Located on Burma's pristine Ngapali beach, lapped by the warm, clear waters of the Bay of Bengal, is the charming Sandoway Hotel. This relaxing coastal getaway was one of the first properties in the area, and has earned an excellent reputation for both its setting and fine service. The boutique property offers a range of individual two-storey villas and cottages set amid lush tropical gardens, some looking out over the beach. This is a wonderful option for a few days of relaxation after a tour of Burma's glorious landscapes.
Thande Beach Resort
Located directly on Ngapali Beach, the lovely Thande Beach Resort is renowned for its warm Burmese welcome. All 38 bungalows are elegantly furnished with polished teak, rattan furniture and traditional local handicrafts and have private terraces overlooking the Bay of Bengal; the perfect spot for a sundowner. The peaceful restaurant serves up seafood fresh from the ocean and both traditional Burmese and local Rakhine cuisine.
The Strand is a Yangon icon, the grand dame of colonial hotels close to the British Embassy and Yangon River.
Built in 1901 the hotel has hosted dignitaries and celebrities for many decades. The great high-ceilinged guest suites are decorated in original colonial style, bringing an elegance and refinement to any stay in Yangon. The delightful restaurant and café are open throughout the day, with the celebrated Strand High Tea a lovely option for residents and visitors alike.
Villa Inle Resort & Spa
Inle Lake, Superior
The delightful Villa Inle Resort is perhaps our favourite option on beautiful Lake Inle. Service is welcoming and attentive from the moment of arrival by long-tail boat, guided in by traditional leg-rowing oarsman. The individual villas are light and furnished in an elegant, contemporary style. Lakefront villas are particularly special, with spacious private verandas providing the perfect spot from which to relax as the sun sets over the lake.
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.
Amazing Ngapali Resort
This charming property set at the northern end of Ngapali beach offers a serene and highly regarded beachside retreat, perfect for couples, families and independent travellers. The Amazing Ngapali Resort is one of the finest properties in the region, and facilities include a spa, swimming pool, golf course and several excellent restaurants offering a range of cuisines, both local and international. Room facilities include satellite TV, DVD players and a delightful private verandah.
The Bayview Resort is one of our favourite hotels here in beautiful Ngapali. The resort offers a choice of spacious deluxe rooms, bungalows and suites all of which have large windows, a private terrace or balcony and views of the garden or sea front. There is a swimming pool and two restaurants on-site. The Catch restaurant offers a wonderful selection of fresh seafood, international and Asian dishes whilst the Sunset Bar offers a slightly less formal menu.
Ngapali Bay Villas & Spa
This simple yet stylish resort offers guests a cool and sophisticated haven here in Ngapali. There are just 36 villas here, each with polished teak flooring, high ceilings and wonderful feature beds in the centre of the room. The use of greenery, young banana trees and lotus plants in the grounds ties in perfectly with the light greens and white colour theme used throughout this boutique hotel. The bar & restaurant faces the shore and is the perfect place to watch the sunset. There is also a swimming pool available for guests.
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.
Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Located on the banks of the Irrawaddy the Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort offers a peaceful setting with sunset views.
The Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding pagodas and temples. The resort extensions over nine acres of landscaped gardens with a large swimming pool overlooking the river, a great space for relaxing. The guest room are beautifully decorated and spacious, the bungalows style river view rooms offer spectacular sunset and river views and suites are worth upgrading to. The restaurant serves fresh meals throughout the day, with a large dinning terrace and produce is supplied from the resorts own vegetable garden.