Welcome to Kuakata


The river mouths east and west of the beach ensure the sea is rather murky, and strong undercurrents make the sea unsafe for swimming. Also remember that Kuakata isn’t the archetypal turquoise-coloured tropical ocean. The vibe is right, thanks to the long, palm-tree-lined beach that is largely deserted, but amenities are pricey (where available) and activities are scant.

A word of caution: some lone women travellers have complained about receiving excessive hassle from groups of local men in Kuakata.


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Kuakata in detail