Kuakata has one of the attractive wide sandy beaches. It is located at a distance of 70km from the district headquarters of Patuakhali and 320 km from Dhaka. It is 30km long and 6km wide. It is accessible by road, air to Barisal and then by road, by river vessels. It again is known as ‘Daughter of the sea’.
Bangladesh is very beautiful country and many polite tourist spots have here. It is a sea-beach. It is situated on the southern most tip of Bangladesh in the district of Patuakhali. There are also interesting fact from where one can get the unique chance of seeing both the sunrise and sunset.
Charming wide sandy beach Kuakata
The name of Kuakata originated from the word ‘Kua’-the Bengali word for “Well”, which was dug on the sea beach by the early Rakhine settlers in search of collecting drinking water, who landed on Kuakata coast in the eighteenth century after being excluded from Arakan (Myanmar) by the Mughals. Then it has become a tradition of digging well in the neighborhoods of Rakhaine tribes for water. It is also charming the long and wide shore in it is a typical natural setting.
Its sea beach is also to see attractive when come here to migratory winter birds for it is truly virgin beach a place of safety. Gongamati reserved forest has on the eastern side of the beach and has ever green mangrove forest. It was part of the larger Sunderbans forest when the Rakhines settled in the area in 1784. It is one of the rarest places which have the great beauty of offering the full outlook of the rising and setting of crimson sun in the water of the Bay of Bengal. This spot is very interesting to bathing, walking and diving.
Crops of this district
There are series of coconut trees, sandy beach of blue bay, a feast for the eye, a forest, boats plying in the Bay of Bengal with colorful sails, fishing, towering cliffs, surfing waves and so on. All these are very pleasurable. It is the place of pilgrimage for both the Hindu and Buddhist communities and they celebrate their festival of ‘Rush Purnima’ and ‘Maghi Purnima’. There are sitting a traditional fair on this occasion.
However Kuakata is spot of interesting for enjoy. About almost time see that aliens come here to their joy enjoy. At night it is also nicely feeling. Visitors come here to enjoy this nicely natural beauty. Anyone should visit Kuakata and find out the lovely grace of Bangladesh.