- Kamal Ataturk Avenue, Chittagong, Bangladesh
The Patenga sea beach at Chittagong is one of the most popular beaches of Bangladesh, stretching for miles near at the meeting place of the Bay of Bengal and the river Karnaphuli. Nature lovers come around here to enjoy the scenic beach area to gat away from busy city life and breathe in fresh air.
Patenga beach is about 22 km from Chittagong and is approachable by road. On the way to the beach, one passes the Patenga Airport. Patenga sea beach is one of the major attractions of Chittagong for the tourists.
Patenga Beach is a popular tourist spot. It is outside the city of Chittagong, and located near to fascinating landmarks including the Shah Amanat International Airport and the BNS Isha Khan Naval Base. It is located at the ‘Karnaphuli’ River mouth and stretches to the Bay of Bengal which ensures a constant influx of travelers and visitors from home and abroad.
The beach width is narrow and swimming in the seas is not recommended. Part of the seashore is built-up with concrete walls. Also large blocks of stones have been laid out to prevent erosion. During 1990’s a host of restaurants and kiosks have sprouted out around the beach area.