The 10 Best Things to do in Guam – Your Guide to Places to Visit, Where to Eat and Hotel to Stay in Guam (Updated: January 2019)

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Guam is a heaven on earth with plenty of exotic beaches and natural mesmerizing sceneries. Without any doubts, it features plenty of fun and joy activities for tourists. Let’s cast a cursory glance at various top attractions in Guam and their relevant features. So let’s start a virtual tour of Guam.

1. Alupang Beach Club

It is the best place to do all the fun activities in the ocean or on the beach. In fact, as a tourist, you can play all the recreational sports and do the fun activities which you could imagine. Kayaking, parasailing, snorkeling and dolphin watching are a few of the activities popular on the beach. Then in the sun, you can play volleyball and eat exotic sea food at night. You can float around in paddle boats or you can do paddle boating yourself. The staff is also friendly and you’ll surely enjoy your trip. If you’re planning to visit Guam, keep this beach on the top of your list.

Price: Varies according to package

Hours: 7.30 AM to 5 PM

Location: Tamuning, Guam

Phone: 671-649-5200

2. The South Pacific Memorial Peace Park

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Actually, it is a historical site where bloodiest battles were fought in the closing days of World War II. But now, it is developed into a peaceful place to memorize and remember the tales of thousands of the US and Japanese soldiers and also the civilians who lost their lives in the bloodiest World War II. You’ll come across another attraction, fifteen feet high hands praying for the peace of the world. In fact, this park shows the hard work and efforts of these two nations to bring harmony and peace to this world. The park is surrounded by ancient caves and bamboo forest and both are worth visiting. You can spend a few hours of your journey and soothe your nerves in this park.

Price: Varies according to package

Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM

Location:  Guam

3. Latte Stone Park

In the ancient times, people used to build huts on the lattes. You can check such constructions in the Northern Mariana Islands. Now, eight of such monuments are restored in this park and if you’re visiting Guam, it is a must-see attraction. Apart from that, don’t forget to take a selfie.

Price: Free

Hours: 7.30 AM to 5 PM

Location: Hagåtña, Guam

4. Guam Pacific War Museum

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World War 2 played a key role in the development and changing the scenario of Guam. In fact, Guam got a new shape and spirit after the massacre of the World War 2. So, it is really important for the country to memorialize its history and also pass this knowledge to the net generations. It is a small but amazing museum telling the tales of the history. The museum hosts hundreds of historical drawing, photos and other memories for the tourists. If you want to learn more about the war, you can get all the details here in this museum. Undoubtedly, this is one of the most fascinating places to see in Guam, especially for anyone interested in history.

Price: $3

Hours: 9 AM to 4 PM

Location: Hagåtña, Guam

Phone: 671-477-8355

5. Coco Palm Garden Beach

It is one of the best tropical beaches around the world. The sand is pure white and you can rent your own cabana to enjoy this private beach. You can enjoy drinks, snacks and sunbathing you can also play volleyball, go fishing, hiking, kayaking or snorkeling. As a matter of fact, this exotic beach features a lot of activities which you could only imagine before paying it a visit. In addition to that, there are also guided tours and you can come close to the local environment and perform other fun activities. There is nothing in the world which can be compared to watching the tropical beach sunset and enjoying a drink. Don’t forget to experience local massage therapy.

Price: Varies according to package

Hours: Access hours

Location: Dededo, Guam

Phone: 671-477-4166

6. Tarzan Falls

If you like hiking, it’s the best place to visit. Both the tourists and locals love this place. Guided tours are available but it’s better to go on your own. There are well-marked trails and you can easily reach the spot where the waterfall lies. In fact, there are several places where the waterfall drops and in the same way, you can get into the water at any place of your choice. The main pool is quite large and deep, ideal for swimmers. If you love to do climbing, you’ll see a rope attached to some rocks and cliffs and you can enjoy that too. This is where you can perform physical activity and also enjoy the natural scenes around you. Isn’t it great!

Price: Free

Hours: Access hours

Location: Yona, Guam

7. Sigua Falls

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If you want to enjoy the extreme of the raw tropical beauty on this island, you must pay a visit to this waterfall. A guide will lead you to the top of Nimitz Hill through the thick jungle. Apart from the amazing and stunning plants, you’ll also come across rare animals on this island. After that, you can check the 100 feet drop down of this waterfall. It drops in a rocky pool and the whole sight creates a breathtaking scene which you should never miss. It’s a must-visit waterfall if you’re on the tour of Guam.

Price: Free

Hours: Access hours

Location: Yona, Guam

8. Tarza Water Park

It is one of the enjoyable places in Guam which offers something to all the family members. It features the largest array of adventures and slides of any park around. There is even a lazy river where you can float along and drift off to sleep. This park is a perfect way to spend the day! Different types are slides available for all age groups including less adventurous, children, adults and older. You can also experience the breathtaking 50 feet high drop which will surely boost your adrenaline. There is a half-pipe boogie board drop, open slides, and slides through tubes.

Price: Free

Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM

Location: Tamuning, Guam

Phone: 671-649-8911

9. Micronesia Mall

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It is one of the prettiest and biggest shopping malls in the western Pacific. You can anything you’ve wished in life. It features an extensive range of stores full of local and international things and stuff. There are even an indoor amusement park and the roller coaster that will entertain kids and adults alike. There are great food court, theater, and an arcade. So you can not only enjoy shopping but also do other leisure activities.

Price: Free

Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM

Location: Dededo, Guam

Phone: 671-632-8881

10. Wildlife at Ritidian Point

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It is situated at the northernmost tip of Guam. It hosts wildlife like tree snails, fruit bats and archaeological remnants of ancient Chamorro culture. You can also enjoy clear waters and the white sand. A great site for some picnic and fun activities!

Price: Free

Hours: 7.30 AM to 4 PM

Location: Yigo, Guam

Phone: 671-355-5096

Where to dine in Guam

Sample street food at Chamorro Village

Photo by Junpei Abe CC BY 2.0

The market in this village in livelier on Wednesday night! You can enjoy delicious and tasty food, BBQ and much more. Local crafts are handmade by residents and these are really popular among tourists.

Hours: 9 AM to 2 AM

Location:  Chamorro Village, Guam

Phone: 646-870-0495

Pika’s café

It is famous for its junk food, sausages, and fresh salads. You’ll also come across the local cuisine. In addition to that, Pika’s Cafe has plenty of delicious, wholesome, colorful dishes to tempt both meat-lovers and vegetarians. 

Hours: 7.30 AM to 3 PM

Location:  Tamuning, Guam

Phone: 671-647-7452

Ban Thai

As the title suggests, it is famous for its exotic and delicious Thai cuisine. You can expect all types of Thai food. Prices are economical and all the vegetables and meat are fresh. If you’re visiting Guam, you should never miss this restaurant.

Hours: 7.30 AM to 10 PM

Location:  Tamuning, Guam

Phone: 671-649-2437

Where to stay in Guam

Lotte Hotel Guam

This is one of the finest hotels in Guam equipped with all the modern facilities. If you’re going to splurge on Guam, this is the place to do it. You’ll also get a complimentary breakfast. Alo the cuisine is delicious and tasty.

Price: $140

Hours: Open access

Style: Traditional, Modern

Star: 5 star

Location: Barrigada GU, Guam

Phone: 671-646-6811

Bookings: Booking.com, Agoda

Guam Reef and Olive Spa Resort

This resort is fabulously decorated and if you’re looking a space close to nature, it’s the best place for you. In addition to that, you’ll get all the essential facilities. Also, this resort has top ranking on booking.com.

Price: $160

Hours: Open access

Style: Traditional,

Star: 5 star

Location: Tamuning, Guam

Phone: 671-646-6881

Bookings: Booking.com, Agoda

Hotel Nikko Guam

There’s also round the clock room service, a bar, and Wi-Fi to your heart’s content. You can check the best rates at Agoda the number one hotel booking website.

Price: $160

Hours: Open access

Style: Traditional,

Star: 5 star

Location: Tamuning, Guam

Phone: 671-646-6881

Bookings: Booking.com, Agoda

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  1. Happy Happy New Year, my dear monkeys!

    Hope this year to read more creative and unique articles and reviews from you! Love ya! 🙂

    Natalie Sanelyte

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