Japan Drive Route Guide

Area
Okinawa
Travel Period
7D6N
Route
824
Overview
Start
Naha
Goal
Naha
Way
return_trip
Travel Pace
relaxing
Distance
500 km
Rank
Highway fee
¥ 1,000
About this route
7D6N driving route which can travel to northern part of Okinawa. It covers wonderful nature scenery such as Kafu Banta Cliff, Cape Zampa and Manzamo Cliff. Driving on the Kouri bridge and kaichu road will be unforgettable memory. You can stay Motobu area near the Churaumi Aquarium one of the biggest aquarium in the world and you can avoid the busy time. In addition, you can visit the places where still keep atmosphere and culture of old Okinawa, such as Shurijo Castle Park, Katsurenjo Castle Ruin and Sefa Utaki where is consider as a sanctuary of Ryukyu Kingdom(Ancient Okinawa). You can enjoy jungle cruise at Bios Hill. At Okinawa World Park, where traditional Okinawan houses are lined up, you can touch unique Okinawa culture such as weaving and Eisa dance. If you have time, you can learn about Himeyuri student corps and okinawa history under WWⅡ at Himeyuri Peace Museum. Mihama American Village, Outlet Mall Ashibina and Itoman Farmers Center are perfect places for shopping. It is also recommended to stop by nice cafe like Minatogawa Stateside Town. Because of many nice beaches, it is recommended to stay beach resort hotel and enjoy marine activities in beautiful sea if you stay in Onna area. Of cause, you can enjoy Okinawa local food along this route! The must-eat food are Okinawa traditional foods, Okinawa Soba, Steak, grilled butter fish, Motobu Beef BBQ and cold sweets like Gelato and Smoothie using local fruits and Kakigori(shaved ice). Our daily driving map will guide you these recommended restaurants and cafe. Because of 3 nights stay at Onna, it is recommended fo travelers who want to enjoy marine activities at beach resort. This route include 2 nights stay at Naha and you have enough time to travel southern part of the island. Highly recommended.

Naha

rental_car
232 543 195*47
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Onna

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Shurijo Castle

sightseeing
33 161 633
Location Guide Page

Mihama American Village

sightseeing
33 525 418
Location Guide Page

Cape Manzamo

sightseeing
206 312 009
Location Guide Page

Kise Beach

sightseeing
206 444 336
Location Guide Page

Busena Marine Park

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Cape Manzamo

sightseeing
206 312 009
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu no Ushi

restaurant
206 096 717*34
Location Guide Page

Sea Side Drive-in

restaurant
206 066 559
Location Guide Page

Umikaji

restaurant
206 034 657
Location Guide Page

Bios Hill

sightseeing
206 005 263
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Village

sightseeing
206 033 128
Location Guide Page

Cape Zampa

sightseeing
1005 685 148
Location Guide Page

Gala Aoiumi

sightseeing
33 851 484
Location Guide Page

Activity Village Murasakimura

sightseeing
33 851 318
Location Guide Page

Zakimi Castle Ruin

sightseeing
33 854 277*11
Location Guide Page

Yachimun no Sato

sightseeing
33 855 145
Location Guide Page

mintama

restaurant
33 883 183*28
Location Guide Page

Butaya Kuromasa

restaurant
33 792 761
Location Guide Page

Oki Seafood restaurant

restaurant
33 764 409*56
Location Guide Page

Oblee

restaurant
33 704 449*06
Location Guide Page

Okinawa Pork Village

restaurant
33 703 234*10
Location Guide Page

Toguchi Beach

sightseeing
33 703 234*10
Location Guide Page

Transit Cafe

restaurant
33 584 074
Location Guide Page

Stripe Noodles

restaurant
33 526 732*74
Location Guide Page

Mihama American Village

sightseeing
33 525 418
Location Guide Page

AEONMALL Okinawa Rycom

sightseeing
33 530 354
Location Guide Page

cafe GREEN GREEN

restaurant
33 501 024
Location Guide Page

Sam's Anchor Inn Ginowan

restaurant
333 373 054*60
Location Guide Page

oHacorte

restaurant
33 341 002*02
Location Guide Page

Kafu Banta Cliff & Sea Salt Factory Nuchiuna

sightseeing
499 674 694
Location Guide Page

Kaichu Road(Roadside Station Ayahashi)

sightseeing
499 575 319
Location Guide Page

Ippukuya

restaurant
499 610 451*20
Location Guide Page

Teirabui

restaurant
499 549 586*50
Location Guide Page

Uruma Gelato

restaurant
499 602 154
Location Guide Page

Maruyasu

restaurant
33 688 824*54
Location Guide Page

Naha airport

public_facility
Check description
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car(Naha Airport)

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car Kenchomae(Kokusai Street)

rental_car
33 156 142*06
Location Guide Page

Shurijo Castle

sightseeing
33 161 633
Location Guide Page

Shikinaen Garden

sightseeing
33 131 122*45
Location Guide Page

Hiko Honten

restaurant
33 189 602
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Ramen Tondo

restaurant
33 095 245*26
Location Guide Page

Makishi Market

sightseeing
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Kokusaidori Street

sightseeing
33 157 369*72
Location Guide Page

Yataimura

restaurant
No car park
Location Guide Page

Minatogawa Stateside Town

sightseeing
33 341 031*23
Location Guide Page

Katsurenjo Castle Ruin

sightseeing
499 570 237*17
Location Guide Page

Onna

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Onna

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Busena Marine Park

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Mihama American Village

sightseeing
33 525 418
Location Guide Page

Cape Manzamo

sightseeing
206 312 009
Location Guide Page

Orion Beer Factory

sightseeing
206 628 029*74
Location Guide Page

Kise Beach

sightseeing
206 444 336
Location Guide Page

Busena Marine Park

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Onna

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Onna

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Busena Marine Park

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Mihama American Village

sightseeing
33 525 418
Location Guide Page

Cape Manzamo

sightseeing
206 312 009
Location Guide Page

Orion Beer Factory

sightseeing
206 628 029*74
Location Guide Page

Kise Beach

sightseeing
206 444 336
Location Guide Page

Busena Marine Park

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Onna

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Motobu/Nakijin

sightseeing
206 628 029*74
Location Guide Page

Nago Pineapple Park

sightseeing
206 716 376
Location Guide Page

Kouri Bridge

sightseeing
Check description
Location Guide Page

Churaumi Aquarium

sightseeing
553 075 743
Location Guide Page

Kouri Ocean Tower

sightseeing
485 693 455
Location Guide Page

Kouri Bridge

sightseeing
Check description
Location Guide Page

Roadside Station Haneji

public_facility
485 454 210
Location Guide Page

Yoshika

restaurant
485 692 084*80
Location Guide Page

Bise Fukugi Tree Road

sightseeing
553 105 624*42
Location Guide Page

Churaumi Aquarium

sightseeing
553 075 743
Location Guide Page

Kishimoto Syokudo

restaurant
206 859 346*63
Location Guide Page

Motobu Farm

restaurant
206 856 404*26
Location Guide Page

Sashimitei

restaurant
206 856 374*14
Location Guide Page

Gabusoga Shokudo

restaurant
485 420 155*12
Location Guide Page

Salt River(Shiokawa)

sightseeing
206 707 349*87
Location Guide Page

Nago Pineapple Park

sightseeing
206 716 376
Location Guide Page

Orion Beer Factory

sightseeing
206 628 029*74
Location Guide Page

Kise Beach

sightseeing
206 444 336
Location Guide Page

Busena Marine Park

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Motobu/Nakijin

sightseeing
206 628 029*74
Location Guide Page

Naha

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Kaichu Road(Roadside Station Ayahashi)

sightseeing
499 575 319
Location Guide Page

Uruma Gelato

restaurant
499 602 154
Location Guide Page

Kokusaidori Street

sightseeing
33 157 369*72
Location Guide Page

Kouri Ocean Tower

sightseeing
485 693 455
Location Guide Page

Kouri Bridge

sightseeing
Check description
Location Guide Page

Roadside Station Haneji

public_facility
485 454 210
Location Guide Page

Yoshika

restaurant
485 692 084*80
Location Guide Page

Bise Fukugi Tree Road

sightseeing
553 105 624*42
Location Guide Page

Churaumi Aquarium

sightseeing
553 075 743
Location Guide Page

Kishimoto Syokudo

restaurant
206 859 346*63
Location Guide Page

Motobu Farm

restaurant
206 856 404*26
Location Guide Page

Sashimitei

restaurant
206 856 374*14
Location Guide Page

Gabusoga Shokudo

restaurant
485 420 155*12
Location Guide Page

Salt River(Shiokawa)

sightseeing
206 707 349*87
Location Guide Page

Nago Pineapple Park

sightseeing
206 716 376
Location Guide Page

Orion Beer Factory

sightseeing
206 628 029*74
Location Guide Page

Kise Beach

sightseeing
206 444 336
Location Guide Page

Busena Marine Park

sightseeing
206 442 492
Location Guide Page

Cape Manzamo

sightseeing
206 312 009
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu no Ushi

restaurant
206 096 717*34
Location Guide Page

Sea Side Drive-in

restaurant
206 066 559
Location Guide Page

Umikaji

restaurant
206 034 657
Location Guide Page

Bios Hill

sightseeing
206 005 263
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Village

sightseeing
206 033 128
Location Guide Page

Cape Zampa

sightseeing
1005 685 148
Location Guide Page

Gala Aoiumi

sightseeing
33 851 484
Location Guide Page

Activity Village Murasakimura

sightseeing
33 851 318
Location Guide Page

Zakimi Castle Ruin

sightseeing
33 854 277*11
Location Guide Page

Yachimun no Sato

sightseeing
33 855 145
Location Guide Page

mintama

restaurant
33 883 183*28
Location Guide Page

Butaya Kuromasa

restaurant
33 792 761
Location Guide Page

Oki Seafood restaurant

restaurant
33 764 409*56
Location Guide Page

Oblee

restaurant
33 704 449*06
Location Guide Page

Okinawa Pork Village

restaurant
33 703 234*10
Location Guide Page

Toguchi Beach

sightseeing
33 703 234*10
Location Guide Page

Transit Cafe

restaurant
33 584 074
Location Guide Page

Stripe Noodles

restaurant
33 526 732*74
Location Guide Page

Mihama American Village

sightseeing
33 525 418
Location Guide Page

AEONMALL Okinawa Rycom

sightseeing
33 530 354
Location Guide Page

cafe GREEN GREEN

restaurant
33 501 024
Location Guide Page

Sam's Anchor Inn Ginowan

restaurant
333 373 054*60
Location Guide Page

oHacorte

restaurant
33 341 002*02
Location Guide Page

Kafu Banta Cliff & Sea Salt Factory Nuchiuna

sightseeing
499 674 694
Location Guide Page

Kaichu Road(Roadside Station Ayahashi)

sightseeing
499 575 319
Location Guide Page

Ippukuya

restaurant
499 610 451*20
Location Guide Page

Teirabui

restaurant
499 549 586*50
Location Guide Page

Uruma Gelato

restaurant
499 602 154
Location Guide Page

Maruyasu

restaurant
33 688 824*54
Location Guide Page

Gas Station(Naha City)

public_facility
33 187 114*72
Location Guide Page

Itoman Farmers Center

sightseeing
232 484 108
Location Guide Page

Outlet Mall Ashibina

sightseeing
232 544 548*56
Location Guide Page

Gas Station(Naha Airport)

public_facility
232 543 503
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car(Naha Airport)

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car Kenchomae(Kokusai Street)

rental_car
33 156 142*06
Location Guide Page

Senagajima island Umikaji Terrace

sightseeing
33 002 516
Location Guide Page

Naha airport

public_facility
Check description
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Ramen Tondo

restaurant
33 095 245*26
Location Guide Page

Makishi Market

sightseeing
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Kokusaidori Street

sightseeing
33 157 369*72
Location Guide Page

Urizun

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 158 594*36)
Location Guide Page

Turabama

restaurant
No car park
Location Guide Page

Yataimura

restaurant
No car park
Location Guide Page

Shishiya

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Sam's Anchor Inn Kokusai street

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Jack's Steak House

restaurant
33 155 087*53
Location Guide Page

Tomari Port Fish Market

sightseeing
33 216 147
Location Guide Page

Hiko Honten

restaurant
33 189 602
Location Guide Page

T galleria by DFS

sightseeing
33 188 387*84
Location Guide Page

Sanei Naha Main Place

sightseeing
33 188 502*85
Location Guide Page

Shikinaen Garden

sightseeing
33 131 122*45
Location Guide Page

Shurijo Castle

sightseeing
33 161 633
Location Guide Page

Minatogawa Stateside Town

sightseeing
33 341 031*23
Location Guide Page

Katsurenjo Castle Ruin

sightseeing
499 570 237*17
Location Guide Page

Naha

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Naha

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Seifa Utaki

sightseeing
33 024 132*22
Location Guide Page

Okinawa World&Gyokusendo Cave

sightseeing
232 495 422
Location Guide Page

Himeyuri Peace Museum

sightseeing
232 338 004*14
Location Guide Page

Naha airport

public_facility
Check description
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car(Naha Airport)

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Gas Station(Naha Airport)

public_facility
232 543 503
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car Kenchomae(Kokusai Street)

rental_car
33 156 142*06
Location Guide Page

Gas Station(Naha City)

public_facility
33 187 114*72
Location Guide Page

Shurijo Castle

sightseeing
33 161 633
Location Guide Page

Shikinaen Garden

sightseeing
33 131 122*45
Location Guide Page

T galleria by DFS

sightseeing
33 188 387*84
Location Guide Page

Sanei Naha Main Place

sightseeing
33 188 502*85
Location Guide Page

Tomari Port Fish Market

sightseeing
33 216 147
Location Guide Page

Hiko Honten

restaurant
33 189 602
Location Guide Page

Kokusaidori Street

sightseeing
33 157 369*72
Location Guide Page

Urizun

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 158 594*36)
Location Guide Page

Turabama

restaurant
No car park
Location Guide Page

Yataimura

restaurant
No car park
Location Guide Page

Shishiya

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Makishi Market

sightseeing
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Sam's Anchor Inn Kokusai street

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Jack's Steak House

restaurant
33 155 087*53
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Ramen Tondo

restaurant
33 095 245*26
Location Guide Page

Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters

sightseeing
33 036 793
Location Guide Page

Senagajima island Umikaji Terrace

sightseeing
33 002 516
Location Guide Page

Outlet Mall Ashibina

sightseeing
232 544 548*56
Location Guide Page

Itoman Farmers Center

sightseeing
232 484 108
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Glass Village

sightseeing
232 336 227
Location Guide Page

Himeyuri Peace Museum

sightseeing
232 338 004*14
Location Guide Page

Peace Memorial Museum

sightseeing
232 341 179*80
Location Guide Page

Giza Banta Cliff

sightseeing
232 343 640*06
Location Guide Page

Yagiya

restaurant
232 433 710
Location Guide Page

CAVE CAFE

restaurant
232 494 416
Location Guide Page

Valley of Gangala

sightseeing
232 494 416
Location Guide Page

Okinawa World&Gyokusendo Cave

sightseeing
232 495 422
Location Guide Page

Nakamoto Sengyoten

restaurant
232 467 296*47
Location Guide Page

Yama no Chaya

restaurant
232 469 607*70
Location Guide Page

Hamabe no Chaya

restaurant
232 469 520
Location Guide Page

Cafe Yabusachi

restaurant
232 500 502
Location Guide Page

Niraikanai Bridge View spot

sightseeing
232 592 532*38
Location Guide Page

Seifa Utaki

sightseeing
33 024 132*22
Location Guide Page

Minatogawa Stateside Town

sightseeing
33 341 031*23
Location Guide Page

Naha

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Naha

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Seifa Utaki

sightseeing
33 024 132*22
Location Guide Page

Okinawa World&Gyokusendo Cave

sightseeing
232 495 422
Location Guide Page

Himeyuri Peace Museum

sightseeing
232 338 004*14
Location Guide Page

Naha airport

public_facility
Check description
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car(Naha Airport)

rental_car
232 543 195*47
Location Guide Page

Gas Station(Naha Airport)

public_facility
232 543 503
Location Guide Page

Nippon Rent a Car Kenchomae(Kokusai Street)

rental_car
33 156 142*06
Location Guide Page

Gas Station(Naha City)

public_facility
33 187 114*72
Location Guide Page

Shurijo Castle

sightseeing
33 161 633
Location Guide Page

Shikinaen Garden

sightseeing
33 131 122*45
Location Guide Page

T galleria by DFS

sightseeing
33 188 387*84
Location Guide Page

Sanei Naha Main Place

sightseeing
33 188 502*85
Location Guide Page

Tomari Port Fish Market

sightseeing
33 216 147
Location Guide Page

Hiko Honten

restaurant
33 189 602
Location Guide Page

Kokusaidori Street

sightseeing
33 157 369*72
Location Guide Page

Urizun

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 158 594*36)
Location Guide Page

Turabama

restaurant
No car park
Location Guide Page

Yataimura

restaurant
No car park
Location Guide Page

Shishiya

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Makishi Market

sightseeing
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Sam's Anchor Inn Kokusai street

restaurant
No car park(Public parking MC:33 157 313*83)
Location Guide Page

Jack's Steak House

restaurant
33 155 087*53
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Ramen Tondo

restaurant
33 095 245*26
Location Guide Page

Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters

sightseeing
33 036 793
Location Guide Page

Senagajima island Umikaji Terrace

sightseeing
33 002 516
Location Guide Page

Outlet Mall Ashibina

sightseeing
232 544 548*56
Location Guide Page

Itoman Farmers Center

sightseeing
232 484 108
Location Guide Page

Ryukyu Glass Village

sightseeing
232 336 227
Location Guide Page

Himeyuri Peace Museum

sightseeing
232 338 004*14
Location Guide Page

Peace Memorial Museum

sightseeing
232 341 179*80
Location Guide Page

Giza Banta Cliff

sightseeing
232 343 640*06
Location Guide Page

Yagiya

restaurant
232 433 710
Location Guide Page

CAVE CAFE

restaurant
232 494 416
Location Guide Page

Valley of Gangala

sightseeing
232 494 416
Location Guide Page

Okinawa World&Gyokusendo Cave

sightseeing
232 495 422
Location Guide Page

Nakamoto Sengyoten

restaurant
232 467 296*47
Location Guide Page

Yama no Chaya

restaurant
232 469 607*70
Location Guide Page

Hamabe no Chaya

restaurant
232 469 520
Location Guide Page

Cafe Yabusachi

restaurant
232 500 502
Location Guide Page

Niraikanai Bridge View spot

sightseeing
232 592 532*38
Location Guide Page

Seifa Utaki

sightseeing
33 024 132*22
Location Guide Page

Minatogawa Stateside Town

sightseeing
33 341 031*23
Location Guide Page
Day. 1Naha to Onna
This day will head from Naha to Onna aera. Mileage is about 190km without highway and it is recommended to start 8:00~9:00 if you don't lile huried travel. The first destination is a symbol of Okinawa "Shurijo Castle(首里城)" Let's walk around the red color castle which is totally different from typical castles in main land of Japan. Their main gate "Shureimon(守礼門)" is in 2000 yen bill and nice place to take a photo. This is the first day of Okinawa driving trip and why don't you try Okinawa food? Our daily driving map will guide you some nice Okinawa food restaurant which is using old traditional house and Okinawa soba restaurant. Then, let's drive to "Kafu Banta Cliff(果報バンタ)" via "Kaichu Road(海中道路)". This is a road on the beautiful sea and you can enjpy really pleasant driving. There are some nice gelato shop and Kakigori shop and let's take a rest there. If you still have energy, let's move to "Katsurenjo Castle Ruin-勝連城跡" whish is listed as UNESCO world heritage. You can enjoy panolamic view from 100m height ruin. If you still have a time, it is recommended to stop by "Zanpa Criff(残波岬)" and enjoy breathtaking sunset before check-in.
Rent a car at Naha
Rental car rental and return at Naha All Okinawa driving routes we providing start and goal at Naha. Below 2 branchs is the most recommended. ①Naha Airport Branch : For travelers who start driving trip after arriving. ②Kenchomae Branch (Kokusai Street) : For travelers who stay Naha before or after driving trip.
Stay at Onna
You will stay Onna(恩納) area on this day. TOnna-mura is a latitudinal village in the east and west, but it would be better to stay on the east side because of daily driving distance. There are many hotel choices from very reasonable hotels to 5 star beach resorts. At the fine beach resort, you can enjoy beautiful white sand beach, marine activities and breathtaking sunset. There are a few local restaurants and recommended to have dinner in the resort. Most of accommodations don't charge parking fee.
Day. 2Onna to Onna
This day will no driving day. You can enjoy beach resort. Many beach resort around this area provide variety of marine activity like snorkeling, diving, banana bort and so on. Let's enjoy beautiful Okinawa beach. If you stay not beach resort but other hotel, hostel, guest house or something, it is recommended to drive to "Busena Marine Park(ブセナ海中公園)". They provide underwater observatory and Glass-bottom boat. You can watch beautiful fish without wearing swim suit. It is okay to eat lunch in your resort but our daily driving map will recommend you local Taco rice restaurant, fresh fruit smoothie shop, frappe shop and so on.
Stay at Onna
You will stay Onna(恩納) area on this day. TOnna-mura is a latitudinal village in the east and west, but it would be better to stay on the east side because of daily driving distance. There are many hotel choices from very reasonable hotels to 5 star beach resorts. At the fine beach resort, you can enjoy beautiful white sand beach, marine activities and breathtaking sunset. There are a few local restaurants and recommended to have dinner in the resort. Most of accommodations don't charge parking fee.
Day. 3Onna to Onna
This day will no driving day. You can enjoy beach resort. Many beach resort around this area provide variety of marine activity like snorkeling, diving, banana bort and so on. Let's enjoy beautiful Okinawa beach. If you stay not beach resort but other hotel, hostel, guest house or something, it is recommended to drive to "Busena Marine Park(ブセナ海中公園)". They provide underwater observatory and Glass-bottom boat. You can watch beautiful fish without wearing swim suit. It is okay to eat lunch in your resort but our daily driving map will recommend you local Taco rice restaurant, fresh fruit smoothie shop, frappe shop and so on.
Stay at Onna
You will stay Onna(恩納) area on this day. TOnna-mura is a latitudinal village in the east and west, but it would be better to stay on the east side because of daily driving distance. There are many hotel choices from very reasonable hotels to 5 star beach resorts. At the fine beach resort, you can enjoy beautiful white sand beach, marine activities and breathtaking sunset. There are a few local restaurants and recommended to have dinner in the resort. Most of accommodations don't charge parking fee.
Day. 4Onna to Motobu/Nakijin
This day will head from Chatan/Yomitan. Mileage is about 70㎞ only and you can travel leisurely. First destination is ”Cape Manzamo(万座毛)” where is the most famous cape in Okinawa because of its elephant shape. Recommended lunch on this day is either cafe on the seaside or steak restaurant. Our daily driving map will let you know local Taco rice restaurant, fresh fruit smoothie shop, frappe shop too. If you haven't seen tropical fish in Okinawa, "Busena Marine Park(ブセナ海中公園)" is recommended. They provide underwater observatory and Glass-bottom boat. You can watch beautiful fish without wearing swim suit. The final destination is "Kouri Ocean Tower(古宇利オーシャンタワー)" via Kouri Bridge. Driving on the emerald green sea is really exhilarating and may be the best memory of this travel.
Stay at Motobu/Nakijin
You will stay in either Motobu(本部) or Nakijin(今帰仁) area on this day. The two towns are about 20 km away and about 30 minutes by car. Famous "Churaumi Aquarium(美ら海水族館)" is located in Motobu area. It is face to west coast and you can enjoy beautiful sunset. Nakijin is an area with famous sightseeing spot Kouri island and located next to Motobu area. Both area have many hotel choices from very reasonable hotels to 5 star beach resorts. At the fine beach resort, you can enjoy beautiful white sand beach and marine activities. There are a few local restaurants and recommended to have dinner in the resort. Most of accommodations don't charge parking fee.
Day. 5Motobu/Nakijin to Naha
This day will go back to Naha from Motobu/Nakijin. Mileage is about 110km. The first destination is "Churaumi Aquarium(美ら海水族館)" which is one of the biggest aquarium in the world and whaleshark is must-see. They also hold dolphin show for free and please don't miss it. It is better to have lunch near aquarium. Our daily driving map will recommend you popular Okinawa soba shop among locals and BBQ restaurant which is operated by local farmers. After that, "Nago Pineapple Park(ナゴパイナップルパーク)" is also recommended to visit. You can enjoy walking in the pinapple farm and taste it. Then, let's drive to "Minatogawa Stateside Town(港川外国人住宅街)". Originally it was residences for US military and most of them are renovated as nice atmosphere cafes and souvenir shops. Next destination is "Tomari Port Fish Market(泊いゆまち)". If the timing is much, you can see Tsuna cutting scene. If you would like to enjoy shopping before going back to your country, you can stop at a big duty-free shop near the market. There are heavy traffic jam adound Naha especially Kokusai Street and it takes time to return your car too. If you don't stay Naha and take flight on this day, please reach rental car shop at least 3 hours before the flight.
Stay at Naha
You will stay Naha(那覇) city on this day. It is the biggest city in Okinawa and they have many accommodation options. It is city area and all accommodations are not Beach resort but normal western style hotels. Around "Kokusai Street" is consider as downtown area of Naha city and many hotels and restaurants are concentrated. Many restaurants opens till midnight and it is recommended to book your hotels with breakfast only or without meals. Many hotels don't have own parking and they may charge additional parking fee. There are always heavy traffic jam on Kokusai street. Additionally westbound rane from 7: 30 to 9: 00am and eastward rane from 17:00 to 19: 00 is allows for buses and taxis only. Please be careful.
Day. 6Naha to Naha
This day is the day of between two consecutive stay in Naha. Mileage is about 70km only and you can travel leisurely. It is recommended to travel Okinawa southern area in a clock wise direction. The first destination is a "Sefa Utaki(斎場御嶽)" holy place of Ryukyu Kingdom(Ancient Okinawa). You can drive there through Niraikanai Bridge View spot. There are many nice cafes where you can enjoy panolamic ocean view around there and recommended to have a lunch. Our daily driving map will guide you them. The biggest highlight of this day is " Okinawa World Gyokusendo Cave(沖縄ワールド&玉泉洞)". You can touch Okinawa cultures at many traditional Okinawa houses build more than 100 years ago.They hold free traditional dance Eisa every day and please don't miss it. There is another highlight Gyokusendo Cave one of the biggest lime stone cave in Japan. In front of Okinawa world, t"Vallery of Gangala" is also worht to visit. "Peace Memorial Museum(平和祈念資料館)" and "Himeyuri Peace Museum(ひめゆり平和祈念資料館)" the heritage of WWⅡare also recommended to visit to learn what is war. There are many other spots like winary, Glass village, Okinawa style garden and so on. It is better to pick up spots where you would like to visit before departure. If you would like to enjoy shopping before going back to your country, you can stop at big outlet mall near the airport.There are heavy traffic jam adound Naha especially Kokusai Street. If you want to go there it is better not to drive and but walk around. It takes time to return your car too. If you don't stay Naha and take flight on this day, please reach rental car shop at least 3 hours before the flight.
Stay at Naha
You will stay Naha(那覇) city on this day. It is the biggest city in Okinawa and they have many accommodation options. It is city area and all accommodations are not Beach resort but normal western style hotels. Around "Kokusai Street" is consider as downtown area of Naha city and many hotels and restaurants are concentrated. Many restaurants opens till midnight and it is recommended to book your hotels with breakfast only or without meals. Many hotels don't have own parking and they may charge additional parking fee. There are always heavy traffic jam on Kokusai street. Additionally westbound rane from 7: 30 to 9: 00am and eastward rane from 17:00 to 19: 00 is allows for buses and taxis only. Please be careful.
Day. 7Naha to Naha
This day is the day of between two consecutive stay in Naha. Mileage is about 70km only and you can travel leisurely. It is recommended to travel Okinawa southern area in a clock wise direction. The first destination is a "Sefa Utaki(斎場御嶽)" holy place of Ryukyu Kingdom(Ancient Okinawa). You can drive there through Niraikanai Bridge View spot. There are many nice cafes where you can enjoy panolamic ocean view around there and recommended to have a lunch. Our daily driving map will guide you them. The biggest highlight of this day is " Okinawa World Gyokusendo Cave(沖縄ワールド&玉泉洞)". You can touch Okinawa cultures at many traditional Okinawa houses build more than 100 years ago.They hold free traditional dance Eisa every day and please don't miss it. There is another highlight Gyokusendo Cave one of the biggest lime stone cave in Japan. In front of Okinawa world, t"Vallery of Gangala" is also worht to visit. "Peace Memorial Museum(平和祈念資料館)" and "Himeyuri Peace Museum(ひめゆり平和祈念資料館)" the heritage of WWⅡare also recommended to visit to learn what is war. There are many other spots like winary, Glass village, Okinawa style garden and so on. It is better to pick up spots where you would like to visit before departure. If you would like to enjoy shopping before going back to your country, you can stop at big outlet mall near the airport.There are heavy traffic jam adound Naha especially Kokusai Street. If you want to go there it is better not to drive and but walk around. It takes time to return your car too. If you don't stay Naha and take flight on this day, please reach rental car shop at least 3 hours before the flight.
Return a car at Naha
Rental car rental and return at Naha All Okinawa driving routes we providing start and goal at Naha. Below 2 branchs is the most recommended. ①Naha Airport Branch : For travelers who start driving trip after arriving. ②Kenchomae Branch (Kokusai Street) : For travelers who stay Naha before or after driving trip.

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