Travel to the Northern Mariana Islands - U.S. Territory Retreat in the lovely Mariana Islands If you think that you have visited all the beautiful places in the United States territory but still haven’t taken the time to travel to the Northern Mariana Islands then you are missing out on much more than you think. These Islands, 14 in total, are located to the east side of Philippines and have recently seen an exponential burst in tourists who love sightseeing. One of the biggest attractions that you will have a thrilling time visiting is the Grotto in Saipan. It has great rocks surrounding a nice deep blue lagoon. If you have ever pictured yourself jumping off high rocks into clear blue waters then the Grotto is one of the best places to do it. The rock climbing is fun and swimming in the clear waters after makes for a perfect way to cool down and wash off the sweat. As you travel around the Islands, you have to pass by Managha Island. All tourists who go to the Northern Mariana Islands insist that Managha Islands has the perfect little beach for you to enjoy nature’s splendor. You can go diving in the deep blue waters and see the amazing coral trees and wide variety of stunning fish. If you are the adventurous type then Mt. Tapochao will be a great challenge for you. You will have to rent a car and once you are at the foot of it you can put your extreme side to the test. It is steep in some areas and a lot of care has to be taken but that is all part of the challenge that has mountain climbers coming to the Island of Saipan by the droves. Once at the top or even on the way up you will get to enjoy some of the best views possible so do not forget to pack a camera. This lush tropical Micronesian paradise of 14 islands strung in the western Pacific offers the perfect getaway for visitors from both East and West. Called “America’s best kept secret,” here you can truly escape to a place of magnificent beaches and crystal clear aqua waters, rich history, year round outdoor activities, world class diving and golfing, international shopping, a wide range of ethnic restaurants and a cacophony of international and indigenous cultures adding their unique flavors to this beach resort. Let us show you highlights the best of what the Northern Mariana Islands of Saipan, Tinian and Rota have to offer the discerning traveller. Experience the unhurried, friendly lifestyle and warm, island hospitality that are as unforgettable as their magical Micronesian sunsets. Via our many convenient organized tours, or venturing out on your own, you can unlock the secrets of paradise.
Saipan is the largest of the Northern Mariana Islands and the capital. About 12.5
miles long and 5.5 miles wide, Saipan is the principal island and major commercial
center of the archipelago. Formed by a rising coral reef, this tropical paradise
offers beautiful white sand beaches with crystal clear water and ocean-riding, fresh,
clean air. Visitors to Saipan will find a well-balanced mixture of beautiful nature
with modern amenities, nightlife, and shopping venues. View more!
The Island of Saipan- Northern Mariana Islands!
Saipan and Rota offer seven exceptional golf courses for the new and veteran golfer,
all with ocean views! This is a destination where you can’t really go wrong with
your choices. In addition to golf, there is a wide variety of activities for you
and the family to experience. View more!
Adventures and Golf on the Marianas!
Called “America’s best kept secret,” here you can truly escape to a place of magnificent
beaches and crystal clear aqua waters, rich history, year round outdoor activities,
world class diving and golfing, international shopping, a wide range of ethnic restaurants
and a cacophony of international and indigenous cultures adding their unique flavors
to this beach resort.
Northern Marianas Island’s Magnificent Beaches!
Getting to the Marianas!
Northern Mariana Calendar
Northern Marianas Map -- Click map, drag and zoom.
U.S. citizens wishing to enter the Northern Mariana Islands must show proof of citizenship,
usually by producing a valid passport. Countries enjoying the U.S. Visa Waiver program
are granted a 30-day stay on entry. Citizens of other countries should check with
the nearest U.S. Embassy for visa requirements.
There are regular scheduled flights to Saipan from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan. Visitors
coming from the United States have to transit in Guam.
International flights are provided by Asiana Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Fly Micronesia.
Domestic commuters are run by Cape Air, Freedom Air, and STAR Marianas Air. For
car rental, a U.S. driver's license can be used; foreign visitors can use their home
country licenses for up to 1 month. Shuttle buses are available from most hotels
and Duty Free Shopping Galleria in Garapan. Taxis are available, and many hotels
offer airport pick-up and drop-off.