Ngwe Saung is a popular beach among tourists visiting Myanmar. It is situated to the west of Myanmar in the Bay of Bengal. ‘Ngwe’ means silver, which explains perfectly the silvery sand on the beach here. The village of Ayeyarwady is located at Ngwe Saung. Ngwe Saung is the long beach with white sand and blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. It is the perfect getaway to relax away from city life. The coast of Ngwe Saung stretches for as long as 15km.
There are a number of resorts, restaurants and hotels here catering to tourists all year around. The endless and quiet white sand beach, the lover’s island, there is an ‘elephant camp’ in between Ngwe Saung and Pathein. Do go to the beach, see the local village. There is not much to do in Ngwe Saung, that’s the idea. Just relax and enjoy the quiet time.
Ngwe Saung Attraction & Acitivies
One of the main tourist attractions at Ngwe Saung is the Rakhine Mountain Range. Most visitors trek up the range and into the forests to experience the natural beauty of the spot.
The Elephant Camp can be visited on the way to Ngwe Saung. Lover’s Island is the perfect spot to watch the sun set into the sea every evening. The Kyauk Maumghnama Pagoda, signifying the brother and sister rocks and the two other pagodas of Hsutaungpi perched on two rocks are good spots to visit.
Snorkeling, Fishing and Excursion Boat Trip to Fisherman Bird Island
It is an approximately 1 hour boat ride from the hotel to the island; the recommended time of departure from the hotel is 7:00 am and the recommended time of departure from the island is 13:00. As we know,there are a lot of big colorful fishes underneath the water, big beautiful rocks around of the island, different kind of birds that nest on the top of the mountain and crystal water for snorkeling and fishing.