Hafa Adai! Welcome to Talofofo.
Talofofo, also known as “God’s Country”, is located in the south eastern region of Guam. The village extends from the majestic Talofofo Bay to the glorious mountaintop above. Talofofo is bordered by Yona to the north and Inarajan to the south.
Talofofo is about a thirteen minute drive to the U.S. Naval Station in Santa Rita. It is also a forty minute drive if you are heading to Anderson Air Force Base or neighboring villages of that area.
Talofofo is a community that offers opportunities to live along coastline or up in the mountains. Along Ipan, the coastal community of Talofofo, the Pacific Ocean washes ashore on the snow-white sand. Talofofo’s beaches are one of Guam’s greatest treasures. There are homes along the coastline with the views and sounds of the ocean providing a true tropical lifestyle. Up in the mountains, residents enjoy views of the island’s beautiful mountains and panoramic ocean views.
This small village provides a peaceful environment in a population consisting of around 3,245 residents. The people of this village have always been said to be friendly. Living in Talofofo, you can expect to see the residents living in a suburban style community. This is one of the few villages where commercial buildings are few and rare. There are only three convenience stores located in the village and, coincidentally, they are all located at the same intersection in the middle of the village.
Within the village, there are a few schools for children to attend. There is the Talofofo Elementary School, along with the private school Notre Dame High School. Bus stops are also spread across the village to safely transport children these schools and other schools in different villages. There are also a few facilities for recreational use. The village provides a basketball gymnasium and a baseball field the public’s use.
Living in this part of the island there are no shortages of activities for you to do and remain entertained. The beaches almost seem untouched and many visitors travel here to swim in its waters. Its crystal clear waters are great for snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing. Talofofo Bay is a popular surf location for the island’s residents and also provides a few ancient caves that you could explore.
As for the golf enthusiasts, Talofofo offers a world class golf resort that will both challenge your skills and provide you with lasting memories of its gorgeous surroundings and breath-taking views.
The village also has a popular bar and grill called Jeff’s Pirate Cove. This is a popular restaurant down in Ipan and is known for its burgers and relaxing atmosphere. Many of the island’s residents flock to this location when it hosts concerts and other special event gatherings. Jeff’s Pirate Cove is situated right next to Ipan Beach. While you enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, you will have a spectacular view of the ocean and possibly be amazed with a glimpse of some local kite boarders enjoying the waters fronting Jeff’s Pirates Cove.
Another popular attraction of Talofofo is the Talofofo Falls. These are natural waterfalls in the village that attract thousands of tourists and locals all year round. The most fun part about viewing the waterfalls is probably the cable car ride down a steep cliff to the base of the falls. The cable car provides an amazing bird’s-eye-view of the Talofofo landscape. In the parking lot of Talofofo Falls, you may see wild hogs grazing in the grass or hiding under your vehicle from the beaming sun. It is truly breathtaking and awe-inspiring to see Guam’s wildlife and nature all in one place.
Part of the same river network that feeds the Talofofo Falls is the Ugum River. Here is the location of the island’s popular Jungle Riverboat Cruise. This a great experience for the entire family and a great way to experience more of the island’s culture.
With all these fun things to keep you and your family entertained, plus the homes with great views, there is no reason to pass up the opportunity of living in this area. Come experience tropical living. Hope to see you soon in Talofofo.
Distance to Popular Destinations:
- Andersen Air Force Base- 36 minutes
- Naval Base Guam- 13 minutes
- US Naval Hospital- 22 minutes
- Guam International Airport- 27 minutes
- Guam Premiere Outlet- 25 minutes
- Micronesian Mall- 27 minutes
- Agana Shopping Center- 19 minutes
- Tumon, Guam- 27 minutes