Cox’s Bazar is the biggest sea beach and most attractive tourist spot in Bangladesh. It is visited by a large number of tourists from Britain, America, Korea, Japan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and many other countries each year. Though the Bangladesh Porjatan Corporation (BPC) doesn’t keep any record on how many people visit the beach annually, we can find an AFP report that says that during the winter season, there can be more than 10,000 available rooms in the beach area near the beach range from expensive high-end resorts to more reasonable options. Moreover many private hotels, BPC Motels, and two “Five-star” hotels are located on or near the beach.
Location of Cox’s Bazar
Cox’s Bazar is a fishing port, a town, and district headquarters in Bangladesh. Naturally, it is well-known for its longest sandy beach which is the world’s longest natural sandy sea beach. It is a 125 km continuous sandy sea beach with a gentle slope. It is situated 150 km south of Chittagong. Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar distance is 298 kilometers (185 miles). The driving distance between Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar is 393 kilometers (244 miles). Flying distance from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar is 298 kilometers (185 miles). Cox’s Bazar was once known by the name “Panowa”, the literal translation of which means “yellow flower”. Another familiar name was “Palongkee”.
Map of Cox’s Bazar Sea Beach Bangladesh
History of Cox’s Bazar
The new Cox’s Bazar named from Captain Hiram Cox who died in 1799. At the end of the18th century, Captain Hiram Cox an officer of British East India Company was appointed as the Superintendent of Palongkee outpost after Warren Hastings became the Governor of Bengal. He particularly appointed to deal with a century-long conflict between Arakan refugees and local Rakhains. The Captain was a having tender feelings soul and the plight of the people touched his heart. He launched upon the huge task of rehabilitating refugees in the area and made significant progress. An untimely death took Captain Cox in 1799 before he could finish his work. He went out but his noble work had done earned him a place in the hearts of the locals and to honor his role in rehabilitation work a market was set and named after him as Cox’s Bazaar (“Cox’s Market”). Now, Cox’s Bazar is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Bangladesh, and become a major international tourist destination.
Best Time To Visit Coxs Bazar
If you are planing about when to go to Cox’s Bazar then, come visit Cox’s Bazar at it’s the best time where you can make a memorable experience without having to worry about small issues.
Coxs Bazar Weather in January-March: The air is slightly humid with average humidity being 67% and the average temperature is 73℉. The weather is perfectly balmy making it a great time to visit Coxs Bazar. The highest temperature recorded in this period is 95℉. An ideal season to visit Coxs Bazar. The average precipitation recorded around this time is 7.13 mm.
Coxs Bazar Weather in April-June: An excellent season to visit Coxs Bazar, the average temperature falls around 85℉. In this season the outdoor weather is great, the air being moderately humid. This is most likely one of the best times to visit Coxs Bazar and also a tourist high season. The average precipitation recorded around this time is 211.17 mm.
Coxs Bazar Weather in July-September: A pleasant time to be in the Coxs Bazar, the temperature lies within the range of 73℉ and 91℉, the average being 82℉. If the weather is humid, but it is not hot enough to make you not like it outdoors! It is a perfect time to stay here! The average precipitation recorded around this time is 568.66 mm.
Coxs Bazar Weather in October-November: The highest temperature recorded is 91℉ which would make you want to run to the nearest café to down a glass of chilled drink, but the moderate humidity of 81% makes this an excellent time to visit Coxs Bazar.
Coxs Bazar Weather in December: With average humidity of 72%, temperatures sway between 54℉ to 86℉. This weather will little discomfort, but we are sure it will never major. We think this weather condition will perfect to go sightseeing around the city of Coxs Bazar. Generally, this time period sees an average precipitation of 7.58 mm.
How to Go Cox’s Bazar:
- From Dhaka, you can go to Cox’s Bazar by Road, Railway, and Flights. Different buses from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar are Saudia, S Alam Mercedes Benz, Green Line, Hanif Enterprise, Shyamoli Paribahan, Sohag Transport, Modern Line, etc. The per-seat booking value is from Tk. 900 to 2000 Tk.
- If you want to travel from Dhaka to Cox’s Bazar by railway, you can travel from Kamalapur or airport railway stations to Sonar Bangla, Subarno Express, Tula-Nishitha Express, Metropolitan Morning / Godhuli, Chittagong Mail.
- If you want you can go there by flight. Bangladesh Airlines, Novoair, and US Bangla operate direct flights to Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka. Besides, Chittagong can reach Cox’s Bazar in the above-mentioned ways by road.
Top Hotels in Cox’s Bazar
- 1. The Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa
Location: Jalia Palong, Inani, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar – 4750, Bangladesh.
Tel: +88 02 9140453-4,
- 2. Sayman Beach Resort
Location: Sayman Beach Resort, Marine Drive Road, Kolatali, Coxs Bazar
Contact: +88 09610 777 888 Hotline: 01755691917
- 3. Allegro Suites
Location: Plot # 65, Block # A, Kalatoli, Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh
Contact: 01618-000700, 01713-185422, 01713-185426, 01618-000701
Tel +88 0341-51389-91
- 4. Hotel Elaf International
Location: Plot No 52, Block No B, Sugandha Point, Kolatali, 4700 Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1726-000 077
- 5. Hotel Hyperion Sea World
Property address: Hotel Motel Zone, Sea Beach Road, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +88 09614801045
- 6. Saint Martin Resort
Address: Plot No.- 10, Block-A, Kalatali Road, 4700
- 7. Hotel Sea Cox
Address: Plot No 13, Near Kolatoli More Kolatoli Main Road, Block B
Contact: 01616-200500, 01840-477707, 01843-631077
- 8. White Orchid Hotel
Address: Plot# 30, Block# C, Sea Beach R/A, Cox’s Bazar 4700
Mobile: +88 01839-658743, +88 01777-155157
Tel: +88 0341-63656, 63657
- 9. Hill Tower Hotel and Resort
Address: Plot 60, New Beach Rd, Hotel Motel Zone, PWD Residential Area, Block B Kolatali, Cox’s Bazar 4700
Contact: +88 0341-62335, +88 01761-492313
- 10. Fu-Wang Dominous Resort
Address: Laboni Point, Laboni Beach Rd, Cox’s Bazar 4700
Contact: 01619-717279, 01616-096280
- 11. Hotel Sea Alif
Address: Plot No.16, Block B, Kolatoly Road, 4700
Tel: 0341-51253 0341-52033
- 12. Long Beach Hotel
Address: 14 Kalatoli, Hotel-Motel Zone, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Tel: +88 0341 51843-6.
FAX: +880 341 51062
Hunting no: +880 1755-660 051
- 13. Ocean Paradise Hotel & Resort
Address: 28-29, Hotel Motel Zone, Kolatoli Road, 4700
- 14. Seagull Hotel
Address: Sea Beach, Soghundha Point, Hotel Motel Zone, Cox’s Bazar 4700
Tel: +88 0341 62480-90
Mobile: +88 0341 64436, +88 01766-666530, +88 01766666531-34
- 15. Hotel The Cox Today
Address: Plot-7, Road-02, Hotel Motel Zone, Kolatoly Road
Mobile: +8801755598449, +8801755598450
Tel: +88 0341 52410-22
- 16. Hotel Sea Palace
Address: Main Road, Cox’s Bazar 4700
Mobile: 01714-652227-8, 01709-934732
- 17. Mermaid Beach Resort
Address: Pechar Dwip Marine Drive, Road, Ramu 4730
Mobile: +(88) 018 41-416468-69
- 18. Prime Park Hotel
Address: Plot 58, Block C Hotel Motel Zone, Cox’s Bazar 4700
Tel: +88 0341 62311
- 19. Nilima Beach Resort
Address: Sea in Point Sugondha Beach, 4700
Phone: 01831-878833, +88 01912-240588
Web: nilima.ecoholidaysltd.com, ecoholidaysltd.com
- 20. Albatross Resort
Address: Cox’s Bazar
Tel : 0341-64684, 62889
Mob : +880 1818-540177, 01816-033445, 01818-596173
Top Restaurants in Cox’s Bazar
- 1. Poushee Restaurant
Address: Hotel Saymon Road | Jhawtala, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1881-222666
- 2. Mermaid Cafe
Address: Sea inn point, Sugandha Beach | Hotel Motel zone, Kolatoli road, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1841-416461
- 3. Jhaubon Restaurant
Address: Kolatoli Road, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1819-725550
- 4. EFC – A Live Fish Restaurant
Address: Motel Road, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1914-133108
- 5. Cove
Address: Marine Drive | Himchori Blocks, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1703-731093
- 6. Almasiya Restaurant
Address: Sheikh Rasel Road | Opposite of the Rakkhito Market, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1815-233612
- 7. Chopsticks and Chutney
Address: 13 Block A Plot | Jhawtola Main Rd, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1313-635925
- 8. Tim Barista
Address: Marine Drive | Pechwar Dwip, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1977-000927
- 9. Salt Bistro And Cafe
Address: Niribili Orchid, Plot 10, New Beach Road, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1816-155651
- 10. Handi
Address: Ovisar Hotel, Sea-Beach Road | Laboni Point, Hotel Motel zone, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1711-341164
- 11. Koyla
Address: Labonee Point | Seabeach Road, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 341 522025
- 12. Devine Sea Stone Cafe
Address: Beach – New Beach Rd, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
- 13. Sea Lamp Beach Cafe
Address: Kalatali Beach Zone, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1718-266980
- 14. Niribili Orchid Club & Restaurant
Address: Hotel Motel Zone, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 341-64334
- 15. Ruposhi Bangla Restaurant
Address: Shugondha point, New Beach Road, Kolatoli, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1745-699912
- 16. KFC Restaurant
Address: Block A, Plot No 08, Near At Long Beach Out Side, Kalatoli Road, New Beach Rd, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Tel: +880 341-52448
- 17. Casablanca Beach Cafe
Address: Marine drive road, Kolatoli | Baily hatchery mor, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1813-506910
- 18. Casablanca Restaurant
Address: Marine Drive Road, Jhilonja, Kalatoli, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 341-51350
- 19. Swiss Cakes & Pastries
Address: Jawtola, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1814-111246
- 20. Rannaghar Restaurant
Address: Old Sayeman Rd, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1724-191253
- 21. Sandy Beach Restaurant
Address: Kolatoli Beach Area | Kolatoli, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1704-173586
- 22. Tabbaq Restaurant
Address: Laboni Point, Sea Beach Road, Hotel Motel Zone | Laboni Point, Hotel Motel Zone, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 341-64958
- 23. Beach Planet
Address: Marine Drive Road, Kolatoli, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1757-540421
- 24. Cox’s Bazar Seafood Restaurant
Address: Kolatoli Road, opposite Long Beach Hotel, Cox’s Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Contact: +880 1906-044299
- 25. Kasbah Restaurant
Address: Jaliapalong | Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Cox’s Bazar 4750, Bangladesh
Best Things to Do in Cox’s Bazar
Different organizations have been established here centering on the tourism industry. Many hotels and motels established by private enterprises, besides the motel built by the Bangladesh Tourism Center, have twenty-five hotels near the beach. Aside from this, the oyster market is set up for tourists. The Burmese Market is built on the border with Bahraini goods coming from countries such as Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, China, and the only fee curium in the country. There are also parasailing, water biking, beach biking, Cox Carnival Circus Show, Daria Nagar Ecopark, numerous architectural, futures parks, children’s parks, and numerous photoshoot spots sponsored by the Cox’s Bazar Development Authority. Concert. By illuminating the beach with lighting, you can enjoy the sea here at night Cox’s Bazar Development Authority Nimirta Rayecheekhane add the world’s biggest sea-Kuri Yama. Cable Car and Disney Land.
The feature of this beach is that the entire beach is sandy, mud is not available. The tourist season is lively in Cox’s Bazar city, with tourists roaming the beaches, sophisticated hotels, motels-cottages, and various cosmetics along the sandy beaches. Cox’s Bazar Beach is a magnificent and beautiful beach. Waiting every day changes its appearance. Winter-monsoon-spring-summer There is no season when the appearance of the beach does not change.
There are several tribes or ethnographic populations live in Cox’s Bazar, which make the city more diverse. The chief of these tribes is Chakma Comunity. The temple of Buddhist is the holy shrine of Buddhists in the city of Cox’s Bazar and in the vicinity of Ramu. The temple in Cox’s Bazar contains some rare Buddhist statues. These holy temples and statues are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangladesh.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park
Bangabandhu Safri Park is located dulahazara in Cox’s Bazar; this is the first safari park in the country. It is a must-visit the evergreen forest with an interesting array of flora and fauna. Here you will enjoy the safari of the forest with interesting sights and lots of greenery. 5 parts of the park are- Safari Kingdom, Core Safari, Extensive Asian Safari Park, Biodiversity Park, and Bangabandhu Square. TIt is one of the best places to visit in Cox’s Bazar.
Inani beach would be a great treat if you want a quiet moment from the city. The corals are spread among pristine and the sights will calm you and make you feel relaxed, the sound of the breeze comes out from the sea will soothe your soul. The beach is 32 km away from Cox’s Bazar, you can take a taxi to reach or can also enjoy the private ride with the beautiful scenarios on the path. The Inani beach is a fine place that will relax you and provide you with beautiful sights.
Himchari with its beautiful waterfalls and hilltop overlooking the beach, six kilometers away from Kolatoli Beach is the most beautiful place which attracts the tourist. If you are thinking about a wonderful picnic with family or friends with beautiful sights then Himchari is one of the best places. Before heading towards Inani beach it would be a great idea to visit Himchari and you will enjoy the charming sights as well.
Aggmeda Khyang Monastery
You must visit Aggmeda Khyang, a Buddhist Monastery planned and decorated well to explore and gather the knowledge history and culture at the same time. It is exactly located at the entrance of Cox’s Bazar town. Aggmeda Khyang Monastery has a prayer hall, and a large assembly hall. It also has collections of manuscripts. We highly recommended exploring Cox’s Bazar.
While there, individuals furthermore recognize three individual spots: Laboni Beach which is the essential shoreline near the city, Himchhari which is known for its drops and Inani Beach which are recommended for sun suntanning. Himchhari is a wonderful place to have an eat outside and capturing place for movies, 18 miles southeast of the shoreline place.
Maheshkhali is a wonderful island in the Bay of Bengal on the north-western side of Cox’s Bazar. It is another beautiful destination for the tourists who go to Cox’s Bazaar. This island is encircled by hills of forested and some mangrove trees alongside the coastal beach. Its total area is 262 square kilometers. Through the center of the island and along with the eastern coastline rises, a range of low hills, but the coast to the north and west is a low-lying treat, environed by mangrove jungle. On this island, there is a Buddhist temple and a shrine of Adinath on the hill. You will enjoy here hilly areas, mangrove forests, salt field etcetera. It is easy to go Moheshkhali from Cox’s Bazar. First, you need to take a Rickshaw from cox’s Bazar go to Ghat no 6. Then you can go to this Island by local motorboat or by speedboat.
It takes 1 hour by a trawler and 1/2 hour by speedboat. Moheshkhali island is well-known for the Buddhist Temple and the ancient Adinath Temple. Here you can enjoy a full day if you Settle up to visit Sonadia and some other Islands.
You start your journey in the morning for Moheskhali, enjoy time to visit the places, take lunch there and on the return you can visit Sonadia and other nearby Islands. where you can see the fishing & lifestyle of fishermen. In the afternoon you come back to Cox’s Bazaar. Moheshkhali is a beautiful place for a visit. Many tourists come visit Moheshkhali every year.
7 kilometers’ northern western of sea shoreline in the middle of dry seafood, Sonadia Isle. Amid the winter months season, a fisherman makes temporary perception systems capture and dry seafood. The western section of this nine rectangle form eliminates the area of this bow established region is extravagant and placed with a various variety of seashells. Resting shields of screen light clams will normally be seen in its northern border position.
There is a fantastic little city confidence going to 80 miles southeast of Cox’s Bazar on the Naf flow bank experiencing Myanmar. In Teknaf, you can not just value a generate on a boat or the Sampan yet additionally motivate the opportunity to value the Arakan and Magh individuals and their lifestyle.
Kalatali Beach is another tourist attraction in Cox’s Bazar. It is located in Cox’s Bazar. Different ages people come here to travel, bathe in the sea, come to enjoy the natural beauty. More tourist facilities in Kalatali Beach including various food restaurants. Especial facilities for elderly people who are walking on the beach at moonlit night. In the morning and evening, you can easily get various types of dried fish, snacks, etc.
Ramu is famous for the Buddhist community. It is just 5 km away from Cox’s Bazar. It is an important and holy place for Buddhists. There are Buddhist temples, pagodas, Buddhist statues made of metal and bronze, Lal Singh with small and large Buddhist statues, and a Buddhist monastery named White Singh next to it. There is also a 4-foot-high bronze Buddha statue that attracts a lot of tourists. In addition to this, there is a chance to get a closer look at the life of the rubber garden, the local Rakhine and the larger community.
The Temple is located at the top of the hill of Minak, 1.5 meters above sea level. Adinath Temple is situated at Thakurtala village of the independent Gorakhghata Union under Maheshkhali Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh. It is basically the temple of Mahadev. Here a farmer found a statue of Mahesh (another name for the Hindu mythological god Mahadev) in a forest on the island. Then he built a temple in the name of this deity and placed the temple there. After then the name Khali (in the carnal sense) is added with the name of this deity – this place is known as Maheshkhali.
Dulahazara Safari Park is located 6 km north of Cox’s Bazar District and 5 km south of Chakra Police Station, on the Dulhazara block of the Fasiakhali Range of the South Forest Division. Mainly, it is a deer breeding center, the park was established by the Ministry of Forest and Environment in year 4. Someone disagrees with Dulhazara Safari Park because it is more advanced and sophisticated rather than natural. This park is built-in eight blocks. Here you can be walked in a free environment, with family members, and can easily move.
Saint Martin’s Island
St. Martin’s Island is a coral reef located northeast of the Bay of Bengal in the south of Bangladesh. Saint Martin’s Island is a small island that’s an area only 36 km2. Saint Martin is located in the northeastern part of the Bay of Bengal, about 9 km south of the Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf peninsula, and assemble the southernmost part of Bangladesh. There is a small adjoining island that is known as Chera Dwip. This island is about 8 kilometers (5 miles) west of the northwest coast of Myanmar, at the mouth of the Naf River. Many years ago, under adverse weather, a cinnamon-bearing Arabian vessel broke down with a huge underwater stone, causing the ship’s cinnamon to spread all over the island and later became St. Martin’s Island.
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Alerts & Travel Tips to Visit Cox’s Bazar Sea Beach:
- Get help from tourist police in trouble. Hotline +08801769690740
- Travel offseason for a low-cost tour
- Ask prices before some meal at a restaurant
- Know the hotel before booking.
- Get down to the tide during the tide.