Seaside House

Important Announcement

  • Organizers are asked to refrain from holding an event if COVID-19 state of emergency or priority measures such as prevention of spread are issued for Okinawa Prefecture for the time of the event. Organizers of existing reservations are asked to prepare prompt measures according to the future alert levels of Okinawa Prefecture.
  • When using OIST venues, please follow Okinawa Prefecture's latest COVID-19 countermeasure Policy as well as the COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for External Events at OIST.
  • Some restrictions apply to the choice of venues, as well as to the limit of number of events and attendees as an infection prevention measure.
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Only 1.5 km from the Main Campus, Seaside House overlooks the East China Sea in Onna Village with a spectacular view of coral reefs and islands.

Facility Guide


The multi-functional building serves as a venue for international workshops and seminars.


Seminar Room

Seminar Room is a multi-purpose conference hall used for workshops, seminars, courses and large meetings. The room is equipped with network access and can seat 65 people.

Chura Hall

Chura Hall is a multi-purpose space for meetings, and a dining space for participants of workshops, seminars, courses, etc.

Meeting Room

There are 2 meeting rooms, each with a capacity for 12. The glass walls not only are beautiful but also function as a whiteboard.


Guest Rooms

There are 22 twin guest rooms located on the second and third floors of Seaside House. The guest rooms are used as accommodation for participants of workshops and courses. All guest rooms provide access to the Internet.

Secure LAN / Shower, Restrooms / Air Conditioned / Building Phones

Other Facilities

Network Availability

Ethernet LAN Seminar Room、Meeting Room、Guest Room
Wireless LAN Seminar Room、Meeting Room、Guest Room、Lounge、Chura Hall

soft-drink and snack vending machines / washer/dryer-equipped laundries (Free)

Floor Map


Access to Seaside House via bus, taxi or car

For further information, please see the Campus Access page for bus routes, maps, and other details.


Onna Village, where Seaside House is located, is a well-known resort area. The village faces the sea to the West and is rich in natural beauty, with 80% of its land covered in forests.

Work in inspiring natural surroundings.
Socialize between meetings or just relax and enjoy the view.

Space designed for Ocean View
The hallways are fitted with glass to allow expansive ocean views from within the building.