The largest island in Micronesia in terms of population, Guam is an interesting mix of Gum culture and US influence. Accommodation in Guam ranges from budget hostels to six-star luxury resort hotels.
Top Things to Do in Guam
Guam has no less than seven world-class 18-hole golf courses to challenge players of any level, making the island a true heaven for golfers. All golf courses are open to the public.
If water sports are more your thing, then Guam will not disappoint, with some fantastic scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing and snorkelling in seas never drop below 82 degrees Fahrenheit, even in the cool season.
Guam has a fantastic selection of water parks, pools, water slides, water zoos, aerobics and an aquarium that visitors can swim through. The island also features eco-island tours, deep sea fishing trips, boat charters and submarine tours.
Best Cities to Visit in Guam
Tumon, the capital, has lots going on for such a small island. Every water sport you can think of is represented here; there are fun water parks and sea-life adventures for the kids, romantic hideaway beaches and tropical lagoons for the adults, making it a city for everyone.
Yona village is a must for World War II history buffs, as it was the location for two concentration camps, Menenggon Camp and Sinan Camp. Yona is also the site of a breeding ground for giant turtles and marine birds.
Located on the western shore of the island, the district of Tamuning is Guam’s main tourist area and is also where the capital, Tumon, is located.
Apart from beautiful Guam hotels, this island has apartment style accommodation situated along the beachfront. Cheap hotels in Guam can be found further inland along with guesthouses and self-catering cottages. Modern hotels in Guam have a definite American flavour, which manages to blend in successfully with the traditional local style.