Cost of Living in Okinawa

I’ve been in Okinawa for over a month and it is a lot cheaper than I had expected.

Cost of Food in Okinawa

This is an example of a meal that I had at a cafeteria-style restaurant in Naha, Okinawa that cost me about USD $4, including the udon noodles:

Okinawan food at a restaurant

This tasty udon was about $2:

Japanese udon noodles photo

Cost of Cheap Accommodation in Okinawa

Okinawan guest houses or dormitories (hostels) cost between 1,000 and 2,000 yen per night. 1,500 yen per night is average. A typical weekly-rate is 10,000 yen for a dorm bed. The accommodation is comfortable and clean.

More information about the cost of living and travel in Okinawa coming soon.