Aye village Homestay
The homestays in the villages of Aye and Lote Pe village in Chin State offer a unique opportunity to get to know the local community in person. Facilities are simple but adequate for the more adventurous clients - guests are provided with a sleeping mat and mosquito net for sleeping on the wooden floor, with a cold shower wash basin and squat toilet. Meals are prepared by the host family and taken together.
Htee Thein Monastery
Htee Thein, Homestay
A unique experience staying overnight at a local village Buddhist monastery in rural Shan State. Facilities are basic but comfortable.
Kengtung Princess Hotel
The Princess Hotel offers clean, comfortable guest rooms in the centre of Kengtung. Equipped with a generator to counter the intermittent mains power supply, and offering cable television and air-conditioning, the Princess' facilities are some of the best in town. The staff are extremely friendly and the restaurant serves an extensive menu of Burmese and international cuisines.
The beautiful Malikha Lodge, perched high above the Nam Lang River, provides a luxurious base from which to explore the mountains and rice terraces of remote Northern Kachin State. The focal point of Malikha Lodge is the main lodge, where guests come to gather around two blazing log fires for drinks, dining or just pure relaxation. Traditional style bungalows have been carefully placed within the resort's manicured lawns and exotic gardens.
Mountain Oasis Guesthouse
Located just outside Kanpetlet, the main town in southern Chin State, Mountain Oasis is a collection of nine comfortable bungalows. The Chin-inspired rooms are basic with wood furnishings, en-suite bathrooms and spacious porches. The restaurant serves Burmese, Chinese and European food.
Mountain Oasis Guesthouse Mindat
Located on the opposite side of Mount Victoria from its sister property in Kanpetlet, the Mountain Oasis Guesthouse in Mindat is a similarly simple but welcoming selection of small lodges set amongst the hills and forests of Chin State.
Mountain Top Guesthouse
Golden Rock, Budget
Perched on the top of the Kyaiktyo mountain, the Mountain Top is the best of the very limited range of accommodation options available at the Golden Rock. Rooms are simple but acceptable, with panoramic views over the mountainous scenery beyond. Expectations should be managed in terms of the quality of meals, but this is the best in town and for a single night is a perfectly tolerable option.
Mr Charles Hotel
Visitors to Hsipaw, in the hills of northeast Burma's Shan State, can now relax in the comforts of a modern hotel with a range of international amenities. Named after the property's founder, Mr Charles Hotel has 34 rooms, including five suites, all with minibars, hot and cold showers, satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Facilities include a restaurant and laundry. From this charming hotel, guests can explore the exotic local scenery, including the meandering Dotthawaddy River.
Pindaya Inle Inn
Set amongst idyllic gardens, Inle Inn is a welcoming haven in charming Pindaya. The motel style unites feature elements of local design while incorporating modern facilities and the friendly staff ensure that guests feel welcomed after a day of sightseeing. Close to Pindaya's famous Buddhist caves and within walking distance of the town centre, Inle Inn is our favourite choice in town.
Win Unity Hotel
Situated near the Kan-Thar-Yar Lake within landscaped gardens, the Win Unity Hotel offers a comfortable stay when in Monywa. The spacious bungalow-style accommodation features either garden or lake views to be enjoyed from private verandahs. Just 1 km north of Monywa's town centre and a short drive away are the Clock Tower, local markets and Monywa Railway Station.
Myeik Archipelago, Superior
The small fleet of elegant yachts owned and operated by the Burma Boating company offers a unique opportunity to explore the beautiful and as yet largely undeveloped Mergui Archipelago is considerable style and comfort. Scheduled itineraries of 3, 5 or 6 night operate throughout the sailing season from October to May, or private charters can be arranged with personalised itineraries arranged to suit your available time and interests. This is a spectacular way to explore one of Asia's most incredible gems.
Riverside @ Hsipaw Resort
The newly completed Riverside @ Hsipaw Resort is located in a scenic location in Old Hsipaw Shan Village on the eastern bank of the Dokhtawady River. The resort offers spacious and comfortable en-suite rooms, all with delighted views over the river. Set in a well-maintained garden, facilities also include a well-regarded riverside restaurant offering Myanmar, Shan, Western, and Chinese cuisines, and a pleasant bar. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
Set your expectations at the right level and you'll be perfectly content with a night at the Lashio Motel. There's nothing flashy here, but if you want a clean and comfortable spot to sleep for the night, with a decent breakfast to get you started in the morning you won't be disappointed.
Amara Mountain Resort
Housed in a former colonial residence, the Amara Mountain Resort is Kalaw's most welcoming accommodation. The Amara Mountain Resort is surrounded by gardens overlooking the Shan Mountains and features just four well-appointed double rooms each with their own fireplace. The homely atmosphere, welcoming staff and pleasant rooms combine to create a comfortable, relaxing stay in the Kalaw.
Pine Hill Resort
The Pine Hill Resort offers chalet style accommodation up on the hill above Kalaw.
The resort has a slightly functional feel, but is perfectly adequate for those looking for a comfortable yet good value hotel here in Kalaw.
Hti Ne Homestay
Inle Lake, Budget
The Homestay programme at Hti Ne has been recently established by a local Community Involved Tourism (CIT) group. The Pa'O region was one of the first communities to be granted an overnight B&B license, which means it is now possible for travellers to stay in simple, yet extremely authentic Pa'O style lodging. The homestay facilities are fairly basic and you will be staying with a welcoming host family in their home, you will have a private room with a Western-style toilet and cold water shower. Your hosts don't speak a great deal of English but are eager to communicate with the help of books and hand gestures, and of course your guide is around too.
Loikaw Lodge by the Lake
This small beautifully crafted lodge with local touches is undoubtedly the best option in Loikaw.
Only opened in late 2016 the Loikaw lodge is the nicest accommodation option in this area of Kahya state. Situated on the banks of Hteengarhlyar Lake on the edge of Loikaw town, this small family owned boutique accommodation only has twelve rooms. Each room has been lovingly designed, and beautifully finished with local hand woven fabrics, tribal photography, teak panelled floors and wooden furniture. You will not find TV's in the rooms but you will find shelves full of book and you'll be able to watch the sunset over the lake from your balcony or the lodge's terrace.
The onsite restaurants uses fresh, locally grown ingredients and traditional cooking methods to serve up delicious dishes. The menu is decided upon daily, dependent on what available ingredients there are at the morning market, so each meal will be different!
The cosy atmosphere of this lodge makes it a wonderful base for exploring the Kayah state.
Macleod Island, Superior
The Andaman Resort is one of only a handful of resorts in the Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago, a chain of more than 800 islands in the Andaman Sea. The resort is located on Macleod Island, accessible by boat from the Burmese mainland. Though not luxurious the resort's facilities are comfortable and provide a unique opportunity to experience this pristine environment.