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Okinawa sightseeing

Okinawa has beautiful sea and there are many bridges across the sea.
Today’s spot is…『Nirai Kanai bridge』.
map

The car came out of the tunnel into the beautiful sea!
nirai kanai
But weather is not good… :-(
nirai-kanai-2
The length of this bridge is 660 meters and max height 80 meters!
nirai-kanai-3

nirai kanai

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sightseeing in Okinawa

Do you know 『Sefa-utaki』?
Utaki means holy place.
Long time ago, the God lived here.
Sefa Utaki is included as one of Okinawa’s World Heritage sites.

Here is 50min by car from Naha airport. refer to google map ↓
map sefa-utaki
Here is entrance.
sefa-utaki
The road is stone‐paved and there are steep slopes so please do not wear shoes with heels.
It is dangerous.
sefa utaki
stone paved road
sefa-utaki

After around 200 meters walk, you reach the rock tunnel shaped triangle.
tunnel
Then pass through this tunnel…
sefa-utaki
you can see 『Kudaka island』.
Kudaka island
Everybody believe Kudaka island was made by God. This is holy island made by God.
These tree looks like a flame. Beautiful photo!

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okinawa place to see the aircraft for landing

In Okinawa, there is a plce to see the aircraft for approaching to
Naha airport like princess juliana international airport at St.Martin!!
Pricess juliana airport is known as dangerous airport for pilot? :^)
If you don’t know please check YOUTUBE 『pricess juliana airport』

Aircraft comes along with approach lightning system.
naha aircraft
This is airport side.
naha airport
The aircraft pass overhead!
You can see ship registration number!!
That was so exciting!!
jal approach naha apo
My photo is not good… loos like far from the aircraft… :-(

Here is brigde to Senaga island.
google map ↓
map senaga island
In the evening, you may see beautiful sunset and aircraft!

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Okinawa food

When I arrive at Naha airport, I always go to A&W at airport.
A&W is fast food same as McDonald’s.
A&W has stores only in Okinawa.
A&W
The specialty is the drink 『Rootbeer』.
The name has beer but this is non alcohol.
Almost same as coke but it has some unique taste…
Anyway, my travel in Okinawa cannot start without A&W.
This is my custom.

please try A&W Rootbeer.

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Okinawa spirits AWAMORI

In Okinawa there is unique spirits called 『Awamori』.
Awamori is made from indica rice from Thailand.
But nowadays, some of them is made from japanese rice.

The most popular way to drink Awamori is with water and ice.
awamori
Also, this glass is made in Okinawa called 『Ryukyu glass』.
Beautiful!!
Awamori cocktail!
awamori cocktail

Awamori is much with Okinawa local food!
But take care! Do not drink too much! Do not eat too much!!

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hotel in Okinawa

Today,I introduce you a hotel in Okinawa『JAL private resort okuma
This is Japan airlines group hotel.
Okuma is the name of place and takes 2hours by car from Naha airport.
I stayed 2 nights in December.

This is entrance of hotel.
entrance

I stayed 『Garden Villa』
garden villa
This is my room :-)
garden villa
I can enjoy garden view!
garden view
View from my room
view from my room

Hammock in the garden!
hammock

Big bell at private beach.
If you ring this bell you may be happy!?
big bell
beautiful sunset from BBQ restaurant 『beach side』
beautiful sunset

Big Christmas tree in the garden
Christmas tree
entrance with light
entrance with light
entrance
night garden
night garden

total ★★★★★
room ★★★★☆
view ★★★★★
cost ★★★★★
staff ★★★★★
restaurant ★★★★☆

Please try Okinawa local food restaurant 『Okame』!
I had wonderful time!!

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Hotel in Okinawa, The Busena Terrace

In this time, I introduce you the luxury hotel at Busena.

『The Busena Terrace』
hotel the busena terrace
↑ this pic is only one part of hotel!

Busena is the name of place and it locate on 75km north east,
takes 1hrs10min by car from Naha airport.

Look!
opened lobby
Opened lobby!!!

ocean view from lobby
and ocean view from lobby!
but sky is not clear today…8^(

private beach
this is a private beach!
but in winter I cannot swim…

ovean view from room
I booked standard garden view room but I can see the ocean from my room!
upgraded by hotel?

twin bed room
Room is not so big but clean and cozy!

total ★★★★☆
room ★★★☆☆
view ★★★★★
cost ★★★★☆
staff ★★★★★
restaurant: no experience

There are lot of luxury hotel in Okinawa but I’d like to stay again
and stay few days to enjoy all facilities!(this time only one night…)

Hotel has free shuttle bus service from naha-city.
If you need more details, please check their website The Busena Terrace
or contact me.

Also I’m waiting for your questions and impressions!