The Most Popular And Quiet Beaches In Myanmar3 min read

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For a long decade, Myanmar is popular with Golden pagodas which are amazing monuments. They are considered as cultural symbol of this country. However, tourism of Myanmar is not only famous with pagodas, but also with stunning beaches and islands. Although there are less beautiful white sandy beaches than Thailand’s, Myanmar is still an ideal destination with popular and quiet beaches.

200km length of coastline, most of beaches in Myanmar are covered by long stretches of white sand. Moreover, they are almost pristine and unspoiled by the exploitation of human. Therefore, sea tourism of Myanmar will have a potential in next years. These are 3 of the most popular and quiet beaches that make you be excited at first sight in Myanmar.

1.Ngapali Beach

This is a poetic beach with 7km of length and covered by white sand and palm trees. It will take 45 minutes by plane to get this turquoise sea from Yangon.

Along the beach is palm trees.
Along the beach is palm trees.

This site is suitable for those who love to look out the tranquil atmosphere, far away the bustling and hustling cities. There is not much of sunrise in the morning but a beautiful sunset in the evening. It’s a beach that you won’t disappoint. Visit here, like another stunning beaches, you will have a chance to take part in activities on beach (swimming, kayaking, snorkelling,etc.), stay at comfortable accommodations, visit the Jade Taw fishing village and go around by motorbike or bicycle.

Staying at luxury resort on the side of beach
Staying at Ngapali luxury resort on the side of beach

However, be attention that the riding motorbike is not allowed for foreigners in Myanmar, even with an international driving license, only Burmese one.

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2.Ngwe Saung Beach (Silver Beach)

South of Ngapali and close to Yangon, Ngwe Saung Beach is a new destination on the tourist map of Myanmar. Coming here, travellers will have a chance to explore one of the most pristine and quiet beaches in the Indian Ocean.

The stunning and pristine beauty of Ngwe Saung Beach
The stunning and pristine beauty of Ngwe Saung Beach

 

A view of local life on the beach
A view of local life on the beach

To get there, you can depart from Hlaing Thar Yar bus station in Yangon, stop at Ngwe Saung village. It will take 6 hours by bus or 35 minutes by plane. Besides, if you book nearby hotels in advance, some hotels will pick you up.

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3.Chuang Tha Beach

Also close to Yangon downtown, this beach is not as beautiful as Ngapali or Ngwe Saung Beaches, but Chuang Tha Beach still highly appreciated as one of the most popular and quiet beaches in Myanmar, especially on weekends and holidays. There are also some nearby hotels. This is a highly recommendation of popular and quiet beaches where you can relax during summer in Myanmar.

The sunset on Chuang Tha Beach in the evening
The sunset on Chuang Tha Beach in the evening

 

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The best time to go Myanmar beaches is from December to April when the water is warm in the spring.

(Source: Internet, Tripadvisor)

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