Sea Beach of Kuakata a spectacular beach where one have a sight of both the rising and setting sun, and day by day it is becoming very popular with tourists.
Kuakata is also a place from where tourists can visit the Sundarbans world's largest mangrove forests, it has a history about its naming, Kuakata is a beach tourist spot on the south-western tip of Bangladesh. The name of Kuakata is related with the advent of Aracanians. Kua means well in Bangla, the well that is related with history is still remain at Keranipara, a settlement of Rakhyne tribe. It is saying in 1784 Rakhyne tribe flew from Myanmar and search for shelter by boat. On the way they find the island Rangabaly by the side of the Bay of Bengal but salinity of sea water they dug a well. From that well the place named Kuakata
Sea Beach of Kuakata is known as ‘Daughter of the sea’. It has 18 km long sea beach that is one of the most scenic beauty spot of Bangladesh, and Scene of fishing is seen from the beach round the year and east side of the beach lies the Gangamoti’s turn from where one can enjoy the sunrise best on the other hand the best place to see the sunset is west side of the beach. Kuakata is situated in the Latachapli union under Kalapara upazila. It is 380 km from Dhaka by road and 108 km from Barisal.
Kuakata sea beach ends at the east side of Gangamoty canal from where Gangamoty jungle starts is also it known as Gajamoti’s jungle. And different kind of plants and trees are grown here. Wild birds and monkeys are also seen if you go there.
On the other hand, Crab island located at the ahead of Gangamoty jungle. A large number of red crab live here, when they get tranquility they come out from the hole at a time and make the island a big red area, you can see this. In tourism season tourist can visit the island by speed boat. And if they go the mangrove mini jungle situated on the west side of Andermanik river confluence, known as Fatrar Ban. and tourists can visit this place by engine driven boat.
Another good attraction Bawfal upazila, this upazila are famous in the world market, now this classical and artistic pottery are displayed and sale in world market. This goods are exported to Italy, Canada, Australia, Denmark, UK, Spain , Japan, USA and Norway for their demand.
So if you want to enjoy the beauty beach of Kuakata you must go there.