Welcome To Hotel SandBeach,Kuakata

Hotel Sand beach is a nice hotel in Kuakata for accommodation. Kuakata, locally known as Sagar Kannya (Daughter of the Sea) is a rare scenic beauty spot on the southernmost tip of Bangladesh. Kuakata in Latachapli union under Kalapara Police Station of Patuakhali district is about 30 km in length and 6 km in breadth. It is 70 km from Patuakhali district headquarters and 287 km from Dhaka. At Kuakata excellent combination of the picturesque natural beauty, sandy beach, blue sky, huge expanse of water of the Bay and evergreen forest in really eye-catching.We can move every palce at Kuakata from the hotel.

Kuakata is a beauiful sea beach of Bangladesh. Kuakata Situated in the Patuakhali district. Kuakata has a wide sandy beach. In this sea beach one can see both the sunrise and sunset. Kuakata sea beach is about 320 Km south of Dhaka capital of Bangladesh and about 70 Km from the district Patuakhali. The Kuakata sea beach is 30 kilometer long and 6 kilometerm wide.

Kuakata came from the Bengali language 'Kua' which means “Well” . It was made on the sea side by the Rakhine settlers for gathering fresh water. Rakhine settlers came here at 18th century after being banished from Arakan now this is Myanmar by the Mughals. Later on, it has become a heritage of digging Well or 'Kua' in the Rakhaine tribes for fresh drinking water.

Kuakata has another name is "Shagor Kannya" known as Locally Which means "Daughter of the Sea". This area is also a shelter for migratory winter birds. Once upon a time Kuakata was the part of Sundarbans when the settlers came here. Eastern corner of the beach is Gongamati Reserved Forest, an evergreen mangrove forest. You can go to the forest by foot or bike through the beach. It is the places of pilgrimage for both Hindu and Buddhist people. 'Rush Purnima' and 'Maghi Purnima' on these two days the Hindu and Buddhist people take holy bath at the bay of bangle at kuakata. In this time there held a fair. You can also visit 100 years old Buddhist Temple and two wells of 200 years old. Fisher man village is another places for visit. By managed the fisher man you can go for fishing if you are adventure lover. In this village you will watch the seen that the fisher man come back after fishing. You can also also buy some fish from the fisher man.

The sea remains calm and quiet during the winter. Medium size waves are found only during high tide, full moon or moonless night. The weather is very warm and cozy. The fishermen go deep into the Sea for fishing. The water of the Sea is excessively safety.

During high tide the Sea is full with water. There are great waves to form Surf and foam new the shore. This is great enjoyment to play with there waves at bathing time. The waves will bring you on to the send this moment and the next moment it will move you on to the Sea. Therefore you will have to be careful, although accident is very very rare. The beauty of the Sea is enhanced by several times during high- tide.

During low-tide the Sea becomes life less. It looks as if dried up. At the beginning of the high-tide water increases rapidly. So if you stay in the water at this time, you will have to be more careful. During low-tide you can find snails and oysters on the sound, collecting them is good fun.

The main attraction of the morning is Sun rising. The sight is simply overwhelming. You can walk in the beach for fresh pure air. The activities of the fishermen can also be sea.

The main pastime is bathing and dancing with the waves at the Sea shore. Football, Cricket & Volleyball can be played on the sendsfor fun.

The sun setting is simply charming. When the sun dives into the Sea, the whole water turns to red. Seeing the scenery the minds ofthe tourists are filled with joy.

At night you can enjoy the sound of the surf breathing. It seems that this sound will continue on and on for endless time. If it is full moon your joy will know no bound. One can spend the night talking to the moon, waves and the sea. As the night journeys deeper, your intimacy with the sea will be manifold. You will feel poetic or romantic. Catching Hilsha Hilsha is the national fish of Bangladesh. During rainy season Hilsha visits rivers from the sea. Fishermen go to the sea to catchHilsha. Rainy season is high time for Hilsha catch.

Narikel Bagan (Coconut Garden) is the nice place to visit for Kuakata travelers. It is situated at the eastern side of the sea beach. It is not very far distance from Kuakata beach. So traveler can reach there easily by walking.According to the local people these coconut garden is more than 40 years old. There are lots of coconut trees in that area. Narikel bagan was formed with large area in the side of the sea beach earlier. But now it is decreasing day by day. It has occurred for increasing the sea level. The strong waves of the sea touch the garden and destroy the front side tress. But still there are some trees alive so traveler can visit that spot.

Fatra forest is near Kua-Kata. This is extended part of the Sundarbans. You will have to go there by traveler. From the sea you will have to enter a branch river. Although Sundari is the main tree there are other sorts of trees found in Sundarbans. In Fatra forest you can come across, animals like monkey, jackals, Bagdas (One type of small tiger) etc. visiting Fatra forest by traler is alife-time experience. You can come across big waves like 30 feet in highest and it is thrilling how the boatmen pass though or avoid these waves. Government took initiative to create an eco-park here. There are lakes, concert benches, toilet facilities and brick built lames through the forest. There are few stalls a going way for safe placement of the boats, Cooling arrangement for picnic parties etc. A picnic party has to pay a sum of Tk. 1000/- (max.) to the forest department and they have to arrange their own boats in order to visit Fatra forest.

Jhau forest has been created by Government initiative. The sight is beautiful. Tourists come here for recreation. Early in the morning the sun-rising can be viewed from the sun rising can be viewed from this corner.

Gangamati is situated to the east of Jhau forest. While going there you will see beautiful patcher of forests, bushi or isolated big trees, sands etc. Gangamoti is a forest where you will see different sorts of birds. So tourist your excursion can be incomplete you don’t pay a visit to Gangamoti.

The best sight of sun rising can be visible from Kauar Char area of Gangamoti which is in the east of Kuakata beach. You will have to be present there by 5’o clock in the morning. You won’t be alone there. There will be other tourists. Besides local people will be co-operative. Ten to fifteen minutes before sun rising the base of the sea turns reddish. Then gradually this reddishness will be firry and eventually the Sun comes out of it. This sight is beyond description. You will have to be lucky enough to see it with yours own eyes.

If you want to enjoy the sun setting better, you will have to be present in the village of the dired fish. It takes ten to twenty minutes for setting when the sun disappears deep into the sea.

Kuakata is the Spot of pilgrimage for both Hindu and Buddhist communities. Mistri-para Buddist In kuakata there has a Buddhist temple. It is another attraction of Kuakata.This temples are in the Kuakata Parjatan area and in the Rakhain's locality. This Buddhist Temple age is about 100 years old. In this Temple there has a statue of Gautama Buddha. This is the Biggest Buddhist statue of Bangladesh at Kuakata and there also two wells of 200 years old.

The name Kuakata originated from the word 'Kua'-the Bengali word for “Well” which was dug on the sea shore by the early Rakhine settlers in quest of collecting drinking water, who landed on Kuakata coast in the eighteenth century after being expelled from Arakan (Myanmar) by the Mughals. Afterwards, it has become a tradition of digging Well in the neighborhoods of Rakhaine tribes for water.