The islands of Bangladesh are scattered along the Bay of Bengal and the river mouth of the Padma. St. Martin Island- The only Coral Island of Bangladesh is located in the Bay of Bengal surrounded by huge black stone. The total area of this tiny island is only 14 km and 20km distance from the mainland of Shahpari Island on the southern tip of Teknaf. The characteristic of 12km long sandy sea beach is very pleasant having with gentle slope. Crystal clean water with rich biodiversity and unpolluted nature play the vital role to attract the tourists. The southern trip of the island is forested by some mangrove species like Keya, Khalshi, Kirpa, Horgoza and Jhao. Planted trees are also there with coconut, battle nut , bamboo, mango and other local vegetation.
This virgin new island of Nijhum Dwip raised on the estuary of the great Meghna channel in the mouth of The Bay of Bengal. The geographical location has been identified just 2 kilometers south west of Hatia under Noakhali district. This newly accredited island may be called as cluster of islands consist of more than 4-5 small islands like Char Osman, Char Kamla, Corner of Char Osman and isolated from the mainland by Hatia channel.
Sonadia Island is about seven kilometer of Cox's Bazar and about nine square kilometer in area. The western side of the island is sandy and different kinds of shells are found on the beach. Off the northern part of the island, there are beds of windowpane oysters. During winter, fisherman set up temporary camps on the island and Dries Sea fishes, which they catch from Sea.
Moheskhali island is an wonderful island in the Bay of Bengal in the north-western directions off Cox’s Bazar. The island can be accessible by water boat of 20-30 minutes drive. The island is dotted with forested hills and some mangrove vegetation alongside the coastal beach. The ancient Adinath Temple at the hilltop and the Rakhain villages with their colorful Buddhist temple has got enormous touristic attractions. Millions of Hindu devotees meet together during the festival at the Aditinath Temple (mid Falgun) every year.