Nga pa li Beach in MyanmarMyanmar's Nga pa li beach
Idyllic beach at Ngapali beach | Bay of Bengal
Ngapali, one of the largely unexplored seaside resort of Southeast Asia, is an quaint, enchanting place near the city of Thandwe in the state of Rakhine in western Burma. At the Gulf of Bengal there is a several kilometre long beach of sand surrounded by palms and the small fishing vessels of the area. Perhaps the best beach in Burma, Ngapali is a great place to swim in the hot and clear water or sunbathe while the indigenous fisherman dock onshore.
Recreational guests rest on beach umbrellas, shady reeds and palms. Myanmar women strolling on the beach offers a wide range of indigenous fruit. A number of small beachfront, family-run diners are serving the freshest sea food. Lunch on the beach while you watch the wonderful sun set over the Bay of Bengal.
There are several fishing communities in the vicinity, where living has been largely the same for generation. Ngapali beach is best visited during the drought period from November to April. Ngapali is a very rustic and tradition. The exploration of the fishing communities seems to be a leap into the past for the Westerners.
The public transport mainly comprises bikes and oxcarts. Close by is the city of Thandwe with its marina and community markets, where shoppers can sample some of Burma's cuisine. The beach of Ngapali is a few kilometres from the city of Thandwe in the state of Rakhine in western Burma.
is to Thandwe International Airports, a few kilometres north of Ngapali Beach. There are several local carriers offering non-stop services from Yangon. The carriers flying to Thandwe include the following airports: Hawaiian Bagan, Mann Yadanarpon Airlines, KBZ and Mandalay.
Unrestricted growth endangers Ngapali Beach
Ngapali, the former top beach in Southeast Asia, fell from the US Trip Advisor website to 25th place in the 2017 rankings of the world's tops. Tour operators and tour operators warn against overdevelopment, as Ngapali drew more and more domestic and international visitors because of its crystalline water and beauty.
The Ministry of Hotel and Tourism has reported that the number of visitors to Ngapali has risen from just over 4,000 in 2016 to more than 50,000 in 2017. The number of national travellers visiting the place has risen from 27,000 in the same time frame to over 39,000. "This review was given by happy clients who came to Ngapali.
It' s very important when visitors come to see the country," said U Ye Tun Oo, Vivo Myanamr Traveller and Touristic Manager of the Myanmar Times on Wednesday. After Yangon, Mandalay, Inle Lake and Bagan, Ngapali is one of the most important touristic places in Myanmar.
As the number of inland travellers to Ngapali increased, business expanded on the beach. "There shouldn't be a lot of business on the beach. As Myanmar is a high-end travel cost intensive country, travel costs are high in comparison to other neighboring states. Ngapali's rising number of tourist has resulted in more development, which includes an increased number of fishermen' vessels, an increased number of sellers on beach websites, and more hotels, guesthouses and hotels have exploded in recent years, according to U Ye Moe Aung, an official from Thandwe's hotels and tourist division opposite the Myanmar Times.
There are currently 35 hotels and pensions with 1,300 rooms in Ngapali according to the Department of Hotels and Tourisme in Thandwe. Congregations do not have the opportunity to pick up the increasing amount of waste on the beach due to a shortage of staff and outfitting. It also urged the relevant public bodies to take legal proceedings against those who are digging the beach sands, as this is contrary to the law.