A rare scenic spot on the southernmost tip of Bangladesh in Patuakhali district Kuakata has a wide sandy beach from where one can see both the sunrise and sunset. Kuakata is located at a distance of 70 km. from the district headquarters of Patuakhali.
Parjatan Holiday Homes at Kuakata offers a number of facilities for the tourists. This sandy beach slopes gently to the Bay of Bengal and bathing here is as pleasant as is diving or simply lazing on the beach. The virgin beaches of Kuakata, lined by coconut trees, are a sanctuary for migratory winter birds. Kuakata has a picture perfect setting where life is laid back and time seems unhurried. The Bay is alive with colorful sailboats, surfing, fishing or walking on the beach – Kuakata offers something for everyone.
Kuakata is a place of pilgrimage for the Hindu and Buddhist communities. Devotees arrive here during the festival of ‘ Raash Purnima’ and ‘Maghi Purnima’– two sacred full moon festivals. A bath in the Bay is a part of the ritual. Fairs are also held where one can buy handloom and other handicraft items. A visit to a Rakhyne family and the hundred-year-old Buddist temple should be on each visitor’s itinerary.
Kuakata has road communication with Dhaka, but the journey may be long and a bit stressful. A much easier way is to go to Barisal by air and from there travel by road or water to Patuakhali or Kuakata. BRTC runs a direct bus service from Dhaka to Kuakata via Barisal. Besides, Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation may organize guided package tours from Dhaka to Kuakata on demand.
Kuakata is one of the unique beaches of the world. It can give the tourists an illusion of beauty with the combination of sandy beach and blue sky. Tourists can enjoy sunset and sunrise from the same place on the beach of Kuakata.
Kuakata Tourist Spots
A various festival like Rush Purnima and Maghi Purnima are celebrated with a festive look. On the other hand, you can also visit the nearest amusing tourists spot such as Kuakata Fatrar Chor, Gangamati Reserved Forest, Keranipara Seema Mandir, Kuakata Shutki Polli and Kuakata Lebur Char.
This article is a complete guide for Kuakata Tour Information.
Kuakata is a place of the combination of several tourist attractions. Though sea is the main attraction, others aren’t trifled enough. Here, you can get the most renowned tourist attractions in Kuakata.
Kuakata Sea Beach
Kuakata sea beach is one of the most famous places in the world where you can enjoy sunset and sunrise from the same location. It is a rare scene that you can’t find at every sea beach.
Kuakata, popularly known as Sagor Konya (Daughter of the sea) is about 18 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide. It is near the Kolapara Police Station at the Latachapli Union in Kuakata, Potuakhali.
Kuakata Jhau Bon
Jhau Bon is a government initiative for the people who come to enjoy Kuakata sea beach. It is near to the sea beach where you can go on foot. Many Jhau trees and coconut trees are used to create the forest. The place gives you much pleasure with a heavenly scene at sunrise.
Kuakata Eco Park
Kuakata Eco Park is an excellent place for a picnic. It also has the opportunity of cooking. The park is created by the Coastal Forest Department of Potuakhli to give a place to the travelers. However, the ecological park is a combination of mangrove forest along with non-mangrove trees.
Kuakata Narikel Bagan
Kuakata Coconut garden is a human created a place to give much amusement to the travelers. The garden has thousands of coconut trees which are planted by the local people. It is not far from the main beach. By the way, it is on the eastern side of the zero point of the sea beach.
Misripara Buddhist Temple
The statue of the Buddhist Temple at Kuakata is the biggest in South Asia. You can visit the holy place by on any vehicle. The Temple also has 200 years’ tradition and culture of Rakhain tribal. However, the temple is just 4 kilometers away from Kuakata Sea Beach.
Kuakata location is just 320 kilometers away from Dhaka. On the other hand, the beach is also 70 kilometers away from the zero point of Potuakhali.
However, the beach is 18 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide. The sunset and sunrise from the same place have made the sea beach, a unique one.
Kuakata Sea Beach Hotels
Many enriched hotels are founded in Kuakata for travelers. You can find the best hotel in Kuakata by comparing the alternatives. Kuakata Hotel rates vary from offseason and on the season. In off seasons, you can get a room a well-decorated hotel at an affordable price. But as an on season traveler, you have to increase your Kuakata hotel rate budget.
However, here is a list of the best Kuakata sea beach hotels.
Kuakata Hotel Price in Bangladesh
|Sl No.||Kuakata Hotel Name||Kuakata Hotel Price||Address||Contact Number|
|1||Hotel Banani Palace||Non AC Economy (Double) - TK 800 Non AC Deluxe (Double) - TK 1200 AC Deluxe (Double) - TK 1800 AC Deluxe (3 Bed) - TK 2200 AC Deluxe (3 Bed) - TK 2500 Dormitory (8 Bed) - TK 3200||Barisal-Patuakhali Road, Kuakata, Bangladesh.||Mobile: 01713674192 Mobile: 01713674189|
|2||Hotel Kuakata Inn||Economy (Double) - TK 1050 Economy (Family) - TK 1250 AC Deluxe (Double) - TK 1750 AC Deluxe (Family) - TK 2250||Kuakata Parjatan Area, Sadar Road, Kolapara, Patuakhali, Bangladesh.||Phone: +880442856031 Mobile: 01750008177 Mobile: 01555012500|
|3||Hotel Sky Palace Ltd||Family Bed Non AC (Double) - TK 1200 Twin Non AC (Double) - TK 1400 Family Bed AC (Double) - TK 1800 Twin AC (Double) - TK 2000 Suite- TK 3000||Kuakata Parjatan Area, Latachapli, Bangladesh.||Phone: +88027100590 Mobile: 01771507479|
|4||Beach Haven Kuakata||Two Single Beds- TK 3500 Double Room- TK 4000||Alipur-Kuakata Road, Kuakata, Bangladesh.||Mobile: 01730021341|
|5||Hotel Nilanjona||Deluxe(2 Bed) - TK 1000 AC(2 Bed) - TK 2000 AC (Family) - TK 2500 AC (Suite) - TK 3000||Opposite of Rakhain Women Market, Kuakata, Patuakhali, Bangladesh.||Phone: +880442856014 Mobile: 01712927904|
|6||Hotel Mohona International Limited||Deluxe (2 Bed) - TK 1200 Deluxe AC (2 Bed) - TK 2000 Family AC Room - TK 2500 Suit AC Room - TK 3500 VIP Suit AC Room- TK 5000||Barisal-Patuakhali Road, Latachapli, Bangladesh.||Phone: 01715154964|
|7||Hotel Graver Inn International||Super Deluxe- TK 3500 Super TWIN- TK 4000 Luxury Room- TK 5000||East Side of Rakhain Mohila Market, Kuakata, Potuakhali.||Phone: +880442856007 Mobile: 01833318380|
|8||Kuakata Grand Hotel & Sea Resort||Standard Deluxe- TK 16000 Deluxe- TK 19920 Premium Deluxe- TK24800 Family Suite- TK 29600 Presidential Suite- TK 55920||Sabirul Way, Kuakata Grand Hotel, Kuakata 8600, Bangladesh.||Phone: 01789786162|
|9||Sagor Konna Resort Ltd||Non AC - TK 1200 AC Deluxe (Double) - TK 1800||Kuakata, Bangladesh.||Phone: 01748424729|
|10||Kuakata Guest House||Economy (Double) - TK 600 Economy (4 Bed) - TK 1000 Deluxe (4 Bed) - TK 1500||Kuakata Parjatan Area, Kolapara, Potuakhali, Bangladesh.||Phone: +880442856024 Mobile: 01719589752 Mobile: 01730189152|
Kuakata Bus Service
The distance from Dhaka to Kuakata is about 320 kilometers. There is no straight road to Kuakata from Dhaka but via Barisal. So, interested can go to Kuakata from Barisal. You can reach to Barisal by road or water.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation has introduced a bus service every day to Kuakata from Dhaka with the help of BRTC.
Another bus service has also launched their bus for this route. The bus fare varies for different bus services, but the range is from TK 450 to TK 700. The bus service which by which you can travel to Kuakata from Dhaka are below.
The government bus service leaves Dhaka at every night. It departs from Gabtoli at 9:30 PM every night. Dhaka to Kuakata ticket price is TK450 per seat.
Eagle Paribahan starts its journey from Dhaka to Kuakata for every day. It leaves after every 45 minutes in between 6 am to 11:45 PM. You can get from any counters of Eagle Paribahan in Dhaka. The fare is approximately TK350 per seat.
Saudia Paribahan can give you the pleasure of journey in their AC bus. Dhaka to Kuakata ac bus ticket price is relatively higher than another bus service. However, Saudia Paribahan leaves from Dhaka to Kuakata at every hour from 10 AM to 12 PM.
Abdullah Paribahan serves by their bus only in daytime. You can get the bus service from 7 AM to 7:30 PM. But, Dhaka to Kuakata ticket price is comparatively lower than another service. The fare is only TK300 per seat for an adult person.
Kuakata Tourist Police
“We will help find the perfect holidays” is the tagline for Bangladesh tourist police. Bangladesh Police has started this service to protect tourists from any unwanted incidents. The hotline number of Bangladesh Tourist police is 01769690740. You can also post for any query on the timeline of the Bangladesh Tourist Police Facebook Page.
Hope, this article will help you enjoy the best tourist spots of Kuakata. You are also advised to hire a local guide who has a motorbike and digital camera to enjoy the nearest tourist spots.
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