Ngapali Beach is situated about 7 km away
from Thandwe, one of the ancient Rakhine towns. The beach
stretches about 3 km with soft white sand fringed by coconut
palms. It serves as the best ground for sunbathing and
recreation such as beach strolling, cycling and so on.
Ngapali is the most famous beach in Myanmar. It is said to
have been named after the Naple of Italy by a homesick
Italian. It is famous for its natural and unspotted beauty
up to this day. There are only natural scenic beauty of the
blue sea, white sand and the lovely sun. The sea is cobalt
blue, without any dangerous marine animals and clean.
The water here is transparent and the sea is tranquil.
Bicycle tours are arranged to visit the nearby villages. The
villagers usually sun dry their fish, shrimp and coconut.
These products are transported to Yangon and and over the
country. The best time to visit this beach during October
and May of every year.
If you are planning for a peace and tranquil trip, Ngapali
is the best for relaxing your beach holidays.
International standard accommodations are available at
Ngapali Beach. If you are planning to create your holiday in
Ngapali, contact Ngapali Beach Hotel.
Ngwe Saung Beach
Ngwe Saung Beach Resort, opened in the year 2,000, is one of
the loveliest and most pleasant beach resorts in Myanmar.
Located in the Ayeyarwady Division, some 48 kilometres from
the town of Pathein, Ngwe Saung, with a beach frontage on
the Bay of Bengal with its clear blue waters, its white
crested waves, sandy beaches and unspoiled and
pollution-free natural surroundings, is indeed one of the
best places to select for a holiday interlude of rest and
relaxation. The beach stretches for 15 kilometers.
Ngwe Saung’s natural attractions are its blue waters, its
extensive beaches, its silvery sands, its scenic and
occasionally rocky shoreline, all set against a backdrop of
tropical rain forests and the towering Rakhine mountain
These bungalows provide quality service to foreign tourists
and domestic visitors and provide a quiet haven of peace and
relaxation. For those wishing to engage in fun and games on
the beach, or in the ocean, life-buoys and speedboats are
provided, as well as facilities for speedboat trips,
bicycling along the shore and horseback riding.
Ngwe Saung extends its warmest welcome to all visitors who
wish to relax amidst the waving palms and balmy breezes of a
truly memorable ocean resort.
If you are planning to make a trip to Ngwe Saung.
Chaung Thar Beach
Chaung Thar Beach is located 40 km to the west of Pathein in
Ayeyarwaddy Division. It is about 5 hrs drive from Yangon to
Chaung-Thar Beach. It is an attractive wide beach with a
muddy delta look. Not only coconut palms but also casuarinas
trees can be found at the back of the beach. Two small
islands can be seen offshore. The crab dishes of Chaung Thar
Beach are also delicious and well-known. Fresh coconut juice
will make relax here.
There are bungalow type hotels along the beach with modern
facilities. Myanmar, owing to its natural environmental
diversity is rich in many sites that feature untouched
coastal areas, calm and peaceful ocean waters and wide
stretches of unpolluted sandy beaches.
While listening to the whispering of the wind in the trees
and among the palm fronds and to the regular sleep inducing
beat of the ocean breakers as you relax in your rattan chair
amidst the balmy breezes you will find yourself visibly
relaxing and your cares and tensions slipping away.
Those who wish to engage in play activities on the beach may
wish to take a dip in the ocean and ride the ocean waves or
take a traditional bullock cart ride along the extensive
stretches of the sandy beach.
Others may prefer to stroll along the seashore and visit
nearby villages to sample the local cuisine, and buy
trinkets and ornaments fashioned from sea shells, cowries,
mother of pearl, huge rock-shrimp and crabs, fossilized
marine flora and unusual coral formations etc. to take back
as souvenirs or presents upon their departure.
There are 13 top class hotels in Chaung Thar to cater to
their every need. Some of the well-known ones are Max Hotel,
Lai Lai Hotel, Ambo Hotel and Khine Chaung Thar. Those who
find the atmosphere of cities stifling, the pressures of
work stressful and the responsibilities of modern life
becoming burdensome, may shed their manifold worries for a
while by visiting and enjoying a restful holiday interlude
at Chaung Thar.