Top Tourist Attractions In Guam

The top tourist attractions in Guam, story which is a U.S. overseas territory, medicine are probably the most understated in the Pacific Ocean. But unknown to many, this is actually quite a beautiful island. And apart from the naval and aerial bases, it hosts a multitude of beautiful sites that would make any vacation memorable. There is a reason it is highly popular among the Japanese travelers. But they should be emphasized to other Asian, European and even American tourists to rid them of their biases. It is this feature’s hope to reach out to a number of people and present them with the greatness of the country.

View of Tumon Bay from Two Lovers Point.

View of Tumon Bay from Two Lovers Point.

Several of the top tourist attractions in Guam is found in the city of Tumon, which is located on its western Pacific end. As mentioned earlier, this is where most Japanese head to for vacation. It is the ultimate pleasure paradise, hosting beautiful coastlines, numerous world class hotels and shopping venues, as well as a variety of recreational sites – Pleasure Island, an indoor aquarium, Sandcastle Las Vegas-styled theaters, as well as a group of public golf courses – that make up for a fun and/or relaxing getaway.

Now, just 1 mile off the southern coast of the country is the Cocos Island, which is another great tourist spot people should check out. Here, visitors get to lounge in about 100 acres of white sand and just escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are no inhabitants in this place so guests can be assured of privacy. And with tour guides and their equipment, they can indulge in an afternoon of snorkeling, jet skiing, and parasailing. If they’re lucky, they might even get to share the waters with the migrating dolphins and interact with these creatures.

 A small square tunnel built out of natural rock on Tumon Bay, Guam.

A small square tunnel built out of natural rock on Tumon Bay, Guam.

The Blue Hole is one of the water-based top tourist attractions in Guam and it can only be explored through diving. This vertical cave lying on the ocean flore off the Orote Peninsula opens at about 50 meters and then further expands to a width of 135 meters. It houses schools of large tuna, unicorn fishes and reef sharks, along with numerous soft and hard corals, sea whips and eels. But only expert divers are advised to visit it. Other incredible dive sites worth exploring on the sea surrounding Guam are the two Japanese warships stuck out in Apra Harbor – the Kitzagawa Maru and Tokei Maru – Anae Island’s underwater passage,  and the 11 mile reef.


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