We all deserve a short stress-free weekend away from our busy work schedules in Manila. With the Christmas season already over, we look forward to the summer season to unwind and relax. Just three and a half hour away from Manila lies a destination that will surely make you fall in-love with the neo-island lifestyle. Guam offers every Filipino traveller a unique yet familiar vacation destination with its esquisite showcase of culture coupled with exotic beaches, breath-taking sceneries and world-class duty-free shopping.

Located West of the Pacific, in the Mariana Islands, Guam is the closest United States destination from the Philippines, and is also home to thousands of fellow Filipinos. It is currently accesible via Philippine Airlines and United Airlines.


The island offers a relaxing weekend getaway for friends and families that aim to experience something new for their vacation as it offers something to satisfy every visitor’s desire. With the island’s natural beauty, the best way to get to know the island is to indulge in Guam’s culture at the Lina’la Cultural Park or Wednesday Night Chamorro Market. If you wish to experience a different dining experience, you can also enjoy one of the entertaining and interactive cultural BBQ dinner shows around Tumon, Guam.

Scenic spots also await visitors around the island with Two Lovers Point, Fort Sta. Agueda, Inarajan Natural Pool and Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad reachable within a few minutes from the island’s main tourism hub via Southern and City Island Tours. Exotic beaches on the other hand can be located at different points of the island wherein you can relax in Guam’s sandy coastlines while enjoying the company of your loved-ones.


A neo-island experience is also instore for shopaholics with the island’s extensive line-up of luxury to budget shopping establishments for your much-needed retail therapy – all tax-free. If you’re shopping trip becomes too exhausting, you can also unwind at Guam’s luxury spa facilities for a rejuvenating mind and body experience.

With these array of acitivies, there is truly no ironclad itinerary to fully enjoy your trip to Guam. However you plan to explore the breath-taking island of Guam this summer, you’ll undoubtedly fall in love with its people and natural beauty.Stitched Panorama

Guam is truly beyond your typical paradise. It’s where the delight of sight, sound and taste, richness of culture, thrill of adventure, and pleasure of shopping all come together to give you a total travel experience. Booking your next weekend trip to Guam will definitely give you the perfect weekend getaway you truly deserve.

To get a taste of Guam’s unique Hafa Adai island experience before your trip, you can catch the Guam Visitors Bureau as they showcase the island this upcoming PTAA Travel Tour Expo from February 13 to 15 at the SMX Convention Center. You can also book your summer vacation to Guam at special rates with the hundreds of participating travel agents, or through United Airlines and Philippine Airlines.



Beyond the island’s array of activities and tourist spots, Guam also holds annual events one of which is the Shop Guam Festival, which aims to further excite tourists with additional shopping discounts across the island, on top of Guam’s tax-free shopping perks. Sporting and Cultural events are also held annually such as the Guam International Marathon, Ko’ko’ Road Race, and the Guam Micronesia Island Fair.

To know more about the latest events and news in Guam, you may also visit the Guam Visitors Bureau’s Facebook page at:


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