Kuakata is a panaromic sea beach on the southernmost tip of Bangladesh Positioned in the Patuakhali district, Kuakata has a extensive grimy seashore from where one can see both the sunup and sundown. It is about 320 Kilometres south of Dhaka, the capital, and about 70 Kilometres from the district headquarters. The Kuakata beach is 30 km long and 6 km wide. On 13 September 2007 government had broadcast a red alert in Kuakata as attention for a potential Tsunami.
The name Kuakata created from the word 'Kua'-the Bengali word for “Well” which was mined on the sea shore by the first Rakhine pioneers in mission of gathering eating water, who landed on Kuakata coast in the eighteenth era after being barred from Arakan (Myanmar) by the Mughals. Later, it has become a ritual of tunneling Well in the areas of Rakhaine people for water.
Kuakata offers a filled opinion of the sunrise and sunset from the same snowy grimy seashore in the water of the Bay of Bengal.
Locally known as Shagor Kannya (Daughter of the Sea), the long band of dim, veined sand gives for about 30 km. The long and wide beach at Kuakata has a characteristic natural setting. This sandy beach has mild grades into the Bay of Bengal. Kuakata is also a preserve for travelling season natures.
On the eastern end of the beach is Gongamati Reserved Forest, an immortal mangrove forest and extract of the unique Kuakata. When the Rakhines established in the area in 1784, Kuakata was part of the larger Sundarbans woodland. However, the Sundarbans is now at a coldness of one-hour by speed boat. As a mangrove forest, Gongamati, like the Sundarbans, offers some defense against tidal heaves, however it too is being endangered by logging and deforestation. The best way to reach the jungle is by foot or bike along the beach, where a flock of flag flying fishing boats can be seen trawling the coast. Choosing to visit Gangamati in the late afternoon is a perfect time to watch the sun class glooms on the nonconcrete bare mangrove origins.
Kuakata is the place of visit for both Hindu and Buddhist groups. Countless fans reach here at the centenary of 'Rush Purnima' and 'Maghi Purnima'. On these two times the travelers take sacred bath at the bay and participate in the traditional fairs. One may also visit the 100 years old Buddhist Temple where the statue of Goutama Buddha and two wells of 200 years old are located.
Fisherman village is another place where you can visit and watch the life of the fisherman. If you are daring you may also go for fishing on the fishing boat if you can achieve the local fishermen. That will give you desire and knowledge, which you won’t be talented to fold from anywhere else. In the fishermen village you will find the fishermen pending back from the marine and you can purchase some new hilsha fish from them, and by the cross of village there are some local eateries where you can get the Hilshas cooked and prepared for intake.
The government and native commercial owners have complete important growths over the years to entice traveler to its coasts. Nowadays, local people are more helpful to the travelers and roads have better meaningfully. A new Police position was erected in 2007. Accordingly, the law and order situation in thesignificantly.