4-Day Leisure at Barefoot Luxury Retreat Awei Pila

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Luxury

Tour Period: 4 Days


tour highlights

  • Exclusive experience of lodging at the Awei Pila barefoot luxury resort, boasting a private beach
  • Snorkel and dive among the archipelago’s abundant reefs and caves
  • Trek among the untouched trails of Pila island to witness the secluded charm of nature
  • Local life experience at the Moken village and observe the life patterns of local people
  • Dive, kayak or paddle through the pristine sea near Pila island

tour details

Experience of being one of the firsts in an untouched destination. Discover wonders of the fascinating Mergui Archipelago with plenty of chances to enjoy snorkelling, diving, kayaking and various water courses. The adjacent hillside is accessible by trail, facilitating further exploration of the island. Nearby is a fishing village where guests can explore and get a glimpse of local seafaring culture. Far away from the crowds at usual tourist destinations, this offers a more private and exclusive experience to unwind and relax, appreciating the splendor of nature and the wellbeing of barefoot luxury treatment.

Why choose this tour?

  • Very few tourists on an unchartered island, earning exclusive quality of serenity and more privacy
  • Unique accommodation at luxurious tented camp with traditional and modern touches
  • Opportunity to enjoy exclusive facilities and amenities of the resort
  • Unique experience of serenity and more privacy at the resort
  • Variety of options to swim, kayak or dive among the beautiful nature of underwater world
Today, as you arrive at Kawthaung Airport, transfer to Victoria Pier to sail through the Andaman Sea to Awei Pila Resort. (Guests who arrive Kawthaung with earlier flight will have an opportunity to explore the little town.) Light refreshments will be served on board. The boat trip will take about 2 ½ - 3 hours.
Awei Pila is an exclusive resort, located 80km from the shoreline of Kawthaung, on the untouched Pila island. This enchanting island resort, is edgy and delightfully mischievous, transforming the ordinary to the extraordinary, offering luxurious amenities with a focus on sustainability and comfort. There are altogether 24 tented villas which are designed to offer the feeling of vacation camp for exploration and adventure, with local touches of Myanmar traditional techniques. The construction focuses on natural light and lightweight materials, allowing low environmental impact and minimal foundations to maintain the existing nature. The resort is wholly surrounded by virgin forests with views out to the Andaman Sea.
Upon arrival, check-in to your room and start enjoying the exclusive facilities and amenities of a secluded luxury island resort.
Lunch and Dinner at the resort.
Accommodation at Awei Pila (Beach Front Sea View or Sea View Row).
This morning, enjoy your breakfast at the timber restaurant, with open view to the emerald sea, overlooking the large swimming pool on the front. Take your chance to enjoy the luxurious facilities and exotic activities provided by the resort.
There will be abundant options like snorkelling and kayaking in the Andaman Sea. Experienced guide will show you unexplored water routes, paddling between islands, reefs and rocks, discovering exotic fishes, sea urchins and moreIf you feel like it, you can have a water sport course (chargeable) to dive at one of the best local diving spots with the guidance of experienced coaches. Discover some of the best dive sites in the region such as Shark Cave and Rocky Island, home of different species of Clown fish, Spiny lobsters, Ghost Shrimps, schools of barracudas, yellow tails and fusiliers that will literally block your view and leave you amazed. If you are a keen explorer, take your chance to trek along the beautiful unseen trails of Pila island. Witness the natural forest with its fascinating flora and fauna as well as Banyan trees over 90-years-old.
In the evening, stretch your legs and relax on the couch provided at your private terrace. Wait for the sun to sink in the sea as you breathe in the most captivating time of the day. You might also want to sit at the open bar, while sipping your favorite drink to enjoy your quality moment of the exclusive night at the resort.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the resort.
Accommodation at Awei Pila (Beach Front Sea View or Sea View Row).
Today, you have so many options to enjoy your day at the resort. You can either take a short excursion to the Moken village along Pila island. Discover the rural community and their interesting ways of life. Their ways of life heavily depend on the sea and their knowledge enables them to live off by using simple tools such as nets and spears to forage for food. Normally, they live in hand-crafted wooden boat that they use for transportation and accommodation. Or you can just spend your day relaxing in the quiet comfort of the spa after a day of activities.
This afternoon, you might also want to trek a small trail to the top of the mountain of the eastern Pila island, where you can heartily enjoy the breathtaking view of sunset with a toast of sparkling wine. (Nay Wun Sparkling Moment - Extra charge to be applied.)
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the resort.
Accommodation at Awei Pila (Beach Front Sea View or Sea View Row).
This morning, you will leave Awei Pila Resort after breakfast and transfer back to Kawthaung by speed boat by 08:30 hours. Arrive Kawthaung and departure by flight to Yangon or take the ferry to Ranong jetty.
Breakfast at the resort.

customise the tour

  • Combine with Yangon excursions or southern Myanmar tour
  • A wide variety of water sports and activities with the assistance of experienced staffs
  • Unlimited photo opportunities during your stay


  • Join-in boat transfer to and from Awei Pila Resort
  • Luxury amenities and facilities at the resort
  • Meals and non-alcoholic drinks as specified in the itinerary
  • Complimentary activities of swimming, snorkeling and kayaking
  • Service charges and tax
  • Accommodation in twin/double sharing room at Awei Pila Resort


  • Domestic airfare
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, laundry, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Boat transfer any day other than Saturday and Tuesday
  • Scuba Diving
  • Conservation donations
  • Telephone charges
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)


  • It is approximately 15-20 minutes speed boat ride from the Kawthaung Jetty to Ranong Jetty or v.v. (And then please allow time for passport control on both Myanmar and Thailand side). It is approximately 30 minutes from the Ranong Jetty to the Ranong Airport.
  • There are no reliable telephone networks at the Awei Pila Resort (apart from Satellite phone/ internet calls), network connection is accessible only by Wi-Fi on Viber and WhatsApp.
  • Boat Transfer Information: Return transfer by speed boat from Kawthaung will be charged for all stays of 2 nights and below. Transfer charge is waived for all stays of 3 nights and above.
Tour code: PKARLAPB

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