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Mihama American Village

Mihama, Nakagami-gun, Chatan-cho 904-0115, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 22-358-9306
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Good for an evening

For me, the reason to go to Chatan is to scuba dive (see my review of Okinawa 39ers). The seaside... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jody M
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Sarasota, Florida
Hub of Chatan-town

AV, as we in Okinawa call American Village for short, is the hub of the Chatan area. It sits in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachael C
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Mihama, Nakagami-gun, Chatan-cho 904-0115, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For me, the reason to go to Chatan is to scuba dive (see my review of Okinawa 39ers). The seaside is beautiful, sunsets fantastic, and I loved where we stayed (highly recommend Beach Tower Mihana). But the beach water for swimming is so warm it...More

Thank Jody M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

AV, as we in Okinawa call American Village for short, is the hub of the Chatan area. It sits in a very central area between 2 large US military installations right on the waterfront. It has tons of restaurants, shopping, arcades, bowling, go-carton, etc so...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The town is pretty catered towards tourism but don't let that put you off! It has good shops and restaurants as well as a convenient spot to watch the sunset. Most hotels are located opposite the village or even in the village itself so taking...More

Thank Cj23455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting a friend I was able to go for a scenic run every morning through American Village. Loved it! There's plentiful of restaurants, bars, a mall, and even an arcade there. It's a nice area to go for a walk/run and roam around. Enjoy

Thank KariXO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from the pretty lights at night, Ferris wheel and some of the shops I didn't find this place that interesting. I guess it's main appeal is the American theme. Stayed for a short walk, ate Blue Seal ice cream and enjoyed a quick ramen...More

Thank HKP852
Reviewed 12 June 2017

With a Ferris Wheel, chili dogs and ice cream, Bowling alley and karaoke under the shadow of the Hilton Hotel, it is a day in stereotypical USA except you are actually in Japan. The shopping experience is not great, lots of tourist shops, non branded...More

Thank CanuckJames
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place, but i hate when the center of the place has to be a parkinglot. Why cant people walk a bit so that the area could be more compact. Now the cars take a lot of Nice shopping and restaurant area.

Thank Jan-Gregory_L
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A lot of west-coast and Portland themes going on here. Like a west coast Theme park/ tourist trap. Great coffee and sandwiches to be found. A nice place to roam and relax. Watch the people. A lot of Americans from the base, of course. Very...More

Thank ShonanNeko
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Ideal place to relax with friends and family, with lots of restaurants and shops. The mood is cheerful and very american, but a lot of Okinawa people go there to enjoy the evening.

Thank SamsamInJapan
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place to walk around, but full of shops selling overpriced, junky souvenirs. We enjoyed having a place to stroll around after dinner, but I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to stop here.

Thank krickett904
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