best beach resort in Myanmar, also once
known as the "Naples of the East", is
located on the northern coast in Rakhine
State. Nagpali is an unpolluted,
beach stretching over 3 km with crystal
clear blue sea and clean white sands fringed
with coconut groves as far as your eyes can
see. This unspoiled beach is 35 minutes
flight from Yangon or 14 hour drive along
the narrow winding road over the Rakhine
Yoma ( Mountain Range) after crossing the
Ayarwaddy River at Pyay (Prome).
are no loud beachside bars, no rows of
suntan-oiled bodies basking in the sun and
no vendors pressing you to buy souvenirs.
Instead guest will only find the idle
seaside character of - the sea, the sand and
the sun. The fiery sunset, for which the Bay
of Bengal is noted for, can be watched right
from your doorstep. The 18-hole Golf course
is located 15 minutes drive from the beach
to fulfill the taste of beach golfers.
fishing villages are also interesting places
for visitors to the beach. If you are eager
to have a look at natural and primitive
sceneries, it is where you can witness how
fishermen set and draw drift nets and how
their family supports them in the workplace.
Ngapali Beach opens from October to May.