Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Why Saipan

This small island is located way out in the Pacific Ocean, so that perhaps explains why its not visited often. From historic sites to serenity to beaches; these are just some of the reasons to visit.

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands - Suicide Cliff

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands – Suicide Cliff

Where

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands is located in the Philippine Sea/Pacific Ocean area, south of Japan and northeast of Guam. It is the capital and the largest island in the Northern Mariana Islands.

How To Get Here

By Train

Not a chance.

By Plane

The closest airport is the Saipan International Airport (SPN), which is also known as Francisco C. Ada Airport. The following airlines has service:

  1. Agana, Guam (GUM) – United Airlines (UA)
  2. Beijing-Capital, People’s Republic of China (PEK) – China Eastern Airlines (MU)
  3. Busan, South Korea (PUS) – Asiana Airlines (OZ) and Jeju Air (7C)
  4. Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China (CAN) – Sichuan Airlines (3U)
  5. Hong Kong (HKG) – Hong Kong Airlines (HX) and Hong Kong Express Airways (UO)
  6. Manila, Philippines (MNL) – PAL Express (2P)
  7. Rota, Northern Mariana Islands (ROP) – United Airlines (UA)
  8. Seoul, Republic of Korea (ICN) -Asiana Airlines (OZ), EastarJet (ZE), Jeju Air (7C), Jin Air (LJ) and T’way Air (TW)
  9. Shanghai-Pu Dong, People’s Republic of China (PVG) – Sichuan Airlines (3U)
  10. Tokyo-Narita, Japan (NRT) – Delta Air Lines (DL)
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands Airport

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands Airport

By Bus

Not quite

By Car

Yup, once you fly in, you will need to rent a car to get around. Use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

There are a few places to stay in Saipan, including the Hyatt Regency Saipan and a number of local properties.

Check below for a place to stay.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

Local places are in the area, just follow your nose and duck into one that looks nice and fits your taste.

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands - Skyway Cafe's Omelet Breakfast

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands – Skyway Cafe’s Omelet Breakfast

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Saipan, has a lot of war history. all around the island you can see old ships as well as monuments of the War. There is also a place called Suicide Cliff where Japanese soldiers leapt to their deaths. It’s quite surreal when you visit this place.

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands - Beach

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands – Beach

 

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands - Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral

 

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands - Old Saipan Ship

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands – Old Saipan Ship

 

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands - Japanese Peace Memorial

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands – Japanese Peace Memorial

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: USD

Saipan Tourism

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