Searching for a beach-side escape?
How about a few days on Ngapali’s famous white-sand beach the Bay of Bengal? Or a visit to the breathtaking clear waters of Ngwesaung? Or for a more adventurous beach trip, try a diving and boating excursion to explore the wonders of the Myeik Archipelago.
Ngwe Saung Beach
Ngwe Saung is a four to five hour drive from Yangon, accessible by bus or car. The drive passes through the town of Pathein, famous for its paper umbrellas. Ngwe Saung beach has a diverse range of hotels, from five-star to budget. Visitors can enjoy fresh seafood and swim in the warm, tranquil waters.
Travelers looking for a relaxing and upscale beach vibe will enjoy Ngapali Beach in Rakhine State. Ngapali is accessible only by flight to the airport of Thandwe. This pristine beach consists of a long strip of white sand lined with luxury hotels and haut de gamme restaurants with the freshest seafood.
The Buddhist pagoda at the peak of an island at the Myeik Archipelago in the Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar offers a splendid panoramic view over the town and the islands. Walking along the streets and can be like on a farm as many goats, chicken, even cows, dogs and cats roaming around. Myeik has been cut off from the rest of Myanmar for very long time. Overland travel, which is now possible for tourist was prohibited and only possible with special permit.