Popular Beach Destinations in India
Boasting of some incredible and unexplored beach destinations, India has earned an acclaim as a popular tourist destination across the globe.
Any couple, who is willing to go on a honeymoon, or a family going out for a vacation, has the option of choosing among the most stunning, serene, and peaceful beaches in India.
Beaches of Goa
Goa is the most popular beach destination in India that attracts tourists from all over the world. There are around 40 beaches in Goa.
The beaches are famous for rave parties, sunbathing and beach sports.
Some of the popular beaches in Goa are:
- Anjuna Beach
- Calangute Beach
- Dona Paula Beach
- Benaulim Beach
- Colvo Beach
- Baga Beach
- Miramar Beach
- Benavali Beach More Detail...
Beaches of Kerala
Located in South India, Kerala - "God's Own Country", has a long coastline that offers lots of opportunities for those who seek beauty and tranquility. It is a scenic place that lets you revitalise yourself in its relaxing atmosphere. You can unwind on the beaches, swim in the sea, row a dinghy, take a sailboat ride or simply go to a spa.
Some of the popular Kerala beaches are:
- Kovalam Beach
- Varkala Beach
- Kumarakom Beach
- Marari Beach
- Alaphuzza Beach
- Kappad Beach
- Muzhappilangad Beach
- Thirumullavaram Beach More Detail...
Beaches of Andhra Pradesh
The beaches of Andhra Pradesh are unspoiled and pure, ideal for a beach holiday. Stretched over 1000 km along the southeastern coastline, there are lots of scenic beaches, green hills, bustling wildlife and beautiful palm trees.
Some of the main beaches in Andhra Pradesh are:
- Ramakrishna Beach
- Manginapudi Beach
- Bheemunipatam Beach
- Rishikonda Beach
- Mypad Beach
- Vodarevu Beach More Detail...
Beaches of Maharashtra
With a coast line of 720 km, Maharashtra is quite fortunate with few of the finest beaches one could find. Beaches of Maharashtra offer lots of activities like sea surfing, sand bathing, swimming, picnics, water sports, etc.
The most popular beaches of Maharashtra are:
- Dahanu-Bordi Beach
- Ganpatipule Beach
- Juhu Beach
- Mandwa and Kihim Beaches
- Marve, Manori and Gorai Beaches
- Shriwardhan-Harihareshwar Beach
- Tarkarli Beach
- Velneshwar Beach
- Vengurla - Malvan Beach More Detail...
Beaches of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of 572 islands consisting of exotic and unexplored beaches. The tropical climate prevails all year round, offering a comfortable holiday experience. The islands are known for its remote and serene atmosphere, beaches with silvery white sand and lots of greenery.
Some popular beaches of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are:
- Corbyn's Cove And Chirya Tapu Beach
- Radhnagar Beach
- Harminder Bay Beach
- Karmatang Beach
- Ramnagar Beach More Detail...
Beaches of Lakshadweep Islands
The Lakshadweep Islands have a set of charming and stunning beaches. The islands are full of coral reefs and palm trees. The beaches provide spectacular lagoons, sea-shores, stretches of sun-drenched sand and lots of swaying palms.
Some of the main beaches of Lakshadweep are:
- Kavaratti Beach
- Kalpeni Beach
- Kadamat Beach
- Bangaram Beach. More Detail...
Beaches of Odisha
Beaches in Odisha represent golden sand, deep blue sea and pleasant weather. They provide tourists with a wonderful experience of scenic beauty, cool breeze, warm sun and relaxation at sea side.
Some of Odisha Beaches are:
- Aryapalli Beach
- Balaramgadi Beach
- Balighai Beach
- Chandipur Beach
- Gopalpur Beach
- Paradeep Beach
- Puri Beach
- Ramchandi Beach More Detail...
Beaches of Gujarat
Gujarat is known for its rich natural resources including forests and beaches. The state has the longest coastline in India and thus comprises many beaches where tourists can enjoy their vacations.
Some of the popular beaches of Gujarat are:
- Mandvi Beach
- Gopnath Beach
- Somnath Beach
- Chorwad Beach More Detail...
Beaches in Tamil Nadu
The sunny skies and the blue beaches make Tamil Nadu a famous tourist destination. Some of the beautiful beaches of South India are located in the state. Tourists can enjoy water sports and joyrides along these beaches. Some of the beaches of the state are now also popular location for shooting of Kollywood movies.
Some of the popular beaches of Tamil Nadu are:
- Covelong Beach
- Rameswaram Beach
- Kanyakumari Beach
- Marine Beach
- Thiruchendur More Detail...
Beaches in Karnataka
There are many alluring beaches in Karnataka which can offer a relaxed beach holiday experience to the tourists. These beaches are not known to everyone and therefore are not much crowded. The tranquil and peaceful beaches can enhance the mood of the visitors.
Some of the famous beaches of Karnataka are:
- Karwar Beach
- Gokarna Beach
- Malpe Beach
- Murudeshwar Beach
- Kaup Beach More Detail...
Blogs about Beach
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Morjim Beach: The Exotic Turtle Beach of Goa : The Morjim Beach, popularly known as the Turtle Beach, is located in Pernem, north Goa. The beach is bestowed with elegant vistas, including a blossoming, green environment. The Morjim Beach is special as it serves as a hatching and nesting habitat of the Olive Ridley turtles, which are an endangered species. The sight of the tiny hatchlings, turtles and crabs makes your experience at the beach an unforgettable one. Kite surfing is another activity popular…
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Last Updated on : April 3, 2015