The trips to Okinawa always attracts visitors thanks to its beautiful landscapes, but with this self-sufficient journey to the wilderness this time, Living Nomads will take you to places to experience, relax about culture and cuisine that you can’t find anywhere. That are the best cafes in Okinawa.
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The Okinawan Islands are considered one of the tourist paradises in southern Japan. Despite the Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter, the weather here always is very pleasant, with countless natural wonders, making Okinawa trips always the first choice in the bucket list of any visitor. Therefore, today’s article will be a journey of the team who is afraid of the sun, gentle chill.
First, we also need to prepare some necessary things for the journey to Okinawa. It’s a 4G tourist sim with unlimited data to live virtual every second, update locations and most importantly, avoid getting lost. When traveling to Okinawa, a destination with countless experiences from the North to the South, it is necessary to own a JR Pass to able to traveling by any public transport. At the same time, you can learn about renting electric bicycle or private car charter to be more proactive in your itinerary.
Converted from 100-year-old architecture, Ufuya is one of the restaurants and cafes bearing bold Japanese style. From cuisine to décor, this is a unique cultural painting for a trip to Okinawa. Despite its garden design, it is still very Japanese, so for those who like to live virtual, do not need to worry that no one knows whether you are traveling to Okinawa or not.
Ufuya’s cuisine is mostly Okinawa’s specialties and Soba noodles served with Agu pork.
Next to the cafe is a stone park, ready to serve any virtual living photo frame.
It will be open from 11am to 5pm and 6pm to 10pm on weekdays, last order will end one hour before closing hour.
Address: 90 Nakayama, Nago, Okinawa 905-0004, Japan
Hours: 11AM–5PM, 6–10PM
Phone: +81 980-53-0280
Best cafes in Okinawa: Yachimun Kissa Shisa-en (Yachimun café)
If anyone has ever been fascinated by the rustic style of Totto-chan coffee shop in Dalat, Yachimun Kissa Shisa-en will be a place you have to go when traveling to Okinawa. What is better when enjoy fruit juice or a cup of tea and mingled with the birdsong and rustling leaves of the forest trees?
Like many other cafes with different tastes, Yachimun’s operating hours are very “artist”, the shop is open from 11 am to 7 pm and is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays so please pay attention. One more thing is that the restaurant only accepts payment in Yen and the menu has only has a few dishes in English only.
Address: 1439 Izumi, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
Hours: 11am – 7pm / Mondays, Tuesdays: Closed
Phone: +81 980-47-2160
Best cafes in Okinawa: Fuyu Café
Immersed in the space between the forest and the sea, the Okinawa trip will be captured most fully through the lens of Fuyu cafe. The combination could not be more perfect when we be experienced the full beauty of nature and architecture without dead angle, this will be a great place for diaries to Okinawa to make everyone admire.
The design of Fuyu cafe consists of two floors and a garden, each spot has a different panoramic view no matter at any position, we still have impressive frames.
Address: Akinohana-8-1 Tamagusuku, Nanjo, Okinawa
Best cafes in Okinawa: Yagiya
Each of us has probably seen the summer in the Japanese countryside through movies or anime. As for the “personality” style travelers, Yagiya will be a special place, taking you to a peaceful countryside experience on a trip to Okinawa.
Located 30 to 40 minutes from Naha Airport, the road to Yagiya is surrounded by fields of sugarcane and vegetables, different from the one Okinawa is often seen on tourist sites. You will feel like stepping back in time to your homeland, where all sorrow is defeated by the grandparents’ food of the cafe.
Especially in Okinawa, the houses with more than 100 years old after being transformed into cafes are always crowded, Yagiya is no exception. Famous for Okinawa Soba noodles, this place is always bustling with diners, most people come for the special traditional cuisine and the space of “grandparents” and so on.
Address: 1172 Oton, Yaese-cho, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa.
Hours: 11AM–3:45PM / Tuesday: Closed
Phone: +81 98-998-277
In addition to relaxing moments with the nature at these cafes, you can also go to other places via Day Tour explore Okinawa and famous places within a day on a hop on – hop off bus. Both convenient and there’s no need to worry too much about scheduling.
Some day tours, activities, tickets in Okinawa you can refer more:
- Okinawa Hip Hop Bus One Day Tour: Cape Manza, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium & More
- Main Island Enjoy Pass in Okinawa
- Car Rental for Okinawa, Ishigaki Island, and Miyakojima Island (Several Days)
- Churashima Okinawa Bus Day Tour (Naha Departure)
Are you looking for more Okinawa travel guide and top things to do in Okinawa: Tours, activities, attractions and other things? Read more: Okinawa travel blog (Okinawa blog) — The fullest guide for your wonderful first trip to Okinawa, Japan.