The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. has opened its first luxury resort in Japan: The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa.
The resort’s 97 guestrooms and two suites have balconies overlooking the East China Sea and the grounds of the Kise Country Club.
The contemporary design features Shurijo face motifs, red clay roof tiles, white walls and ponds.
Food and beverage options include the Italian fine dining restaurant Chura-Nuhji, Kise teppanyaki restaurant, and Gusuku, which serves Japanese, Okinawan and international cuisine all day.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa by Espa draws on Chinese, Indian, European and Balinese spa cultures. The spa has four treatment rooms, four dry treatment rooms, outdoor cabanas for Thai or shiatsu massage, two suites with private decks and stone baths, a nail studio, relaxation room, indoor pool, fitness center, and a heat experience with steam sauna, hot tubs, and a stone sauna with weathered coral tiles.
Spa treatment rooms have views of the ancient Yambaru Forest, and the spa’s design features a forest motif.