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Despite very long hours of flight from anywhere, the island attracts tourists with its sunny beaches, golf courses, underwater world, and memories of the Pacific War. An ideal setting to settle in the heart of unspoiled nature and enjoy the idleness and ocean breeze while smelling the scent of history. Lovers of underwater wrecks, hold your breath!

 

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Discover the region

The island has a history of four millennia and more than 130 of its sites are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Discover the legend of Two Lovers Point and attend cultural events in Chamorro Village. Visit the capital Hågatña on a four-kilometre walking tour that stops at 17 historic sites. Come and admire the slat stones, these ancestral pillars topped by a cup-shaped rock, which supported the houses. The Andersen Air Force Base, built during the Second World War and located at the end of the island, is a testimony to American military defense in the region. Learn about Guam's key role during the Second World War at the Pacific War Museum.

Relax on some of the island's most beautiful beaches, such as Ypao Beach Park, Ritidian Point, Tumon Beach and Gun Beach. Its tropical climate, abundant marine life and dazzling white sand make it a dream destination for travelers seeking water sports and absolute relaxation. Offshore, divers have a rare opportunity to explore two ships from two different wars, lying side by side on the ocean floor. The German cruiser SMS Cormorant II sank during the First World War, while the Japanese cargo ship Tokai Maru sank during the Second World War.

Stay in the Tumon Bay area, home to a variety of hotels, restaurants, attractions and entertainment venues. On Guam, you really get value for money since no taxes are applied on purchases. Shoppers will find luxury brands sold alongside unique local craft creations. To meet the island's inhabitants, what better way to get to know them than to stop at Chamorro Village Night Market, where visitors can taste local specialities, shop and attend shows. It is the ideal place to immerse yourself in the "Hafa Adai", the spirit of solidarity and pride in the island's history.