It is situated on the Bay of Bengal coast, famous for Ngapali Beach and Mrauk Oo, the ancient city of the state, famous for centuries-old Shitthaung, Dukkanthein, Kothaung, Laymyatnha, Andaw pagodas .
Ngapali Beach is famous for its turquoise waters, wide stretches of white sand, palm tree groves and fishing village, it is relatively unspoiled. A growing number of resorts line the beach offering fresh seafood, spa treatments and relaxing stays. Popular tourist activities include trips on local fishing boats: kayaking: snorkeling and scuba diving. It is also possible to enjoy the coastline scenery on foot, by bike or motorbike.
Mrauk Oo, the ancient city of the Rakhine Dynasty is largely untouched and not often frequented by tourists, where hundreds of pagodas exist. Sittwe, Usually only a stop-off point for traveler on their way to Mrauk Oo, is an interesting port with sea views, market and spicy local dishes. Rakhaine highlights include: Ngapali Beach, Mrauk Oo and Sittwe.