Kuakata Sea Beach
Kuakata beach is a beautiful beach in the southern part of Bangladesh. It is located in Patuakhali district of Barisal Division. It is known as the 'daughter of the sea'. It is believed that in the 18th century, the Arakans migrated to this region from Burma after being driven out by the Mughal rulers. They dug a lot of wells (Kua in Bengali) to meet the need of drinking water. Probably the name Kuakata has been derived from digging of Kua.
Kuakata is a spacious sandy beach where both sunrise and sunset can be enjoyed. It was a part of the greater Sundarbans. This beach is 18 kilometers long and 3.5 kilometers wide. The beach is surrounded by green trees. There are many forests nearby. This forest region attracts the tourists besides the beach.
There is no quicksand on the beach in Kuakata. On the west side of the beach there are two rivers, 'Piyara' and 'Bishkhali' and on the east, there is a river named 'Agun Mukha'. There is also a mangrove forest on the west, which is known as the second Sundarbans.
There are Buddhist temples and an old well on the beach. Rakhain Palli, Karianipara has been started from the Buddhist temple. Some other places of attraction in Kuakata are the Shima Buddha Bihara, Fatrar Char, Rush Mela etc.
Besides this nature attraction, there are five more nature attractions listed in Patuakhali. There's also nine attractions listed in this district in other categories. You will find the exact location of Kuakata Sea Beach on the map above.
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1 visitor shared a review on Kuakata Sea Beach.
This is the only beach in Bangladesh from where you can watch both sunrise and sunset on the sea. I visited this place back in 2003. Although a great tourist spot, I believe this place needs more maintenance.
Nearby Nature Attractions
Following is a list of other nature attractions found within few kilometers of Kuakata Sea Beach. You may also view all nature attractions in Patuakhali, Barisal Division.
Sonakata Sea Beach,
Fatrar Bon (Forest) & Eco Park,