Photo: The sands of Setse Beach.

Setse Beach

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Setse is Mawlamyine’s prime beach destination. Until recently, its kilometres of casuarina-backed golden sands were very much a local domain only. But now, with accommodation for foreigners available, curious tourists and public transport allowing access, Setse Beach makes for a great little diversion from Mawlamyine’s historical and cultural sights.

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The clean (at least when we visited) sands stretch far enough to provide room for the obligatory fishing boats and drying fish, plus a section of seafood restaurants, beer stations and inner tube renters — and there’s still empty, pristine stretches. Resort-style 21 Paradise Hotel has picked a scenic and peaceful spot towards the northern end of ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)


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