Guam with Friends
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Beyond Guam's dramatic cliffs and white sand beaches, visitors will find a complex culture shaped by centuries of Spanish, Japanese, and American influences. This diverse U.S. territory offers an enduring mix of East-meets-West-meets-everything-in-between.
105 Gun Beach Rd, Tumon, 96913, Guam
After a long day at the resort, linger over tropical drinks and Italian fare at Spirula Pizza Bar. Guests love their wood-fired Caprese pizza and Mai Tais. Their outdoor patio offers comfortable teakwood chairs in a garden setting and, located...
For mouth-watering Guamanian BBQ, check out Jeff’s Pirates Cove. Located in the more rural, southern area of the island, Jeff’s is the place to go for juicy, double quarter-pounder cheeseburgers, Yakiniku steaks, and local favorites like Kelaguen,...
North Marine Corps Drive, 856 1, Piti, 96915, Guam
The Marianas Islands offer some of the best scuba diving in the world. Get your feet wet at MDA Guam, a PADI-certified dive center located in Piti, Guam. The waters around Guam are gloriously diverse. You’ll find vibrant marine life and more than...
881 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tumon 96913, Guam
The absolute best way to explore the rolling hills and secluded beaches of southern Guam is on two wheels. Start in Tamuning, where you'll find affordable scooter rentals at Scooter World on Pale San Vitores Road. Take Marine Drive to the capital...
Shop local crafts, watch cultural performances, and sample Chamorro barbecue at the long-running Wednesday Night Market at the Chamorro Village, a cultural heritage center and shopping center in downtown Hagatna. The weekly market is one of the...
997 S Marine Corps Dr, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
When lying on the beach gets boring, head to Alupang Beach Club. Guam’s largest marine sports center offers a wide variety of aquatic pursuits, from jet skiing to parasailing to banana boating to dolphin watching. Packages start from $50 per...
210 Pale San Vitores Road Tumon Bay, 96913, Guam
The chef pours a trickle of cooking oil around the perimeter of the grill. The next moment, a wall of flame erupts from the table, to the awe and delight of everyone seated. The restaurant cheers. Antics like these are the norm at Joinus, a...
962 Pale San Vitores Road, Suite A3 Tumon, Guam, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
The portions are generous and the service quick at this popular Japanese restaurant in downtown Tumon. The bento box lunch special is a bargain at $9.95, but my personal go-to is the shrimp tempura udon.
130 Marine Corps Dr, Hagåtña, 96910, Guam
For upscale versions of Chamorro classics, head to Meskla, a Chamorro fusion bistro located in downtown Hagatna. Newbies to Chamorro food can get a taste of everything with Meskla's Chamoru Platter, which includes fried reef fish, tinala katni...
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Red-lit and graffiti-strewn, Livehouse is home to Guam’s small but vibrant alternative rock scene. There's live music every night of the week, with bands performing songs both old and new. The monthly Sunday Band Showcase is known for launching...
2210 Y-Sensong Rd, Dededo, 96929, Guam
Farming on Guam isn't common, but the few who do raise crops sell them at the Dededo Flea Market, held every Saturday and Sunday in the northern village of Dededo. There, you can find tropical produce like taro, yams, breadfruit, and various types...
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