Myanmar has a great costal region in the West and Bay of Bengal to the South in the Adaman sea.
The long golden beaches along the Arakhine coastline are said as ones of the most beautiful in the world.
Ngapali Beach is probably the most famous one in the Arakhine State, one hour far from Yangon by flight. A few days stay in Ngapali is a perfect end after a cultural tour around Myanmar to relax in an unspoiled environment.
The idyllic dream of palm-fringed beaches with warm and crystal waters merge with reality in opposition with crowded beaches of neighboring countries.
Oxcarts can still been seen along the beach giving a popular photo opportunity, especially at sunset. At the Southern end of the beach, there is a little fishing village when can be seen the fishermen activities, mostly at mornings and evenings time.
Snorkeling to discover the rich and colorful sea life or biking around the beach surroundings are possible activities. A boat can be also rent for the day to explore the close islands or even for a barbecue lunch on a secluded beach.
Ngapali offers a large range of accommodations at all price brackets from simple bungalows to refined and luxury spa resorts to fulfill visitor’s all expectations.
Like Ngapali, the 12kilometers long beach lined will palm trees offers a peaceful retreat in an unspoiled environment.
Located on the Bay of Bengal, the beach is easy accessible from Yangon by car taking around 5 hours driving. It is worth to stop for a short visit in Pathein, the biggest city of the Irrawaddy Delta. The Delta area is very fertile area and the deep water port of Pattein is the most important trading for high quality rice from the delta region. Pathein is especially well known for its famous colorful bamboo umbrellas called “Pathein hti”.
Ngwe Saung has become more popular since the last five years with a larger choice of resorts, mostly in Superior and Deluxe categories to offer a peaceful and relaxing holiday.