St. Martin’s Island is the only coral island in Bangladesh which is also known as Narikel Jinjira or Daruchini Dwip. For its amazing view and attractive environment, St. Martin’s Island becomes one of the tempting tourist attraction places. It is situated on the northeastern part of Bay of Bengal. The island is on the 9 km south of the Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf peninsula. You will get an adjoining island with the main St. Martin’s Island called Chera Dwip. It is downright to the Naf River of Myanmar. The length and width of this small island are 6km and 0.5km.
The most amazing attraction on the beach is- you can see the 20 feet deep into the sea from the crystal clear water. You can’t deny the beauty of the overall sight of the island including crystal stones, coconut groves, sea crabs, turtle shells, and pearls.
On the positive side, it takes 2.5+ hours to reach on the island with the ship, you will get the charming view of the hilly areas on both side of Bangladesh and Myanmar. Another key point, you will start your journey for St. Martin from Teknaf in a large ship. In general, the time of visiting the island exists during November to February. Though the situations explain according to the conditions of the weather. That is to say, as a coral island on the sea you will see vegetation like coconut, betel nut, and bamboo.
If you don’t go on the Chera -Dwip, you will miss a lot of things in your life. Yes! It’s true. Mainly, the Chera -Dwip and the St. Martins Island is divided with a low tide. For this reason, you can go by walking or by boat. If I finish with one word, the most enhancing part of the island is Chera -Dwip and TravelMate are giving the opportunity to visit both of the island St. Martins and Chera -Dwip. To take the fresh air and close connection with nature, you should go at least one time to see the island in your life. That’s why a lot of tourist from the abroad are coming to visit the island every year.
Let’s check the affordable package of TravelMate for visiting the St. Martins Island and Chera -Dwip.
|Destination||Saint Martin Tours|
|Duration||03 Days & 02 Nights|
|Departure Time||06.00 PM at Dhaka. Please arrive at least 1 hours before the Journey.|
Day 00 Dhaka – Teknaf:
We will meet all at 05.30 PM and leave Dhaka for St. Martins at 06.00 PM.
- Meet & greetings at the bus stand at 05.30 PM
- Start for St.Martin at 06.00 PMs by AC bus.
Day 01 Teknaf – St. Martin:
After reaching Teknaf in the morning, we will finish our breakfast at the Local Restaurant. We will inform the authorities for confirming our booking/tickets for the ships. Then we will wait for 9 AM to start the journey from Teknaf to St. Martins with Keari Sindbad or Kutubdia Ship.
We will reach St. Martins Island within 12.30 PM. Firstly, we will confirm our hotel. Then come back to see the amazing view of the island. Enjoy the sunset now. This is the most interesting things you will enjoy. At night, take sleep quickly as we will start tomorrow early in the morning.
Note: We will try to stay organized. We can go to the upstairs of the ships for the better view but keep away from any unwanted activities. Be careful, because the ships are controlled by the Bangladesh Police.
- Arrive Teknaf at 08.00 AM, take breakfast at local restaurant
- Start for St. Martin by Keari Sindbad / Kutubdia Ship at 09 AM
- Arrive St. Martin at 12.30 PM & transfer to hotel.
- Enjoy sunset there & back to the hotel.
- Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 St. Martin:
In the day 02, firstly we will depart for Chera -Dwip. We will stay here before the launch time. Spend some amazing moments here. See the corals and the swimming fish here and there. Now come back to the hotel, take rest and do as your wish on the St. Martins Island or stay with us to enjoy some more interesting food, or local places or community. Come back from the island when it is time to take dinner at the hotel. Enjoy a sound sleep for starting the next day.
- Wake up early and departure for Chera -Dwip.
- Enjoy the Chera -Dwip and back to the hotel.
- Free time in the evening.
- Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 St. Martin – Teknaf – Dhaka:
In the day 03, we will explore the St. Martins Island closely. Take bath and play games in the crystal clear water. Enjoy the beach. Have you seen anything in Bangladesh like that? Feel the water, stone and the weather.
Back to the hotel before 12.30 PM and prepare yourself to return Teknaf. Finish your launch and take rest and come back at 2.00 PM with your bag/luggage. We will now good-bye the beautiful island. Our ships will wait till 2.30 PM. So, be attentive. Enjoy the sunset from the sea and watch the seabirds and give them some foods including chips or such kinds of food. It is really interesting. At last, we will reach to Teknaf before the evening (6 PM).
Note: Don’t through anything including the packets of chips or cane of the cocks or anything. It is our island. So we will keep it clean forever.
Now we will return to Teknaf and will finish our snacks. We will depart for Dhaka on the 7 PM.
- Take breakfast at the hotel restaurant and enjoy games activities at sea beach up to 11.00 AM.
- Back to the hotel, check out from hotel
- Transfer to vessel way to Teknaf at 02.30 PM. Reach Teknaf around 06.00 PM.
- Start for Dhaka at 07.00 PM. Overnight Journey
- Arrive Dhaka early morning, back to sweet home and end the tour.
NB: We will always follow the weather forecasting. Unfortunately, the time can back and forth. As a regular traveler, we will try to keep us cool and organized. We will maintain the situation.