Myeik Region

Myeik (also known as Mergui) Archipelago is a group of islands located in the Southern region of Myanmar on the Andaman Sea. It comprises more than 800 pristine islands of varying sizes. These untouched islands are renowned for their pristine white-sand beaches and diverse marine life. Myeik City, located in the far south of the region is a must see. Apart from being a gorgeous and remote island, Myeik also has a host of to an amazing colonial-era buildings, and boasts a 500-year long nautical history. The clear waters are also perfect for pearl cultivation. For a nature lover, Myeik is heaven on earth. The unparallel diversity of flora and fauna coupled with breathtaking underwater scenes and marine life make for an unforgettable holiday destination. Apart from the sea, Myeik has a number of lakes, lagoons and abundant wildlife, all typically laying undiscovered by travellers. It’s time to uncover the Myeik Archipelago.

Myeik Archipelago is home to islands and beaches that are unspoilt and show little signs of human intervention. Letting nature stay pristine, is the best way one can respect nature. The people of Myanmar strongly believe this. The Myeik Archipelago is home to 800 islands and it will take many, many trips to fully experience all of them. Each island, big or small has its specific character, provides niches of fun for all travellers. From the large Lampi island located in the Southern portion to Cock’s Comb Island with a heart shaped lagoon, there is much to see and photograph. These islands are an Instagrammer’s dream. Maungmagan Beach, located 16 km from Dawei, is the most notable beach of this region and definitely the most popular among tourists. With the vast expanse of sea on one side and rising hills on the other, this beach hosts a seaside village.

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