Ngapali Beach is one of the great attractions in Myanmar and the most beautiful beach in Myanmar. Located about 7 km from Thandwe, in Rakhine State, Ngapali beach is beautiful stretches of sand on the Gulf of Bengal. Being isolated for a long time along with well preserved by the local people, nowadays, Ngapali is one of the most enchanting beaches in Asia, well-known as the gem of Myanmar, it’s blue water, the km-long white sand beach has made the beach one of the precious gifts from Mother Nature.

Best Things to Do & See in Ngapali Beach

Immerse into the Blue Water

Ngapali beach is clean and quiet. Its seawater is blue platinum, clean and without any dangerous marine animals. No doubt, swimming is the best thing to do at Ngapali beach.
Ngapali Beach is one of the loveliest places in Myanmar, it is also one of the most pristine beaches in the world, with miles of pure white sand and clear blue water of the Indian Ocean. In addition to the usual beach activities and excursions such as visiting the small fishing village and local markets, explore the countryside by bike and boat trip to the beautiful island in a Myanmar beach holiday is also wonderful to experience a unique Ngapali in Myanmar.

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Cycling Through the White Sand Beach

Ngapali Beach is famous for its natural beauty and pristine. Beach stretches about 3 km with soft white sand under the coconut trees. It has beautiful natural scenery of immense sea, white sand, and smooth sun. Together with amazing activities in the water, there is no better way to explore Ngapali beach than getting on a bike and explore the stunning villages.

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Enjoy Ngapali Scrumptious Fresh Seafoods

Ngapali beach is rich in abundance with marine resources including prawns, lobsters, corals, marine mammals, shellfish, red snapper, grouper, seabass, horse mackerel, Spanish mackerel and many other kinds of fish. Once traveling to Ngapali, getting a super fresh fish meal is one of the best experiences to try.

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Visit the Idyllic Villages & Meet Friendly People

Ngapali Beach is the best place in Myanmar is not only for recreation and tourism, but also study the life and local culture. There are no industries and pollution, rubbish along the beautiful beach. You can take a boat trip or ride a bike to visit the tranquil village and meet with the friendly locals who always have a smile for you.

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Play Golf in Ngapali Golf Course

Ngapali Golf Course has 18 holes to play Golf and it just takes 15 minutes driving from the hotels to perform the taste of golfers in one of the best beaches in Myanmar. The best time to visit Ngapali Beach in Myanmar is during the period from October to May. Ngapali can be reached by plane. It takes about 45 minutes from Yangon and about 14 hours by car along the Rakhine Yoma Mountain Range.

Ngapali Beach Travel Guide

How to Get to Ngapli Beach

Located about 400 km from Yangon, there are two ways to get to Ngapali beach, one by flight and one by car. Traveling to Ngapali by airplane is the fastest way as it takes only one to two hours from domestic airports in Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay or Inle Lake.

If you want to travel by bus, daily buses are available in Yangon. It takes about 9 hours to drive from Yangon to Ngapali. The ticket can be bought at Yangon’s Aung Mingalar Bus Station. If you want to buy online, please contact us and we will arrange the ticket for you.

Ngapali beach Accommodation

Thande Beach Hotel
Located 15 minute drive from Thandwe Airport
3-star hotel with stunning beach view
Rooms are fitted with polished teak and rattan furniture features the fine fabric and traditional Myanmar handicrafts
Free wifi, swimming pool, airport shuttle
the beachfront bar and restaurant

Sandoway Resort
Located 20 minute drive from Thandwe Airport
4-star hotel with beach view
Rooms features with wooden furniture in colonial style
Free wifi, swimming pool, airport shuttle

May 18 Guest House
2-star hotel suites for couples
Free breakfast, wifi, parking
24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests

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