Ngapali Beach

The Beaches of Myanmar belong to most beautiful Southeast Asia beaches and are however still nearly undiscovered. Among them Ngapali is the most beautiful among them all.

Situated about 7km away from Thandwe, one of the ancient Rakhine towns and on the Bay of Bengal. 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. The beach stretches about 3km with soft shite sand fringed by coconut palms. It lies on one of the finest seaside in the country. It serves as the best ground for sunbathing and recreation such as beach strolling, cycling and so on. Unlike today's beaches of Asia, it is free of noisy beachside bars, crowded people and hawkers persuading you to buy their things. 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 can be arranged to visit nearby villages. You can also explore the area with an ox truck. The villagers usually sun-dry their fish, shrimp and coconuts. These products are transported to Yangon and over the country. This is one of their main occupations. The best time to visit this beach is during October and May of every year.

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