Can you remember the last time when you spent some quality time with your family in a natural environment? Investing long hours at work without taking vacation makes life monotonous. However, it is not feasible always to spend long vacations in the countryside or overseas locations due to various restrictions imposed on us by jobs or school (children’s usually) or budget, etc. As a solution to this issue, several standard resorts have evolved around Dhaka. In this article, we are going to introduce you with the best resorts near Dhaka for a day out or spending a weekend with family, kids and friends.
It is certainly a blessing if you can enjoy traditional cuisines while spending a whole day close to nature. To have this unique experience, you can visit Jol O Jongoler Kabbo resort located at Pubail in Tongi under Gazipur. This resort is also popular as ‘Pilot Bari’.
Jol O Jongoler Kabbo: Picture taken from Jol O Jongoler Kabbo Facebook Page.
Without altering the local natural environment, the Jol O Jongoler Kabbo resort was built over a huge area of 90 bighas. Here the shelters and rooms are built with natural elements like bamboo and jute sticks. Kids would enjoy running and playing in this vast place under the open sky. You would really love spending hours beside vast pond with a fish-hook in a rural atmosphere. In the moonlit nights, this fantastic resort can give you some unforgettable solitary moments.
What is the specialty of Jol O Jongoler Kabbo? Unlike other resorts, Jol O Jongoler Kabbo delights their guests with traditional Bengali cuisines and winter cakes (pithas). They have special menus for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks and dinner. Spending a day out or weekend in Jol O Jongoler Kabbo resort, you can introduce your city kid with the delicacies of rural Bangladesh.
ranges from 10,000 to 70,000 BDT.
‘Deluxe Presidential Villa’ is the most luxurious facility available in Sarah resort. This world-class villa can accommodate about six people in there King sized Bedrooms. This villa has all the modern amenities like Air Conditioned rooms, high-speed WiFi Internet connection, Coffee Machine, Satellite Television, Complimentary breakfast, laundry facility, Hot and Cold Water, Room Service, etc.
The ‘Premium Villa’ features traditional designed bungalow, which can give you the real taste of vacation. Besides these, you can also stay in a high rise structure called Raja View Tower enjoying the rustic surrounding from high above the ground. If you love to stay close to water pool, choose the Water Lodge villa. However, if you prefer a rustic natural environment to spend your leisure hours in solitude, stay in the mud house.
Sarah Resort offers a wonderful combination of cheerful environment for both adults and kids. Here you would find Water Lounge, Swimming pool, 9D Movie Theater, VR Games, Mini Bar, Jacuzzi, Gym, Mud House, Kids Zone, Indoor Games, Outdoor Games, Kayaking, Boating, Cycling, Mini Zoo, etc. This resort offers a nice opportunity to spend the day with family and/or friend in this luxurious resort.
Sarah Resort: Picture Taken from Sarah Resort Ltd. Facebook Page.
Sarah Resort also offers Day out Packages (9am to 6pm) for 3000 BDT (Excluding VAT and service charge) per person (above 8-year old). The charge is free for children below three-year old. You have to pay 1500 BDT for each child aged 3 to 8 years of old. This package includes buffet lunch, along with Complimentary facilities like Gym, boat riding, swimming pool, Wifi access, Kid’s Playgroud, Zoo, etc.
If you want to take a room in Sarah Resort with Daylong Package the following room rates will be applicable.
You canarrive at Sarah Resort easily starting the journey from Mohakahali. First, get on a bus heading for Rajendropur Cantonment passing through Rajendropur Intersection by Mymensingh Road. The bus will drop you at Rajabari stop. Sarah Resort is about 2 km away from this place. Take a CNG or local transport from Rajabari to reach Sarah resort. You can also arrive at this resort by your personal or rented car/microbus.