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Managaha Island

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The water. The sand. The sun. A bit crowded but an incredible place to visit while in Saipan. Bring sunblock and water!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Glenn P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The water. The sand. The sun. A bit crowded but an incredible place to visit while in Saipan. Bring sunblock and water!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Its supposed to be famous for snorkeling but in my opinion the waters were murky and darker, rather than the clearer see-through waters. The water is not that deep so when you swim, the whole time you feel like youre gonna scrape your thighs on the coral or when walking, step on sea cucumbers. Swarming with Chinese and Korean tourists... More 

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Littleton
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This visit was a intended to fill an afternoon after a previous day of playing hard. We had a very pleasant time snorkeling. I cut my hand during that event and just happened to walk by two of the island's assistants who insisted on cleaning and bandaging it. Very beautiful and well worth the visit.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

tinny island west of Saipan, reached by 10 minutes of boat. great destination for a day trip to snorkel and eat coconuts. VERY crowded, specially by loud chinese tourists, so, on arrival, immediately go to the other side of the island (5 min walk) where there will be noone.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Managaha Island is breathtakingly beautiful. It may sound silly but it reminded me of Gilligan's Island because it feels remote and secluded. Although one area of Managaha is congested with people and commercial amenities such as rentals and banana boat rides, the rest of the tiny island is quiet and secluded. There are covered (shaded) picnic areas available and like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

It was a sunny day, we did banana boat, parachute and diving too, lying on the beach, finding a place away from other people on the beach, watching nice pretty blue water, really great! It's true that there were too many tourists but it's still like a paradise beach!

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Lisbon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

A must do in Saipan. Paradise on heaven. I chose to spend my day away from the crowds, since the area around the restaurants gets very crowded. By walking just a little, it seemed that I owned a private beach.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

I will always remember my time away from other people on the beach, watching little crabs move along the beach. We rented goggles and a snorkel to observe the tropical fish play among the corral. Relaxing and at peace, this is a must visit for all visitors to Saipan.

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Salt Lake
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Nice pretty blue ocean water, practically tame tropicll fish eager to eat out of your hands. Way too many tourists. There are several much better snorleling locations, wih less, or no, tourists, elsewhere on Saipan. ( Wing beach would be 1). Lived on Saipan in 2003 but had to list 2015 to post.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is a must see place! It is great for a day trip to another scenic area. Lovely beaches! Locals love to visit this place and have a family BBQs. Don't forget to tip some of the workers and helpers. :)

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