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Address: 255 Gun Beach, Tumon, Guam 96911, Mariana Islands
Phone Number: 6714756288
Description: Everything except food and sunscreen is available at this beautiful beach...
Everything except food and sunscreen is available at this beautiful beach: grassy spots for games, a sandy stretch, great swimming, a playground and restrooms.
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Great beach for mixing visitors with locals

Ypao--officially Governor Flores Beach Park--is the best-maintained beach on Guam as well as one of the few easily accessible by public transportation. It is child friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Ypao--officially Governor Flores Beach Park--is the best-maintained beach on Guam as well as one of the few easily accessible by public transportation. It is child friendly and shallow for its first 50 feet (roughly 8-9 meters), then drops off quickly. Waves are mild because it is protected by reefs at the entrance of Tumon Bay, but swimmers share the beach... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is one of Guam's more popular public beaches. It sits on a prime site in the heart of Tumon Bay and is one of the island's great public treasures. Many aspect of the park are aging and run down, but the sand is white powder, and the snorkeling in the shallow bay is easy and rewarding.

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Yelm, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Located towards the southern end of Tumon Bay, close to the Hilton, this is the largest and most popular beach and park on Guam. Its official name has been changed to Joseph Flores Beach Park, but locals still know it by its former moniker Ypao Beach, and calling it anything else may generate a blank stare. Great space to relax... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have not travelled here, I live here! So as many people love their home and would recommend places to see, I am just another one of them. But believe me, this place is so peaceful and beautiful! Just kick off your shoes and relax on the soft, white sand, or go swimming in crystal clear waters! Either way, you... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This park is good to hang out in , take a dip, have a picnic and do other water activities. I jogged in the park early in the morning and saw a lot of people just hanging out. I was not sure if it was a good thing or not. Some people might have been sleeping in the park. I... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a nice small-ish beach with a beautiful park. At least in April, it was not very busy. It's very easy to find parking here. I went here several times during my vacation.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We went there on the Saturday of the Easter weekend. We got there in the afternoon as we were on our way back from driving around the island. On the day the park was full of locals having a BBQ. We did not go into the water as it was very windy on the day we were there, and the... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Had several hours free on my last day in Guam, so I quickly ran to abc store for some snorkel gear and went to ypao beach. You don't have to go far for some great beginner snorkeling. There are tons of fish in very shallow water and close to the beach. It was my first time snorkeling so i didn't... More 

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Dededo, Guam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Beautiful beach. Great place to swim and sand was not very rocky. You can walk barefoot if you want too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This park is located next to the Hilton Hotel in Tumon, Guam. The beach is great and not too crowded. If you're new to the area make sure you talk to a life guard about areas to swim since it can get dangerous at times. Their are pavilions and open fields which is great for people who want to relax... More 

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Address: 255 Gun Beach, Tumon, Guam 96911, Mariana Islands
Phone Number: 6714756288
Location: South Pacific  >  Mariana Islands  >  Guam  >  Tumon

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