Most Japanese people dream of going to Okinawa during the summer season. It’s a very popular region of the country surrounded by majestic scenery and a serene atmosphere, and its emerald blue sea and tropical white sand beaches are just as inviting. It’s quite simply a paradise-like place to stay which is gorgeously situated in the southernmost part of Japan.
Visiting Okinawa is even more fun if you get to stay there for a few days, to really immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the unique culture of the people. If you do stay for a few days or more, you should check out these two great guesthouses. They are not only affordable but also very comfortable and cool, allowing you to enjoy Okinawa’s summer heat!
Guest House Cam Cam Okinawa is one of the best guesthouses you can find in Okinawa. It is conveniently situated near Kokusaidori, which is Naha’s main street. This guesthouse is not only affordable but very safe and clean and it is particularly ideal for solo female travelers who are looking for a secure place to stay. There’s also a dormitory for men which is separate from the women’s area.
If you enjoy cooking, you may do so in the communal kitchen which is very spacious for guests. Guest House Cam Cam Okinawa is also equipped with several facilities which can be used for free such as showers, internet access, refrigerators, dryers and much more!
Since most guests go swimming and diving, the guesthouse has provided a washing space where guests can wash their diving equipment. A one-night stay in a dormitory costs 1,500 yen while using the bed only costs 800 yen.
The guesthouse also offers snorkeling packages and day trip packages at a special price for guests. A Kerama Island Snorkeling Package costs 9,000 yen while the Diving Package costs 11,500 yen per person. A half-day Snorkeling Course and Introductory Diving Course in Chibisi, Kerama Islands costs 8,000 yen and 10,000 yen respectively.
Guest House Grand Naha is a huge guesthouse which is located in Naha. It is just a four-minute walk from Kencho-mae Station, a railway station on the Okinawa Monorail. The place offers several room types to suit any visitor:
- Standard Dormitory Mixed-Sex (1,500 yen per night)
- Ladies Dormitory for Women (1,500 yen per night)
- Semi Western-Style Room Mixed Sex (2,800 yen per night)
- Ladies Japanese-Style Room for Women (2,600 yen per night)
- Japanese-Style Room Mixed Sex (3,150 yen per night)
- Semi Western-Style Room Mixed Sex (2,500 yen per night)
Please note that the price may change depending on the season.
Hotel facilities include TV, internet access, refrigerator, hair dryer, iron, electric kettle, microwave oven, slippers, etc. The guesthouse also has a communal terrace, library, laundry area and a lot more!
The check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. The cancellation policy depends on when a guest cancels. If a guest doesn’t arrive or cancels on the day of arrival, they must pay 100% of the room fee. If a guest cancels the day before their arrival date they pay 50% of the original price, and if they cancel seven days before they must pay 20%.
These two guesthouses will allow you to explore the unrivaled beauty of Okinawa in a unique way. They are both well-known for having great facilities and services. They are also very conveniently located and perfect for those wanting to recharge their batteries and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life!