A 400-mile long archipelago, the Palau islands are visually stunning and Palau holidays often once-in-a-lifetime experiences. They also boast an extraordinary collection of corals and marine life making diving holidays in Palau some of the best anywhere in the world.
The capital Koror is home to the majority of the population; Visit the variety of splendid eateries to try delicious seafood or climb Malakal Hill for picturesque views of the nearby Rock Islands. Sail through this maze of 200 divine mushroom-shaped islets that have been undercut and eroded by the waves, pausing to snorkel, sea kayak, fish or spot crocodiles and fruit bats or the many species of bird that live here. Peleliu, part of the Rock Islands, is a superb dive spot, with a number of World War II wrecks to explore.
Badeldaob is Palau's largest island and comprises a largely impenetrable landscape of freshwater lakes, dense forest, steep mountains and sandy dunes. A field of 37 stone monoliths, Badralchau, testifies to the island's early civilisation.