At The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa in Japan, simple pleasures bring great joy. Afternoons are savored with an indulgent tea ceremony. A luxury massage within the treetops is a gentle reminder to let go. Offerings at the local market determine the daily menu at the hotel’s Italian restaurant. Five-star guest rooms and suites overlook the tranquil golf course and China Sea. And the nearby Kise Beach is both a destination and an escape. Escape to The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa, a golf and spa resort within the Kise Country Club premises and surrounded on three sides by its 18-hole, championship course overlooking the ocean. The resort features 97 spacious guest rooms, 3 dining outlets offering unique culinary experience, and an award-winning spa situated in a separate building.
Blending the local culture's warmth with the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding hills and sea, The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa is a resort where luxury is expressed through a caring spirit and thoughtful amenities. Moments from Japan's Kise Beach and set amid the championship golf course at Kanehide Kise Country Club, resort guests will discover a true escape. Three, diverse full-service restaurants, Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge, Luxury spa set amid the Yambaru forest, Access to Kise Beach and activities, Venues for intimate events and weddings, 97 modern guest rooms and suites.
Rooms & Suites - Hallmarks of local Ryukyu design pair beautifully with golf course and sea views at this Okinawa hotel. All accommodations feature terraces; some, including the Cabana Room, offer private whirlpools. Spacious layouts include a seating area, workspace, and bathroom with an elegant soaking tub.
Dining - Local market offerings are the driving force behind dining at The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa. At Chura Nuhji restaurant, the daily menu highlights Italian dishes. Wagyu beef is prepared teppanyaki-style at Kise. Okinawan fare is featured at Gusuku. And the city’s renowned liquor is showcased at The Bar. "Chura Nuhji" - Fine Italian Dining Finds an Authentic Home in Okinawa - Chura-Nuhji is an Italian fine dining restaurant in The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa that takes its name from the Okinawan word for beautiful rainbow. An elegant interior offers a sophisticated setting for a magnificent meal prepared with the freshest local market fish, meat, and product, making dining in one of the top Okinawa Italian restaurants a memory to savor. Locations: Hotel Wing, 3rd Lobby Floor Seats: 40 Inside, 20 on the Terrace.
"Kise'' - Offers a relaxed setting serving the highest quality of meats using Okinawa Kuroge Wagyu Beef and market-fresh seafood from the local fish market. Teppanyaki Chef prepares in front of the guests and serves the dishes straight from the grill. Location: Hotel Wing, 3rd Lobby Floor. "Gusuku'' - At The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa offers an all-day, indoor and outdoor dining experience that features a delectable breakfast buffet of Western and Ryukyu menus as well as authentic local dishes. Dinner guests can also enjoy Sanshin's cultural side, a traditional Okinawa three-stringed musical instrument with a distinct tone. "The Lobby Lounge'' - Afternoon Tea is celebrated in different ways around the globe. At The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa, it’s presented with ceremony, grace, and local influences. Hosted in the light-filled, sea-view Lobby Lounge, the midday tradition features savory and sweet selections, including the signature Ritz-Carlton Cake, a dark chocolate dessert infused with bursts of orange. The lounge also offers small plates, cocktails, and spirits, including local Awamori. Location: Hotel Wing, 3rd Lobby Floor.
''The Bar'' - The Bar is the ideal classic bar to enjoy a signature cocktail and selection of Awamori, Okinawa’s own liqueur. The Bar also offers counter seats, table seats, and private rooms so that guests can use the space based on its scenes. Guests can also enjoy selecting cigars to indulge in moments of timeless pleasure for the special nights with us. Awamori Selections Awamori is the most famous liquor in Okinawa. When awamori is aged for three years or more in the kame (earthenware pot) or other containers, it is called “KUSU” – the vintage liquor. The bar offers more than 20 different kinds of awamori in kame as well as cocktails using awamori. Try the “Sima High Ball” - one of the signature cocktails mixed with awamori, Shikwasa, a local citrus fruit, and brown sugar. Location: Hotel Wing, 4th Floor.
''The Library'' - The Library located in front of the outdoor pool offers guests to envelop and relax in the comfortable and elegant hideaway, with the selection of beautiful photographic collection and books related to Okinawa. Drinks and light meals are available. Pool Bar, The Pool Bar, will be open during summertime. Guests at the swimming pool can enjoy a wide selection of light meals, appetizing finger food, hamburger and salad, as well as a varied drinks menu. Location: Hotel Wing, 1st Floor.
The Spa - A bamboo tunnel and lush garden pathway lead guests to The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Okinawa, a two-level retreat adjacent to a primitive forest. The setting is perfect for experiencing the array of treatments highlighting indigenous ingredients, including the Getto plant and tiger clamshells, and local healing practices such as the detoxifying Yambaru Umikaji. With a vitality pool, relaxation cabanas, a dry sauna, and a Japanese coral-tiled steam room, the spa provides a peaceful retreat where guests can easily spend the day.
Area & Activities - From the 14th to the 16th centuries, Okinawa was known as the Ryukyu Kingdom. Traces of that era remain in the form of nine World Heritage Sites scattered across Okinawa, including Sefa-utaki, where a triangle-shaped tunnel formed by two rocks leads to the city’s most sacred altar. As one of Japan’s most popular holiday destinations, Okinawa appeals with more than history and culture. Beaches offer snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing; early in the year, visitors can catch the cherry blossoms in bloom; the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium features four marine life levels; and the preserved Yanbaru forest is perfect for trekking or kayaking. The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa, is conveniently located near US Marine Corps camps Hansen, Foster, and Schwab, and the hotel is pleased to welcome servicemen and women and their families.