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.

The Friendly Island.

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.

An island with stories to tell.

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.

Discover Luta.

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.

Bird Sanctuary Rota
Bird Sanctuary
Teteto Beach Rota
Teteto Beach
Kayaking in Rota
Kayaking in Rota
Senbon Yashi Rota
Senbon Yashi
Locomotive Rota
Rota Hall
Rota Hall
Coastal View Rota
A Coastal View
Island View Rota
Island View
Rota Pools
Rota Pools
Local Children Rota
Local Children
Songsong Overlook Rota
Songsong Overlook
War Ruins Rota
War Ruins

Rota Experience life on this beautiful island!

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.

Local spirit

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.

The array of natural life, encased in double rainbows, makes The Marianas an unforgettable destination.