The Kyun Philar is known as Great Swintons Island of Myanmar (Burma) in the western countries and it is situated 50 nautical miles (North West) of Kawthaung (Victoria Point). The beaches on the Philar are un-inhabitant, with very white clean sands. It is very close to a lot of the famous scuba diving sites and snorkeling sites. The famous dive sites are Shark Cave, South Twin, North Twin, Cavern Island (Hlaing Gu Island), Steward Island and McCarthy Island. These dive sites are the world class dive sites and will give out of this world scuba diving experience to tourist.