Guide to the Palau Islands

A majestic maze of islands that hides a breath-taking paradise

The tiny cluster of pristine islands off the Philippines that make up the Micronesia archipelago of The Republic of Palau is a lost paradise in the Pacific Ocean, and remains one of the most idyllic and mysterious charter destinations. Surrounded by some of the richest tropical coral reefs and boasting towering green blanketed mountains lined by powder-white beaches, the 500 islands offer charter visitors a vacation that is saturated in fascinating culture, abundant natural beauty and endless adventure.

The archipelago is made up of eight larger islands and some 250 islets closely grouped together making them the perfect cruising ground for a relaxed island hoping vacation. From the capital in Koror in the North where most of the facilities lie to the many volcanic Rock Islands and Kayandel atoll in the South, Palau is ideally situated on the charter route from the South Pacific to the Philippines for some unique exploration in pristine waters.

Due to strict entry regulations that take little to sort out, the small area of Palau is one of the most secluded and beautiful charter destinations in the pacific, offering isolated islets and utterly peaceful charm. From the luscious jungle vegetation that creeps across the volcanic islands to the palm tree-clad deserted beaches and plentiful marine life, there is countless opportunity for unforgettable snorkelling, kayaking and cultural discovery.

Turtles, manta rays, and tropical fish teem in the azure waters amidst wrecked ships and spectacular underwater landscapes whilst World War Two relics pebble the islands that hide striking flora. As you discover the magic above and below the surface of the water on your yacht charter you’ll feel as though you’ve stumbled across paradise. The balmy waters and sultry South Pacific sun add to the endless charter appeal of this mesmerising location that offers thousands of limestone islets for complete escape.

If you are interested in a yachting vacation in the flawless Palau Islands view all South Pacific Luxury Yacht Charters available to rent.

Reasons to Visit

Spectacular Dive Sites
Unspoilt Landscape
Rich History
Abundant Wildlife
Exotic Cuisine

Good For

  • Snorkeling
  • Marine Life
  • Nature
  • Diving
  • Fine Dining
  • Mountains

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