The beauty and wonder of the Micronesia archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean is breathtaking and vast. This sub region of Oceania, allows shares most of its culture with its neighbouring island regions of Polynesia and Melanesia to its east and south respectively. There is much to see and experience when it comes to what the islanders call Magnificent Micronesia. Made up of Guam, the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana’s Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia, the crystal clear lagoons and white sandy beaches along with the plethora of water sports activities or even a bounty of locations to indulge in rest and relaxation, Micronesia offers some of the best experiences in the world.
They say Guam is where the sun rises on America, being a United States island territory. It is also the largest island in Micronesia and a picturesque beauty offering natural wonders as well as historic relics and reminders of World War II. The island is home to some of the best beaches in the area with ideal diving situations. You are also able to experience underwater diving expeditions for WWII wrecks, hike the tropical terrains inland, maybe even tee-off at any of the Jack Nicklaus designed golf course or not to mention simply enjoy the vibrant culture and traditions of the Chamorro (Guam’s indigenous folk),
The Marshall Islands
Christened the Pearl of the Pacific by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Marshal Islands truly offer a unique window into peace and serenity is all about in a paradise setting. Surrounded by a bounty of tropical beauty and wonders both above and underwater you are able to witness and experience rest and relaxation in the seclusion of a private island, take up sports fishing or even take part of a diving expedition to the World Heritage Site, Bikini Atoll.
Republic of Palau
Comprised of over three hundred islands, the Republic of Palau archipelago brings you closer to paradise with its bounty of natural wonders from the pristine waters all around, the coral reefs, to the waterfall, rives and caverns making it a perfect destination for rest and recreation. Indulge in diving and exploration tours before some much needed relaxation.
Federated States of Micronesia
Sprawled across 607 islands the Federated States of Micronesia is a perfect destination to indulge in the tropical culture and wilderness of the islands as well as to explore the terrains and encountering the wildlife, appreciating its history and traditions and taking in the beauty of the waters and the land. Explore the islands with wilderness and diving tours in between relaxing and just enjoying the beauty around you.
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
From the pristine waters, clear lagoons and tropical topography, the Northern Mariana is composed of fourteen equally unique islands that offer much to any discerning traveller or explorer. With experiences that have been dubbed the best in the world, islands are within proximity to the “Mariana’s Trench” which goes as deep as 34000 feet. When visiting the Northern Mariana’s Islands, you are able to not only indulge in the unique marine life and the tropical wilderness, but also take in the prehistoric and historic sites including atomic bomb pits and also the Latte stones of the Chamorro.