Saint Martin Tours – সেন্টমার্টিন

St. Martin’s is the only coral island in Bangladesh, it is located to the south of Bangladesh’s mainland. Cox’s Bazar St. Martin, a small island about 5 square kilometers (120 km) from the city center. Saint Martin is also called locally coconut ginger. The island is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Bangladesh. The sea-blue clay, with infinite blue skies, has made the island unique in a row of coconut trees, which draws the pi’asic people close to the attraction of bad luck. Must come to Teknaf.

How To Go

From Teknaf you can go to St. Martin by ship or in a trailer. If you want to leave from Dhaka, it is convenient to go directly to Teknaf on the bus and from there to the ship / trailer by going to St. Martin If you plan to travel to Cox’s Bazar you can go to Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka and then from Teknaf to St Martin’s. All the possible ways to get to St. Martin are detailed below:

Dhaka To Teknaf: From Dhaka Fakirapool and Saidabad, Shyamoli, St.Martin Transport, Eagle, S Alam, Modern Line, Green Line etc take direct route to Teknaf. This travel time of 8-12 hours is usually between taka 900 to 2000. If you just want to go to St. Martin then it is best to leave Teknaf directly on the bus from Dhaka. Teknaf arrives at 8am by bus leaving at 8-10pm.

Teknaf via Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka
You can come to Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka and then go to Cox’s Bazar. From Dhaka every day, many buses like Green Line, Sohag, TR Travels, Shyamoli, Hanif, Saudia, Eagle, S Alam, Silk Line, St. Martin, etc. are left for Cox’s Bazar, the bus fare is usually between taka 1000 to 2500. Cox’s Bazar can also be accessed directly from Dhaka by plane.

Teknaf from Cox’s Bazar: From Cox’s Bazaar you can go to Teknaf by renting a local bus / micro / zip / CNG. From Cox’s Bazar to Teknaf the bus fare is Tk 150 and CNG fare is Tk 250 per person. It takes about two hours to pierce the situation to get to Teknaf. And if you want to catch the ship in the morning you have to leave for Cox’s Bazar in the morning (at 6am) for Teknaf. The bus leaves for Teknaf at 12am. In addition, some buses operate from Chittagong-Teknaf route from GSE Garibullah Shah Mazar and Dampara.

Teknaf to St Martin

Teknaf to St Martin’s every morning from November-March. Ships from and to Kerry Sindbad, Kerry Cruise, MV Farhan, Atlantic etc. It takes two hours to two and a half hours to board the ship from Teknaf to St Martin. Ticket fares for arriving and arriving at the ship’s level are Tk 550-1500. From the Jetty ferry, the ships leave for St. Martin’s at 9 to 9.30am every morning and return from St. Martin’s at 3 to 3.30pm. Therefore, if the Jetty cannot be present ahead of time, the ship is likely to be missed. And in those cases there is no way to get back in the trailer, which is very dangerous. Ship tickets to St Maarten are usually inclusive of arrivals and arrivals. You must specify when to return when booking a ticket.

Shipping began at Teknaf St. Martin’s Marine starting on November 1 2019.

Normally from November to March / April the ship sailed for five months. Leave Other than this time, you have to pass by a trailer or a speedboat. The rest of the sea is warmer than the winter, so travel is not safe at this time. However, if you are an adventurous adventurous traveler you can enjoy the experience of adding trailers to the ocean. The Teknaf leaves trawlers, speedboats and freight trawlers from Nammar Bazar Bridge or Jetty Ghat. During the season the ship sails from the ferry and leaves the trawler. Usually, trawlers and freight boats charge 150-250 taka. It tends to be less in season and passenger difference. It takes about 3 hours.

What to Eat and Where to Eat

St. Martin’s most famous thing is the dub, which is sweet and delicious all at once. At least one dub test should be performed when visiting St. Martin’s. For those who like to eat fish, St. Martin’s is looking forward to a variety of flavors, such as coral, beautiful poa, hilsa, rupchanda, lobster, kalachanda, etc. All hotels have the opportunity to buy their own fish by choice and barbecue. Apart from this, resorts also have their own barbecue. And if you have the chance, you can try the kura (desi chicken is called kura). There are also known lettuce, bangles, rupchanda, kachki, etc. There are also known drier fish treasures.

Also some of the hotels and restaurants you can eat are Kerry Marjan Restaurant, Beach Point, Hotel Alla Donation, Market Beach, Assam. Hotel, Sea Beach, St. Martin’s, Comilla Restaurant, Real Restaurant, Haji Selim Park, St. Martin’s Tourist Park, Hotel Sadek and so on. But of course you should check it out.

Where to Stay

There are some great hotels and cottages for staying in St Martin’s for the night. Many homes also have tourist facilities.

Blue Marine Resort : The location of the Blue Marine Resort is very close to the ferry wharf of St. Martin’s Island. Bl-Marin Resort’s AC double bedroom rent for 15000 taka and non-AC 5000 taka, triple room rent for 3000 beds, six beds for 4000 taka and ten beds for 5000 taka. Contact: 01817 060065

Coral View Resort : The Coral View Resort, adjacent to the East Beach, on the left side of the St Maarten Shipyard. Coral view resorts rent the view room from Tk 2500 to 6000. Contact: 01980 004777, 01980 004778

Praasad Paradise Resort : The Blue Marine Resort crosses the St. Martin’s Market and heads a little further north to the lovely Palace Paradise. The cost of renting any one of the 5 rooms of different types will be 2000-5000 taka. Contact: 01995 539248, 01883 626003

Neel Digante Resort : The Blue Horizon Resort, located at the corner of South Beach on St. Martin’s Island, is quite far from the jetty. The cost of staying in a cottage type room of the resort on the Blue Horizon will be 1500-5000 taka. Contact: 0173 005 1004

Prince Heaven Resort :
Prince Heaven Resort, adjacent to the Palace Paradise in North Beach, has a total of 20 rooms and a restaurant. Prince Haven Resort’s room rent is Tk 1500 – 3500. Contact: 01995 539 246, 01883 626 002

Labiba Bilas Resort : Current name is The Atlantic Resort. The resort, located in the West Beach, has 43 rooms for a night out. And to stay here, you have to spend from Tk 3500 to Tk 12000. Contact: 01700 969 212, 01834 267 922

Dream Night Resort : 2 to 4 nights per room at the Dream Beach Resort at the end of West Beach. If you stay in this resort you will have to spend up to 1500 to 3500 taka. Contact: 01825 656326, 01730 235002

Sayari Eco Resort : The Sairee Eco Resort aesthetics located in Nazarul Para, South Beach. Saree Eco Resort has 18 rooms for 1500 to 3000 nights in different categories. Contact: 01610 555500

here are also Coral Blue, Mermaid, Emerald Resort, Sea Coral, Sea Inn, Hotel Sagar, Riyadh Guest House, Hotel Dream Coral, Shravan Bilas, Sunset View etc. Almost every home during the tourist season has the advantage of having a live chat, the rent varies according to the season, but generally a good room can be taken if the money is Tk 200 – 500.

What to do and what to watch

Those who come back from St.Martin in the day can regret later, so it is best to stay in St.Martin at least one day. This delightful trip will always captivate you as you visit the entire island.

Day Long Trip : Those who travel to St. Martin on a day long trip due to lack of time do not waste time. Take the van straight to West Beach or Maine Beach. For this you will have to pay a van rent of 150 to 200 taka. It takes 20 to 25 minutes to walk here, but it is not worth the time on a day long trip. This place is good for swimming, so if you want to come to the beach you can soak in clean water. Whatever you do, keep in mind you have to be free before 2pm or you will not get the time to eat. And of course you have to reach the ship before 3 o’clock. If you have time on hand, you can see Humayun Ahmed’s cottage near Maine Beach. This kind of trip will limit you to time on Saint Martin travel so come to Saint Martin with at least one day plan.

1 Day Plan : Those who come with a one day plan will be aboard the ship. Get up at the hotel. Lunch can be brought to light by taking a tornado island . Try to leave before 4pm so you can return to the island of Chhera with the sunset. The sunset on Chhera Island is extravagant, but don’t be too late after sunset. In the evening you can return to the main island to sit on the market jetty, or sit anywhere in the West Beach. You can resort to bar-b-queue at night. The resort fish is a little higher, but the fish are fresh. Or you can barbecue the fish you like at a nearby hotel. The next morning, spend the morning walking around or if you haven’t been to Chhora Island the previous day, come back to Chhora Island in the morning. Come back before noon, take a bath and slowly get on the scheduled ship between 2:30 pm.

St. Martin’s Travel Cost

The cost of any trip will be entirely up to you. Cost also depends on how you go, where you live, what you eat and what you do. Other costs, including peak season (December-January) or holiday eating, will be slightly higher. A list of costs is given to give you an idea of ​​how much it will cost to travel from Dhaka to St Martin’s, including a 3 night stay at a low-cost and fairly standard hotel. From which you can get some idea of ​​the cost.

Travel costs
Tk 1800 (Non AC), Tk 3100-3500 (AC) with bus ticket arrival.
Ship / Ship Rental 600-800 (open deck), 1000-1600 taka (AC) with return.
Taka 200 to come to Chora Island Trawler. Other costs 400-450 taka.

Food costs
Dinner breaks during first day at 100 – 200 taka

1st Day Breakfast 60-100 taka, Lunch Tk. 120-220 and Dinner / Bar BBQ Tk. 200-300.

2nd Day Breakfast 60-100 taka, Lunch Tk. 120-220

Dinner at the break on the return day is Tk. 120-220. The cost of eating a simple meal will be much reduced by going to the hotels on the inside of the market.

Cost of Living
Standard Hotel / Resort Couple Room or Double Bed taka 1500-2500. Towards the market, the standard hotel is Tk 800-1200. During the peak season and public holidays, the rent will increase slightly. If there are a few people in one room, the cost will be reduced. Excluding peak season and holidays, the cost will be even lower. Also, if you want to stay low-cost, you will need to find and talk to the local people for a small amount of money.

Travel Tips & Warnings

  • St. Martin’s is a resource for our country, So don’t do anything that hurts nature.
  • Due to the Rohingya problem, Saint Martin has a low mobile frequency. Talking can be a problem. But Teletalk does relatively well.
  • Currently, the BGB patrols in St. Martin regularly. They often forbid tourists to stay in the beach or jetty after 12pm.
  • Trash the dirt at the right place. Please do not leave plastic / polythene on some beaches.
  • You can go to other days without having to spend holidays for low cost Saint Martin’s and eat.
  • Many hotels and cottages are currently built in St. Martin’s. , There is no shortage of accommodation.
  • When buying a bargain for anything in the tourism area.
  • If people are high, they can book a ticket in advance.
  • Brokers Don’t fall in love. Do everything yourself.
  • Cox’s Bazaar will be able to purchase St. Martin’s packages from various agents.
  • On the way to St. Martin, you will find the most beautiful view from the deck of the ship.
  • Be careful when cruising the sea.

That’s all for today. Happy Traveling….

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