Located 7 kilometers away from Thandwe, Ngapali Beach has its name not meaningful in Burmese but come from the Italian 'Napoli', which means the city of Naples. Ngapali is prime choice for beach lovers who dream about tranquility, white sand, the quiet rural surroundings, Rakhine ways of life, and local fishing style. Tourists can enjoy themselves with amazing sunset views, boat trips to Pearl islands, and visit a black sand island called Zalat Htone Island, relax under palm trees, and find unspoiled white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. With the bicycle rental service, you will visit Rakhine ways of life in fishing villages or Kinmaw village with activities of making clay pottery. St Andrew’s Bay: snorkeling & village life by ox cart full day trip to Maung Shwe Lay village is wonderful experience, which is about one and a half hour south of Ngapali by local fisherman boat a traditional village called Maung Shwe Lay is welcoming you for a relaxing & fun day in the beautiful St Andrew’s Bay. Maung Shwe lay is a local fishing community where life stood still; we walk around the village and show you the local market, village school and library. A small boat is taking you out in the bay for snorkelling right in the bay in front of the village to see plenty of coral and colourful fish. We have lunch with seafood at a local house on the beach and bring you back to your hotel in Ngapali around 2 pm in the afternoon.