TOP 3 Outlet Malls You Must Visit in Okinawa

Outlet malls are very popular in Japan. In Okinawa, you may have heard of the“ T Galler-ia Okinawa by DFS” but the“Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA” is also the place can not be missed if you like shopping. There are a lot of products for a lower price, as well as plenty of things to have fun including food and events besides shopping. In this article, we will introduce the top 3 must visit outlet malls in Okinawa.


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1. Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA

1. Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA
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This first outlet mall in Okinawa opened in 2002 and it’s very popular for both locals and tourists. You can easily get to the mall as it is approximately only 15 minutes by car from Naha Airport. There are more than 100 well-known domestic and international brand stores and they offer a lot of products for a lower price than usual.

There are also restaurants and souvenir stores besides clothing stores, so it is recom-mended to stop by during the sightseeing or before returning flight. “Ashibinaa” means “Playground” in Okinawa dialect. This outlet mall is also great for a family with kids be-cause there are stores and events for kids. Now, let us introduce the “Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA” in detail.

1-1. There are a variety of stores!

1-1. There are a variety of stores!
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The mall has a lot of directly-managed stores and authorized resellers such as Gucci, Ferragamo and Coach. Approximately 30% to 50% off the regular price, you can get products from designer brands. You will be able to enjoy shopping every time you go because the stores change the products every season and have a sale.

If you have any bags, clothes and accessories you missed out on buying, try to find them in this outlet mall! The stores sometimes sell products that have already been out of stock, so grab it soon if you find it!

The mall also has 100 yen stores and drugstores, so you can purchase what you need while traveling. Therefore, it is also recommended to go to the mall straight after arriv-ing at Naha Airport. Let’s start with shopping first!

1-2. You can also enjoy food!

1-2. You can also enjoy food!
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Even if you are not keen on shopping, the mall is worth visiting. This is because you can enjoy food in the mall. There are a variety of restaurants such as an Okinawa soba (noodle) restaurant, a buffet serves dishes using local vegetables and an Okinawa-based fast food restaurant called “A&W”.

There are also well-known stores such as “Starbucks Coffee” and ”Baskin-Robbins”, so it is great to stop by the mall even just for a little break. If you are visiting the “Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA”, don’t forget to enjoy food as well as shopping!

1-3. There are a variety of seasonal events!

1-3. There are a variety of seasonal events!
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The “Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA” has a sale every season and puts on shows of performances such as “Eisaa (Traditional Okinawan dance)” regularly.

The third Saturday of each month is “Wakuwaku Kids Day”, which has many kids attrac-tions such as an air playground equipment and mini train. In the winter event “Winter Elegance”, artificial snow will be made and illuminated. For information on shows and events, check out the website and official smartphone applications in advance.

1-4. Don’t forget to go to “Toyosaki Life Style Center TO-MITON” as well!

1-4. Don’t forget to go to “Toyosaki Life Style Center TO-MITON” as well!
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The “Toyosaki Life Style Center TOMITON” is close to the “Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHI-BINAA”. The ”Toyosaki Life Style Center TOMITON” is the large shopping mall which has a variety of clothing stores, 100 yen stores, grocery stores and restaurants such as an Okinawa soba (noodle) restaurant and “Blue Seal Icecream”.

The mall is very close to Naha Airport and Naha city and has a supermarket. Which means this mall is also convenient for long-term travelers. The another good thing is that products you can get from this mall is basically inexpensive since this mall are mainly for locals. When you visit the “Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA”, don’t forget to go to the “Toyo-saki Life Style Center TOMITON” as well.

■基本情報
Name: Toyosaki Life Style Center TOMITON
Address: Toyosaki 1-411, Tomigusuku-shi, Okinawa
Phone: 098-995-8595
[Opening Hours]
Monday – Sunday:10am – 10pm
Open all year round
Access: 15 minutes by car from Naha Airport

Website: http://www.tomiton.jp/

1-5. Information of The Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA

Name: Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA

Address: Toyosaki 1-188, Tomigusuku-shi, Okinawa

Phone: +81-98-891-6000

[Opening Hours]:
Monday – Sunday:10am – 8pm
Depends on stores

Open all year round

Access: 15 minutes by car from Naha Airport

Website: http://www.ashibinaa.com/

2. Jangara-Ya

2. Jangara-Ya
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Outlet stores are not only for products from designer brands but also for many other products. The “Ryukyu Glass Village” is the largest glass factory in Okinawa. The “Jan-gara-Ya” in the “Ryukyu Glass Village” is the Ryukyu glass outlet specialty store, which offers imperfect products and prototypes at affordable prices.

The charm of Ryukyu glass is its warmth and usefulness in daily life. A product of Ryu-kyu glass will be a great souvenir for your family, friends and even for yourself. Visit “Jangara-Ya” and get it at an affordable price.

■基本情報
Name: Ryukyu Glass Village
Address: Fukuji 169, Itoman-Shi, Okinawa
Phone: +81-98-997-4784
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday:10am – 6pm
Open all year round

Webiste: http://www.ryukyu-glass.co.jp/

3. Yomitanzan-Yaki Touki Ichi

3. Yomitanzan-Yaki Touki Ichi
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In the “Yachimun No Sato” in Yomitan-Son, the “Yomitanzan-Yaki Touki Ichi” is held in December every year. “Yachimun” means “Pottery” in Okinawa dialect. In the “Yomitan-zan-Yaki Touki Ichi”, products such as plates, coffee cups and pots will be sold at 20% to 30% discount.

A variety of works ranging from veteran to young craftsmen will be lined up at the “Yomitanzan-Yaki Touki Ichi”, so you can fully enjoy the traditional crafts of Okinawa. Even if you are not going to buy products, it will be very enjoyable for you to have a look at the works. If you are planning to go to Okinawa in December, don’t forget to check out the “Yomitanzan-Yaki Touki Ichi”.

■基本情報
Name: Yachimun No Sato
Address: Zagimi 2653-1, Yomitan-Son, Okinawa
Phone: +81-98-958-6488

Enjoy a good bargain in Okinawa!

One of the best parts of traveling is shopping, right? Looking for souvenirs for your family, friends, and even for yourself is a fun part of any vacation. “Okinawa Outlet Mall ASHIBINAA” is highly recommended for those who like shopping. Let’s enjoy outlet shopping in Okinawa and make your vacation even more fun!

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