Rota will enchant all visitors with its wealth of natural and cultural beauty.
Nicknamed “The World’s Friendliest Island,” Rota is known for its friendly nature, sweet potatoes and coconut crabs. If not the local delicacies, Rota’s people will soon charm you with their smiles and warm hospitality. A sense of family will soon overtake you. Dip your toes in the Swimming Hole or book a round of golf. The Wedding Cake Mountain and Tweksberry Beach are sights to behold, all accompanied by ceaseless songs of local birds.
Rota (Luta) is the southernmost island of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and the second southernmost of The Marianas Archipelago. It lies approximately 40 nautical miles north-northeast of Guam. Sinapalo village is the largest and most populated followed by Songsong village.
Rota posseses a unique character and charm that will win you over the moment you land. From the German style Chapel to the Chugai pictographs, Japanese Cannon to the NKK Sugar Mill, there are stories to tell and Rota wants you to hear them all.
A wide variety of diving sites feature wall dives, underwater wrecks, and coral formations. For those who want to spend time on land, you can visit the Bird Sanctuary, and fascinating historic sites like the As Nieves Latte Stone Quarry, where latte stones seemingly come alive.
Chenchon Bird Sanctuary
This overlook gives visitors a bird’s eye view of the sanctuary and pristine limestone forest. Archaeological investigations have documented several ancient Chamorro latte villages.
If not the local delicacies, people from Rota will definitely charm you with their smiles and hospitality.
Peace in Paradise
The sunsets are a highlight event that you won’t want to miss. The brilliant colors of the daylight changing is a magical experience all on its own.