Yap Sights – Micronesia

Published on : 2021 - Apr - 12

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This is home to one of the most accessible beaches in , which is the . It is a great place to hold picnics and also for swimming. Kayaks too can be rented out to tourists who are looking for more of an adventure at the beach.


Yap has two villages that might be worth a visit. They are the and the Okau Village. The villages of Yap are still used as meeting house by the elders to discuss community matters.

Bechiyal is another but it was destroyed during the typhoon in 2004. Visitors are still welcomed to the beach and also allowed to camp out here for about US$5 a night.

Outer Islands

There are many atolls to visit near Yap. Some of them include which is said to be the most modern and largest amongst the outer islands, which would make a good spot thanks to its Japanese wrecks surrounding the and last but not least is Fais.

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