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The Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago is a beautiful cluster of islands located off the southernmost tip of Myanmar, close to the Thai border. The entry point into Myanmar is at Kawthaung, and it's then a short boat ride to these idyllic islands.

Deserted Island, Mergui, Burma (Myanmar)There are more than 800 of these pristine, unspoilt islands, which are home to the sea gypsies, or Moken, who were once infamous for their piracy. There are reports of these sea gypsies diving to depths of over 60 meters with rocks tied round their waists and breathing through an air hose held above the surface of the water.

There are very few accommodation options here, in fact we are only aware of one, so a stay here will mean that you really are getting away from it all.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Accommodation choices for Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Wa Ale Resort Bar

      Wa Ale Island Resort

      First Class

      Wa Ale Island Resort is an eco-resort in the Lampi Marine National Park, part of the Myeik Archipelago.