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PACIFIC TRAVEL GUIDE
|Northern Mariana Islands
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is one of two Commonwealths
of the United States.
It consists of fifteen islands
in the western Pacific Ocean located about three-quarters of the way between
Hawaii and the Philippines. 90% of the population live on the island
of Saipan. Of the fourteen other islands, only two – Tinian and Rota –
are permanently inhabited.
The Commonwealth's center
of government is in the village of Capital Hill on Saipan. As the island
is governed as a single municipality, most publications name Saipan as
the Commonwealth's capital.
The Northern Mariana Islands,
together with Guam to the south, compose the Mariana
Rota also known as
the peaceful island, is the southernmost island of the United States Commonwealth
of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and the second southernmost of the
Marianas Archipelago. It lies approximately 40 miles north-northeast of
the United States territory of Guam. Songsong village is the largest and
most populated followed by Sinapalo village (Sinapalu).
HOTELS & RESORTS, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
|Saipan is the largest island
of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), an unincorporated
territory of the United States. The Commonwealth consists of a chain of
fifteen tropical islands belonging to the Marianas archipelago in the western
Hotels in Saipan
Beach Tower, Saipan
This all-suite Saipan hotel
in Chalan Kanoa overlooks the ocean and pure white sand. Relax in
elegant comfort surrounded with luxuries, including a full kitchen, washer
and dryer, air conditioning, cable television, and wireless Internet access.
When it comes to Saipan hotels, this one is known for its unique and convenient
location. Minutes away you'll find a golf course, shopping mall and plenty
of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Other points of interest are Saipan
Botanical Garden and Lau Lau Bay Beach.
Resort and Spa Saipan
Located on ocean-front property
in the heart of Saipan's downtown district, the Resort is the perfect destination
for the island traveler. Guests can enjoy breathtaking sunsets on
the beach, leisurely swims in the crystal clear waters, and strolls throught
our lush gardens. World-class restaurants will satisfy every palate - from
the incredible culinary performance of Teppanyaki to the Dinner Show highlighting
the amazing local Micronesian culture, dining at Fiesta is a truly five-star
experience. The luxurious Balinese-style Spa is designed to bring guests
the ultimate in rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation.
Located on one of Saipan’s
best beaches at Kanoa Resort Saipan. Relax in the swimming pool or try
beach volleyball, snorkelling, diving and jet-skiing, then watch the sunset
from the beach front bar. The resort is located in Susupe, just 10
minutes’ drive from Saipan International Airport. Airport transfers are
available at an extra cost. Coral Ocean Point Golf Club is only 6 km away.
Some rooms feature stunning views of the sea. Aoi Japanese Restaurant
offers an all-day buffet and à la carte meals. Barefoot Beach Bar
& BBQ is open in the evenings, while Nami Lounge is an underwater-themed
bar featuring an aquarium with live sharks.