naha city, you will be able to enjoy the clean and spacious apartment of 40 square metres (430 square feet) in a quiet residential area. Free parking is provided if you stay in Tats’ studio flat. With the highway just in the vicinity, the lovely Toyosaki Chura-san beach is only a 10-minute drive away! Or you can also have fun island hopping at Senaga Jima Island, famous for its romantic scenery and kid-friendly park, which is also a short drive away from the apartment.

Tats’ superior studio flat

Address: Naha-city, Okinawa (see map)

Price: from 72.34 USD

Access: 16-minute walk from Akakamine monorail station

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

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3. Chisako’s apartment

Cosy apartment
Source: Airbnb

Make yourself comfortable at Chisako’s cosy apartment, about 15 minutes by foot from Naha’s main Kokusai Street. With 2 single beds, 1 sofa bed and 1 floor mattress provided in this apartment, a family of 4 can stay here comfortably. Besides a convenience store nearby, you will also find plenty of nice restaurants and the monorail station within walking distance too.

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

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18.39 km (11.5 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum
274 reviews  
Entire apartment 4 Beds 4 Guests

Top family-friendly hotels by the beach

1. Best Western Okinawa Kouki Beach (from USD 65)

Standard room
Source: Agoda

Best Western Okinawa Kouki Beach is located along the western beach of Okinawa Honto at Kouki, Nago. An ideal place to escape from the busy city life, rest and relax in the spacious 30-square-metre (322 feet) tastefully furnished room with magnificent ocean view! As part of the reputable Best Western hotel group, you will be assured of the quality of its amenities and services in this Okinawa hotel built in 2010.

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Best Western Okinawa Kouki Beach

Address: Kouki 117
27.62 km (17.2 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking Restaurant Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Internet services

2. Condominium Hotel Monpa (from USD 149)

Semi-double room
Source: Agoda

If a perfect holiday means lazing by the idyllic beach for you, then Condominium Hotel Monpa, just built in 2015, will be a great choice! You can enjoy a range of water-sports, such as snorkelling and diving, at the Chatan beach, only a 1-minute walk from the hotel. All rooms at this hotel are larger compared to other accommodations in Okinawa, a value-hotel for a great family holiday by the beach!

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Condominium Hotel Monpa

Wifi Available

Address: Mihama 8-12
4.96 km (3.1 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Lift WiFi Available Free WiFi

3. Ma-Blue Garden House (from USD 135)

View from a room
Source: Booking.com

Just opened in April 2015, the Hawaiian-style Ma-Blue Garden House is a seafront lodge with a Hawaiian-style restaurant and bakery. Not only do the family rooms come with an unrivaled view of the private beach at the seating area, they are also spacious for unparalleled comfort. Besides free Wi-Fi in public areas, complimentary parking on-site and laundry service are also provided for your convenience. Furthermore, with the lovely beach just 1 minute away, you will be pleased to know that gears for outdoor activities, such as marine sports, fishing and golf, are available for rent from the lodge.

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Ma-Blue Garden House

Wifi Available

Address: Shinzato 247-1
42.63 km (26.5 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking Restaurant Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Fishing Laundry

4. Snow Ball Condominium (from USD 64)

Snow Ball Condominium may not be one of the fancy lodgings you’ll find in Okinawa, but it is everything you need to make your vacation by the beach happen. The walk to Yaka Beach does not take more than five minutes. The condo suits all travelers, whether you’re a solo traveler or a big family, Snow Ball Condominium has a room for you. Free parking and Wi-Fi are some of the amenities you’ll have at the property. All rooms have a balcony and TV as well.

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Snow ball Condominium

Wifi Available

Address: Yaka 77
14.94 km (9.3 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking

Top family-friendly Airbnb apartments by the beach

1. Entire house with a sea view (from USD 44)

This house will sleep a family and friends, as it comes with three bedrooms and six beds. The unit also has a bathroom. The place is managed by a superhost. The place has laptop-friendly workspace and Wifi. Television is provided for your entertainment. For the children, there are toys, books, and a crib. The kitchen comes with all the things you need to prepare meals, including a refrigerator and a stove.

The views from the home include the ocean which is just a ten-minute walk away. The area is quiet and attractive as there is greenery and you will awaken to birdsong. There is parking available, and as you are not close to downtown, it’s best if you do have a car to enjoy all the attractions in the area. However, on the way to the beach, there’s a market where you can try their sushi.

Nanjo-shi, Okinawa, Japan
20.87 km (13.0 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum
418 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoy the view from the kitchen ver much when cooking
the view from the living room was amazing and the house was well equipped
ocean view windows in living room and dining room are good enough to start a cafe business
great place with a trillion dollar viewclean and newnetflix providedspacious rooms nice lighting and furnishings
the kitchen is perfect with all things we need
very clean and comfort
very clean and spacious
nice house clean and big
the house is very clean and good
overall it is very clean and comfortable stay
host is helpful and thoughtful
great host great place great interaction
reina was a wonderful host
she was very friendly and passionate
she was very communicative and prompt and accommodated our requests very well
it is really close to beautiful attraction
the location is easy to find it
the house is new and perfectly located in our favorite place in okinawa
it is a great location a beautiful house and reina was an amazing hostess
it is a great location although you will need a car
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2. Luxury apartment with a view (from USD 139)

This luxury apartment hosted by Chie and Chika is a two-minute walk to a private beach, where you can surf the calm waves and snorkel around the colorful marine life. Ideal for a family of four, this spic and span two-bedroom unit has a free parking space and is only five minutes from Blue Cave and Maeda Misasaki diving spots. The apartment is fully furnished, and you are free to make your own meals with fresh ingredients from the market.

Onna, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
13.23 km (8.3 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum
169 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very modern it had everything we needed and had an amazing view of the sea
apartment with awesome ocean view
space to live in full kitchen great views of the ocean
nice apartment great view and nice host
the toilet is fully automatic to open the toilet cover which is very advanced and hygienic
clean and cozy apartment
very clean with most essentials offered
toilet is big and clean
the property itself was clean and luxurious feeling
clean and neat close to really nice beach
owner need to take better pitchers
the conversation with the host was swift and perfect and was very kind
enzo restaurant beside us the food there is pretty good and staff there is very helpful
5mins walking distance to a beautiful beach
i personally loved the relatively remote location
located in middle od south and north so it is a good location to mobilize in okinawa
clear indication to the location
my favorite part was that it was just a very short walk to the beach
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3. Charlie’s ocean view apartment (from 100.24 USD)

Ocean view from your bed
Source: Airbnb

How does waking up to a breathtaking ocean view every day sound to you? If that’s your idea of a wonderful holiday then stay at Charlie’s ocean view apartment overlooking the stunning views at Araha beach! You can laze by the beach all day, enjoy a refreshing swim and the gorgeous sunset by the lovely sandy beach. Charlie is also a great host who will assist you with your needs promptly, so enjoy the homely stay at his apartment!

Charlie’s ocean view apartment

Address: Chatan, Okinawa (see map)

Price: from 100.24 USD

Access: complimentary pick-up service from the American Village

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

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4. Higa’s airy 3-bedroom apartment (from 55.28 USD)

Cosy house for 6
Source: Airbnb

Higa’s apartment in Onna, a popular beach resort destination, is big and airy with 3 bedrooms fitted with 2 futon mattresses in each room. This means 6 people can stay together in 1 private apartment, only 3 minutes away from the beautiful Nabi Beach. The apartment is accessible to the convenience store and great restaurants like Manzamo and Okashigoten and other sightseeing spots. Feel free to use the kitchen and laundry facilities provided in the apartment as well as use the free pocket Wi-Fi for constant connectivity when you are out!

Higa’s airy 3-bedroom apartment

Address: Onna village, Okinawa (see map)

Price: from 55.28 USD

Access: 3-minute walk from Nabi Beach

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5. Mari’s apartment beside Tomarin Port (from 48.65 USD)

Are you an avid diver or an island-hopper? If so, you must have heard of the famous Kerama Islands - a cluster of about 20 islands 35 kilometers (22 miles) west of Okinawa Honto! Kerama Islands is highly acclaimed as one of the world’s best diving spots with the most transparent emerald green waters. So if exploring these famous remote islands is part of your itinerary in Okinawa, Mari’s apartment right beside the Tomari Port will be your most ideal accommodation! The cosy apartment is new and impeccably clean. It is also close to the monorail station with many restaurants and a convenience store in the area.

Mari’s apartment beside Tomari Port

Address: Naha-city, Okinawa (see map)

Price: from 48.65 USD

Access: 1-minute walk from Tomarin Port

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

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6. Taka & Kei’s ocean-front large studio

Ocean front large studio
Source: Airbnb

The host of this large studio apartment with an amazing view of the ocean is a hospitable couple - Taka & Kei, who will provide you with free airport pick-up service as well as a free parking lot if you rent a car. Travelling with your little one in tow? Don’t worry, there is a crib provided in the studio, in addition to 2 single beds, 1 couch and 1 air mattress, so you can stay in comfort with your family! In addition, this may be a private apartment, but it is tastefully furnished like a hotel. You may whip up a simple meal for your family in the well-equipped kitchen, and immerse in the beautiful ocean view right from the comfort of the quiet apartment!

Note: Accommodations not showing up currently on Airbnb may get activated soon in future.

12.62 km (7.9 mi) from Okinawa Zoo & Museum
158 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Guests

7. Family-friendly home in Okinawa

Stay in this family-friendly space and you are ideally situated for the sea,shopping, and sightseeing. The entire house has three bedrooms and can sleep up to 16 people. Close enough to get to on foot, are convenience stores, sushi bars, and pubs. The Aeon shopping mall is close by as well. For your convenience, there is free parking on the premises and on the street. Lap-top friendly workspace and WiFi are provided.

Guests can choose between double beds and floor mattresses. Heating and air conditioning will keep you comfortable. Bedding, toilet paper, and other essentials are all included. Hangers, shampoo and a hairdryer are for your use. The kitchen is equipped if you wish to do your own cooking.

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An unforgettable holiday in the unique Okinawa island

Okinawa is unique from mainland Japan in many ways, be it the climate, culture, food, and even landscape. Okinawa main island (honto) is the gateway to start your holiday, with both city sightseeing and island-hopping options available to suit the needs of everyone in the family. Check out this guide to Okinawa’s best food and these best places to stay in Okinawa for your next family excursion!

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