Okinawa is renowned for its tropical climate, broad white sand beaches and pristine coral reefs. Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort is a conversion project featuring extensive renovations of both its guestrooms and public spaces. Open to guests now, the resort is on track to add a new wing with additional guestrooms, as well as a variety of hotel features, including a wellness center, new dining options and unique meeting spaces, by December 2016.
“This is an exciting chapter in the Sheraton brand’s history as we bring Starwood’s most global and iconic brand back to Okinawa with the opening of Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort,” said Lothar Pehl, Senior Vice President, Operations and Global Initiatives,Starwood Hotels & ResortsAsia Pacific. “Catering to leisure and business travelers alike, Sheraton will deliver its highly-personalized service, premium amenities and compelling programming to ensure an effortless stay for guests in this tropical oasis.”
Each of the resort’s 200 newly renovated guestrooms and suites offers all of the Sheraton brand’s signature amenities and services, including a premium sleep experience and rain shower, as well as balconies with sweeping views of the East China Sea. The resort also features a fully renovated lobby, which boasts an open, airy atmosphere, allowing guests to both work efficiently and relax and unwind. For meetings and functions, Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort offers 260 square meters of modern indoor space, including a large ballroom, smaller meeting rooms and a pre-function area.
“Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort is set to elevate the local hospitality landscape here in Okinawa, especially as the island continues to be a sought-after beach resort destination for domestic leisure tourism and also increasingly, for affluent global travelers,” said Jean-Raphael Felus, General Manager and Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort. “We look forward to welcoming guests to this beautiful location, and in delivering an effortless experience that will enable them to explore everything this island has to offer.”