From Chittagong City Outer Ring road it is only a 30-foot-wide walkway. Then you will be welcomed with a variety of flowers all around you. Then there are thousands of seats to sit. After so much enjoyment you can walk on the beach, touch the saltwater of the sea.
A year ago, the beach was not like this. There was no walkway. There was no easy way at the entrance. There was no place to sit. If you want to swim on the beach it would also suffer.
Patenga Sea Beach (পতেঙ্গা সমুদ্র সৈকত) is one of the most beautiful and popular beaches of Bangladesh. Located just 14 km away from Chittagong, it is easy to reach and the popularity of tourists is increasing day by day. In addition, there are also several plans that are being implemented to make the beach more attractive. Now to build a modern and world-class tourist center on the 5 km length Patenga beach is underway. The spectacular decoration has already caught the eyes of everyone.
The view of the sunrise or sunset at Patenga, at the mouth of the Karnaphuli river and the sea, is very beautiful. Especially in the afternoon, watching the sunset from here and the evening time is so enjoying. There are rows of small vessels for the port of Chittagong that makes a difference in this environment than any other beaches. In Patenga, riding on the speedboat and moving around the sea creates a great moment. There are sea bikes and horses for hiking along the coast. Buying from the Burmese Market will give you a memory for the future. At the same time, there is delicious street food to eat everywhere.
Near Patenga Beach there are Shah Amanat International Airport, Bangladesh Navy Base, Chittagong Port Jetty, and Butterfly Park. As these places are very near, you can also visit those places. The Patenga beach in Chittagong district is really a great place to spend a good time with friends or family.
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How to go to Patenga
If you want to go to Patenga you must first come to Chittagong. From Chittagong, you can go to the Patenga beach in different ways.
Dhaka to Chittagong
From Dhaka, you can go to Chittagong by road, rail, and air. You will find many bus services including Saudia, Unique, TR Travels, Green Line, Hanif Enterprise, Shyamoli, Shohag, S. Alam, Modern Line, etc. There are both AC and Non-AC buses that leave for Chittagong. It will cost per seat for the buses that vary from BDT 500 to 1200.
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If you want to travel from Dhaka to Chittagong by train, you can travel from Kamalapur or airport railway stations to Sonar Bangla, Subarno Express, Tula-Nishitha, Metropolitan Morning / Godhuli, Chittagong Mail. Besides, many airlines operate direct flights to Dhaka from Chittagong.
Chittagong from other districts
The communication system to come to Chittagong from almost all the districts of the country is good. So, you can easily come to Chittagong by bus from any cities.
Chittagong to Patenga
Chittagong is located 14 km south of Zero Point. You can go to Patenga from Chittagong city by Car, CNG or local bus. It will take about an hour to reach Patenga from Chittagong city. With CNG, the rent will be around BDT 250 to 280. If you want to go by bus, you will get buses from New Market, Railway Station Road, Bahaddarhat, Lalkhan Bazar, GEC Road, and Chowk Bazaar.
If you want to go in front of the Chittagong Railway Station, wait a while and get buses of 6 no. But ask if they will take you to the beach. If the bus goes up to Freeport or Kathgarh you can also go. You will get EasyBike from here to go to the beach.
One day tour to Patenga
If you want you can visit Patenga from Dhaka in a one day tour. In that case, you will have to leave by night on a train or bus. After reaching Chittagong in the morning, go to Patenga first. Come back Chittagong in the afternoon and take your dinner. Then come back to Dhaka by train or bus by night.
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Where To Eat
There is a street food shop in Patenga Sea Beach. There are many fun foods available, such as roasted piazza, crab fried seaweed, and fish. In addition, you will find fast food items at the Food Court to eat.
If you want to check out Chittagong’s traditional cuisine, you can come to Chittagong City for “Hotel Zaman”. And if you want to have a feast, you can go to the “Meijban Haile Aiyun” restaurant in Chawkbazar. Besides, some of the best quality restaurants are spread in Chittagong City. Among them are Barcode Café, Milano Restaurant, Gridy Gats, Cafe 88, Seven Days, Dhaba, Golf Garden Restaurant, Coastal Mermaid Restaurant and Lounge, Bonanza Port Restaurant.
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Where Will You Stay
There aren’t many options for staying in Patenga. As it is very near to the city of Chittagong, tourists usually come to Chittagong city for the night. You can stay at the Butterfly Park Resort for a good stay near the beach. It will cost four thousand to seven thousand for a night. Also, if you want to stay near Patenga at low cost, you need to stay in the medium quality hotel in the CEPZ area.
And if you come to Chittagong you will find many hotels of different quality. Depending on your preference and budget, you can book a hotel for a night. In Paramount, the room rent varies from BDT 1200 to 2000. Hotel Vacation Room Rent from BDT 1200 to 2000. Hotel Lords Inn, C&B at GEC turning point, rent per room from BDT 2000 to 7000. Hotel Asian SR room rent from BDT 1500 to 4000. For a night stay at Hotel Landmark in Agrabad, you need to spend a minimum of Tk 2500 per room. And if you want to stay at Hotel Radisson Blu, you will have to pay nearly BDT 18k for one night.
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Want To Travel Patenga Sea Beach?
Patenga Beach (পতেঙ্গা সমুদ্র সৈকত) is a perfect place for a group or family tour. The beauty of this place will give you awesome feelings. At the same time, you can come back with a fresh mind by visiting here. Hopefully, you can go to Patenga Sea Beach within a tight budget. If you want to travel Patenga Beach with safety and want to enjoy the place with more joy, Travel Mate can help you with arranging the tour. Contact us for further details. Above all, you may add any missing information about things to do or places to visit in Patenga Beach from the comment section. Happy Traveling. ♥