Although with foreign visitors, Myanmar is not as famous as other countries in Southeast Asia like Thailand or Singapore, it still attracts a large number of tourists coming each year with ancient temples, majestic mountains and beautiful beaches. Besides that, if you are looking for a place to enjoy perfect holiday with your lover, these destinations may be the ideal suggestions for you.
Yangon is one of the favorite stopovers of many travelers during Myanmar holiday due to its romantic beauty, especially at the sunset. The golden temple Shwedagon Pagoda is an ideal place for tourists to admire this amazing scenery. Visiting the pagoda at that time, you also can see many devotees sitting around the pagoda to sing and pray. Or you can take a stroll in the city center to admire some of the ancient colonial buildings which features a great historical value.
Beside the impressive beauty of the famous Shwedagon Pagoda, you may be amazed by a wide range of luxury hotels and restaurants that no less than any other developed cities in the world. Discovering Yangon nightlife is also an exciting activity tourists should not miss.
Ngapali is one of the most pristine and romantic beaches in Myanmar. With white sand beach stretching over 3 kilometers and green coconut trees, the beach will give the perfect space and atmosphere to relax, dating especially for couples. The beach also offers a lot of exciting activities to do such as swimming, sunbathing, boating, cycling, and enjoying seafood.
The charming town of Putao is located on the riverside of Namlaung River, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, creating the romantic scenery that attracts many visitors visiting during Myanmar trip. Because the town is located in the northern part of the country, the weather is very cold, so remember to bring coats, woolen hats, gloves, socks,… while traveling there. For those who love to adventure, they can take hiking tours in Putao town.
Bagan is a must-visit and romantic destination in Myanmar. The ancient capital is home to thousands of Buddhist temples. If you have enough time, you should take an air balloon tour to watch the marvelous sunset and pagodas from above. This is surely an unforgettable experience during your trip in Myanmar.
Only about 30 minutes from Bagan by airplane, you will reach Mandalay. In order to explore the beauty of this city, you should get out of bustling city center to visit the magnificent architectural works such as Royal Palace, Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Hill,… and especially Ubein Bridge – the longest teak bridge in the world as well as one of best places to watch sunset in this country.
The fishermen live in floating houses on the Inle Lake and make a living by fishing. Guests can take a 1-day cruising tour to explore the beauty of the lake as well as learn more about local life in here.
Ngwe Saung Beach
Ngwe Saung Beach (Silver Beach) is located in the south of Ngapali Beach, close to the capital Yangon. Because it offers a short distance from Yangon, you can easily reach the beach, only 35 minutes by air plane and 6-hour drive. You also can discover the beach by motorbike; the beautiful beach and delicious seafood, Ngwe Saung Beach is definitely an ideal dating spot for couples.
Chuang Tha Beach
Chuang Tha is the closest beach from Yangon. This beach specially is suitable for families who want to travel with kids. Surroundings the beach are a lot of spas, hotels, restaurants,… meeting your need of entertainment. Playing kites is one of the most favorite games of travelers while visiting the beach, especially at the weekend.
Kanthaya beach is very pristine and quiet so it is a favorite tourist destination of many visitors, especially backpackers. The sand here is yellow and has gravel. There are no games, no activities, or souvenir shops on the beach so the beach is the best choice for those who want to have a really peaceful holiday and avoid the crowded destinations.
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