This island is home to one of the largest villages in the Myeik Archipelago, with a mixed population of Bamar and Moken people. It also has one of the…
- Jar Lann (Lord Loughborough Island)
- Nyaung Wee Kyun
A seasonal home for the Moken, this island has beaches, clear water and wildlife, making it a popular stopover for boat tours. Nearby 115 Island sees a…
- Grandfather Beach
About 30 minutes' walk north of Paradise Beach is this pretty beach. It sees more locals than its neighbour, and a number of restaurants are popping up,…
- Taung Taw Win Kyun (South Twin Island)/Myauk Taw Win Kyun (North Twin Island)
Home to at least three good dive sites including Pinnacle, north of Myauk Taw Win Kyun, a known manta ray gathering site during February/March. Taung Taw…
- Daung Kyun (Dome Island)
The islands close to Myeik tend to be less spectacular than the ones grouped near Kawthoung. Dome Island is the exception, with fine white-sand beaches…
- High Rock
From the surface it's little more than a tree-topped limestone outcropping, but High Rock is home to an abundance of marine life, including at least five…
- Bo Cho Kyun (Eyles Island)
This island is a spiritual home of the Moken, who call it Pu Nala. The island is designated as a Moken resettlement zone, and there is a permanent Moken…
- Rocky 1
A rocky outcrop, approximately 10m above water, drawing lots of sea life and home to one of the Myeik Archipelago's largest anemone fields.
- Anandar Paya
Towering over Kawthoung is this hilltop temple with great views of the city.
- Cape Bayint Naung
At the southern end of the harbour lies this modest park, named for King Bayinnaung, a Burmese monarch who invaded Thailand several times between 1548 and…
- Thahtay Kyun
Opposite Kawthoung, this beach-free private island, known in Moken as Pulau Ru, is home to Andaman Club. The resort offers trips to beaches on Zadetgale…
- Myeik Harbour
Myeik's big harbourfront is worth a stroll to watch stevedores loading and offloading cargo from ships and the fishing boats preparing to go to sea. At…
- Bu Paya Zedi
One of Myeik's many hilltop temples with views over the harbour and town, Bu Paya Zedi also has an appealingly abandoned feel and an abundance of mouldy,…
- Kanmaw Kyun (Kisseraing Island)
One of the larger islands (158 sq miles) in the Myeik Archipelago and home to Bamar, Karen and Moken villages, as well as big rubber plantations.
- Office of Tanintharyi Division
Dating to 1928, this imposing off-white building is still home to some Tanintharyi government offices.
- Sake Nyein Zei
Myeik's municipal market is a colourful collection of enclosed stalls covering an entire city block.
- Si Pin Tharyar Zei
Dawei's main market has the usual selection of produce, clothes and household goods.
- Assumption Church
This handsome Catholic church dates back to the colonial era.
- Clock Tower
Myeik's clock tower has gone digital, when the clock is working, and sits in the heart of town close to the market.
Mosque in the heart of Myeik's Muslim quarter.