Kawthaung occupies the southern most  point on mainland Myanmar,just across the Pagyan River from Ranong,Thailand.Travelers who enter from Thailand with a Myanmar visa can continue by air to other destinations in the country.Those who wish to spend some time in the area can visit the Casino at Andaman Club Resort Hotel on Thahtay  Kyun Island(about 30minutes by boat from Kawthaung),or explore other islands in the Myeik Archipelago on diving and snorkeling trip.