Location: Places >> Oceania >> Micronesia
Yap exhibits the most preserved centuries-old traditions and cultures in Micronesia with village-lined formation of famous Yap stone-money showcasing power and wealth of every village. A visitor is immersed into historical past witnessing traditional chief meeting houses with carved stone platforms, log structures and thatched roofs. But local guide is needed to walk you through intricacies of customs and taboos during village tours.
Manta rays, eagle rays, hump-head parrotfish, sharks, and varieties of fish are divers' attractions under water. You are always thrilled watching these magnificent sea creatures.
Check Manta Ray Divers, the best organized dive outfit on the island, for underwater recreation. For reasonable priced accommodation, check ESA Bay View Hotel (350-2138)or Hilltop Hotel (350-3185), which are walking distance anywhere in the Town Center.