Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., a global real estate company headquartered in Tokyo, announced that Halekulani Okinawa will open on July 26, 2019. Currently under construction in Onna Village, Halekulani Okinawa will start accepting reservations, before it officially opens, from February 2019.
Halekulani Okinawa, the second Halekulani hotel, will make its appearance in Onna Village on the main island of Okinawa. The resort faces approximately one mile of coastline, and offers 360 rooms, each with an ocean view.
Situated within the Okinawa Kaigan Quasi-National Park, the abundant natural scenery of the resort creates a picturesque landscape. Uniquely positioned among the Okinawan trees and greenery, guests will also get to enjoy the sea with the sound of waves crashing onto the beach.
Halekulani Okinawa’s grounds cover approximately 936,460 square feet in total, with landscaping carried out by Belt Collins, which has a track record in landscaping for beach resort hotels around the world. Generous use of space throughout the resort will allow guests to relax while enjoying the natural surroundings.
All 360 rooms will have at least 538 square feet of space including 47 suites sized between 818 square feet to 3,164 square feet. In addition, Halekulani has five villas, which will also boast their own private pools and natural hot springs.
All interiors of the hotel have been designed by New York-based Champalimaud Design. The design of the guest rooms will offer the traditional Halekulani theme of “seven shades of white,” a simple color scheme that sets off the views outside the windows. Every space will be designed to meld with the sea and sky, symbolizing the style of Okinawa’s new luxury resort.
The hotel will house four signature restaurants: All-day Dining, Innovative, Steak & Wine, and Japanese Cuisine. These will offer a host of dishes that bring out ingredients from all over Japan, including local Okinawan foods that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The Innovative restaurant has appointed the Two-Star Michelin chef, Hiroyasu Kawate (Florilege) as their consulting chef.
Halekulani Okinawa will offer an array of facilities including a beachfront of white sand extending along a north-south direction, five different styles of indoor and outdoor swimming pools. One of the pools is adorned with Halekulani’s signature orchid and is one of the most prestigious spa facilities in Japan with a bath fed by a natural hot spring.
For more information, visit www.okinawa.halekulani.com.