Kuakata is in southeastern part of Bangladesh and it is the second highest number of tourist destination in the country. Kuakata is mainly known as for its panoramic sea beach. The beach is 18 kilometres long and 3 kilometres wide. You can have a clear view of both sunrise and sunset over the Bay of Bengal which is rare and unique beauty in the World. It is locally known as Shagor Kannya or Daughter of Ocean. It is in Kalapara Upazila, Patuakhali District. It is about 320 kilometres South of Dhaka, and about 70 kilometres from the district Patuakhali.
How to go
There are direct bus services available from Dhaka to Kuakata, though you will have to cross four ferries on the way, it takes about 8 hours to reach. Some renowned bus company like Desh Paribahan, Kuakata Express, Sugandha Paribahan, Ontora Paribahan etc. have daily bus services to Kuakata.
Getting in Kuakata, you can also travel Dhaka to Barisal by Launch or Air. There are daily flights operating by Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla Airlines from Dhaka. Also traveling by launch to enjoy amazing night on the Launch enjoying the cool breeze of the river.
Where to eat
You will get local sea food cooked in traditional way, you also get freshly caught raw fish in road side restaurant and lodges. You must try Colal, hilsha, poa, lakkha, prawn, crabs and lobsters which price reasonably low.
kuakata hotel and Resort
You will get now best and highly comfortable hotels and resorts in Kuakata, there are not many five star hotel in Kuakata but will get many luxury international standard hotels and resort near Kuakata Sea Beach. Most luxury hotels have free parking, free wifi, free breakfast and gym. Some hotel rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, terrace with views of the garden. You will get contact number of best hotels in Kuakata here.