Dawei, in Tanintharyi Division, is a coastal region lies in Southern part of Myanmar with an area of more than 2,600 square miles.Various nationalities such as Bamar, Mon, Kayin, Rakhine and Shan totaling over 120,000 are residing in Dawei.
Dawei is dotted with famous historical pagodas and can be accessible with all means of transportation. A place to visit in Dawei is Maungmakan Beach, a well-known beauty spot of Myanmar, which is about 10 miles from Dawei.
As Dawei is in the coastal region, fisheries become the mainstay of the economy there. Sea-fish and prawn are sufficient enough not only for local consumption but also for the international market. Most local people make their living by trading in regional goods. Some have rubber, oil palm, cashew and mango plantations and they also cultivate paddy. This is a wrap-up of the simple Dawei people’s life and breath-taking beauty spots of Dawei which today boosts modern characteristics of developed cities. see photos of Dawei (Tavoy)
What to see in Dawei:
Sightseeing around the town and the streets with old style monasterirs & houses
Rubber & palm oil and cashew nuts plantation farms
Dawei jetty always busying with the fishing and trading boats and ships
Where to stay in Dawei: Accommodations in Dawei (Tavoy)