Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

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Why

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Additional Information

  1. Language: English
  2. Currency: USD
  3. Saipan Tourism

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

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