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Escape to quaint Chatan! Enjoy its oceanfront, beaches, and parks.

Explore the seaside city of Chatan—beaches, shopping, and popular sights from American Village to Sunset Beach.

Where to stay in Chatan

Oldest bridge on Okinawa!

Hamagawa

4/5Very Good!(5 area reviews)

While Hamagawa isn't home to many top sights, American Village and Kadena Air Base are some notable places to visit nearby.

Hamagawa
Mihama American Village featuring shopping

Mihama

4.5/5Wonderful!(36 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Mihama, American Village and Sunset Beach are top sights worth seeing.

Mihama

Top Hotels in Chatan

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa
Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa
3.5 out of 5
9-22 Mihama, Chatan Cho, Nakagami-gun, Chatan, Okinawa-ken
The price is ¥10,342 per night

Located in Mihama, this hotel is steps from Depot Island, American Village, and Sunset Beach. Chatan Park and Araha Beach are also within 1 mi (2 km).

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,161 reviews)

"We had a great time at Vessel Hotel. Clean and Friendly With a great view."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Vessel Hotel Campana Okinawa
Lequ Okinawa Chatan Spa & Resort
Lequ Okinawa Chatan Spa & Resort
3.5 out of 5
34-2 Mihama, Chatan, Okinawa
The price is ¥13,059 per night

Located in Mihama, this spa hotel is steps from Akara Gallery and American Village. Sunset Beach and Chatan Park are also within 10 minutes.

4.7/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)

"Only major negative thing that I wish I would have known ahead of time is that the spa is NOT tattoo friendly. I know in mainland this is a problem but have yet to run into it here. Would have been nice to know"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Lequ Okinawa Chatan Spa & Resort
Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort
Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort
4.5 out of 5
40-1 Mihama, Chatan, Okinawa-ken
The price is ¥30,900 per night

This family-friendly Chatan hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of American Village and Sunset Beach. Okinawa Convention Center and University ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Great attentive staff. The team helped me to learn the facilities and nearby sites."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort

Popular places to visit in Chatan

American Village
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American Village

4/5(135 reviews)

This American-style mall offers a huge selection of shopping and entertainment options as well as one of the biggest amusement parks on Okinawa. 

Sunset Beach
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Sunset Beach

4/5(85 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Sunset Beach, a popular beach in Chatan. Discover the sunsets and restaurants in this quaint area.

Araha Beach
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Araha Beach

4/5(2 reviews)

Spend a relaxing day at the seaside on gorgeous Okinawa Beach, complete with a shipwreck playground, several picnic pavilions, a safe swimming zone and quiet walking trails.

Kokusai Dori
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Kokusai Dori

4.5/5(139 reviews)

Naha’s lively main street is home to an array of superb restaurants, souvenir shops and galleries selling fine glassware. 

Shurijo Castle
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Shurijo Castle

4.5/5(139 reviews)

Take a tour of this lavishly decorated hilltop castle that was home to powerful Japanese kings for more than 400 years.

Tomari Port
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Tomari Port

4/5(55 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Naha with a trip to Tomari Port. Stroll along the beautiful beaches or visit the shops in this culturally rich area.

Top things to do in Chatan

Sightseeing Bus Tour with Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium & Nago Pineapple Park
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Sightseeing Bus Tour with Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium & Nago Pineapple Park

¥6,000
Per adult
Bus Tour with Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium & Manza Submarine Jr
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Bus Tour with Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium & Manza Submarine Jr

¥6,000
Per adult
78% of travellers recommend
Starlight Evening Dinner Cruise on the East China Sea
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Starlight Evening Dinner Cruise on the East China Sea

¥8,500
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Okinawa South Bus Tour
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Okinawa South Bus Tour

¥4,722
Per adult
Okinawa MOBY DICK Dinner Cruise
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Okinawa MOBY DICK Dinner Cruise

¥2,468
Per adult
Okinawa Zoo and Museum Admission Ticket
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Okinawa Zoo and Museum Admission Ticket

¥422
Per adult

Reviews of Chatan

4.6

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 66.3157894736842%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 30.526315789473685%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 2.1052631578947367%
2 - Disappointing
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5/5 - Excellent

Apple

Jan 5, 2020

It is a very relaxing place.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 8, 2019

Traffic was pretty heavy all the time, the city is pretty, there were many parks and beautiful beaches.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 30, 2019

I wish I could live here, even with all the tourists, its such a great place in Okinawa, convenient to my life with everything a foreigner could want. Currency Exchange, shopping, nature, Public transportation, Quick access to most of the Bases.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 14, 2019

We can do everything there.We don’t have to go to Naha. It’s my wife’s home town.I love it.

5/5 - Excellent

JohnKeithParker

Oct 31, 2019

Convenient to Jagaru dojo (Seibukan), American Village and restaurants.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 30, 2019

It is convenient to family on a military base. Visited other areas and mainland.

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