Kuakata – The Longest Sea-Beach


Kuakata in the district of Patuakhali only a few
miles away to the south from Khepupara, is the longest sea-beach in the

This beach of enchanting beauty attracts thousands
of tourists every year.
The beach is 10 Kilometers in length and 2
kilometers in breadth. So the east there lies the dense woods named as
Gangamati and to the west it stretched upto the border of the Sunderbans.
This is the only sea-beach from where one can
enjoy the charming sight of both the sunrise and the sunset scenes. The
beauty of Kuakata can only the enjoyed and not described. The best time of
the year to visit the beach is winter.
If anyone wishes to enjoy the matchless beauty
that nature could bestow on this spot lavishly. One may do so by reaching
khepupara first and then to start for Kuakata by bus or by launch and there
lies Kuakata a little ahead.

 Means of Communication: There exists road communication between Dhaka and Patuakhali district headquarters. Accessible by road, water or air transport up to Barisal. Then one may travel by road or water to Kuakata or Patuakhali. From Dhaka you can go to Patuakhali by bus & from there by microbus to Kuakata. It is advisable to go Patuakhali by launch, which is an overnight journey, and you can enjoy the unique beauty of Bangladesh Rivers at nighttime during this journey. Instead of Potuakhali you can go to Khepupara by launch, which is also an overnight journey and from Khepupara you can go to Kuakata by microbus. A direct BRTC bus service is also available from Dhaka to Kuakata that leaves from Sayedabad Bus terminal at night takes 12 hours to reach Kuakata. But it might be a hectic bus journey as a number of ferries are there on the way to Kuakata by road. BRTC has introduced direct bus service from Dhaka to Kuakata via Barisal.