Patenga Beach

Type: City / Town / Upazilla
Contributed By: Nayeem ,Zayed Ibn Alim,Li Jing Bin,Roy Monotosh,Tohidul Islam,Ahsanul Hoque,Shams Rahman


Patenga Beach is one of the renowned beaches in Bangladesh. For watching sunset, Patenga is a beautiful sea beach close to Chittagong city. It is near the beginning of the Karnaphuli River. Nature lovers come here to enjoy the beautiful scenario of the Bay of Bengal and get away from busy city life. Patenga is a popular tourist spot. The beach is very close to Bangladesh Naval Academy of Bangladesh Navy, and Shah Amanat International Airport. The width of the beach is narrow and swimming is not recommended in the seas here.

As part of the sea shore a concrete walls can be seen along the shore. Also large blocks of stones have been laid out to prevent erosion. During 1990s lots of restaurants and kiosks have been developed around the beach area. Lighting of the beach area has enhanced the security aspect of night visit. People visiting this beautiful place usually wake up early to witness the stunning sunrise.

How to go

Patenga is a sea beach located 14 kilometers to south of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It will take about an hour from the center of Chittagong city by auto rickshaw, Bus or Tempu to reach Patenga Beach.

How To Reach: Chittagong District

Dhaka and Chittagong are linked by road. You can take a bus from Dhaka to reach the district of Chittagong. Some of the bus services are listed below for our assistance.

1. Saudia Paribahan
Arambag, Phone: +88-02-7102465
Gabtoli, Phone: +88-02-8018445
Kalabagan, Phone: +88-02-9124792

2. S Alam
Contact: +880 31 636997, 611426

3. Hanif Enterprise
Panthpath: 0173-402670

Dhaka and Chittagong are linked by air. Some of the airlines with flights available from Dhaka to Chittagong are listed below for your assistance.

1. United Airways

Contact: 09606445566, +880 2 8932338,+880 2 8931712

2. Bangladesh Biman

Contact:+88-02-8901600, +88-02-8901730-44

3. Novo Air

Contact: 13603

4. Regent Airways

Contact: 028953003 or 16238

Where to Stay

There are many hotels available in Chittagong. Some of them have been mentioned below for your help.

1. Hotel Golden Inn
Address: 336 Station Rd Chittagong
Contact: 611 004

2. Asian SR Hotel
Address: 291 Station Rd Chittagong
Contact: 031-2850346-8, 01711-889555

3. Hotel Park
Address: 627, DT road, Kadamtoli Chittagong
Contact: 01819-388011

4. Hotel Landmark
Address: 3072, Sheikh Mujhibar Road, Agrabad, Chittagong
Contact: 031-813598/727299

5. Hotel Dream International Ltd
Station Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh

6. Hotel Azad
Enayet Bazar, Chittagong, Bangladesh

7. Hotel Mishka
Station Road, Chittagong 4000, Bangladesh

8. Motel Shaikat
Station Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Things to do

You can view both types of natural beauty. You can enjoy river cruise on the Karnaphuli River, or a boat trip onto the ocean waves. You may make your kitty shopping from the beach side market also. You can buy lots of interesting Burmese things, jewelry items etc. Water drives are also present for you to enjoy.

Eating Facilities

Travel Tips

It is better to go in the winter seasons.You can enjoy another small sea beach about 16 Km away from this beach called Fouzdarhat sea beach. It is an ideal place for picnic.


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