Bakkhali Beach is located on a deltaic island, one of the many scattered across southern Bengal. The one on which this beach is located, protrudes into the Bay of Bengal. Crescent shaped and facing the south side, it offers wonderful views of sunrise and sunset. The beach is not as crowded as the other beaches.
The beach gets its particularly beautiful appearance from the dense mangrove forest overlooking it. There is also a market at the beach where you can lay your hands on necklaces, bags and other items made from shells. While visiting Bakkhali Sea Beach, do not forget to try the delicious seafood.
This renowned beach destination can be visited throughout the year. But, the best time to visit Bakkhali Beach is the winter season, which begins in October and ends in February. It is characterized by cool, calm and pleasant weather conditions.
The best way to reach Bakkhali is by rail. The nearest railhead is in Namkhana which is located at a distance of around 26 km from the Bakkhali. The station is well-connected with the other regions of the state. From the station, tourists can avail taxis. Besides rail, tourists can also reach Bakkhali by air. Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is the closest airhead to Bakkhali, which is located at a distance of 142 km. The airport is well-linked to all the major domestic and international destinations.