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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...
Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Shark diving tends to be an activity reserved for risk takers. But at UnderWater World Guam, you can get all the thrill of diving with sharks within the safe, controlled environment of a world-class aquarium. The "Dive with the Sharks" package...
1082 Pale San Vitores Road, Tumon, Guam, 96913, Guam
Travelers who wouldn't normally dream of stepping a foot inside a shopping mall while on vacation are often tempted to do so in Guam, thanks to its duty-free tax status. Tumon Sands Plaza is one of Guam's several shopping malls, and it caters to...
1296 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tumon, 96913, Guam
The sprawling DFS Galleria in Tumon is best known for selling brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, and Tiffany & Co. But DFS is also one of the only places on Guam to find high quality crafts from local artisans...
Here's the trick if you want to know what's happening underneath the pristine Guam waters: Atlantis Adventures Guam Submarine Tours. First, arrive at the docks at Aqua Marine World, where a charter boat will take you to the dive site in Apra...
413 A&B N. Marine Corps Dr., 14A, Tamuning, 96931, Guam
Visitors who want to sample local cuisine can head to Meskla DOS, which specializes in fresh Chamorro food as well as some fusion dishes, like shrimp hamburgers. Traditional local food is heavy on pork, with many preparations akin to BBQ: brushed...
1255 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
The best way to hop between popular tourist sites is to hitch a ride on one of Tumon's ubiquitous open-air trolleys. Trolleys make stops along Hotel Row in Tumon, as well as at select locations in downtown Tamuning and Hagatna, including Two...
210 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
A trip to the Pacific islands isn’t complete without taking in a cultural dance show. On Guam, the offerings range from somewhat authentic to gloriously cheesy, with shows that incorporate a mix of dance styles from across Micronesia, Melanesia,...
Hagåtña, 96910, Guam
Downtown Hagatna is one of the few places where you can view relics from Guam’s almost 400-year history as a Spanish colony. The first stop on a tour of downtown is Plaza de Espana, which housed a sprawling Governor’s Palace during the colonial...
Tumon Lane, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Take the flavors of local Guam barbecue, add a little Jamaican jerk seasoning, and you have the recipe for one of Guam’s most popular restaurants. Jamaican Grill has been serving up its particular style of locally-influenced Jamaican food from the...
1433 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
The heaping portions at Capricciosa Ristorante Italiano are clearly intended for two. A popular date night spot, the Tokyo-based restaurant chain specializes in massive Japanese-influenced pasta dishes and pizzas. The Seafood Spaghetti and Squid...
888 N. Marine Corps Dr, Star Bldg,, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Though only a few years old, Pika’s Café has quickly risen to the ranks of one of Guam’s most popular restaurants, thanks to a winning blend of friendly service, local ingredients, and inventive Chamorro fusion food. Owners Lenny and Pika Fejeran...
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...
4, Talofofo, Guam
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,...
1328 Pale San Vitores Road, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Make a stop at this shopping paradise to pick up souvenirs to bring home. T-shirts emblazoned with "Hafa Adai" ("Hello"), a vast selection of macadamia nuts, and all kinds of knickknacks proclaiming love for the island line the shelves of this...
Gun Beach Rd, Tamuning, Guam
Spot vibrant fish, bright coral, and the odd reef shark in the waters off Gun Beach, a secluded cove at the far end of Tumon Bay. The beach has grown in popularity with the opening of a new beachfront bar, but it still offers some of the most...
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.
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Ypao Beach has it all—white sand, a gorgeous coastline, plentiful sea life, grass fields, and a kids’ playground. Pack a lunch and sunbathe on the shore, snorkel, or hunt for seashells. Nice perk: the public bathrooms are super clean, with showers...
96913, Gun Beach Road, Tamuning, Guam
Unwind with a Chile Mango Margarita and live reggae music at The Beach, a new open-air bar and grill located on Gun Beach in Tumon. The Beach is fronted by, well, a beach—and a magnificent one at that. Day drinkers can enjoy beach volleyball...
Pale San Vitores Rd, Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Come face-to-face with underwater wonders during a walk through this aquarium via a 7'x7' clear acrylic tunnel. With sharks, stingrays, pufferfish, clownfish and more swimming around you, you'll get to know their habits from every angle. Three...
429 Pale San Vitores Rd, Tumon, 96913, Guam
With dishes like Pan Roasted Prawns with Red Rice Risotto Cakes and Hawaiian Rock Salt Ribeye Steak with Li Hing Mui Butter, Proa excels at blending traditional Chamorro cuisine with influences from around the globe. Its Tumon flagship is a...
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...
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...
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