Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Ayeyawady (Irrawaddy) Division >> Ngwetaung Beach
In the South-Western most point of Myanmar, there is a beautiful beach named Ngwetaung, which is situated in Zigyaing village, 7 miles from Mawtin point pagoda, Pathein District Ayeyawady Division. You can go to Zigyaing village by car or bullock cart from Mawtin point pagoda. The Ngwetaung beach is crowded with many visitors at the time of Mawtin point Pagoda Festival held in MarchThere is also wellknown cape Naygayay near Ngwetaung beach. The mountain range with Cape Naygayay, jutting out into the Bay of Bengal is famous among the locals as Akyaw Gyi mountain. Another name is silver mountain because silver lodes were once dug there. There is Ananda Zina Aungdawmu Pagoda on the rock which also juts out into the sea and famous as Ngwetaung pagoda. The visitors come and offer flowers and water to the pagoda and pray for good fortune. Then, you can take rest and recreation, swimming, surfing and playing games. Surfing and drinking coconut milk are a pleasure to the visitors. On the way to the seashore, you can see regional products and can buy them cheaply. The scenery of Ngwetaung beach and the fresh air across the sea make the visitors relax. The people in Zigyaing village are mostly Rakhine nationals and they are honest and hospitable. Their main livelihood is fishery. Then they earn harvesting coconuts and gardening. So, every visitor can study the people’s life-style. see photos of Ngwetaung Beach

What to do in Ngwetaung Beach:

  • Visit Cape Naygayay - the ending point of Western Yoma Mountain range
  • surfing, swimming, relax on the beach
  • studying rural life of fishermen

    Where to stay in Ngwetaung Beach: There is no hotel accommodation in Ngwetaung Beach except local guest houses during the Mawtin Soon Pagoda Festival period in March.

    See also other interesting places located in Ayeyawady Division: >> Chaungtha Beach, Mawtin Zun Pagoda, Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary, Ngwesaung Beach, Elephant Camp, Pathein, Thameehla Island

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