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Home of the Sharks, the Yap Pacific Dive Resort

This luxury resort is situated in the largest island in Micronesia, Yap. This state is a part of the island nations of the Federated States of Micronesia; it is an adventurous and beautiful destination for travellers. This island gives tourists the opportunity of diving with Manta Rays, Sharks and Critters, bask in the white sands of the private and untouched beaches and swim in the crystal clear waters.

At the resort, a traveller is able to enjoy the best scuba diving course in the island and it is also known as the “Home of Yap Shark Academy”, as it is the island’s best Dive Resort. Since 2005 the Yap Pacific Dive resort has been nominated for the “Best Resort in Micronesia” by the World Travel awards. It also won a Gold award in 2012 and 2013.

Yap Pacific Dive Resort-micronesiaThe resort has its own restaurant named “Traders Lounge and Grill”, to indulge in gourmet food and exotic drinks. It also provides in-room dining and room service for those who would like to sleep in a little extra. The swimming pool is a place to relax and unwind and has a pool side café that serves lunch. The spa offers a variety of treatments and retreats that include Massages, Manicures and Pedicures.

This resort is a mixture of adventure and luxury as they have the largest selection of environmentally friendly activities and tours; visiting historic WWII Sites, Stone Money Banks, Village Tours, Cultural Events, Kayaking, Boating, Snorkelling, Fishing, Biking and many more activities! They also give the traveller an opportunity of experiencing a tour to the Forbidden Islands – if you are adventure hungry, this is certainly the place to be!

This boutique hotel is designed in a Victorian Architecture Style, and has 22 beautifully designed, spacious rooms. Each with hand crafted furniture and original artwork from the Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia. The available room categories are; Patio Room, Veranda Ridge Room, Veranda Ocean Room and the Grand Suite which is almost 800 square feet of living space.

Yap Pacific Dive Resort-micronesia-001The resort provides their guests with Free High Speed Internet access, free parking, Business Center with Internet access, Meeting rooms, Complementary shuttle service, Transport to the Airport, Dry Cleaning Facilities, Laundry Service and a Banquet Room.

The staff is reviewed to be extremely friendly and readily available at your service; they are mostly Yapese – well trained and multilingual. The resort provides babysitting facilities as well and allows up to two children below the age of 11 a complementary stay throughout their trip.

A few facts to remember;

  • The standard check-in time starts at noon, and check-out time is at noon.
  • The hotel requires credit card or a cash deposit upon check-in
  • A government issued photo Identity card is required
  • Service pets are allowed to stay at the resort

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