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Gala Aoiumi

915 Takashiho, Yomitan-son, Nakagami-gun 904-0323, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-958-3940
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2 hours well spent

We spent about 2 hours there doing glass blowing (15 mins) + sea salt making (40 mins) + shopping... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Siok H
via mobile
So many fun activities for kids

We took our 7 & 4 year olds here and made salt as well as painted stained glass. All the workers... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Debbi B
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Tokyo, Japan
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Shall be able to experience diverse elements of Okinawa through the beauty of the sea and the wonders of salt, all while enjoying 180-degree panoramic views of Yomitan's cobalt-blue ocean. Okinawan salt, Okinawan pottery, Ryukyu glass, Okinawa's coral reefs, Okinawan souvenirs.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good55%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sea salt” (5 reviews)
“make your own” (4 reviews)
“pizza place” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
915 Takashiho, Yomitan-son, Nakagami-gun 904-0323, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 98-958-3940
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We spent about 2 hours there doing glass blowing (15 mins) + sea salt making (40 mins) + shopping for local produce + enjoying the beautiful sea view. Serene place. My daughters enjoy the experience.

Thank Siok H
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愛美 又, 広報担当マネージャー at Gala Aoiumi, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Siok H Thank you for enjoyed blown glass and salt making experience, and even shopping and scenery. We are pleased that your daughters enjoyed it. Thank you for your comment. We are waiting for you to come again.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We took our 7 & 4 year olds here and made salt as well as painted stained glass. All the workers were incredibly nice and helpful. They did their best to explain things to us despite the language barrier and we're very friendly. The sea...More

Thank Debbi B
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愛美 又, 広報担当マネージャー at Gala Aoiumi, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Debbi B Thank you very much for coming to the Gala Aoiumi. Thank you for your kind words to staff. I'm so glad to hear that. I will tell them your comments. I think that they will be very happy. We are waiting for...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Found Gala Aoiumi from Okinawa's various travel websites (that includes downloadable coupons for discounts on activities and snacks). Because we were taking public transportation, I wanted to make sure it was worth the walk from the bus station. At the time there wasn't much written...More

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愛美 又, 広報担当マネージャー at Gala Aoiumi, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear dimsumcafe Thank you very much for coming to the Gala Aoiumi. I was glad that you enjoyed the salt-making experience as planned. Thank you for your kind words to staff. I'm so glad to hear that. I will tell them your comments. I think...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good location and ocean view, a standard souvenir that features a variety of salt, Ice cream shop that's pretty good, Ryukru galss shop where you can make your own glass for prices from 2500 yen to 3300 yen plus extras if you want, they also...More

Thank Kurt I
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愛美 又, 広報担当マネージャー at Gala Aoiumi, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Kurt I Thank you very much for coming to the Gala Aoiumi. thank you for your comment. We are waiting for you to come again.

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

They will teach you how to make sea salt out of sea water and they will provide you a container to bring the salt home

Thank Danny C
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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Buy tickets at Gala, make your way down the hill and you will find a place called Sea Seed. Sea seed shows you the different stages of coral growth in their efforts of conservation. The coral is beautiful and depending on the season, they may...More

Thank DonnaHMcK
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

the place gives good view on the ocean and shore. not too much to do with the salt making in fact, just a very small scale facility is show-cased. it carries ceramic-making and glass-making workshop, a place you can plan to spend 40-60 mins.

Thank dhui
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Very nice glass blowing experience. Staff were all very nice and patient. There're a vast choices of colors and patterns you can choose for your final product. They also have lessons for pottery, salt making and even scuba diving too. This place also got an...More

Thank Eric L
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

Off the beaten path, but worth the trip. At the swa salt factory you with help from a very pleasant staff member boil sea water until salt appears. Then you transfer to a cute little pottery jar and take home a little hand made souvenir...More

Thank James B
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

We came here just to make our own sea salt. The water they give you has already been condensed 7 times hence it only took 30 minutes to make the sea salt. Actually I was quite amazed that we were able to make the sea...More

Thank Free D
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