Ngapali Beach is a beach located 7 kilometres from the town of Thandwe (Sandoway) which one of the ancient Rakhine (formerly Arakan) towns, in Rakhine State, Myanmar. It is the most famous beach in Myanmar and is a popular tourist destination. Ngpali Beach is the most beautiful beach of Southeast Asia. The beach stretches for 3 km and overlooks the Indian Ocean. Ngapali Beach has been promoted as a major tourist destination in Myanmar. Several resorts and hotels are located in Ngapali, It is famous for its natural and unspotted beauty up to the day. It serves as the best ground for sunbathing and recreation such as beach strolling, cycling and so on. Unlike today's beaches of Asia, it is free of noisy beachside bars, crowded people and hawkers persuading you to buy their things. There are only natural scenic beauty of the blue sea, white sand and the lovely sun. The sea is cobalt blue, without any dangerous marine animals and clean. It takes only 45 minutes flying time from Yangon.