Manza Beach Resort offers the best marine leisure experience
ANA Intercontinental Manza Beach Resort in Onna Village is located on a long, narrow peninsula that sticks out into the East China Sea, and because of its location, the resort is almost completely surrounded by the ocean. The view from the hotel is superb, and its’ location close to the center point of the island makes it easy for visitors to reach various parts of the island, both north and south.
The resort offers a huge variety of beach and marine sports activities, including a novelty attraction called “Ocean Park”, a fun playground for kids through adults. A beach opening ceremony will be held on March 18th, with free admission to the Ocean Park and free cruising Submarine Jr. II for locals, foreigners and tourists!
Also, all season long Manza Beach Resort is offering a special deal for OkinaWanderer readers, ¥1500 for adults and ¥1250 for kids to enter the Ocean Park, and ¥3500 for adults and ¥1800 for kids to get the Ocean Park Lunch Set where one can enjoy Ocean Park along with a lunch buffet. Also, Submarine Jr. II entry is ¥1750 for adults and ¥1250 for kids, and ¥3500 for adults and ¥1800 for kids to the Submarine Jr. II lunch set. During lunch hours, readers can also get a 10% discount at Salvatore Cuomo & Bar Beach Side Italian Restaurant. To take advantage of the above deals, all you need to do is mention that you’re a reader of OkinaWanderer. It’s that simple!
Marine sport activities include jet skis, dragon boats, pleasure cruises, offshore fishing, and a semi-submarine moving aquarium called Submarine Jr. II. Submarine Jr. II is a very good experience for kids and an excellent opportunity to explore ocean life. Some activities require advance reservations, and details are posted on the resort website, http://www.anaintercontinental-manza.jp/. The website is in Japanese, English and Chinese.
Yoshio Kaneko, the Marketing Director at the resort says, “We welcome all to enjoy all of our facilities and equipment. Just come and have fun at the beach, pamper your palate with a delicious meal, relax in the spa or just have a good time at the poolside. We are happy to help you relax and have a good time at our resort. I’m looking forward to your visit with us!” He further explains that the hotel has many packages for special events like weddings, meetings, and parties.
The hotel has 397 rooms, all with an ocean view. The majority of visitors to Manza Beach are couples in their 30’s to 40’s, families and seniors. Many guests of the wedding parties held in the hotel also stay there. The hotel offers plenty of fun activities to local people, too, including the U.S. military and foreign community on the island.
Manza Beach Resort has a number of overnight or longer-term stay package available, and features a variety of restaurants including Salvatore Cuomo & Bar, which serves fresh oven-baked Napoli Pizza, and The Orchid that offers Ryukyu style dining, entertainment and local delicacies. The Urumo Spa is designed for relaxation time, and the beach side Bar Wavy is a popular spot to just slow down and relax.
All menus in the hotel restaurants are bi-lingual, and there is always staff at hand who can speak English or Chinese.
Staying at the hotel is great, but just visiting and enjoying the wide range of activities is also fun for Okinawa residents! As a special treat, persons over 65 years of age get a 50% discount and under 6 are free on lunch at Restaurant Aqua Belle.
ANA Intercontinental Manza Beach Resort is located at 2260 Seragaki, Onna Village.