Ngwe Saung Beach

Ngwe Saung Beach

Sand goes on and on and on

Ngwe Saung is a near endless stretch of whitish sand and bluish waters found on Burma’s Bay of Bengal coast just south of Chaung Tha. It’s a beach for serious beach lovers -- that is, those who seek a beautiful beach and nothing more as there’s nothing much else to do.

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The resorts located in Ngwe Saung are very spaced out, with certain areas having an almost deserted island feel. Take a long walk along the coast and you’re sure to run into the Kyauk Maumghnama Pagoda (’brother and sister rocks’), twin pagodas set upon boulders located on an especially photogenic area of the beach. Locals riding archaic bullock carts and cows who seem to enjoy sunbathing as much as us are a few of the other sights to be seen along Ngwe Saung beach.

Accommodation options on Ngwe Saung range from a few flashpacker options to fancy resorts with swimming pools and private beach villas. It’s being developed (in theory) as a beach for honeymooners and couples seeking a quiet romantic getaway.

Small restaurants serving traditional Burmese cuisine such as mohinga are scattered throughout Ngwe Saung, with a few offering seafood and Chinese cuisine with English menus located near the bus station. It’s a small town that’s especially sleepy during rainy season, so options are quite limited. Having a few drinks in your resort’s restaurant is the only form of nightlife that exists, so don’t expect any beach parties or ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 500 words.)

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