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“The treasure under the Cerulean blue waters”
Review of Ypao Beach Park

Ypao Beach Park
Ranked #1 of 36 things to do in Tumon
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Everything except food and sunscreen is available at this beautiful beach: grassy spots for games, a sandy stretch, great swimming, a playground and restrooms.
8 Mile Rd
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“The treasure under the Cerulean blue waters”
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Yes it is a public beach. What is under the water about 30-50yds out from shore is a wonderfully vibrant showcase of marine life. The colors of blue, green, rust brown coral. Living amongst the coral is an the astounding variety of fish will make any mainland marine biologist green with envy. Jailfish, triggerfish, parrot fish, trumpet fish, goat fish, jacks, needlefish, idols, wrass, gobies, densely populating the coral. There was a school of spades one day hopping from one coral bunch to another. The waters are exquisitely calm due to the protection the reef barrier provides. Wave action inside the reef barrier is non existent outside of typhoon conditions. You can body float all day if you wish. Went to Ypao almost everyday. There is always something new to find within the coral. See it!

Visited July 2013
2 Thank texasaero
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Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The best swimming in Tumon”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

I grew up on Guam and this beach and park was a staple of our weekend! Many, many hours spent swimming at the beach.
It's waters are the cleanest and clearest in the area; and because the entire area is a Marine Preserve there are once again a plethora of fish to observe while snorkeling.
Bring a picnic or BBQ in the park!
A great family day!

Visited July 2013
2 Thank jim r
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Level 6 Contributor
74 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This beach is like paradise. Calm warm waters to soak in. It never gets too deep unless you get close to the reef, but no need. You can also see some coral fishes.

Visited July 2012
Thank Famotero
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
92 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I worked here for many years and, though I left a number of years ago, I will never forget this snorkeling experience. I worked at the hospital located on the cliff line overlooking Tumon and I used to go down to the beach next to the Hilton. I would snorkel all the way down hotel row to the very end, perhaps a mile or two as I recall. The fish were plentiful and the current was always with me. It was a very spiritually uplifting experience. Sometimes I would be the only one . . . just the fishies in all their beautiful tropical colors and me; floating on down to who knows where. I was supposed to be training for the Cocos island swim but I was really just floating on down with the current. Mmmmmm. Wish I were back there . . . not a care in the world.

Visited February 2012
6 Thank oopsydaisey
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Guam, Mariana Islands
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Don't lose it.”
Reviewed 25 January 2013

The island's largest public park located in "Hotel Row". Huge park but need major clean-up. Government leaders and island residents should do something to keep this park cleaned and maintained. Festivals are held here and residents usually reserve a pavillion for weekend celebrations. Plenty outdoor play room but need cleaning. Would make an awesome tourist site if kept cleaner. Park closes at 6 to deter vandalism and destruction. Great place to have a barbecue, picnic and sports activities for the family.

Visited May 2012
1 Thank mareperez
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