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“About 1/2 hour by motorbike”
Review of Maungmagan Beach

Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Dawei
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 27 January 2018

If you hire a motor bike it’s about 1/2 hour, the road winds around through a couple of villages and then there is a sign to the beach. The road ends at the Maungmagan Resort, but you can turn off anywhere before and end up at a restaurant or a shop on the beach. There are probably 50 restaurants and by the time you get there, there will probably be 100.The long curved bay have a fishing village on the north and one on the south. The guesthouses and beach bungalows and restaurant after restaurant are in the middle. Seafood is the thing. Sand is fair and grey at low tide, locals everywhere enjoy swimming (often) in there clothes and in truck tyres. Fishing boats come in and turn around, back to the shore as baskets of the days catch are carried, on a pole between two people to the shore. This is an emerging area and the locals are friendly and keen to be of assistance, the prices are very cheap. If you make it to the southern end of the bay, you will find two things - a thatched hut fishing and boat building village and a beach that demonstrates in the most devastating way, what plastic is bling to the earth.

Thank tobykeen
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The beach is stunning. Many kilometres long and very few people. The restaurant area of the beach offers many places to eat and have a cold drink. The restaurant owners are making some progress with managing the litter which is ubiquitous in Myanmar.

Thank virginia o
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

If you want lots of people and street food and floating in a tube in the waves... then come here....

The rubbish here on this beach makes you feel awful....

If you want clean beach that has no rubbish around then go north (right to the temple at nabule beach)
Nabule Beach has these giant granite boulders with golden shining clean sand.. and a few local restaurants under the temple.. ..
you must go to the temple at Nabule Beach because if your south of Nabule Beach the beach has dirty sand. But clean long beach with no one on it....

Thank David M
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Maungmagan Beach is no doubt the most popular beach in Dawei. It still has a very local taste and there are many restaurants around this area too. You can take some really nice pictures here and soak in the atmosphere. It is calm, serene and tranquil. The only setback is that there are rubbishes strewn around the beaches. Other than that, all is good.

Thank Danny T
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

It's a good beach and if you head left it's easy to find a quiet spot yourself with great views and just the ocean waves for company.

Much cleaner than people have reported and comfortable despite not being a top class beach. You must visit Nebule beach too!!!

Thank Lauren B
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