A lush tropical island, keeping its culture intact; Yap is the most intriguing and mysterious island in Micronesia. It is a land steeped in archaic traditions and captivating legends. Take a tour deep inside the jungle and see how the stone money was kept in ages past, tour a cultural village, or take an outrigger canoe ride. Yap is famous for its crystal clear waters, large population of resident manta rays, schools of tuna, playful dolphins, and reef fish. It’s possible to see almost anything in Yap! Such a pristine environment can deliver incredible surprises like orcas, whale sharks, huge Pacific sunfish, or Mola Mola.
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Manta Ray Bay Resort
Often called the “best little dive hotel in the Pacific.” The Manta Ray Bay Hotel is a dedicated dive resort, designed by divers and built for divers. It’s 28 rooms offer air conditioning, refrigerators (upon request) and in-room TV and VCR. All of the dive facilities and equipment storage are conveniently located within steps of the Hotel.
Yap Divers, located on the premises, offers a full-service dive shop, all levels of instruction, Mares & Oceanic rental equipment, morning and afternoon two tank dives to either the Manta sites or the reefs and walls. A number of specialty dives are also offered on a daily basis – Mandarin Fish, Macro, Shark Feed and night dives. NITROX is available. They also offer world class fishing with Yap Anglers, and an opportunity to explore the wildlife and nature by kayaking with Yap's Planet Blue Kayak Tours.