Myanmar has more than 1600-mile long coastal area and along the coast, many beautiful beaches lie for relaxing. Among them, Ngepali is the most beautiful and famous. Ngwe Saung and Chaung Tha beaches are also no less beautiful.
The most beautiful beach in Myanmar has significant characteristics; white Sand and Clear Water are the attributes of Ngepali in addition to the fresh sea-foods and little amount of Tourist Visit compare to the other beaches in South East Asia. Ngepali beach is believed to be discovered firstly by the Italians who worked for the British Government during the colonial era and the beach seemed to them so fascinating that they gave the name, Napoli, and the time passed and now it is called Ngepali.
During your stay at the beach, do grasp a bicycle to explore nearby fishing villages along the motorway to a little far end of the beach line introducing you yourself to the very friendly natives. Sometimes, you may enjoy Serendipity such as taking part in pulling the fishing nets together with the cheerful fishermen, seeing how they prepare in the process of drying fish, and so on! Your hotel can arrange short-time boat trip to nearby lonely island visit. A-few-hour Snorkeling Trips can be
arranged with your hotel for those who like to have a look at the sea creatures and underwater weeds at the nearby lagoons.
You will really find that the beach is almost for you experiencing the same atmosphere like the other places to relax. If you are tired of the food at the hotel, get outside on the main street and there are many a restaurant providing you with plentiful of sea-foods. If you are golfer or just a amateur, there is Ngepali Golf Course to relieve your thirst for pastime activity. If you can team up, why not try Myanmar Traditional Cane-ball in the afternoon with the locals?
Ngwe Saung Beach
Situated on the same coastal line with Ngepali Beach, Ngwe Saung Beach is about 6.5 hours driving distance from Yangon. It can provide not only Clear Water and White sand, but also the sea-foods and many surrounding islands that can be reached by walking along the sandy beach. Many luxury hotels lie along the beach. Due to easy reach from Yangon, Ngew Saung is one of the favorite places to relax for the local families, friends.
Chaung Tha Beach
The same distance from Yangon, and it is like a sister beach of Ngwe Saung, Chaung Tha is the beach most of Myanmar as well as tourists visit that beach bearing the name of Chaung Tha, ‘Pleasant Creek’ to translate word by word. Suggesting its name, the beach is very beautiful and pleasant. One can visit Chaung Tha beach either by van driving for about 6.5 hours or by flight via Pathein. During the monsoon, both at Chaung Tha and Ngwe Saung, some hotels close for renovation.