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Kayangel Atoll: Your Hidden Haven


Welcome to Kayangel Atoll, a pristine haven where nature reigns, and time seems to stand still. If you're looking for an untouched paradise far from the tourist crowds, Kayangel is the hidden gem you've been dreaming of.


A Slice of Heaven in the Pacific

Kayangel Atoll, with its population of just 54 residents, is tucked away in the northernmost part of Palau, a stunning nation in Micronesia. This tiny, unspoiled haven is a testament to nature's beauty and resilience.


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Size Doesn't Matter; Experience Does

In the world of Atolls, Kayangel stands out as one of just two sandy Atolls in all of Palau. Covering a mere 1.4 square kilometers, Kayangel Atoll stretches across 2,570 meters in length and ranges from 270 meters to 700 meters in width. But don't let its small size fool you; the experience it offers is nothing short of monumental. But in fact, Kayangel isn't the smallest in terms of size or population in Palau. That distinction belongs to another charming island called Hatohobei, an atoll that spans a mere 0.88 square kilometers and is home to just 25 people.


Unique in Every Way

If you yearn for untouched beauty, then Kayangel is the destination you seek. This Atoll boasts pristine beaches, vibrant reefs, and the clearest waters you'll find in Palau. Due to its isolation, Kayangel becomes entirely cut off from the mainland during adverse weather conditions. Access depends on the sea conditions, and local speed boats only venture north when the waters allow it. Life here is simple, with just one shop, a small school, and electricity derived from solar panels and small generators. When it comes to worries, there are few in Kayangel.


Exploring the Kayangel Islet

While Kayangel is the largest Atoll and the only inhabited island, the entire Kayangel Islet, also known as Ngcheangel or Ngajangel, hosts multiple Atolls. These include Ngeriungs, Ngerebelas, and Orak. The entire Islet serves as the Ngkesol Marine Protected Area, a vital nesting site for Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles. Located northwest of Kayangel is the Ngaruangel Marine Reserve, a protected area where the reefs remain largely uncharted.




Journeying to Kayangel

The journey to Kayangel from the northern tip of Babeldaob (90 kilometers from Koror) can be quite an adventure. If the weather isn't on your side, prepare for a bumpy and wet ride. What's usually a 1.5-hour trip can take nearly three hours, leaving you soaked but fulfilled upon arrival.


Uncover the Past and Create New Memories

Despite offering fewer activities, a trip to Kayangel is incredibly rewarding. It's an island that still feels untouched and unexplored, a world apart from modern tourism. The pristine beaches, clear waters, and the absence of crowds are a testament to its untouched beauty.


Kayangel in Palau


Explore with SoulTrips

To experience the magic of Kayangel, consider partnering with the Rock Island Tour Company, a professional Japanese travel agency based in Palau, boasting an English-speaking staff. Kayangel and Palau, in general, can be challenging to navigate, and many attractions are located on private land, requiring entrance fees. The same holds true for destinations like Ngerebelas, a stunning uninhabited island that offers beach time and snorkeling in some of the clearest waters in Palau.


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