Sea is always in the center of attraction to the tourists. The beauty of sea beach increase this attraction more. Bangladesh has become remarkable to the sea sick people around the world. Besides, there are some beautiful sea beaches. Among them Parki Sea Beach is one of the enchanting sites.The wonder is that the beach is in the delta of Karnafuli river.
The Parki Sea beach is situated in the Karnafuli river channel. It is located in Anowara upazilla of the district Chittagong. It is about 35 km far from Chittagong town and 8 km from Chatri Choumuhoni point. Anowara upazilla is linked by Chittagong – Cox’s Bazar high way.One can easily access from any place of Bangladesh including Dhaka city.
This sandy sea beach is 15 km long and 300-350 feet wide. There is also a 20 km long casuarina forest created by the forest division.
Visiting Parki Sea Beach, tourist can get the chance to enjoy both river and sea beach together. One can feed the eyes with the silvery river, blue loud sea along with thick greenery. The beach is well known for crabs that can be seen along the sea shore. Tourist can have the views of big ships anchored at the outer anchor, fishermen catching fishes in the sea, sun rise, sun set and colorful crabs with relaxed atmosphere. It is an incredible location for’ feeling really in the lap of nature’. It is also a fashionable location for photo shoots. This can be a perfect place to spend vacation with some near and dear one. Thousands of people from home and abroad visit Parki Sea Beach every day.
How to Go There:
Tourists can reach there by bus,car,taxi from the Chittagong bus terminal,3rd Shah Amanat Bridge.
By Road: If one wants to go to Chittagong by bus he may avail A/C or non A/C buses from Dhaka. Buses are also available to go to Chittagong from divisional city Sylhet and other cities and districts of Bangladesh.
On the other way if one likes the journey by boat ( only in Winter), one can go from the South-Potenga Airport- jeti to Parki Sea Beach.
There is an international and domestic airport in Chittagong. Air way will be helpful to avoid the traffic jam in the cities.
There is no rail connection upto Paki Sea Beach, tourist can go to Chittagong from capital city Dhaka,Divisional city Sylhet and many other cities and districts of Bangladesh.
Pleasant Arrival :
Pleasant arrival makes the journey comfortable. Arriving Parki Sea Beach by boat will lessen the tiredness of tour. Then it will be a ever green memory. The natural beauty of coastal area overflows mind with joy.
Where to Stay:
There are many hotels, motels and rest houses in Chittagong. The hotels are,
1) Royal Park Presidential Hotel,1702,CDA, Avenue, Nasirabad , Chittagong.
2) Meridian Hotel &Restaurant 1367 CDA, Avenue, Chittagong.
3)Hotel Lords Inn ( Pvt.) Ltd Hosna Lalam Complex, CDA Avenue, Chittagong.
4)Hotel Abakash,654,OR,Nizam road,Chittagong.
5)Hotel Silmoon, 134/A CDA Avenue, Dampara , Chittagong.
These varies according to the financial ability, budget and necessity.
Sea food like shrimp,fried crab,lobster, oyester, rupchanda, etc are available. Bangladeshi, Chinese, Oriental foods are available in the 5 star hotels of Chittagong.
Moreover, Parki Sea Beach can be chosen as a place to spend some quality times.