The Grotto, Saipan

A collapsed cavern accessible by a sturdy set of steps, The Grotto allows visitors to take a peak below the earth's surface without getting wet. You can get an even better view of the cavern by taking a scuba tour, which will let you to explore both above and below the water's surface. Don't visit the grotto without a guide, as the waves and current can get strong at certain times, creating dangerous conditions. Make The Grotto part of your personalized Saipan itinerary using our Saipan trip planner.
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  • The Grotto is a hidden gem of a snorkel spot in Saipan. It's near the cluster of memorials including Banzai Cliff, Suicide Cliff and the Japanese and Korean Peace memorials. There was a...  more »
  • I loved the Grotto! It’s easy to get to and the views are scenic on the way there. Once there, make sure you take time to go swimming. The ocean water is extremely buoyant so you can float atop...  more »
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  • The best place that I have ever visited in Saipan. If you have a plan to visit Saipan, I think you should go to the Grotto. I have made wonderful memory with my wife while we were doing the free-diving in the Grotto. And it will be better to bring GoPro when you do free-diving because you can keep and take a photo what you do under the water.
  • A must see if you visit Saipan. Be careful though. The steps can be treacherous. Don't swim unless you have a local guide and life jackets. Don't attempt if you have any type of physical disability, it's simply too dangerous and definitely not ADA compliant.
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