Top 10 Best Resorts in Myanmar
Plan to visit Myanmar for your holiday. Want to stay in a luxury resort? The below list of the best resorts in Myanmar may help you.
1. Sanctum Inle Resort 5*
Sanctum Inle Resort is located in Nyaung Shwe, 1.3 km from Maing Thauk Bridge, 8 km from Red Mountain Estate Vineyards, and 10 km from Mingala Market. This 5-star resort can be reached by car or longboat from the lake which can set the delightful mood for your entire stay. The resort features peaceful gardens, a well-maintained pool, a lovely spa, plenty of outdoor seating, bar with a huge choice of beverages. The rooms are very spacious, beautifully designed with wooden floors and a balcony.
“Very nice place with stunning views on to Inle lake. Luxurious, very spacious suite with all you would expect in a 5-star resort. Nice menu in the restaurant, cuisine very good and so patisserie. Service excellent and hard-working at every level! Can only recommend, keep up the good work” said a Switzerland tourist.
Sanctum Inle Resort
2. Amazing Ngapali Resort 4*
This 4-star resort is located in Ngapali Beach, a 5-minute drive to Thandwe Airport. It has an outdoor pool, private beach, and a spa & features a garden, sun terrace, and accommodation overlooking the sea.
Below are some positive feedbacks from customers staying in this one of the best resorts in Myanmar.
“The breakfast was excellent. Oriental and western specialties. The beach was superb. We used to have sandwiches for lunch at the beach and that was luxurious. Used to dinner out at very cheap rates and good quality (especially seafood)” and “The sunsets are completely stunning from the restaurant and a walk along the beach either way and you can see the daily catch being brought in by local fishermen.”
Amazing Ngapali Resort
3. Amara Ocean Resort 4*
Amara Ocean Resort is located in Gaut Village, about 5 km from the center. This 24-bungalow resort of Myanmar features a sea view in all rooms, an outdoor pool, and free parking.
This is the perfect hideaway for couples. From there, you can do mountain biking, snorkeling, or fishing with the wooden boat to Elephant Bay. You can also book a tour for sightseeing to the villages and Long beach of Ngapali, visiting the Three Pagodas, scuba diving on the other side of Gaut Ward, watching sunrise up the trip at Nandaw Pagoda, riding hot air, etc.
Amara Ocean Resort
4. Bayview - The Beach Resort 4*
Bayview Resort is located in Ngapali, about a 35-minute drive from Thandwe Market and a 15-minute drive from Thandwe Airport. Bayview Resort boasts a private beachfront stretching several kilometers, features an outdoor pool, provides free bike rental and parking, a local art gallery, a library, and water sports facilities.
The rooms feature cane fittings and wood flooring. It has a private balcony, seating area, opening out to garden or sea views.
“Lovely place, beach, breakfast, and lodgings. Full of life but not crowded. Perfect.” is what Racovita, a Netherlands tourist wrote about this beautiful resort in Myanmar.
5. Sandoway Resort 4*
Sandoway Resort is located in Ngapali, about a 20-minute drive from Thandwe Airport and a 30-minute drive from the city center. The property features an outdoor pool, a spa, a library, a small cinema on site, and a 24-hour front desk. This resort is nestled amongst coconut palms on the pristine beachfront with 59 villas and cottages. The villas have direct access to the broad beach and each cottage has an assigned umbrella with beach chairs so you do not need to worry about sunburn.
There are lots of customers coming back to stay for the best resort experience in Myanmar. Xincheng from China is one of them who left a beautiful review for it “This was my second time to stay at sandoway. The design of the resort is so impressive, bring you back to natural life. The little wooden house is embraced by greens, every morning the sunshine floods on the bed, the birds singing by the window. Nice!”
6. Pristine Lotus Resort Inle 5*
Another suggestion of the best resorts in Myanmar is Pristine Lotus Resort Inle, about 7 km from the city center. It takes 45 minutes to transfer from Heho Airport to this truly pristine resort. The property offers free bikes for you to use for an hour and provides a boat or canoe taxi tour of the lake for a day. The resort features a beautiful garden, free parking place, a swimming pool, a spa and massage parlor, free Wifi, bar with happy hour. The restaurant serves authentic Asian dishes as well as European favorites.
This resort has two parts: one side with more trees and another side with a lake view. The room is in a shape of a boat, bringing you an unusual feeling.
“Feels like a paradise. Great accommodations. Good food. Well-trained and friendly staff. Outstanding management. The best way to get to the hotel is by boat. The Inle Lake is a beauty. There's no unpleasant heat and humidity like in Yangon” is one of the excellent reviews from guests who stayed there.
Pristine Lotus Resort Inle
7. Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min 5*
Located 4.8 km from the city center, the luxury boutique resort has 2 restaurants, 2 bars, a fitness, and wellness center as well as 2 swimming pools. It will be the perfect choice for couples traveling to Myanmar. Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min, which is about 18 months old, is so clean, modern, and well maintained. The friendly staff can help to arrange a tour at reasonable prices.
“The hotel is just stunning, right on the lake. I had a beautiful room, very well appointed and with a big terrace by the water, the view was superb. The service was also excellent, all the staff in the hotel was really attentive and helpful” said Marta who stayed at the resort in January 2020.
Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min
8. Paramount Inle Resort 3*
It is located in the heart of Inle Lake, about 1 hour from Heho Airport. This built-on stilt property features a spa and restaurant, offers a floating garden, and free WiFi. Paramount Inle Resort staff can arrange canoeing activities and boat tours for guests. Sky Lounge restaurant serves Asian & European cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Miao from China reviewed for this wooden resort in Myanmar: “Loved the room and small balcony where you could sit and watch the sunset and the locals going about their daily commute. Beautiful surroundings. Great restaurant and buffet breakfast was plentiful.”
Paramount Inle Resort
9. Myanmar Treasure Resort 4*
It is located about 6 km from the center. This property offers peaceful accommodation and views of the lake and features a bar, spa, etc. Free WiFi is available and you can pay to hire a car or bicycle to explore Nyaungshwe or visit Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum.
Hospitality from the staff there gets the highest score among reviews from guest stay stayed there. Here is one of them: “The staff goes an extra mile to make sure you're comfortable. They're amazing people. The sunset and sunrise from the property are phenomenal.”
Myanmar Treasure Resort
10. Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa 4*
It is located in Ngapali, about 2.1 km from the city center, about a 5-minute drive from Thandwe Airport and a 20-minute drive from Thandwe Town. This property offers an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness center. Free WiFi access is available in all areas.
“Very nice big rooms, the staff is very helpful. Also a nice fitness/gym with a personal trainer. The pool & beach are amazing. Really good extensive breakfast.” is the feedback written by Martin, who stayed in this 4 stars resort in January 2020.
Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa
Hope that the above information helps you find an appropriate resort in Myanmar. Let’s pack the essential information and go for a Myanmar tour to experience these best resorts in Myanmar.
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