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Chaung Tha Beach

Fascinating Facts

  • The beach has several offshore islands to explore and snorkel around.


  • Pro tip: Explore the beach by bicycle. Meet the friendly locals for the best experience. You should take the boat ride early in the morning. If you are a fish lover, do taste the fresh fishes available here.

Ngapali beach is famous for the magnificent view of its surroundings. With minimal activities around this area, this pure beach is intended for you to fully enjoy a stress-free nature getaway. We recommend you to spend more than 2 days to have an immersive experience at the beach. There are bicycles for rent along the beach. Rent one and explore the beach on the 10km path with complete freedom. Some hotels also have bicycle rental services, so remember to look out for one at your hotel. Rental fee can be as cheap as USD3.5. You can also visit the locals and enjoy a boat ride led by friendly fishermen who are always happy to guide you.

Another activity that you must not miss is watching the sunset by the beach. Ngapali beach offers one of the best spots for you to watch sunsets as the place is peaceful and free from the sight of bulky concrete buildings. Watch as the sun slowly descends and disappears into the horizon of the sea as you indulge in a satisfying meal of fresh seafood by the beach.


It is best to visit this beach between October and May when the temperature is ideal for a beach outing. Hotels and flights are not available during June and September due to the rainy season.


Top Attractions

  • White Sand Island (Thel Phyu Kyun)
    White Sand Island has been opened as a travel place since 2014. It is located at the Bay of Bengal. You can visit there by local boats and it is only 15 minutes away from Chaung Tha Beach. There is a pagoda that can be worshiped on the island. The island is very beautiful and the water is very clear
  • Elephant camp
    The Elephant Camp is located next to the Chaung Tha-Pathein Road. You can take memorable photos while feeding elephants and visit the jungle to the forest. The rope bridge is also the tourist attraction in this elephant camp.
  • Kyauk Maung Nhama beach
    Kyauk Maung Nama Beach is named for the two rocks which are similar like siblings, brother and sister. You can drink coconut juice and take pictures with natural beauty. The rocks and the shores along the coast are beautiful. It is about a five minutes trip from Chaung Tha beach.

Things To Do


Coconut juice can reduce the risk of heat stress. You can also take photos whilst enjoying young coconut juice on the beach. Indeed, you will have a pleasant feeling while sipping on coconut juice in the shade of coconut trees and enjoying the tides coming in.


A banana boat ride will give excitement, and most of the youths enjoy it. Even if you cannot swim, the life jackets will keep you afloat.


Chaung Tha is one of the best places for seafood in Myanmar. Everyone can choose various types of seafood.


Cycling on Chaung Tha beach is such a fun activity. There are even tandem bicycles for lovers. It is convenient to rent bikes just in front of the hotels. It would be best riding the bicycles in the morning and at sunset.

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Contact Us

Office (33), Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

+95673406458, +95673406247
+95 673 406 129