Mihama aims to become largest mid-island resort hub
Chatan Town presented Jun. 17th a plan to public to develop the Mihama district of the town into the largest resort area of the middle part of Okinawa.
In order to achieve the goal, the town planners aim to attract a concentration of shopping malls and resort hotels to the area. Currently, a block of land in the Fisherina area just south of Hilton Chatan Resort is in its final stages of its sale to a company that wants to build a new resort hotel on the land.
According to Chatan Town officials, three more lots just north of Hilton, are also under development plans to build hotels. Two of them are already have confirmed buyers.
Specifically, the town planners want the area to become a stronghold for visitors who stay for long periods at a time.