Palau is full of rich history and natural beauty with many remnants of WWII throughout the islands.
AIRPORT & ARRIVAL TO PALAU
Palau has one main international airport called Roman Tmetuchl International Airport(ROR) also known as Palau International Airport and it is located on the largest island in Palau, called Babeldaob. It is 4 miles to Koror where the Palau yachts operate from. Airlines that fly into ROR include United, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, and China Air. Transportation in Palau relies on taxis, rental cars, shuttle services, and organized tours. Most hotels are within a 20-minute drive of the airport. Remember to plan ahead and make necessary arrangements for transportation based on your preferences and activities you have planned!
Balrulchau Stone Monoliths, Belau National Museum, Etpison Museum, Palauan National Capitol, Japanese WWII sites including the Peleliu Battlefield Tour, Ngardmau Waterfall are just a few examples of the historic sites located on the archipelago.
Snorkeling or diving, kayaking & stand up paddleboarding, Rock Islands Tour, Cultural Village visits, nature walks and hikes, dolphin and whale watching, beach days and picnics, Ngardmau Waterfall, are just a few of the activities that allow you to enjoy the natural beauty and cultural experiences of the island.
Shopping in Palau offers a range of options, from traditional handcrafts to modern boutiques. Street markets, Palau Craft Center, WCTC Shopping Center, local art galleries are a few different places you can find something special!
The cuisine in Palau is heavily influenced by its location in the western Pacific Ocean revolving primarily around seafood, root vegetables, and tropical fruits. Exploring the local markets and trying traditional Palauan dishes will give you a taste of the unique flavors and culinary traditions of the island.
Recommended Tours & Activies
Neco Marine Diving & Tours
Extend your stay with Rock Islands snorkeling & kayak tours, or explore the beautiful land & culture of Palau.
Palau Pacific Resort Bungalows
Relax in the ultimate tropical getaway in Micronesia on the western shore of Ngerkebesang Island, Koror, Republic of Palau.
Fully discover Yap on any of our customized tours, from the island’s unique historical culture, to experiencing what life as a Yapese native is like, to kayaking thru its beautiful mangroves and hiking thru forests where the island’s flora and fauna hold special healing powers.Learn More
Palau Day Tour
Spend your last day in Palau touring and learning a bit about this lovely island. This is a full day tour by car exploring the back country roads of the main island of Babeldaob. See the amazing stone monoliths at Ngarchelong, big waterfalls in Ngardmau, Ngchesar, and the new capitol building in Melekeok.Learn More
Palau Host Hotels & Resorts
Cove Resort, Palau
The COVE includes convenient, upscale accommodations ready at your convenience. Take advantage of our expansive lagoon swimming pool and onsite dining with choices of complimentary set breakfast menus. Choose from Poolside rooms, Balcony rooms & Bay rooms with views of the sea, Rock Islands and pool. Each room has a 48-inch flat-screen televisions,mini bar and room service.
Palau Royal Resort
Located near the bay on its own private white sand beach, the resort offers a restaurant, 2 bars, a lovely outdoor swimming pool and pamper yourself at the full-service spa. All guest rooms have their private balcony with stunning ocean views of Palau's famous Rock Islands. It is 3-minutedrive from Koror town centre, with a variety of restaurants,cafes and shops. Belau National Museum is a 5-minute drive away, and Koror Airport is a 10-minute drive away.
West Plaza Hotel
The West Plaza Hotel is a moderatly priced hotel that offers overnight stays as well as day room options for you or your group. After check out on the Rock Islands Aggressor or Palau Aggressor II on Sunday, why not spend the day resting or doing a day tour and have a day room to come back to before your flight.
Located on Koror Island, Republic of Palau
Palau Pacific Resort
The award winning resort, Palau Pacific Resort is the ultimate tropical getaway in Micronesia on the western shore of Ngerkebesang Island, Koror, Republic of Palau. Nestled in 64 acres of lush tropical gardens with the great Pacific Ocean caressing its pristine white sand beach, this eco friendly luxury resort features 160 air-conditioned rooms decorated in an island motif setting including amenities of a world class resort.
Palau Pacific Resort Bungalows
Each Water Bungalow has a tropical décor featuring large living area with a glass floor for a glimpse of the ocean below, king size bed, air condition, ceiling fan, large flat screen TV, mini bar, ocean view bathroom with double sink, shower, tub and a complete selection of bath amenities. Each Water Bungalow has a private furnished deck for sun loungers with steps down into the ocean, and a perfect place for romantic dinners as the sun sets.
Manta Ray Bay Resort, Yap
Why not spend 2 - 3 days before or after your Palau liveaboard to take time to dive with manta rays? This quaint resort offers oceanview rooms and suites. With fascinating history and rich culture, the Island of Yap is a wonderfully unique setting found nowhere else in the world. Yap has a year-round manta presence and encounters throughout the year.