St.Martin is the only coral island and the most popular island with the tourists. Here you will find live corals of different shapes and sizes. It's only 30 km from Teknaf and you can get there by local motorboat, tourist boats or sea truck. Kaire Sindbad (a small ship), Eagle and the sea truck of BIWTC are few to name.
The beach of St.Martin Island are fringed with coconut trees and blessed with bountiful marine life. It is possible to walk around the island in a day because it measures only 8 sq km shrinking to about 5 sq km (2 sq mi) during high tide. Most of the island’s 5500 inhabitants live primarily on fishing. Tourists enjoy the transparent water with marine creatures in it. Tortoises lay eggs in St. Marin island.
St. Martin, a coral island in Bangladesh attracts a huge number of tourists each year.
In this Island, you will enjoy the relaxing environment, beautiful coral reef, blue water and definitely the shade of lots of coconut trees. The local name of St. Martin is Narikel Gingira, Bangla terms. Narikel means coconut and Gingira means resting place. The residents of St. Martin are very hospitable and simple minded.
Cheera-dwip: It is a part of St. Martins Island but it is divided during tides. To make your St. Martin vacation memorable, you can visit Cheera-dwip by walking. It is about two and a half hours hiking from St. Martins Island or you can go there also by local motorboat or tourist boat. In that Island you will find the corals - living and dead all over the island.Some bushes are the only greenery of Cheera-dwip, enhancing the beauty of this island. People do not live in this Island, so advisable for the tourists to go there early and come back by afternoon.