The SpaceA cozy 64-square-meter (+ balcony) apartment with a spacious living-dining room.
It is right in front of the south gate of Ocean Expo park: you can enjoy parks botanical garden (free) just like your own garden.
You can also enjoy ocean view from the living-dining room, kitchen (even when you are cooking) and bedrooms.
In the morning, you can wake up on the beds looking down the park and the ocean, in the day time you can take a walk in a large, beautiful park, and at clear night you can watch star-lit sky and romantic town lights in a quiet atmosphere.
The apartment faces south so at full moon nights you can watch the moon rising above mountains and sets in the sea.
The apartment is also good for those who hate bugs as it is on an upper floor of a building.
It has 2 single beds, 1 double bed, a sofa-bed, a reclining sofa, a 46 inch TV with cable and Amazon Fire TV, a DVD player､YAMAHA sound projector, a laptop PC, WiFi, a washing machine with a gas dryer, a refrigerator, a microwave oven with toaster, an electric kettle, a coffee maker, a rice cooker, a vacuum cleaner, a hair dryer, basic cookware, tableware, a hairdryer, towels, shampoo, conditioner, soap, detergent, etc. Free parking.
Fifth person has to sleep on futon on a sofa-bad.
We now help manage a different apartment in the same building.
https://www.airbnb.jp/rooms/13084331 Guest AccessYou can use everything except for one small locked closet. Interaction with GuestsWe live quite far but we will try to give you as much service as we can.
If our schedule meets, we can tour you around Ocean Expo Park including Churaumi Aquarium.
We will also give you a free ride to the supermarket on the day of your arrival if you don't have a car.
Please ask in advance: If you can't rent a car but want to stay longer than 3 nights, a car tour around north part of Okinawa MAY be available. (It is not free but should be cheaper than hiring a taxi) The NeighborhoodIn front of the apartment is the south gate of Ocean Expo Park.
There are not many people in the botanical garden around the south gate, so you can walk around or enjoy ground golf (free) just as you are in your own garden.
Park's sightseeing cars (100 yen one way and 200 yen a day) also start from the garden.
Local bus stop is also right in front of the apartment and Yanbaru Express Bus, which comes direct from the airport and takes you to Nakijin Castle Ruins, the world heritage, stops at Mahina Resort, within 3 mins walk away.
Mahina Resort has restaurants, a bar, an outdoor pool (2000 yen), and onsen spa(1000 yen).
Between Mahina Resort and our apartment complex locates “Umi no Eki", which has a convenience store (7:00 to 22:00) and a seafood restaurant.There is also Okinawan Bar&Restaurant with live folk music in a walking distance. Another nearby Bar&Restaurant with live folk music, which is more family oriented, has a transportation service.(There is no supermarkets within a walking distance but we will take you to a supermarket on the day you arrive if you don't have a car )
Churaumi Aquarium is 4-minute drive from the apartment but walking or taking sight-seeing cars to the aquarium through the park is also nice.
Sight-seeing cars also takes you to Tropical Dream Center and to Emerald Beach.
Bise, one of the few places where original scenery of Okinawa is still kept, is right next to Emerald Beach.
There are diving shops near our apartment. And a diving shop about 10 mins drive has both English and Chinese guides.
If your purpose of travelling is shopping, eating out or having a night out, our place is NOT for you, but if you want to have a slow time walking along the seashore or watching sunset in the park our place is YOURS.
(Don't worry there are some restaurants and bars within a walking distance.)
We recommend you to stay more than 3 nights including weekend, then we can show you around the beautiful places in the park. Getting AroundAn express bus from Naha Airport to Unten Port stops at Hotel Mahina, which is 3-minute walk from our apartment house.
(It takes about 2 hours and 10 mins from the airport to our place by the direct bus)
If you come by car, it takes about 1.5 hour without traffic via the express way (the toll is 1020 yen from Naha). There is a small but free parking lot under the apartment building. If you have a huge car, you can also park it at the parking of Umi no Eki, next to our apartment complex.
The station for sightseeing cars of the park is only 1-min walk from the apartment.
Walking to the Aquarium through the park's garden and along the seacoast is also very nice when it is not too hot.
There is also a local bus station in front of the apartment house.
Renting a bicycle at Bise right next to Emerald Beach is another option for moving around the neighborhood. (but not inside Ocean Expo Park). Other Things to NotePlease ask: we can make a discount if you are only 2 people.
We have toilet rolls, tissue boxes, kitchen paper, slippers, as well as soap (body wash), shampoo, conditioner
However, we don't provide disposal tooth brushes with paste or disposal razors. You can get tooth brushes and etc. at Umi no Eki, which is 2 mins from our apartment.
Water in our area contains a lot of calcium. We spend much time cleaning the bathroom, toilet, and the wash basin masking them by citric acid and drying them by towels. However, if you ever find a white spot on something, please understand they are from the water and not anything filthy.
It takes about 2 hrs and 10 minutes by bus from the airport to our place. If you come by car, it takes about 1 hour and half without congestion.
If your flight should be canceled because of typhoon, cancellation is free of charge.
If a typhoon alert should be issued, or if it is expected to be issued on the day of your arrival, we may have to cancel your reservation for your safety.