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The Republic of the Marshall Islands sits northeast of Australia, located near the equator and the International Date Line. It is comprised of nearly 30 coral atolls, which creates almost 1,200 different islets and islands.
It is a free nation, a member of the United Nations, but also receives the benefits of a free association with the United States.
Many who come to the Marshall Islands want to see Bikini Atoll first. This is the site where the U.S. conducted many of its nuclear tests through the 1940s and 1950s. You’ll find that scuba diving opportunities are abundant there, as is the snorkeling, and you’ll have plenty of beach space to enjoy.
Try Mili Atoll for some stunning natural rock formations. There are even arches that are large enough for some boats to pass through.
For those looking to enjoy the nightlife that is available in the Marshall Islands, Majuro is the place to be. Lanai Bar and the Marshall Islands Club are the two most popular spots, providing you a place to relax and enjoy a favorite beverage as the evening wears on. Majuro serves as the capital as well, though you’ll find yourself spending most of the time at Laura Beach if you aren’t on the water already.
The Marshall Islands provide a warm and welcoming spot for those who want to enjoy a taste of island life as part of their holiday experience. Bring your best beach gear, enjoy a swim, or bake in the sun. No matter what you choose, the stress will just melt away.