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Obyan Beach

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Address: Garapan, Mariana Islands

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Beautiful beach off the beaten path

This is a beautiful beach, but takes an effort to get there. Great place to snorkel, picnic, swim, relax.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful beach, but takes an effort to get there. Great place to snorkel, picnic, swim, relax.

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Thank GregnAZ
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

First of all, if you are renting a car to go to this beach, get one made for the rough roads. This beach is very near ladder beach and to reach both, you need something a little more substantial than a sports car. We decided to visit this place on a whim and came back a second day because we... More 

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Thank Ryan E
Seoul, South Korea
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78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

During our trip to Saipan, we went twice to the Obyan beach to start our dives - in the morning and at night. The sand is white and the water very clean, and most of the time, the beach is desert. There's an immense and unspoiled reef just in front of the beach, with plenty of flora and fauna. During... More 

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Thank hazinheira
Guam, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Get a rental SUV when going down there. A rough ride, but once your down to the beach, it is worth your effort! Bring some toiletry supplies. Also bring allot of drinking water, it can get hot sitting on the sandy shores. Great place to snorkel and just relax.

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Thank boyboyk
Yokosuka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Its a bit of a drive down a rough road, but worth it for the beach snorkeling. Go in the late afternoon.

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Thank kirksan
Singapore
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A night dive on a deserted beach, a little difficult getting out past the rocky shore, and then explodes in to gullies and rocky outcrops. Highlight was to come across the tiniest octopus that I have ever seen, at about 1 1/2 cms in size.

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Thank RoadLessTravelled999
Saipan, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Water is the cleanest on Island. Probably cleaner than most beaches I've been to in the Pacific Ocean. No bathrooms or showers. The parks and recreation crews could do a better job cleaning the fallen trees and debris a bit better but the beach and water were gorgeous.

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Thank Paul F
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

You'll probably have to rent a car to get to this beach. The road there is beat up, but the parking is ample and there is a security guard. Extremely clean and great snorkeling with the most interesting fish we saw on our trip. Free and easy!

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Thank Mark N
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you are a strong swimmer head out through the reef to the deepest part of the ocean here. Amazing snorkelling. You must be a reasonable swimmer because it can be difficult to get back through the reef if strong swells. There are ropes to help with this, but go with a local!

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Thank JYLSpinner
Nashville, Tennessee
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102 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The beach is pretty and the reef is pretty nice, also. The road isn't marked very well and we had a little difficulty finding it,

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