Managaha Island is undoubtedly the prettiest beach in Saipan. Also enjoy the picnic tables, volleyball nets, a snack bar and a gift shop. Don’t forget to bring your snorkle gear to see some amazing sea life.
A trek to Forbidden Island is a must if you’re going to visit Saipan, and is a perfect day hike. Hike down the ridge line until you emerge on the beach for a dip in the tide pools.
Bird Island is a popular destination for tourists because the amazing view from the lookout, one of the most popular places to take photos in Saipan.
Suicide Cliff is so named because Japanese civilians and soldiers jumped off of the cliff to their deaths during World War II to avoid surrendering to the American soldiers.
Banzai Cliff is located in the northern part of Saipan, and offers some amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and the crashing waves below the cliffs.
Memorial Park is a popular place for both tourists and locals. There are walking paths, gardens, monuments, flowers, a footbridge, and places to grill for picnics.
Saipan is famous for its white sand beaches. The most popular beaches are Micro Beach, in front of the Hyatt Resort, and Managaha Beach, which is just a short boat ride from Micro Beach on the island of Managaha.
Mount Tapochau is the highest point on the island of Saipan, rising 474 meters (1554 ft) above sea level. The lookout point at the top offers stunning views of the azure colored ocean in every direction. Because of this amazing vantage point, Mount Tapochau was a strategic outpost during World War II.
|World War II Relics
Saipan is a great place for World War II buffs. Shown above is one of two World War II tanks that got stuck in the lagoon. There is also an airplane in the lagoon that attracts divers from around the world. If you want to catch up on your World War II history, stop by Memorial Park and check out the museum.