Tourism

Often termed as the world's longest beach,Cox's Bazar has yet to become a major tourist destination in Asia.Cox's Bazar District has an area of 2491.86 square km. It is located at 21°35' N 92°01' E and is bounded by Chittagong District on the north, Bay of Bengal in the south, Bandarban District on the east, and the Bay of Bengal on the west. Major rivers include Matamuhuri, Bakkhali, Reju Khal, Naf River, Maheshkhali channel and Kutubdia channel. The area of the city of Cox's Bazar is 6.85 square km The town with an area of 6.85 square km, and bounded by Bakkhali River on the north and East, Bay of Bengal in the West, and Jhilwanj Union in the south.

TOURISM     

Laboni Beach

Many attractions are for the tourists around Cox's Bazar. You can go Himchori to see it's Waterfall, this is famous for waterfall, though in the winter season it dwindles but during the rainy season it's really a fabulous and full waterfall can be enjoyed. Location: Located 12 km south of Bazar Town and 6 km from the Kalatali beach by the hill. Area: 1,729 hectares. Getting there: From Kalatali stand, it is only 15-minute ride to entry; if you take a taxi or chandergari (local transport). You can also rent a car from Bazar. Outstanding Features: 1)Beautiful-waterfall . 2)HimchariNationalPark . 3)BrokenHill . 4) Christmas Tree .

   

Kolatoli Beach

Kolatoli beach is another attractive beach for the tourist. Every year different ages people come here to take the real taste of taking sea-bath. Vistor's can taking sea bath, driving sea ski boat, can take fresh and apealing various kind of sea foods. Walking beside the sea shore on moonlit night is always pleasent for all aged tourist. A slow paced life - most work happens in the morning and evening, whereas midday is reserved for drying rice and fish. During the day time, some villagers sells coconuts while others sitting in the shade and chewing paan (battle leaf).

   

Inani Beach

Inani Beach is within Ukhia Thana, 35 km. to the south of Cox's Bazar. With green hills to the east, the golden beach of Inani casts a music spell on anyone stepping on to its fine golden sands. The clean blue waters of the Bay are ideal for swimming. It is considered the world's longest and broadest beach: 180m at high tide and 300m at low tide. How To Go : To get here, take a bus to Teknaf and get off at Court Bazar (30km), a tiny village 2km before Ukhia. From there, you can rickshaw or tempo west to the beach, 10 km away. If you're headed for the guesthouse, ask the rickshaw driver to let you off at the tiny village of Sonarpara. From there, walk south until you reach the guesthouse. Alternatively, hire a jeep from Cox's Bazar to take you directly to Inani using the scenic beach route.

   

Saint Martin

St. Martins Island is the most beautiful Coral Island where you will find live corals. Its only 30 km from Teknaf and you can go there by local motorboat, tourist boats, or sea truck.This small coral island about 10km (6mi) southwest of the southern tip of the mainland is a tropical cliche, with beaches fringed with coconut palms and bountiful marine life. There's nothing more strenuous to do here than soak up the rays, but it's a clean and peaceful place without even a mosquito to disrupt your serenity. Tourist Season: November to February. Original Name: "NarikelJinjira" (Coconut Island) - The local name of the COCONUT is NARIKEL and the original name of this Island is NarikelJinjira is derived from that.