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Mandalay dating guide advises how to meet single girls. You just need to know the basic steps how to date Burmese women. Learn how to arrange dates with hot Burmese girls, how to take your relationship to the next level and how to find your soulmate and fall in love. Read more on how to date local women and where to meet girls in Mandalay, Myanmar.

Girls in Mandalay:

  • Looks of girls: 3.5 / 5
  • Attitude of girls: 3 / 5
  • Loyalty of girls: 4 / 5
  • Education level of girls: 3.5 / 5

Dating in Mandalay:

  • Chance of arranging dates: 3.5 / 5
  • Casual dating culture: 2 / 5
  • Online dating popularity: 3 / 5

Sex in Mandalay:

  • Women's sexual activity: 2.5 / 5
  • One-night stands: 2 / 5

More about Mandalay:

  • Nightlife in general: 3 / 5
  • Locals' English level: 3 / 5
  • Moving around the city: 3 / 5
  • Budget per day: US$100 - $300
  • Accommodation: US$200 - $500


Mandalay is the second-largest city in the country of Myanmar. It is situated in the northern part of Myanmar near the Irrawaddy River. The city has a sizeable population of over 1.2 million people. According to its cultural history, the city was founded by King Mindon in the year 1857, it has remained the royal capital of the Konbaung dynasty ever since it replaced Amarapura for that title. Mandalay is now considered the main centre of the Burmese culture, it is also known as the economic centre of Upper Myanmar. This city is not only the economic and cultural centre, but also the main commercial, health and educational centre of the country as well.

Mandalay was under British colonial rule from the end of the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century (1885-1948). During which it had retained its cultural and economic significance. In between the two world wars, the city had played an important role in having a series of protests against the British rule. At the time of world war 2, Mandalay had suffered tremendous destruction by the Japanese air strikes during the Japanese conquest of Burma.

Today, Mandalay is one of the most culturally rich and beautiful cities that you could visit. It is replete with beauty right from its culture, architecture, cuisines, and of course, it’s women.

Dating Culture

You would find that the women in Mandalay and the dating culture, in general, are quite welcoming to foreign guys. It’s not at all difficult to get laid in the city, but it could be tricky for some men. The women here are quite used to the traditional gender roles, they expect men to be the ones to initiate the conversation with them. Like most of the women around the world, they prefer a more subtle and indirect approach from a man, especially one that is added with a slight pinch of humour to keep things light and naughty. You will find that the majority of girls here are very feminine and love when a guy takes control of the conversation in a way that is appealing to the girl.

Aside from the traditional inter-sexual gender dynamics, the girls here are very humble and down-to-earth. You won’t find many women here who dress in a very sexual manner, even during partying at pubs and nightclubs. That being said, they sure do love to get down and dirty when the time is right. You could say that the women here are much more interested in romance than they are in quick sex. It is also interesting to note that the women here are a lot more religious than women in other countries.


The ethnicity of women here is for the most part southeast Asian, you will also find a lot of Indian girls here and also some girls from other parts of Asia. The local girls dress in a traditional manner, in a dress known as 'Htamein'. They are very shy and conservative in their demeanor, you would find most of the girls to be very quiet and composed in the way that they carry themselves. They are always obedient to their fathers and husbands, it is a rare occurrence here that a woman is seen arguing with her boyfriend.

When you start approaching the women here, you would notice that they play very hard to get and it may seem frustrating to you at first but this is just the way that they are. It may seem counterintuitive but the more that they like you, the more they would act like they don’t and give subtle signs to you to keep pursuing them. They absolutely love to be pampered with all the love, affection, and attention that they could get from their man, moreover they are known to be very loyal and caring lovers. It may take a while for them to open up to you, in fact, it may take up to 2 or 3 dates but it is definitely worth it when they do.

Burmese Girls (age 18 - 29)

You will find that the young girls here are some of the most shy ones that you have ever met. It is not very common for them to go to nightclubs on the first date, but once you get to know them better this should not be a problem at all. Although they may never outright admit it openly, but they love to party and have a good time with their friends and boyfriends (who doesn’t?). The young Asian girls here are petite in their appearance, almost all of the women here are slim with small breasts and a good figure. The majority of them have a darker complexion but you would also find girls who are very fair in their complexion too. Apart from being the shyest age group, you would be surprised to know that they are the most liberal ones too. This is most likely due to the increasing western influence that the girls are subjected to through the media and other popular culture. They are very open to dating foreigners and in fact, if you sign onto a few of the local dating apps, you would be showered with attention if you create a good profile because the girls here are very interested in guys coming from abroad. The best place to meet young women in the city is to hang out near the cafes and bars that are close to universities and also check out the local libraries.

Burmese Women (age 30 - 45)

Most of the women here are married at a young age, which is in their early to mid-twenties. The women in this age group are often mothers and working professionals. Although you may find some single women in this age group who are looking to date. The women at this age are more experienced than the younger girls and are a lot less shy as compared to them. If you are looking to date married women then your chances are slim to none because the women here are not into having a relationship with someone on the side. There are fewer chances of you hooking up with a woman in this age group but it is not impossible. One of the best places to meet women in this age group is to go and hang out in bars and nightclubs during weekends and after some effort in looking for them, you are sure to find someone. Yoga classes and gyms are also a great place to meet older women in the city because most of the women in this age group are trying their best to have a healthy lifestyle and to look good for their husbands. Aside from that, you can always try to look for them on the local online dating apps.

Burmese Ladies (age 45+)

It is very rare that you would encounter a woman who is older than 45 and looking to have a romantic relationship in this city. Since these women are the most conservative of them all due to their upbringing and culture. Besides, the Asian women in this age group have lost their charm and are no longer interested in meeting new people and having sex, aside from having occasionally sex with their husbands. Most of the older women do not speak English as well, since they are not educated in that language and even if they do speak English it is not very fluent. If you want to meet women who are older than 45 in the city then you could go to parks and various gardens around Mandalay and see if you can meet someone who would like to have an interesting conversation with you. Online dating can be a great help for you to find women in this age group. Some of the most popular local dating apps in Mandalay are Tinder, Mingle2, Badoo, Datememe, etc. It very uncommon that you would ever encounter a woman in their 50s or 60s in bars and nightclubs. It is obvious that the majority of women this age are happily married and have children and even grandchildren.

Foreign Girls (tourists, expats, students, etc.)

Since Mandalay is also considered as the educational and financial hub of the country, you will surely find girls who come here to study and work from various other Asian countries. A lot of the students who come to study in Mandalay are from all over Burma since there are a plethora of universities here. In fact, Mandalay has the most number of schools, colleges, and universities as compared to any other city in Burma. You would find that a lot of Indian, Sri Lankan, Thai, Lao, and even Chinese girls are studying and working here in large numbers. Girls from western countries like the USA and from Europe are a lot rarer and it is not likely that you might find studying here, although you may find some of them coming here for professional work-related purposes. There is without a doubt a huge variety of beautiful Asian women that you can meet and hang out with in Mandalay. Hotels and cafes are some of the best places that you can meet foreign women in this city since a lot of the ex-pats who come to the city are living in hotels and are working from cafes (if they are freelancing). The huge number of companies in the city are also a great sign that there is a lot of opportunities to meet with professional women who could be working as ex-pats in Mandalay.


The huge variety of girls in the city is all the more consolidating to your chances of getting laid with some of them. As it was mentioned above, the girls here are very shy and so it is not gonna be an easy task to get laid with them, it is a slow and steady process that can take a while so you have to be very patient while pursuing them. The majority of local girls in the city have a very religious background and upbringing so that can definitely hinder your approach if you come across as someone with bad intentions. So it is best that you start off your approach with the girls in a very friendly manner and ask them out on a date over a cup of coffee just to get to know them better and not directly go to a nightclub to party on your first date. Once you get to know each other better, then you should try to take it to the next level and make your move towards escalating the relationship further. Never be too direct with the girl, doing so can freak her out and not want to meet you again. Deep down every girl wants to have a romantic relationship and have great sex with a guy who is caring and assertive, if you play your cards right then you could be the one who fulfils that role for her.

Sex Culture

The sex culture in Mandalay is quite conservative due to the religious background and the upbringing of the girls. You would find that almost all of the girls here are very religious and are not at all open when it comes to speaking about matters like sex and relationships. They are taught by their parents that sex is something that they should look forward to only after their marriage, but most of the girls here do not want to wait for sex until their marriage and choose to have a relationship roughly around when they are in their mid to late teens like most other girls around the world. The one word that should be your guiding principle while pursuing girls in Mandalay is ‘patience’. Good things come to those that wait, and if you are patient while dating these girls then not just good, but great things may come your way. Their shy attitude is exactly what is most attractive about these girls. One might even think that they get even more pleasure in being pursued than having sex. A great tip to tenfold your chances of getting laid with a girl in Mandalay is to learn the local language which is Burmese. Doing so may help you break the ice much faster and build rapport a lot better than you would by speaking English since the girl would not be very used to speaking in a foreign language.

One-Night Stands

Having a one-night stand is a far fetched idea in Mandalay. But you could definitely try your best to do so. You would rarely find a local girl at a bar who is ready to go home with a stranger that she just met and had a few drinks with unless you have some crazy game techniques specifically tailored for Burmese girls. Your best bet to have a one night stand is to meet with foreign girls who come to the city to study or to work. You can find someone traveling to the city like you at a bar on the weekends if you are lucky. Apart from that, online dating sites will always come in handy for gratifying your impulsive pleasures. There are a lot of women who sign up to these local dating sites looking for immediate sex and companionship, although they might never admit to it and would often be shy during the date when they finally meet you. Speaking of online dating, it is something that has very recently come into the poplar youth culture in Burma and with the rise of its popularity, there are a huge number of fake profiles that are being used to catfish people online, so be careful when using online dating apps in Mandalay.

Best Places to Meet Single Girls

The city of Mandalay has a huge number of tourist attractions due to it’s cultural, traditional, and historical significance in the country. There are a number of great religious places such as a number of Pagodas where a lot of tourists come to admire the architecture and culture of the city. You will find a lot of cute girls hanging out with their friends over here. There are also a number of parks and cafes where you can go to when you are bored and meet new people to have interesting conversations with. Apart from that, you will find a lot of cultural shows and events which are very entertaining and are a must to see when you are in the city. These places are not only a great way to meet new people and make friends but they are also a great place to take a girl on a first date as well. Below are the names of the popular places and events that we are talking about;

  • Pan Tha Khin Cafe
  • Central Park
  • Mandalay Marionettes and Culture Show
  • Nylon Ice Cream Bar
  • The Moustache Brothers
  • Shwe Taung Food Centre

Bars, Pubs and Nightclubs

As for the nightlife, it sure isn’t the strongest aspect of Mandalay. The bars in the city are sparse and you would be lucky if they decided to stay open until midnight since most of the bars and pubs open up around 6 pm and are closed by 11 pm. You will find that the majority of the nightclubs are run by hotels and there are a very select few numbers of nightclubs that are run independently. This is also one of the reasons why taking a girl out to a party at a nightclub is not the best idea in Mandalay. However, here is the list of nightclubs and bars that are the most popular in the city.

  • Gem Club in Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel
  • Kipling's Lounge in Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel
  • Hunter's cafe and Bar

Shopping Malls

You will find a huge number of shopping malls here in Mandalay. It is one of the best places that you can go to meet local girls since the women here are head over heels for shopping. You can also take a girl out for a date to one of the big shopping malls such as Ocean Supercenter which has one of the best cinemas in the entire city. The shopping malls have enormous food courts as well, which have a lot of familiar fast-food chains and some special Burmese cuisines too. Here is the list of some of the best malls that you can go to in Mandalay.

  • Skywalk
  • Diamond Plaza
  • Amazing Mall
  • Mandalay Yatanar Mall
  • Fuji Shopping Centre
  • Central Point
  • Ruby Mart
  • Ocean Supercenter


Since the city is replete with cultural and traditional heritages, there are a lot of such places that you can go to spend some time with a girl that you just met. Since the women here are very religious, you could take them out on a date to one of the many famous pagodas and ask them interesting questions about the place and they would love to tell you about their culture. It is one of the best ways that you can bond with girls from Mandalay. Besides the cultural tourist attractions, you should also head over to some of the finest restaurants to try out some of the unique and delicious dishes that are prepared over here. As you can see, there are a lot of things that you could do while you are here in Mandalay.

One of the best outdoor places that you could go to is the small town of Pain Oo Lwin, which is just around 67 km east of the city. It is a town that was established under British rule. There are a number of beautiful buildings and other such architectural structures that will blow your mind here.

  • Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Kyauktawgyi Pagoda
  • Shwenandaw Monsatery
  • Mingun Pahtodawgyi

Universities and Colleges

Since the city of Mandalay is known as the educational capital of Myanmar, it is no wonder that there is a huge number of colleges and universities here. This means that you would find a lot of girls who come to study here from all parts of the country and even from abroad. Although you cannot walk into a college campus and start flirting with every girl that you lay your eyes on, there are a lot of places surrounding those universities where you can try your best to meet new people. You will find a plethora of cafes, public libraries, and other such places where a lot of the students come to hang out. One great thing about approaching students and most other young girls here is that they speak English very well, so you should not find it awkward to talk to them. Besides, if you really wanna improve your chances then you should learn Burmese. Here is the list of some of the most popular and well-known colleges and universities in the city;

  • Victoria University College
  • Myanmar Theological College
  • Myanmar Metropolitan College
  • University Of Medicine
  • University Of Nursing
  • Mandalar Degree College
  • Chindwin College
  • Mandalay Education College
  • Mandalay University
  • NVL Institute
  • Crown Education & Royal Academic Institute
  • Yadanabon University


If you are looking to have a relationship with a local girl from Mandalay then you are in luck, because they are one of the best girls that you could get into a relationship with. They are very feminine and they love to do things that would make their man happy. Like all Asian girls, they are very down to earth and very supportive of their boyfriends. It should not be very difficult to get into a relationship with a local girl over here because they are very open to making new friends and meeting new people (even though they are shy), although sex is obviously considered a taboo, romance and flirting, on the other hand, is acceptable as long as you are being respectful of her and not being too rude. It would take a while to get into a relationship with a Burmese girl since they like to take their time in getting to know other people. Never try to rush into the relationship, this would be a massive turn off for the girl, instead, you must make the pursuit exciting and tease her when she wants you the most, this will drive her crazy and she will want you even more if you play it right.

Holiday Romance

Having a holiday romance in Mandalay could surely be a wonderful experience, but only if you have the time. The women here would love to have a relationship with foreigners, even though their parents would object to it. There is a sort of innocent rebellious attitude that some of the girls who have been brought up in a conservative household have and this is something that can be used as an advantage for you. But keep in mind that you should not make them feel that they are doing something wrong if you manage to keep things light and friendly while flirting with her then she will surely fall for you would go to the ends of the earth for you if you show your affection for her in a good way, let alone disagreeing with her parents. There are a few things that the girls here just can’t get enough of and that is love and attention. Since having a holiday romance is something that should happen quick and easy, it is not the best idea to approach a local girl in Mandalay with those intentions, because there are high chances that it won’t work since the directness that is needed to have a holiday romance is ineffective with the local girls. Instead, you can try to find a foreign girl who is visiting the city for work or for studies and try your luck with her.

Tips for Successful Relationship

The approach that works best on a local girl from this city is humour, since one of the best ways that you can break the ice with a shy girl is to make her laugh. But not all of the girls here are shy and if you are lucky then you would surely come across a girl who is more open and direct when you approach her. Since the majority of the people here are religious, therefore always be respectful of the girl's religious views, never come across as rude since that might ruin your chances tremendously. The guys that have the best chances of dating the hottest girls here are the ones who have a great sense of humour and the ones who have a lot of patience. Although most of the girls here are looking to be in a relationship, it is unlikely that you will find someone that is right for you within the first few tries, make sure that you meet at least a dozen girls before you decide to get into a relationship with someone. Since the girls here are very feminine, they love guys that are confident and assertive in their behavior. Looks do matter as well, it would be an icing on the cake if you are tall and well-built.


You can find love everywhere - you just have to look for it, since it exists only in the eyes of the beholder and Mandalay is a place where you can find it abundantly. The women here are desperate to be loved and desired wholeheartedly by a man. The romantic atmosphere, architecture, and ambiance adds to the beauty of the city and makes it an even more hospitable place to love. The women here are very loyal to their lovers and would do anything for them. Their grace and charm are some of the main reasons why you would have a wonderful time finding true love here. It would not take you long to notice that the local girls here prefer a serious relationship and above all - love, over a short term fling, and decadent pleasure. However, the process of finding love is not all roses and sunshine as you would expect because the families of most girls would not be very happy if they are in a relationship with a foreigner. So apart from the time that it would take to pursue the girl, you would also have to do a lot of convincing to the family and prove that you are a man worth your salt and that you will take care of their daughter.

How to Make Sure She Is the One

As mentioned about the family above, if the girl that you are dating is really serious about you then she will do everything that she can to convince her parents that you are the right guy for her. If she does not do so and argues with you that her family is not accepting her relationship with you then chances are that she is not that interested in you and you should probably move on from that relationship. One great way to know that you are compatible with a Burmese girl is that she would accept you as you are and not try to change you (this works both ways). On the other hand, you would have a feeling that you want to be a better person for her sake and this would occur without the need of her nagging you to change yourself. If this feeling comes from within then you know that it is genuine and she is probably the right one for you. Likewise, if she is always trying her best to look good for you and make you happy without thinking about herself then you know that she is the one. Since girls who are brought up in Mandalay are very caring and selfless when they love someone, this is one of the best ways that you could know if she truly loves you.


In most parts of Asia, the tradition of arranged marriage is carried out for generations and it is being carried out to this day as well. But fortunately, there is a distinction in Burma where the girl has the freedom and the right to choose a partner and refuse the one that has been chosen for her by her parents. If the parents do not accept the marriage, then a lot of couples here decide to get married in secret too. One of the common traditions here is that when a man goes to ask the blessing of the girl's parents, he brings gifts to his future wife and her parents. There are also a lot of superstitions that are followed by the people living here, they believe that if the groom and the bride are born on a specific combination of days then they are not the right match for each other and getting married regardless of this could bring bad luck to both families. Astrology is a prominent factor in determining marriages in the country. Although superstition is prevalent, there are a lot of progressive families who do not believe in it and are more practical in their approach towards marriage and love.


Most of the weddings in the country are marked by a religious ceremony and a feast at the bride's home or at a hotel of some sort. Men are the ones who eat first followed by the women. The bride is dressed in a beautifully decorated silk wedding gown and her hair is arranged in a coil with jewelry in it. Since most of the population in the Mandalay is Buddhist, there is a senior man or a monk who chants Buddhist scriptures and gives his blessing to the couple. They are seated on a cushion during the entire ceremony. During the time when the monk is chanting the scriptures, the couple lean and take a bow with flowers in their hands to show their respect to the sacred scripture and to their parents. The monks are then offered alms. The ceremony comes to an end when the couple together places their right hands in a container of water. There is always an element of simplicity in Buddhist weddings which is found even among wealthy families. There is also a lot of music, singing, and dancing that is accompanied with the ceremony.

Family Life

Family life in Mandalay is quite comfortable if you are rich. There are a number of hospitals and the health care system is quite well developed but it is not very affordable and can be quite expensive. You will find a huge number of schools in the city since it is the educational capital of the country. The cost of living is relatively cheaper than most countries and you won’t find the city to be lacking in most aspects except for the bad weather. The school fees can be a little on the expensive side, but that depends on which school you decide to put your children in, most of the ILBC schools have lower fees as compared to the international ones. The city is also one of the safest places in the country and the crime rate is quite low. The infrastructure has been developed to a large degree, but still, there are a lot of improvements that could be done. You could expect there to be quite a lot of traffic during peak hours but that is not a big issue. During monsoon, there is heavy rain which can cause the rivers to flood. Flooding is a major issue in villages and also in the city of Mandalay. There have been many cases of severe floods in the region and this could be a very concerning issue if you are living there. Overall there are better places in the world if you are looking to settle down and have a family life but Mandalay can be a good option too if you can agree to compromise a little.

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