Kuakata sea beach is a white sandy beach also known as “Sagar Kannya” or “Daughter of the Sea”. It is a sandy expanse about 18 km long and 3 km wide. It is one of the exceptional places to see the panoramic view of both sunrise and sunset from the same position. Kuakata sea beach is situated in Kalapara Upazila, Patuakhali District, which is about 320 km south of the Dhaka. It is one of the best tourism in Bangladesh.
Kuakata sea beach is delimited by green trees and there are several garden and forests beside the beach like The Lembur Chor, Jhau bon, Foyej Miyar Coconut Garden, Gangamotir Chor etc. These forests and gardens are the most attracting part for the tourist. You can enjoy yourself at this beach. There are also two well known rivers, named Bishkhali and Payra which are west of the beach and Agunmukha is at the east of the beach. There are some good places such as: Rakhain Polly, Fatrar Chor, Rash Mela, Shima Buddhu Bihar, Shutki Polli which are most enjoyable for any tourist.
How to Go
You can go there by direct bus service from Dhaka to Kuakata which are available from Sayedabad bus station. You can journey by launch (motorboat) also which will be more comfortable than bus. Direct launch service available from Dhaka Sadarghat to Patuakhali. After reach at Patuakhali you have to either choose bus to reach at Kuakata or even you can hire a motorbike. You have to pass three ferries to reach the spot. To visit nearby spots of Kuakata you can hire a local boat from there.
Where to Stay
Parjatan Holiday Homes at Kuakata is an ideal tourist resort having a number of facilities for the tourists. A pond of crystal clean sweet water beside the motel attracts the tourists. There are also lots of hotels and motels available beside the beach. you can stay there within BDT 150- 2000 per night.
- Kuakata Grand Hotel – Contact Number: +880 1789-786162
- Hotel Kuakata Inn – Contact Number: +880 1916-679916
- Kuakata Sky Palace – Contact Number: +880 2-7100590
- Sea View International Motels Limited – Contact Number: +880 1716-040391
- Hotel Nilanjana Limited – Contact Number: +880 1712-927904