Sunday, August 24

Padma Resort, Louhajong, Munshiganj

Padma Resort Louhajong Munshiganj

Padma Resort is one of the most lucrative resorts located at a large island of mighty Padma River at Lohajong, Munshiganj. There are 16 wooden duplex cottages with straw made roof to make natural flavor. Each cottage contains two single beds in bed room at upper floor, one drawing room, sofa set and balcony at ground.

Padma Resort, Munshianj, Bangladesh

There are huge acres of clay land around the resort to bathe! You may run on the clay or arrange an exciting outdoor game. The absolute green around the island must soothe your eyes. Padma resort is an ideal place to visit an absolutely natural environment especially for the urban guys who are used to maintain a robotic routine bound life. It is one of the best place for passing leisure, family vacation and picnic party. Boat journey in Padma River is also facilitated here.

Padma Resort, Louhajong, Munshiganj

How to go Padma Resort

Padma Resort is just 7 Km left of Mawa transit point just the opposite bank of Lohajong police station. It may take about 100 minutes from Dhaka to reach Ghordaur Bazaar adjacent to Padma resort if you use private vehicle. If you wish to use public vehicle like Bus to reach Padma Resort, It is better to use Gangchil Paribahan start from Gulistan, Dhaka to reach Ghordaur Bazar. It takes Tk 65/person as hire. From Ghordaur Bazar, Thana-ghat, own boats of the resort are ready to ferry you.

Foods and Drinks

There is a well furnished restaurant maintained by resort authority facilitates foods and drinks for the guests in a panoramic environment. But it’s a little bit costly. As alternative you may take meal in Takdir Hotel or Padma View Food Court in Ghordaur Bazaar. Fresh Hilsha fish from Padma River is available here.

Cottage Rent at Padma Resort

1.       Cottage rent for day long (10am to 6pm) Tk.2, 000* for maximum 10 persons.
2.       Cottage rent for 24 hours (10am to 10am) Tk 3,000* for maximum 4 persons.
 *15% VAT applicable on all charges.

Contact info

S.M. Nazrul Islam
General Manager
Telephone: +880-28752617
Dhaka Office:
Road# 28, House# 380 (GF), New DOHS, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1206.
In case of emergency: +8801712170330, +8801752987688

Thursday, August 14

Kuakata Sea Beach Patuakhali

Kuakata Sea Beach Patuakhali

Kuakata is popularly known as Sagor Konnya (Daughter of Sea) is a rare picturesque tourist place located at the southern tip of Bangladesh. Kuakata Sea Beach is about 320 km away from Dhaka and 70 km away from Patuakhali district sadar. Kuakata is one of the rarest unique beaches in the world, which offers the full view of the rising and setting of the crimson sun in the blue water of the Bay of Bengal. The beach is about 18 Km in length and 2 km in wide. The Gangamati reserve forest lies to the eastern point of the beach and the border of the Sundarban is to the western point. You may visit Kuakata to discover the amazing grace of nature.

kuakata sea beach patuakhali bangladesh image

Kuakata is an excellent combination of the illusive natural beauty, white sandy beach, series of coconut tries, blue sky, huge expanse of water of the Bay of Bengal and evergreen forest in surrounding areas really mind blowing. It will be a great pleasure bathing or diving or simply lazing here. This virgin beach, lined by coconut trees, is a sanctuary for migratory winter birds. The Bay is always alive with colorful sail boats, surfing waves, towering cliffs, fishing or just walking on the beach. The illusive beauty of Kuakata is enjoyable only and not describable in words.
The unique customs of the Rakhyne tribal families and the statue of Goutom Buddha about hundred years old located at Misripara, Keranipara and nearby places indicate the ancient tradition and cultural heritage. A number of devotees arrive here to join the festival of Rash Purnima and Maghi Purnima. On these both occasions, traditional fairs held and the devotees take holy bath in the beach. Fisherman village is another suitable place to visit. In the fishermen village you will be amazed with the raw expression and lifestyle of fishermen. If you are adventurous enough, you may also go for fishing on the fishing boat if you can manage the local fishermen. You may purchase some fresh Hilsha fish from them. You may also taste the cooked spicy Hilsha (Tenualosa ilisha) fish from the local restaurants. You must remember the wonderful taste of such fresh Hilsha for a long time. From Kuakata you can visit the Gongamati Reserve Forest, a part of the great Sundarban. Don't forget to visit Fatrar - Chor (Island), another wonderful tourist destination nearby Kuakata. The best time of the year to visit the beach is winter.

How to start

To visit Kuakata, you have to travel to Barisal first by road, water, or air, and then you start to by bus or launch. Recently Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) has introduced a direct bus service from Dhaka to Kuakata via Barisal.

Foods and Accommodation in Kuakata Beach

A number of Hotels/Motels are built nearby Kuakata beach to facilitate tourists. Various kinds of foods and drinks are available there in moderate cost.