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Ocean is calling: Ngapali has reopened for visitors

Ngapali beach is now open for Travellers and you don’t have to stay in quarantine. There are, however, some conditions visitors have to follow to protect themselves and others from the pandemic. 

  1. You can travel only by flight.
  2. You have to receive two swab tests: the first is in Yangon within 36 hours before the boarding time and the second in Thandwe before you return to Yangon. Bring these:
    – Flight tickets
    – NRC card (passport for foreigners)
    – Photo taken within 6 months
  3. So far, you can take lab tests at three places in Yangon:
    Tourist Burma Building on the Sule Pagoda Road (Phone: 09253545656, 09889002323, 095199122)
    Aungmingalar Bus Terminal in Mingalardon Township (Phone: 09940047757)
    Pun Hlaing Hospital in Hlaingthaya Township (Phone: 09695410916)
    Don’t forget to call and book first!
  4. For return back to Yangon
    1. At Thandwe, the City Hall is operating the Rapid Antigen Diagnostic (RDT) tests. The price is Ks10,000 for both locals and foreigners.
    2. MNA accommodates with the swab test when you depart back to Yangon from Ngapali. They send you to the location and you just have to pay for the test.
  5. Average prices for tests can differ based on the methods:
    1. RDT: Rapid Antigen Diagnostic Test – Estimated price: Ks10,000
    2. RT-PCR: Real-time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction – Estimated price: Ks35,000

Hotels & Resorts

One hotel has begun operations. Some hotels and resorts are ready to welcome the guests by the end of this month. [We will keep updating this list as we get updates]

1 Lalay Lodge

A sustainable lodge on a beach in the fishing community.

It has WiFi but suggests to bring own router for faster speed. The family-friendly establishment with a baby cot, hammocks, and beanbags. It has a beach view and offers activities such as kayaking in the mangrove forest.

It has a promotion of 120 USD/night for a double that includes all meals and transport from Thandwe airport. An extra night is offered free-of-charge for guests staying 7 nights. For a couple, the price is 675 USD per person for 9 days including meals, domestic flights, and transportation.

Phone: 09 266 016 600
Website: http://lalaylodge.com/
Facebook: Lalay Lodge 

2 Amata Hotel Resort

One of the largest hotel groups with 4 to 5 stars hotels throughout the country. Amata offers a luxurious and peaceful experience on one of the most beautiful beaches in Myanmar at an attractive price range. The prices begin at 95 USD/night.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Welcome drinks upon arrival to the hotel
  • Continental Breakfast for 2 people
  • WiFi included
  • 15% discount on Food & Beverages
  • Complimentary Airport Transfer (Thandwe Airport – Hotel – Thandwe Airport)
  • Complimentary Car Transfer (Swab Test Center – Hotel – Swab Test Centre)

No additional government tax and service charges.

Phone: 09 430 883 79, 09 420 001 787, 09 428 150 010 
Website: http://www.amataresort.com/
Facebook: Amata Resort & Spa, Ngapali Beach 

3 Bayview Hotel Resort

This hotel is set to reopen on 29 Jan. A boutique hotel in the heart of the beautiful Ngapali beach offering a unique and warm experience without compromising any luxurious facilities.

There are different prices such as agent prices and Booking.com prices. But if you book directly with the hotel:
Seaview – 153 USD (2 people) per night
Deluxe – 117 USD (2 people) per night

Perks and Benefits:

  • Continental Breakfast for 2 people
  • WiFi included
  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • Swimming Pool + Fitness Center
  • Spa and Wellness Center

Phone: +95 9 751048039, 01 434 299
Website: www.bayview-myanmar.com
Facebook: Bayview – the beach resort

4 Yoma Cherry Lodge

A small boutique hotel with a quaint environment including several beautiful green sceneries to achieve the true beach experience. It only accepts visitors coming by flight.

Prices (January – February)

  • Garden View (Upper Floor) – 80,000 kyats for local, 80 USD for foreigners
  • Partial Seaview (upper floor) – 85,000 local, 85 USD for foreigners
  • Beach Front (Seaview) – 85,000 local, 85 USD for foreigners
  • Beach Front Large – 95,000 local, 95 USD for foreigners

The rooms can accommodate 2 people.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Airport transport
  • WiFi
  • Restaurant and bar

Phone: +95 (0) 43 2042339, +95 9 669 066 077
Website: https://www.yomacherrylodge.com/ 
Facebook: Yoma Cherry Lodge, Ngapali Beach

5 Jade Marina Hotel

Jade Marina offers a modern beach house-style stay with pleasant views of the beach.

Promotions: Bookings must be made by 31 Jan 2021
Nightly Rates include breakfast and airport transports, complimentary masks & antiseptic spray.
  • Deluxe = 99,000 Kyats
  • Executive Deluxe = 102,000 Kyats
  • Garden View Villa = 148,000 Kyats
  •  Seaview Villa = 184,000 Kyats
  • Beachfront Villa = 255,000 Kyats
Perks and Benefits:
  • Swimming Pool
  • WiFi
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Spa and Beauty Center
  • Airport Transportation

Phone: 09 254 320 328
Website: http://www.jademarinaresorts.com/
Facebook: Jade Marina Resort & Spa

6 Laguna Lodge – ECO Hotel Beach Front Ngapali

Laguna Lodge Eco Resort is a small, rustic beachfront resort integrated into the coconut plantation near the south end of Ngapali Beach, Myanmar’s most famous stretch of sand, and one of the country’s most beautiful. This is the most natural beach hotel in Ngapali, having blended among the original coconut palms rather than cut them, and is the only one without a wall between the hotel and beach.

  • 40 m² Organic Palm Garden Sea View without Breakfast 15 $US / 21.000 Kyat
  • 40 m² Organic Palm Garden Sea View Including Breakfast 22 $US / 29.000 Kyat
  • Prime Beach Front Room, without Breakfast 18 $US / 25.000 Kyat
  • Prime Beach Front Room, including Breakfast 24 $US / 33.000 Kyat

Oliver also offers private housing:

  • “Private Rakhine Ein – House Ngapali Beach Front ”
    • 4 wide prime beach front room cater 1 to 12 guests & private garden, private beach entrance, online good delivery COVID19 safe. Beach Holiday, Beach Meetings, Beach Home Office & Business, NGO, INGO, Corporate, Friends – Beach Long Stay
    • All Prime Ocean & Beachfront view from you bed Sun Set Ocean View
      150 $US ( 1 to 12 people ) daily rental fee at day per day base
      120 $US ( 1 to 12 people ) daily rental fee on weekly (7days) base
      99 $US ( 1 to 12 people ) daily rental fee on monthly base
  • “Private Rakhine Ein – Apartments Ngapali Beach Front ” – 1 to 5 people a stay
    Beach Holiday, Beach Meetings, Beach Home Office & Business, NGO, INGO, Corporate, Friends – Beach Long Stay
    • 1 double bed, 1 single bed – extra beds on request, 2 room connected, 2 bathroom, terrazzo, ( extra bed of request )
    • All Prime Ocean & Beachfront View from you bed Sun Set Ocean View
      65 $US ( 1 to 5 people ) on daily rental fee at day per day rental
      55 $US ( 1 to 5 people ) on daily rental fee at weekly (7days) base
      45 $US ( 1 to 5 people ) on daily rental fee at monthly base ( 30days )
      All Rates apply from 20.1.2021 subject to change – early Birds secure the rates as below.

Booking at  Yangon Office , cash or bank transfer in MM Kyat or $US
( 09444 98 2016 – 043 42312 / 01 501123, 09 513 8411  )

Contacts: Oliver E Soe Thet : ngapalibeachatmyanmar@gmail.com / esserrene@aol.com 

Website: http://lodge.angel-ngapali.com/ 

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