MotobuJapan

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Visit Motobu

Escape to relaxing Motobu! Enjoy its aquarium, oceanfront, and beaches.

Explore the seaside area of Motobu—an aquarium, swimming, and popular sights like Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.

Where to stay in Motobu

Okinawa which includes a sandy beach

Bise

4.5/5Wonderful!(2 area reviews)

While visiting Bise, you might make a stop by sights like Emerald Beach and Bise Fukugi Tree Road.

Bise

Top Hotels in Motobu

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Mahaina Wellness Resort Okinawa
Hotel Mahaina Wellness Resort Okinawa
3.5 out of 5
1456, Yamakawa, Motobu, Okinawa-ken
¥7,870
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6

Situated near the boardwalk, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Okinawa Hanasaki Marche and Ocean Expo Memorial Park. Motobu Genki Village and Okinawa ...

4.1/5Very Good! (2,292 reviews)

"Very beautifull resort and room. Excellent breakfast. I wish it could be more chlorine in the indoor swimming pool. I like swimming every day, but I stopped doing so when I saw a lot of children playing in it, and I could not smell chlorine. Water will be healthier with more chlorine. Unfortunately ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Hotel Mahaina Wellness Resort Okinawa
Hotel Orion Motobu Resort & Spa
Hotel Orion Motobu Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
148-1 Bise, Motobu, Okinawa-ken
¥16,199
per night
Feb 18 - Feb 19

Located in Bise, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ocean Expo Memorial Park and Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. Emerald Beach and Bise Fukugi Tree Road ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,319 reviews)

"The worst design is that the shower has a sanded panel. When someone is showering inside, anyone outside can see the shadow quite clearly from the room, especially if the showering person stands close to the glass panel."…"

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

Hotel Orion Motobu Resort & Spa
Ala MAHAINA CONDO HOTEL
Ala MAHAINA CONDO HOTEL
3.5 out of 5
1421-1 Yamakawa, Motobu, Okinawa
¥16,295
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Situated in the entertainment district, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Okinawa Hanasaki Marche and Ocean Expo Memorial Park. Motobu Genki Village ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (90 reviews)

"A lovely hotel to stay. We prepare our breakfast and it is fantastic to have it at the balcony of the room. The view is so beautiful. We hope we could stay one more day to enjoy the speechless environment. The only thing is that the hotel is a litter bit far from the Airport and the best choice is ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Ala MAHAINA CONDO HOTEL

Popular things to do in Motobu

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

4.5/5(86 reviews)

Marvel at huge whale sharks in one of the world’s largest aquariums at this marine center that recreates the aquatic environment of Okinawa’s waters.

Emerald Beach
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Emerald Beach

4.5/5(8 reviews)

Experience the wide array of family-friendly activities on one of Ocean Expo Park’s best beaches, which has three separate areas and an aquarium to explore.

Ocean Expo Memorial Park
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Ocean Expo Memorial Park

5/5(4 reviews)

Visit the biggest aquarium on the island and immerse yourself in the enthralling history of Okinawa at this huge coastal park.

Minna Island Beach
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Minna Island Beach

Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Minna Island Beach during your travels in Motobu? Stroll along the seaside or visit the aquarium in this relaxing area.

Okichan Theater
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Okichan Theater

5/5(2 reviews)

Watch dolphins leap and spin from the water or go eye-to-eye with turtles and manatees at this scenic park on the edge of the East China Sea.

Tropical Dream Center
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Tropical Dream Center

Wander around the greenhouses and experience the delicate aroma and otherworldly beauty of orchids and other tropical flowers in this dreamlike garden.

Top activities in Motobu

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

Make the most of your stay in Okinawa during a sightseeing tour that leads you to a selection of the tropical island's top sites. Tune in to an audio-guide offered in multiple languages while cruising to idyllic destinations like Nago Pineapple Park, Kouri Island, and the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.

Unlimited 4G-LTE WiFi in Naha Airport + FREE Power Bank
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Unlimited 4G-LTE WiFi in Naha Airport + FREE Power Bank

¥432

Use this unlimited pocket WiFi router across Japan. The router provides 4G/LTE high-speed data connection that can connect up to 10 devices. Pick-up and return available at Naha Airport Baggage Storage counter located in the international terminal .

Sightseeing Bus Tour with Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium & Busena Marine Park
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Sightseeing Bus Tour with Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium & Busena Marine Park

¥6,000

Unlock the charms of Okinawa during a full-day sightseeing tour to some of the island's most popular sights. The ideal tour for ocean-lovers, this excursion makes stops at Kouri Island, the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, and Busena Marine Park to peer beneath the surface of the sea.

Vacation Photographer in Okinawa
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Vacation Photographer in Okinawa

¥3,378

Book a private professional photographer for a family trip, destination wedding, secret proposal or just a great day. Prices start at 8.

Okinawa Blue Cave Snorkeling Ticket
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Okinawa Blue Cave Snorkeling Ticket

¥4,864

Blue Cave Ishigaki is the first rank of tourist spots in Okinawa. According to the Blue Cave Okinawa map, you will be able to find the mysterious secret in the underwater blue cave of Okinawa. Make sure you meet the great turtle and colorful fishes when you enter the cave.

Trial Boat Diving for Non-Certified Diver (2 Dives) at around the area of Minna Island, Sesoko Is. in the morning!
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Trial Boat Diving for Non-Certified Diver (2 Dives) at around the area of Minna Island, Sesoko Is. in the morning!

¥18,185

Itinerary Time schedule 08:00 Fill Documents , Changing clothes and payment 8:30 Course information 9:00 Depart from Port 9:30 Conduct to do SCUBA Diving - 10:30 11:00 move another site and start to do 2nd Dive 12:30 Shower and Change of clothes

Reviews of Motobu

4.3

Top Destination

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 10, 2019

Nil

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 7, 2019

Highly recommended

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 3, 2019

After living in Okinawa for a while, Motobu became my favourite place to relax. Whenever I visit, I try to spend a couple of days there. Motobu has all the best of sea and jungle, as well as lots of fun things to do and eat!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 31, 2019

Nice quiet village.

4/5 - Good

Jay

Dec 20, 2018

It's a lovely quiet place. There are some great hole-in-the-wall eating places, but it can be hard to get around without a car.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 12, 2018

So quite place, If you see Churaumi aquarium, should go there.