The famous beach town of Cox’s Bazar is the tourist capital of Bangladesh. Its long stretch of sandy beach is known as the ‘longest natural sandy sea beach in the world’ and is spread over 125 km (77.6 miles) beside the Bay of Bengal, with hills and green forests in the background. The clear blue water of the Bay of Bengal is perfect for bathing and swimming and the long stretch features diverse flora and fauna. The entire stretch starts with the famous Laboni Beach, then comes another important beach, Sughandha Beach. Himchari Beach is located a bit further south and another two marvelous beaches are Inani Beach and Teknaf Beach, all perfect for sunbathing. The entire beach stretch can be covered by motorbike.
The color of the ocean becomes bluer as you travel towards the south. The town also has some attractive Buddhist temples and mouthwatering seafood. This town is very well-connected to the important cities of Bangladesh, like Dhaka and Chittagong. Some of the best hotels in Cox’s Bazar with an awesome view of the beach are listed below.
Bashati Bay Resort is located 8-10 minutes away from the beach. All rooms come with balconies and some of them have excellent views of the sea. It provides free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and the rooms have a flat-screen television and a seating area. The multi-cuisine restaurant of the hotel is located on the rooftop and a continental breakfast is served every morning.
A short 12 minutes’ walk from this accommodation will take you to the beach. This three-star hotel provides all the comforts and luxury you need during your stay. All rooms are air-conditioned, Wi-Fi enabled and have their own bathroom. Each room comes with a separate seating area and a flat-screen television. Some of the rooms have an excellent view of the sea or a balcony. A charming garden and special barbecue facility are also present in the hotel. A continental or Asian breakfast is provided every morning.
Lighthouse Family Retreat
Address: Lighthouse Road, House #84, Block A, PWD Residential Area, Kolatoli
Invoice provided Ironing service Non-smoking rooms Ticket service Shuttle service (additional charge) Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Physical distancing in dining areas Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
The hotel Beach Way is located near Kolatoli Beach Point in Cox’s Bazar. There are 60 well-furnished and modern rooms in this hotel. The rooms provide all the facilities you need, like a flat-screen television, living area, balconies and attached bathroom. There is a separate wardrobe space for your luggage. The multi-cuisine restaurant, the Dew Drop, is located inside the hotel.
This hotel is located close to Kolatoli Beach and the beautiful Laldighi Lake. The charming hotel features modern, chic décor and a comfortable stay. Each air-conditioned room comes with a minibar, electric kettle, private bathroom and a balcony. Some of the balconies offer an excellent view of the sea. Selected rooms have grand windows with a view of the outdoors. The attractions, like Himchari and Sonadia Island, are easily accessible from this hotel.
The beachfront hotel the Hotel Sea Crown is a three-star property at Kolatoli’s turning point. It is also conveniently located close to the famous Sugandha Beach. The front rooms of the hotel offer the best view of the sea from their balcony. The air-conditioned rooms have a separate living area, work desk and attached bathroom. An onsite restaurant, a bar and a small garden are located on the hotel premises. It also offers free parking for your vehicles.
The Resort Beach View hotel is located near Kalatoli Sea Beach. The rooms have a balcony with a view of the beach, as well as air-conditioning, a flat-screen television, electric kettle and a private bathroom. Some of the rooms have a separate living area, dining area and a minibar. The restaurant of the hotel serves local as well as continental cuisine. The hotel is very close to the Cox Bazar sandy beach and the Laboni beach market.
This hotel is located right on Laboni Beach, a few minutes away from Shugundha Beach. The rooms are modern and spacious, some of them with excellent views of the sea. The spacious rooms have a living and dining area and are connected to large balconies by glass sliding doors. All rooms have minibars, wardrobes and flat-screen televisions.
The rooms overlook either a charming garden or the sea. Laboni Beach Market is located just beside the hotel. If you like shopping, you can also visit the Burmese Market, 3 km (1.9 miles) away from the hotel. The Cox Bazar Bus Station is also located close by.
The hotel is located in a very convenient location, in the Kolatali area of Cox’s Bazar. The famous beach can be accessed on foot from this location. This five-star accommodation provides a luxurious stay and the guest rooms have modern interiors mixed with traditional Bangladeshi colors. Some of the suites offer a panoramic view of the sea. The hotel has an on-site restaurant and a continental breakfast is served here every morning.
The town of Captain Hiram Cox
For its miles-long beaches, Cox’s Bazar is often considered the Cancun of the east. The town is named after Captain Hiram Cox, a late officer of the British East India Company. Captain Hiram Cox was the Superintendent of Palongkee, in the era of Warren Hastings, the former Governor of Bengal. He was dedicated to the rehabilitation of Arakanese refugees in this area. Unfortunately, he died in the year 1799 before his work was done. Later, a market was established in his honor and named Cox’s Bazar (Market of Cox). It is one of the names which has remained unchanged from the colonial era.
The town is also known as Panowa, which signifies a yellow flower. Apart from being an important touristic city, the town is also a fishing port and the district headquarters of southeastern Bangladesh. It is also known for its proximity to the border of Myanmar or Burma. So, if you are heading to the longest continuous natural beach on earth on your next vacation, you must book one of these sea view hotels in Cox’s Bazar for the best experience!
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