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Saint Martin Island

St. Martin's Island is a different and separate island that is located in the Bay of Bengal nearby the southern tip of Bangladesh where it is the only coral island in Bangladesh and is known particularly for its stunning natural beauty and biodiversity.

About millennia ago the island was using as an extension under the Teknaf peninsula, unfortunately in the later eras some portion of this peninsula got submerged and then the southernmost part of the aforementioned peninsula became an island where it was disconnected from the Bangladesh mainland.

The island was first settled in the 18th century by few Arabian merchants who named it "Jazira - Island" where thousands of national and international tourists are gathering today to see and feel its amazing and imagining beauties.

This island was named as "St. Martin" during then British Occupation following to the name of Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong "Mr. Martin" where the Martin Island locally known as well as by three names and that are "Narikel Jinjira" which means "Coconut Island" or "Daruchini Dwip" which means "Cinnamon Island" and eventually as "Saint Martin"

Hereby it is also notable that, this is the only coral island all over Bangladesh where you will see unlimited natural and attractive corals here and there.

Bellow we are mentioning and showing some key points about St. Martin's Island that will help you enough in your next tour to Bangladesh.


St. Martin's Island is situated in the northeastern part of the Bay of Bengal, approximately 9 kilometers south of Cox's Bazar, which is one of the longest sea beaches in the world.


It is a relatively small island that measuring about 8 square kilometers (3 square miles) and considering as the country's southernmost point.


The island is a part of Cox's Bazar District under the Chittagong division of Bangladesh.


St. Martin's Island is a popular tourist destination, attracting both insider and outsider visitors where it is known for its pristine sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and vibrant coral reefs.

Marine Life:

The surrounding waters of St. Martin's Island are richen with an uncalculatable marine lives including the various species of fishes and corals where the snorkeling and diving are most popular activities for those who want to explore the underwater world.

Ecological Importance:

The island is recognized for its ecological significance where efforts are continuously practicing by government to preserve its natural beauty and biodiversity so that it will be more enjoyable specially for international visitors.


Visitors can reach St. Martin's Island by boat or ship from Cox's Bazar, Teknaf and Shahporir Dwip where the journey offers many heart breathing scenic views of the beautiful Bay of Bengal.


As human being sometimes we need to keep ourselves in rest for few days among our daily busyness's where we can refresh and re-prepare ourselves for the next and further days.

Accordance to the above concept we usually attempt to chose the best places for relaxing ourselves where we meet "Saint Martin" and many more.


By Air:

International travelers should be landed first in Dhaka, then fly from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar by a domestic flight where several local airlines are available on this route.

From Cox's Bazar you can reach directly to your destination by various larger and luxurious ships or simply you can go to Teknaf by road via buses, taxies or private cars to explore an extra experience enjoying the mindblowing countryside views then take a traveling boat or a bigger ship to Saint Martin Island.

By Road:

After landing in Dhaka, you can choose to travel by road to Cox's Bazar or directly to Teknaf where the journey takes around 10 to12 hours that basically depends on the traffic and road conditions, then take a traveling boat or a larger ship directly to your destination "Saint Martin Island"

By Sea:

Once you reach Cox's Bazar or Teknaf, you need to take a larger boat or a ship for Saint Martin's Island where the journey typically takes around 2 to 3 hours that generally depends on the type of vessel and sea conditions where the boats and ships are running everyday gradually from Cox's Bazar and Teknaf to the island, specially in the winter.


Before planning your trip, it's better to check the weather conditions and the availability of transportations, especially during the monsoon season when sea travel can be affected by rough seas.

In addition, as the island has limited lodging options, make sure that your accommodation is reserved by booking in advance, especially during winter season.

"Have Your Trip To Saint Martin Nice, Hopeful, Enjoyable & Memorable Forever"

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