Kuakata is one of the rarest places which has the unique beauty of offering the full view of the rising and setting of red sun in the water of the Bay of Bengal in a calm environment. That perhaps makes Kuakata one of the world’s unique beaches. Locally known as Sagar Kannya or Daughter of the Sea is a rare scenic beauty on the southernmost point of Bangladesh. The 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. The long and wide beach at Kuakata has a typical natural setting. This sandy beach has gentle slopes into the Bay of Bengal and bathing there is as pleasant as is walking or diving.
Length: 18 km. Wide: 3 km.
Known as: Sagar Kanya, Daughter of the Sea.
Population: 9077 (2011 Census)
Attractions: Sun rise & Sun set from the beach, Fatra’r Char, Gangamati Reserved Forest & Jhau Bon, Lebur Chor, Keranipara, Misrir para & Amkholapara Biddhist Temple, Sutki Palli (dry fish village), Bike riding etc.
Holiday: Friday & Saturday. (crowded)