HagatnaGuam

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Come to quaint Hagatna and enjoy its food, oceanfront, and sunsets.

Despite being one of Guam’s smallest towns, Hagåtña is the island’s capital. Visit this tranquil oceanfront destination for a warm welcome and a relaxing village atmosphere. Investigate the indigenous Chamorro culture and visit early historic sites and later Spanish-influenced ones. Head to the beach to explore the warm waters and diverse marine life of the Pacific Ocean.

In Hagåtña’s Chamorro Village buy local handicrafts and sample traditional foods such as octopus in coconut milk. The village is a throwback to a point in the town’s history that predates most written records. Detailed information about Hagåtña dates from 1668 onward, when Spanish Catholic missionaries arrived. The beautiful white Dulce Nombre de Maria Agana Cathedral and Basilica, a mid 20th-century building, stands on the spot where Hagåtña’s first Catholic church was believed to have been erected in 1669.

The cathedral is next to pretty Plaza de España, a centuries-old site built by the first Spanish colonizers. Wander this scenic green space and admire its original arched gateways. Look for the round Chocolate House, where privileged Spanish enjoyed hot chocolate each afternoon., built in the early 1800s. Not much of the original structure remains. However, climb to the fort’s hilltop location for wonderful ocean views. to see impressive archaeological remains from a very different time. The large “latte stones,” distinctive pillars made from rock, pepper this area. Well over 1,000 years old, they once served as the supports for houses.to arrange fun water-based activities such as dolphin watching or Jet Skiing. Book a beginner’s scuba diving class that will let you meet some of the area’s colorful marine life.

Come to Hagåtña at any time of year to enjoy high temperatures. Some stormy days are likely during October and November. Fly into Antonio B. Won Pat Guam International Airport, located about a 15-minute drive from the island’s charming capital.

Known for

Seafood, Walking and Family-Friendly

Top Hotels in Hagatna

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Outrigger Guam Beach Resort
4 out of 5
1255 Pale San Vitores Road, Tumon Bay, Tamuning
¥22,400/night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.2/5Very Good! (2,288 reviews)

Located in Tumon, this beachfront resort is in the city center, just steps from UnderWater World and The Plaza. SandCastle and Slingshot Guam are also within ...

4.2/5Very Good! (2,288 reviews)

"This hotel is located on the perfect spot on Tumon Bay, and is surrounded by a large variety of shops and restaurants. There are several pools and the beach is right out front. Our room was large and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2019

Outrigger Guam Beach Resort
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Onward Beach Resort
4 out of 5
445 Governor Carlos G Camacho Road, Tamuning
4.1/5Very Good! (2,567 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Tamuning resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Alpat Island and Guam Premier Outlets. Tumon Beach is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

4.1/5Very Good! (2,567 reviews)

"I like that the breakfast was included. The water park was fun. There was a lot to do at the beach."…"

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Onward Beach Resort
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Dusit Thani Guam Resort
5 out of 5
1227 Pale San Vitores Road, Tamuning
¥26,649/night
Oct 6 - Oct 7
4.1/5Very Good! (1,929 reviews)

With direct access to the beach, this Tumon resort is in the city center, steps from UnderWater World, SandCastle, and The Plaza. Tumon Sands Plaza and Two Lovers ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,929 reviews)

"The room and facilities were all clean, and the staffs were kind, friendly, and professional. I had Soi for dinner and everything I had was delicious. One thing though, my ice machine on my floor wasn’t working and I called about it. They said they can bring up some ice for me but instead a staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

Dusit Thani Guam Resort

Popular things to do in Hagatna

Latte Stone Park
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Latte Stone Park

Wander among imposing archaeological relics of houses that date back over 1,000 years at this beautiful spot in Guam’s capital.

Tumon Beach
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Tumon Beach

Clear waters, lovely white sand and an array of watersports make this idyllic beach a firm favorite among visitors to Guam.

Two Lovers Point
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Two Lovers Point

Enjoy some of Guam’s most astonishing views from this cliff-top lookout point that lies at the center of a romantic local legend.

Top activities in Hagatna

SandCastle Magic Show with Dinner 6:00PM
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SandCastle Magic Show with Dinner 6:00PM

¥11,544

Enjoy a Vegas-style performance at the incredible SandCastle in the heart of Guam. Watch the magical spectacle as the curtain comes up on ZUBRICK—featuring large scale grand illusions and contemporary edge.

Taotao Tasi the Beach BBQ Dinner Show
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Taotao Tasi the Beach BBQ Dinner Show

¥5,189

Admire the best of the beautiful island coast of Guam with a spectacular combination of dining and entertainment. Enjoy a beachside feast, watch an inspiring local dance, and learn the treasured past of the Chamorro culture.

SandCastle Magic Show 7:00PM & 9:00PM
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SandCastle Magic Show 7:00PM & 9:00PM

¥7,202

Head to the heart of Guam and enjoy a spectacular theater show that thrills and amazes the entire family. Be inspired by the incredible performance of ZUBRICK —features large scale grand illusions and contemporary edge.

BIG Sunset Dinner Cruise
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BIG Sunset Dinner Cruise

¥10,485

Watch the sky light up with color over the calm waters as you sail aboard a luxury vessel along the coast of Guam. Cruise away from the bright lights of the city, enjoy a delectable onboard dinner, and admire the stars sparkling above you.

Zipline Adventure Park
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Zipline Adventure Park

¥7,943

We call it the Island Hopper! Fly through the jungle of the Mariana Islands with breathtaking views of Tumon Bay and the cliff line below. Experience 6 different lines on our land and ocean course.

Off-Road Adventure
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Off-Road Adventure

¥7,943

Take a thrilling, all-terrain vehicle excursion along pristine off-road trails flanked by fields of dense vegetation. Whether you're new to riding or an experienced pro, feel the rush as you follow a local guide to explore the northern coast’s red dirt roads and stunning vistas.