7 Famous Beaches to Visit in India!
Peninsular India has several enthralling beaches which will never cease to amaze. If you are planning for some beach vacation for your upcoming leave, then here are a few places which you must consider.
Due to the exodus of tourists, certain Indian beaches have been violated and left unclean and unkempt. However, some of them have been maintained and their distance from the humdrum of life has retained its pristineness and tranquillity.
Located in God’s country, Kerala, it can be reached after an hour worth of travel from the capital city, Trivandrum. Located at a considerable distance from the commercialized area of Kovalam, this is a relatively less known beach, it is this tranquillity which makes this beach all the more attractive.
The best season to go there would be from September to March. Stretched along the shores of Arabian Sea, it is lined with tiny shacks along the cliff.
Next up on your list of beaches to visit in India should be Gokarna. Situated in the northern part of Karnataka, with its proximity to four unexplored beaches this place lures tourists and pilgrim-goers.
The pristine beaches and the temples are the star attractions of this place. It can be visited all over the year. Gokarna provides you with a small taste of Goa. So, what say? Go karma to Gokarna.
Located on the west coast of India, this Union territory has a rich Portuguese heritage. Goa boasts of numerous famous beaches in India like the Palolem beach, Morjim beach, Agonda beach and Colva beach, amongst others.
The Palolem beach ensconced within a cover of coconut trees and around a mile long and semi-circle shaped is one of the best beaches in Goa.
There are also More wildlife animal and bird sanctuaries open for public in Goa. All around the year, this beach is enlivened with a diverse crowd.
Hailed to be one of Asia’s best beaches by TIME’S Magazine, this beautiful beach can be found in Havelock Islands, in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on the shores of Bay of Bengal. Known for its still and calm waters and a vast expanse of white sand, this place is a must visit!
The best time to schedule a trip to the Havelock Island would be sometime between November and April. You could also visit the Elephant beach in Havelock Island.
This quaint Union territory has several beaches: Paradise beach, University beach and Rocky beach amongst them.
The university beach located near the Pondicherry University is haunted by the students of the University, while the Rocky beach located near the French embassy and War Memorial is more of a tourist spot. Paradise beach is a little further away located on the fringe of the city, this beach is known for its serenity.
The drive to this beach is worth the trip with the beautiful view of the seamless merging of the waters of the Indian Ocean with the waters of Bay of Bengal.
It is less than an hour’s drive from Rameswaram (around 25 kilometres) and the picturesque view is simply breathtaking. This beach is located at the southern-most tip and Sri-Lanka is a few miles away from the sea.
The Puri beach and the Konark beaches are two famous beaches in Orissa. For those city dwellers who would like a respite from their mundane city lives or time away from the northern mountains, they can hop on a train to Puri and enjoy a few hours in the sun in the beach. Pilgrims bound for the Jagannath Temple also find themselves lounging on the beach.
Some of these trips start out as pilgrimages, like the Rameswaram tour and the Puri tour, but they often end up as beach trips to the Danushkodi beach and the Konark beach.
Who doesn’t enjoy a lazy and relaxing day on the beach? It’s time to grab your travelling kit and book tickets to go to the beach.
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