The most popular beach in Myanmar and is located 7km from the town of Thandwe (Sandoway), in Rakhin State. The beach stretches 3 kilometers and is front to Indian Ocean, still unspoiled, with its white sand fringed by coconut palm and crystal clear water. It is the best place for sunbathing and recreation such as beach strolling, cycling, etc . It is quiet and there is no noisy bars, no dangerous marine animals, no crowded people and hawkers.
Most of the domestic airlines have frequent flights to Thandwe from Yangon and other airports. Flight time from Yangon to Ngapali Beach is approximately 45 minutes.
Chaung Tha Beach only 246 Km from yangon and 40km west of Pathein. It is the nearest beach resort located in the Ayeyarwaddy region. Along the 5 hours’ journey to the beach, one can feast one’s eyes on the vast stretches of lush green paddy fields.
En route to Chaung Tha, one may visit Pathein, the capital of the Ayeyarwaddy Region, and try Pathein Halawar (sweet traditional snack make of glutinous rice flour ), its speciality. Colourful hand make bamboo Pathein umbrella is the symbol of the Region. Pokala Island and Thebyu Island 5 minutes’ and 20 minutes’ drive by motorboat respectively boast their beautiful, white sand beaches. It takes exactly one hour to Ngwe Saung Beach, the latest beach resort of Myanmar.
Ngwe Saung Beach
Ngwe Saung Beach is the nearest beach resort located in Ayeyarwaddy. It is easily reachable 6 hours journey by car from Yangon. One must be using the same way via Pathein and is 48 km from Pathein. Ngwe Saung beach is the newest beach resort. It is the loveliest and most pleasant beach in Myanmar. The beach is front to the bay of Bengal with is clear water, white crested waves, sandy beaches and unspoiled and pollution-free natural surroundings, is definitely one of the best place to select for your vacation. It is the best place for sunbathing and recreation such as beach strolling, cycling, etc. It is quiet and there is no noisy bars, no dangerous marine animals, no crowded people and hawkers.