For those looking for the sea breeze, Digha is your place. One of the most characterful little town of West Bengal, located about 187 kilometres from Kolkata. While in Digha, staying at the Hotel Seascape is the best option to be close to all the major tourist attractions of this delightful town.
To those inquisitive people, let’s see what we can enjoy doing in this coastal town and how to reach Digha.
What to do :
Shopping – Digha is famous for various handicrafts and ornaments made of seashells. That comes at a cheap price when bargaining properly. There are many markets like BatTola Market, Khanika Market, Nehru Market etc. and for shopping Old Digha is the best place.
Water Sports – Many types of adventure sports can be enjoyed on the Beach like water skiing, snorkelling, para-sailing and many more. The beach of Digha has stretched around 23km so you can plan for other sports like volley, kabaddi, Cricket and even football and it comes free. You can try Horse riding on the beach and this is fun.
Others – After enjoying the sea for a long time, a rat will rumble in your stomach and Digha is also famous for different sea fishes. So there have many places and many choices available to satisfy your Gastro Instinct. Fishermen sell fresh fishes on the beach in the early morning or you can try buying fish from the fish market of the Mohona area. Early morning on the beach, you can find Date juice (Khejur Rosh) and palm juice sellers, so you can also try these. The new attraction of Digha is Ropeway/Cable car so you can try this with your family and friends.
How to reach :
Digha is very well connected to Kolkata and from Esplanade, Kolkata there are bus services in the early morning to reach there. Digha is 187 km from Kolkata. It takes around 4-5 hours by bus to reach Digha from Kolkata. West Bengal State Road Transport Corporation (WBSRTC) and some private travel services connect Digha from Kolkata. Digha bus stand is near to the market of Old Digha.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata is the nearest airport to Digha.
The train is another option for Digha and trains are available daily from Howrah. One thing keeps in mind the station is situated in the middle of New Digha and Old Digha.
Serene beaches, picturesque locations, fun-filled holidays and mouthwatering delicacies, you have all the reasons to explore Digha with Hotel Seascape.