Tanintharyi Region

One of the nicest beaches in the area and often deserted, Nabule is a long expanse of sand fringed by swaying palm trees and with a small golden pagoda at the north end of the beach. Nabule is 12 miles north of Maungmagan along a bad road; the journey takes two hours by motorbike (three hours from Dawei).

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Nearby Tanintharyi Region attractions

1. Maungmagan

11.58 MILES

Dawei's most accessible beach, Maungmagan is a wide, sandy strip spanning approximately 7 miles along a pretty bay. On weekdays, and outside holiday…

2. Payagyi

18.98 MILES

The main Buddhist monastery in town, colloquially referred to as Payagyi (Big Pagoda), is an expansive glittering, Disneyland-like compound centred on…

3. Si Pin Tharyar Zei

19.15 MILES

Dawei's main market has the usual selection of produce, clothes and household goods.

4. Division Development Committee

19.2 MILES

This pale-green, colonial-era building could almost be a church. It's not open to the public, but you can take photos from the garden in front of it.

6. Shwethalyaung Daw Mu

22.47 MILES

Completed in 1931 and measuring 240ft long and 69ft high, Shwethalyaung Daw Mu is the largest reclining buddha in the country.

7. Shinmokhti Paya

23.95 MILES

Shinmokhti Paya dates back to 1438 and is one of four shrines in the country housing a Sinhalese buddha image supposedly incorporating pieces of the…

8. Teyzit

26.19 MILES

Teyzit is really two sweeps of white sand, separated by a headland. The western side of the beach curves seductively and is one of the prettiest beaches…