1. Why Cox’s Bazar Sea beach Is famous for tourist Place ?
Cox’s Bazar Sea beach, Bangladesh is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. Travelers, in general, know little that it is the longest “natural Sand” beach in the world. Golden sand stretched for miles and miles, cliffs hanging, rushing sound of the waves, flamboyant pagodas, Buddhist temples and tribes, occasional conch shells, enjoyable seafood, this is the tourist capital of Bangladesh.
This shark free waters are heavenly sun-bathing and swimming. Local people have given the beach nicknames like “Palongkee” and “Panowa” meaning “little or yellow flower.” Bengali culture is seen as earthly as the Bangladesh Constitution allows all religious to be practiced in harmony without any hurdle even Judaism.
The warmth and hospitality of the common people will make you feel welcome here. You can always count on the good cooperation from Bangladeshi people if you are any kind of people. Many of my life’s enjoyable moments are attached to this place.
I had visited this place when I was a student when I got married and after that with my kids. Also, I visited the spot when all of my family members got together. I keep recalling the captivating scene of the setting sun behind the waves of the sea.
2. Geographical description & the beauty Of Cox’s Bazar Sea beach
The history of this important district of Bangladesh started as early as the Mughal era. After leading by Mughals, it was ruled by Portuguese and then came under the control of the British. It was at that time when this district was named Cox Bazar Bangladesh after Captain Hiram Cox He was an officer who worked for the British East India Company.
It stretches across 125 kilometers of unbroken sandy beach. The area is located south of Chittagong, the industrial port city of Bangladesh.After its establishment, it has been a fishing village, meaning that the fish are plenty and include different varieties for centuries.
It is very near the Burmese border (Myanmar), to be more accurate 21°43′ N and 91°96′ W are the exact coordinates of Cox’s bazar beach.The town serves as the main economic source for tourism Bangladesh. Muslims, Buddhists, and Hindus all comprise the population of Cox Bazar.
There are many tribal people living here with their distinct culture and lifestyle. Ramu, Cox’s Bazar Sadar, Maheshkhali, Ukhia, Pekua, Chokoria, Teknaaf, and Kutubdia are the 8 sub-districts or Upzillas of this district or Zilla.
It is considered the major source of foreign exchange. In Bangladesh, This beach is one of the few major spots for aquaculture like an oyster, snail, and pearl. Other sources of generating revenue are salt production and farming at small-scale.More will follow on this Beach as it is declared an official or notable wonder of Asia.
3. Why Famous Cox’s Bazar Sea beach ?
Surrounded by the Bay of Bengal and beautiful hillside, this sandy beach is the main attraction of Cox’s Bazar sea beach. In the forests and on the hillsides, are varieties of tall trees, a huge number of migratory birds.
Extremely rich and diverse, nearly 8000 in number, make up cox’s bazar flora and fauna. As you explore the waters, sea life creatures including jellyfish, starfish, numerous fish species in abundance can be found and also two different types of rare sea turtles.
4. Top Things to do in Cox’s Bazar Sea beach
1. Sunset or sunrise
If your kids are a bit older, do rent a jet ski and ride along with them. The driver will be with you the whole time. There are professional cameramen hovering around the beach if you want your picture taken with a sunset or sunrise setting. No need to worry, they will later deliver the shots taken to your address.
2. Dulahazara Safari Park
You can also explore places like Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park, the Buddhist monastery Aggmeda Khyang, and Ramu. Ramu is a Buddhist village 10 kilometers from cox’s bazar Bangladesh, famous for a number of monasteries, hangs, and pagodas with gold, bronze other precious gem decorated images of buddha.
There is a 100 feet statue of Gautama Buddha at the Vimukti Bibeshan Bhabna Kendra temple which is the largest Buddha statue in the country. The statue is in reclining position showing Buddha resting after achieving illumination.
Unlike many places, anybody is free to visit and take pictures in the temple without buying any ticket. The place and its surrounding are very peaceful if you love to wander around.
3. Laboni Beach
While there, people also enjoy three separate spots: Laboni Beach which is the main beach close to town, Himchhari which is famous for its waterfalls and Inani Beach which are preferred for sun tanning.
18 kilometers south of the beach area, Himchhari is a good place for picnic and shooting spot for movies. It is best to get a local guide if you do not want to miss out these sightseeing attractions definitely worth visiting.
Do not forget to visit and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Maheshkhali, an island located only at a distance of 9 square kilometers. The tribal nation called Rakhine lives on this island who are famous for knitting and weaving clothes with natural color and hand-made loom.
There are ranges of hills on this island atop of which is the famous Adinath Temple dedicated to Shiva. It becomes very busy during the month of Falgoon (march) when Hindu pilgrims gather for worship.
5. Sonadia Island
It is 7 kilometers’ northwest of sea-beach is the center of dry fish, Sonadia Island. During the winter season, fishermen make temporary camps to catch and dry fishes.
The western part of this nine square kilometer area of this crescent-shaped island is sandy and rich in an abundant variety of shells. In the northern part, beds of window pane oysters are found.
There is a beautiful small town worth visiting 80 kilometers south of Cox’s Bazar on the Naf river bank facing Myanmar. In Teknaf, you can not only enjoy a ride on a boat or the Sampan but also get the opportunity to appreciate the Arakan and Magh people and their culture.
If you plan to visit the place, there are some attractive resorts to stay. These resorts have already been established in the area primarily to cater to the Bangladeshi as well as foreign guests.
7. Marine life center
There is a marine life center, where you can see fish biodiversity as well as the skeleton of different preserved sea creatures. The museum is situated at Marine Fisheries and Technology Center of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute, Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. Kids can enjoy this activity if they get bored of the sea and beach.
8. Temporary shops
By the side of the beach, there are a number of temporary shops which sell local crafts made of seashells, oysters, ornaments made of pearls and colorful beads. Shops also sell dry Fish, Burmese Gift Items, sea- foods, beach cloth