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White Beach, Okinawa

Great for groups & families (lots of camper trailers available) & couples (recommend cabins on top of the hill)

Located on North (& west) of island @ White Beach Naval Base; About 30 minute drive from Gate 2 at Kadena AB

Tel:  642-2264 (White Beach MWR)

Cost:  Free entrance to DOD beaches
Special Features:

  • Cabins (located on “Snuggler’s Cove Bluff”).  See picture above and slideshow.
  • Sea side campers – trailers for rent just 60 yards from the beach ($30-35 per night depending on size of trailer); campers have water and gas hookups (2-burner cooking stove), as well as bathing & restroom facilities.
  • Beach-side playgrounds for the kids, restrooms with showers, picnic pavilions, and firepits for barbecuing
  • Camping spots
  • Free pool (open spring-fall) – Mid May thru end Oct
  • Available for rent:  watersports gear (sailboat, windsurfing, jetski, paddle boats).  Note that they will not rent out the gear when certain ships are in the port.
Notes:   Bring sandals or water shoes (lots of coral & seaglass on beach)

Review
Two main beach areas, swimming restricted to one side.  Note that a ton of coral is exposed at low tide, so plan on swimming at high tide time.  Very quiet area of the island, super relaxing.

White Beach Cabins:

  • House 1-6 people
  • Private bathroom
  • Indoor & outdoor furniture
  • Air conditioned
  • Refrigerator, stove, dishware, TV & DVD player, BBQ Grill (firepit)
  • Beach is accessible directly via stairs (a fairly substantial climb/descent – not the best for those with real little kiddos for going up and down)
  • Dining available at the Ocean Cliff Club (limited hours) & at fast food facilities (pizza, burgers)
  • Small shoppette
  • Cabins range in cost from $45-75 per night.  Weekly and monthly discounts available.

Important phone numbers

Navy White Beach Rec Center Office:  642-2264 or -2207

Cabin Reservations: 634-6952 or -6592 or 6342.  OR email to mwr.reservations@cfao.navy.mil

More pictures and information available here

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