Myeik Archipelago is one of the world’s hidden tourism destinations with an enormous area features more than 800 pristine islands dotted through out the Andaman Sea of the coast between Myeik (Mergui) and Kawthaung (Victoria Point, covering about 14,000 sq miles). Most of the area remains unexplored and no one steps on some islands. The Myeik Archipelago is located at the southernmost tip of Myanmar.
The Archipelago has incredibly possessed a wide diversity of flora and fauna above and underwater coral reefs and marine life. Some of the islands have magnificent white sand beaches, unparallel to any of the world’s most famous beaches.
There are many locations for sea kayaking, scuba – diving and fishing that are considered the best in the world. In the deeper waters of the Myeik Archipelago, rock pinnacles covered with healthy corals attract dolphins, sharks and many species of fish.
Local people there are majority Myanmar, Salones (Sea Gypsies) and Pashu. There we will be able to see and observe the way of lives of the sea-gypsies, the Salone. The Salone/Sea-gypsies are taking refuge around Lampi Island in this area. Salone of the Andaman Sea presents accounts of the nomads who live in the Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago of southern Myanmar. Most of the year they live on their boats.
There are regular 1 hour 40 minutes flights from Yangon (Rangoon) to Kawthaung (Victoria Point). Visitors from Thailand could take a 30 minutes boat trips from Ranong (Thai border town) to Kawthaung.
There are daily domestic regular 1 hour 15 minutes flights from Bangkok to Ranong and daily 20 minutes domestic flight from Phuket to Ranong. It takes 4 hours by car from Phuket to Ranong.
Myanmar Andaman Resort is located on Fork (Macleod) Island in Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago, Southern part of Myanmar (Burma) 40 nautical miles from Kawthaung (Victoria Point) and Ranong, Thailand and 160 nautical miles from Myeik (Mergui). Myanmar Andaman Resort is designed to meet the requirements of those who love to enjoy sun, sand, sea and nature on the beach/island and as well as to take part in activities of Marine Eco Tourism.