Travel in Kuakata
Kuakata is a town known for its all encompassing ocean beach.It is situated in south-eastern Bangladesh, and is the number two visitor goal in the nation. Kuakata shoreline is a sandy scope 18 kilometers (11 mi) long and 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) wide. From the shoreline one can have an unhampered perspective of both dawn and nightfall over the Bay of Bengal.
The name Kuakata started from the word ‘Kua’- the Bengali word for “Well” which was burrowed on the ocean shore by the early Rakhine pilgrims in journey of gathering drinking water, who arrived on Kuakata drift in the eighteenth century in the wake of being ousted from Arakan (Myanmar) by the Mughals. Thereafter, it has turned into a convention of diving Well in the areas of Rakhaine tribes for water.
Kuakata is situated in Kalapara Upazila, Patuakhali District. It is around 320 kilometers (200 mi) south of Dhaka, the capital, and around 70 kilometers (43 mi) from the locale home office.
As indicated by the 2011 Bangladesh enumeration, It has 2,065 families and a populace of 9,077.
Kuakata is the place of journey for both Hindu and Buddhist people group. Endless fans touch base here at the celebration of ‘Surge Purnima’ and ‘Maghi Purnima’. On these two events the explorers scrub down at the cove and take an interest in the customary fairs. One may likewise visit the 100 years of age Buddhist Temple where the statue of Goutama Buddha and two wells of 200 years of age are found.
Hotels at Kuakata:
Kuakata, in spite of the fact that the second biggest ocean shoreline in Bangladesh, had been up to this point disregarded, or less went to by an extensive number of voyagers like we find in Cox’s Bazar. This was basically in light of the fact that the street condition and a ton of ships used to keep the voyagers uninvolved to visit Kuakata up till now. Be that as it may, in the current years, the administration had enhanced the streets and parkways which connect the course to there. The street condition is as of now in great condition and three ships have been supplanted by scaffolds after Patuakhali to Kuakata, in this manner the travel time and bothers at the ship barges have been essentially decreased. Presently just Padma extension and Lebukhali remaining, It is turning into a noteworthy vacation destination for both neighborhood and outside voyagers. A modest bunch of lodgings have organized around the Kukata premises. The pioneer to initiate the vacation spot is Grand Hotel. This is a fine five star standard boutique inn and resort giving top class security and finest lodging administrations to both nearby and remote visitors. After Kuakata Grand Hotel other high total assets financial specialists are peering toward Kuakata as a noteworthy lodging and resort fascination. There are a couple spending inns as well. Be that as it may, for observing customers, by a wide margin; Kuakata Grand Hotel, Kuakakata Guest House emerges with top class administrations and amenities.Hotel information
Kuakata offers a full perspective of the dawn and dusk from a similar white sandy shoreline in the water of the Bay of Bengal. Privately known as Shagor Kannya (Daughter of sea), the long portion of dim, marbled sand extends for around 18 kilometers (11 mi). The long and wide sea at Kuakata has a normal regular setting. This sandy shoreline has tender slants into the Bay of Bengal. It has additionally a haven for transient winter winged animals.
On the eastern end of the shoreline is Gongamati Reserved Forest, an evergreen mangrove woodland and scrap of the first Kuakata. At the point when the Rakhines settled in the territory in 1784, It was a piece of the bigger Sundarbans woods. In any case, the Sundarbans is currently at a separation of one-hour by speed watercraft. As a mangrove timberland, Gongamati, similar to the Sundarbans, offers some security against tidal surges, in any case it too is being undermined by logging and deforestation. The most ideal approach to achieve the timberland is by foot or bicycle along the shoreline, where a run of banner flying angling pontoons can be seen trawling the drift. Going by Gangamati in the late evening is an immaculate time to watch the sun cast shadows on the theoretical uncovered mangrove roots.
On September 13, 2007 government had reported a red alarm in Kuakata as alert for a conceivable Tsunami.