Cox’s Bazar Beach is the largest beach in the world and the most popular tourist destination in Bangladesh. The 120 km long unbroken beach enchants the local and foreign tourists with its enchanting waves and enchanting sunsets. Let’s know all the details of Cox’s Bazar travel including Cox’s Bazar travel plan, way to go, where to stay, where to eat.
Suitable Time To Visit Cox’s Bazar
Usually everyone chooses winter to visit Cox’s Bazar. But Cox’s Bazar is a place where you can visit any time of the year. Nature changes from time to time, Cox’s Bazar also has the effect of that form of nature. So you can go to Cox’s Bazar to get a different taste in the rainy season or to mingle with the blue sky of autumn, or on a full moon night in autumn, the look of Cox’s Bazar will surely fascinate you. And yes, if you go other than winter, you will get an advantage. You will find comparatively lower prices for almost everything from hotel rentals.
What Can You Do in Cox’s Bazar?
During the tourist season in Cox’s Bazar, a couple of hundred beach photographers take pictures of tourists. There is a system to print these pictures in about an hour and reach the hands of tourists with negatives. Each of these red-clad beach photographers has an ID card. Involved in work at several studios. According to the government rate, 4R size pictures are 30 rupees. You will see related signboards on Main Beach. Be sure to check your ID card before taking pictures from these beach photographers.
Several speedboats run on the beach. These run from Main Beach to Labani Point. The rent is 100 rupees per round. Besides, with the help of open speedboat, the lifeboat fare is 250 taka per person.
Bikes suitable for riding on several three-wheeled beaches ply on Cox’s Bazar beach. Tourists have to pay Rs 50 per round for these bikes at a distance of about 1 km.
In an adventure called Parasailing, tourists can see the natural beauty of the sea and mountains from the sky. Daryanagar and Himchhari in Cox’s Bazar are getting this opportunity to fly in the sky. Satellite Vision in Darianagar and Funfest in Himchhari, two similarly owned companies, open the adventure to tourists every day. Under the age of 12, parasailing is safe for everyone except the mentally retarded or the heart patient. However, in the condition of the wind, it is better for the person to climb to weigh 120 kg. Kids can get up with an instructor.
There are three packages here. There is only Ora in the normal ride of 15 hundred rupees. Once you fly in a super ride of Rs 2,000, you have the opportunity to soak your feet in the sea and fly again. And in the 2500 taka super-duper ride, the feet were soaked twice. However, the time is almost the same for all rides.
How To Go in Cox’s Bazar
Cox’s Bazar can be reached by road, rail and air from Dhaka. Among the buses going from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar are Saudia, S Alam Mercedes Benz, Green Line, Hanif Enterprise, Shyamoli Paribahan, Sohag Paribahan, S. Alam Paribahan, Modern Line etc. Depending on the class, the fare for each seat of the bus is from Tk. 900 to Tk. 2000.
If you want to travel from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar by train, you can travel from Kamalapur or Airport Railway Station by Sonar Bangla, Subarna Express, Turna-Nishitha, Mahanagar Prabhati / Godhuli, Chittagong Mail. Then you will get different types and quality buses like S Alam, Hanif, Unique etc. from the new bridge area of Chittagong or Dampara bus stand. The bus fare is 260 to 550 taka.
Besides, several airlines including Bangladesh Biman, NovoAir, US Bangla operate direct flights from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar. Besides, you can come to Chittagong by air and go to Cox’s Bazar by road as mentioned above.
Where To Stay
The hotels in Cox’s Bazar currently have a capacity of about 150,000 people. So even if you don’t book in the off season, you can get a room in the hotel, but it is better to book in advance from December 15 to January 15. Generally, hotels / motels / resorts in Cox’s Bazar can be divided into three categories according to the price.
8000tk to 10,000tk BDT
Mermaid Beach Resort, Simon Beach Resort, Ocean Paradise, Long Beach, Cox Today, Heritage etc.
3,000tk to 6,000tk BDT
Hotel Sea Crown, Sea Palace, Sea Gal, Coral Reef, Nitol Resort, Islandia, Beach View, Uni Resort etc.
800tk to 3,000tk
Urmi Guest House, Coral Reef, Ikra Beach Resort, Abhisar, Media Inn, Kallol, St. Martin Resort, Honeymoon Resort, Nilima Resort etc.
However, hotels are available for less than the above-mentioned price, in which case you have to find out a little in advance. Off-season hotel rents are usually less than half. If you have time, it is better to go to Cox’s Bazar and find a hotel at a bargain price. If you want to stay at a hotel or resort at a lower price, you can look for hotels in the opposite lane in front of the Long Beach Hotel, a little away from Kalatali Beach. The farther the hotel is from Beach and Main Road, the lower the rent. Rickshaw pullers or CNG pullers should not be consulted when looking for a hotel. If necessary, information can be collected from the hotel’s Facebook page or website.
If you want to travel with your family in a little comfort, you can rent a flat. Flats with AC / Non AC 2/3/4 bed rooms and kitchens can be rented at Rs 2,000 to Rs 15,000 per day. You may also have to do a little research to get an address of your choice.
Beach View / Sea View Hotels: There are currently many hotels and resorts that offer beautiful beaches from their rooms. Many people look for a hotel that is very close to the sea. However, the rent of such beach view hotel rooms is relatively high. You can go in the off season if you want to stay at a lower price. Apart from Beach View Hotel, some other hotels and resorts are Hotel Simon, Hotel Sea Crown, Palace Paradise and Nilima Beach Resort.
What To Do
The surging waters of the sea, the rows of Zhaoban or the bed of hot sand will draw you to the attraction. Walking on the beach, sunbathing in the sea and the breathtaking views of the sunset will give you peace of mind at every moment. Be sure to be careful before going out to sea and know the tidal time. If you have time, you can buy souvenirs for loved ones from the Burmese market on the beach.
If you want to enjoy the full view of the sea, you must spend time between sunrise and sunset. You will surely be mesmerized by the different forms of the beach in the soft light of dawn. If you go during the full moon, you can definitely spend the next evening on the beach.
Beach photographers can take refuge in the memory of beautiful moments. You can go for a speedboat ride with the waves of the rough sea for 100 to 250 rupees. In the afternoon you can come out from Inani Beach or Himchhari waterfall to get more energized. You can also visit Maheshkhali, Kutubdia, Ramu Buddhist Temple, Teknaf or St. Martin depending on your time and convenience.
What To Eat
There are all kinds and quality restaurants in Cox’s Bazar. Among the medium quality budget restaurants like Rodela, Zhaoban, Dhansinri, Poushi, Niribili etc. are worth mentioning. Depending on the season, like many other things, the price of food here can be low / high. Rice: Rs. 20-40, Mixed Mash: Rs. 75/150/300 (8-10 items), Light Fry: Rs. 100-120 (8-10 pieces per plate), Coral / Vetki: Rs. 150 (per pitch), Beef: 150-200 rupees (2 people can share), rapchanda fry / cooking: 300-400 rupees (big, 2 people can eat), pulses: 30-60 rupees. You can also try Hyderabadi Birani for Rs 200-250 from Handi Restaurant adjacent to Laboni Point. And there is KFC.
Alertness and Travel Tips
- Take the help of tourist police in any problem. Hotline: +08801769690740
- Go for off-season trips to Cox’s Bazar at low cost
- Properly bargain on anything you want to buy and travel
- Ask the price before eating some food in any restaurant
- Get to know the hotel well before deciding on the hotel
- He obeyed the tide and descended into the sea