This is Ngapali beach, an amazing white sand and clear blue water beach on the Bay of Bengal in the Rakhine State. It is one of the best sites in the world for diving.
This is the diving boat from Ngapali Water Sport Center that takes you from the harbour to the local dive site (1 hour trip) or to the off shore dive site (2 hours trip).
It’s a fantastic day activity. Just image yourself early in the morning in this boat, having a coffee and some fruit, and all excited for the coming dives!
Time to get ready! So exciting! Put on your gear, check everything is working well with the dive master and jump to the little boat to reach the diving site.
This diving sites around Ngapali beach are still … Read More »
Let me introduce you Josiane Pollet, a great artist from Belgium and the person who designed the Myanmar Travel Essentials’ logo. She is passionate about Myanmar and re-visits the country almost every year.
Here Josiane wants to share with all of us her collection of drawings from Myanmar, many of which are inspired by my photos (which makes me very proud!)
As the only beach destination with an airport, Ngapali is the most popular beach in Myanmar amongst foreign tourists. Another unspoilt beach which is closer to Yangon is Ngwe Saung, but it takes 6 hours by bus or car to get there.
The beaches on the Bay of Bengal in the Rakhine State are known for their white sand and clear blue water.
Ngapali has several unspoilt beaches, which are lined with palm trees providing natural shade.
Hotels and resorts have bamboo bungalows on the beach like this.
The houses in Ngapali are built in the traditional style, like this wooden house surrounded by palm trees.
Ngapali has a small fishing harbour, here you can see the boats before going out to sea.
Light bulbs suspended from bamboo for fishing at night. … Read More »