Saipan, Tinian and Rota each present a wealth of historic, cultural and geographic sites that highlight the unique richness of the Northern Marianas. The best part is, you can easily visit a number of significant sites in a single day due to the intimacy of these small islands.
Located on Saipan's southern coast, Agingan beach is one of the island's most archeaologically rich areas. The site of an ancient Chamorro village, remnants of latte stones and other artifacts can be found throughout the area. It is also the site of a 17th century wreck of the Spanish Galleon Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion, and later served as a Japanese defensive post during WWII. One of the islands largest in-tact coastal bunkers, which utilized some of the vicinities ancient latte stones in its construction, can be seen along the beach.
Access to the beach can be made through the Coral Ocean Point Golf Course. Swimmers and waders should wear suitable footware here, as the inner reef area contains a variety of sharp rocks and corals. Swimming beyond the reef is not safe in this area, due to unpredictable currents.
The following members offer tours of Beach Sites: