Sea Friend Hotel


If you have decided to spend your holidays in one of the most visited place of Japan called Tokashiki Island, then choosing a place to stay comes a big problem. There are plenty of B and B services, camping opportunities and of course hotels which seem far from European design and amenities but still are too welcoming and warm. But in order to avoid troubles, try to book your room before visiting this astonishing part of the world.

Sea Friend hotel is situated in Shimajiri District and is very close to the most popular beach of Tokashiki Island: Aharen Beach. You will need up to five minutes to get to the beach and enjoy the stunning view of Eastern China Sea. If you are planning to stay in Sea Friend hotel, make sure to visit famous Shiseibyo Temple which is only 25 minutes bus way and is worth visiting place in this region.

The rooms

The hotel is not very big and has only 14 rooms inside which are even though small but very clean and tidy. Decorated in Japanese style they are mostly comfortable, but don’t expect to see very well equipped rooms. In case you are looking for European luxury hotel, Sea Friend is not the one you will love. Don’t forget to take your own hairdryer because the rooms don’t have it. Whether you are accompanied with your pets, this hotel is not the best option because pets are not allowed here. The rooms all have free Wi-Fi accessibility, separate showers and bathtubs and TV. Other important amenities include phones and free toiletries.

The beach

The beach is something extraordinary and visitors enjoy staying here both in sunlight and sunsets. The breathtaking view is awesome and very often becomes one of the most liked photos on Instagram and Facebook. You will definitely enjoy snorkeling, kayaking and scuba diving because this place is just for these activities. When going to the beach don’t forget to ask for umbrellas, beach towels and beach sun loungers from friendly staff of the hotel to avoid borrowing them in the beach.


Check-out starts at 10:00 AM. Be aware that the minimum age for check-in is 18 years old, otherwise they will not allow you to stay in the hotel. Check-in starts at 2:00 PM, therefore try not to be late to manage everything in time.

The Cuisine

There is a restaurant in Sea Friend Hotel where you can enjoy delicious and extraordinary Japanese food. Breakfast is served in the hotel buffet each morning from 7:30 to 9:00. Visitors enjoy not only free breakfast but also tasty food like fried rice which is something worth to taste when you are here.

Many people say it’s not important where you stay for your holiday but how you spend your time. But choosing a place to stay is an important decision, so we highly recommend you to explore all the possible options before choosing the one you wish to stay in. Holidays must be full of happiness, fun and unforgettable moments!

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