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‘Secret’ cave joins Myanmar tours

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Newly discovered cave draw-card joins Southern Myanmar Itineraries. EXCLUSIVE access to a newly discovered cave in Southern Myanmar will encourage more adventurous travellers to explore the less-visited south, according to Southeast Asian travel pioneer Bjorn Burchard. The secret...

THE MERGUI ADVENTURE (Beyond Explore)

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Not many island groups in Southeast Asia are untouched by tourism but Myanmar has one that is almost unexploited: the Mergui islands In the Andaman Sea, north of Thailand’s Surin and Similan islands, there spreads a vast archipelago of offshore islands which only opened up to...

Myanmar’s eco-resorts open up Asia’s new tourism frontier

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Myeik Archipelago’s pristine beaches brace for rising tide of day trippers (BEN DUNANT, Contributing writer) KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar — A few hours boat ride from the port of Kawthaung, a school of dolphins nudged up to our 30-meter wooden junk. As the captain cut the...

Are tropical islands in Myanmar Asia’s last untouched paradise?

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Lack of infrastructure has protected the Myeik Archipelago in the Andaman Sea from the ravages of tourism, but for how much longer? Picture 800 or so islands surrounded by beaches of white sand and backed by lush green forest, rising out of a translucent, turquoise sea on which...

MERGUI l’archipel oublié

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Ranong, 7h du matin. Après un freinage brusque suivi de quelques fortes secousses, l’ATR 72 de Nok Air qui assure la liaison quotidienne avec Bangkok s’immobilise sur le tarmac du petit aéroport. Ville frontalière tournée vers le commerce de la pêche, Ranong est aussi le poi...

ABENTEUERLICHE INSEL-SAFARI(2): BOULDER ISLAND – LETZTES PARADIES?

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IST NICHT JEDER VON UNS AUF DER SUCHE NACH DEM ULTIMATIVEN INSEL-ELYSIUM? LEIDER GIBT ES IN GANZ SÜDOSTASIEN KEINE ECHTEN “GEHEIMTIPPS” MEHR. ODER ETWA DOCH? THAIZEIT WAR IN DER GRENZREGION VON RANONG UNTERWEGS UND MACHTE EINE ATEMBERAUBENDE ENTDECKUNG… Anzeige...

Abenteuerliche Insel-Safari (1): Fototrip ins Mergui Archipel

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Fototrip ins Mergui Archipel Unweit von Ranong liegt eine Region in der Andamanensee, die man als veritables Meeres-Paradies bezeichnen kann. Rund 1000 kleine und große Inseln liegen dort wie glitzernde Juwelen in der Sonne – unberührt und traumhaft schön. Auf der...

Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar (Burma): The ultimate island escape?

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By Keith Lyons – Jan 2, 2018 @ The Travel Magazine Pictures of the world’s most beautiful beaches never show the tourist hordes which now crowd their sandy shores. But what if the dream beach is still out there – and there is no one else around? Keith Lyons goes in search...

De Mergui-archipel

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Ongerepte exotische stranden zijn er nog amper in deze overbevolkte wereld, maar wil je toch nog zo’n plek ontdekken, dan moet je naar de Mergui-archipel in het zuiden van Myanmar. En meer bepaald naar het privé-eiland Boulder Island, het eerste eco-resort in de regio. De...

Mesmerising Myanmar: A tranquil tropical paradise that has to be seen to be believed

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These are the vexing thoughts that have temporarily invaded my mind as I paddle serenely towards one of the most beautiful beaches I’ve ever seen. It’s the kind of beach you normally associate with TV adverts for a certain coconut flavoured chocolate bar. Creamy white sand...

MESMERIZING MERGUI by Keith Lyons LIFE Phuket News

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Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago is a step back in time to a peacful island existence. There is an insider’s secret whispered by long-term Phuket residents about the Andaman Sea’s best pristine islands, dive spots and deserted beaches. Situated across an international border, they...

A Southern Adventure in the Myeik Islands By VIRGINIA HENDERSON / THE IRRAWADDY

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KAWTHAUNG, Tanintharyi Division—The rumors we had heard that the remote Myeik archipelago was a difficult place to visit meant that we almost didn’t go. That would have been a big mistake. Getting to the departure point for our five day trip through some of the area’s 800-plus...

Mergui. L’eden, nonostante tutto di Raimondo Bultrini (La Repubblica.it)

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Birmania. L’arcipelago di 800 isole, abitato da un’etnia locale, sembra resistere al turismo di massa, anche ora che i militari hanno allentato la morsa delle restrizioni. Scopriamolo insieme Qui le chiamano isole Myeik, altrove Mergui. Ma più importante del nome è il...

Sailing Among Myanmar’s Islands of Mystery By MIKI MEEK for The New York Times

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I arrived on a chaotic pier in the border town of Ranong, Thailand, feeling as if I was about to throw up as I watched three-story fishing boats chug by. I had persuaded my two younger brothers and eight girlfriends to fly across the world and pool a large chunk of money so we...

Myanmar research reveals underwater treasures by Sarah Rakowski

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Scientists returning from a marine research expedition have recorded an astonishing variety of sea life in Myanmar’s Myeik Archipelago. In just 11 days, the team recorded over 700 coral, invertebrate and fish species, including a number of unidentified specimens that may...

Entdecker gesucht! (German)

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800 Inseln, Traumstrände, Seenomaden und Dynamitfischer. Der Mergui-Archipel vor der Südküste Myanmars war jahrzehntelang von der Welt abgeschirmt. Nun wagen sich die ersten Schiffe in das amphibische Neuland. Reporter Frank Heuer (Text und Fotos) war auf Insel-Safari, an Bord...

Sea Gypsies of Myanmar

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The blue waters off the Tanintharyi coast of Southern Myanmar are home to a race of people called Salons in the Myanmar language. Also known as Moken, they are a nomadic people. They roam the seas in their fragile canoes looking for sea cucumbers, pearls and otherwise searching...