Puri Beach

Puri Beach is counted amongst the most beautiful beaches in India. The beach is visited by thousands of tourists every year for picnics and excursions.

The beach of Puri is an ideal retreat for the people. This place is also a favorite of the honeymooners.

Situated in the Bay of Bengal, the beach at Puri gives a spectacular sight of the sunrise and sunset. One can also take a holy dip or swim in the sea, stroll around the sandy beach or engage oneself into any other activity.

The best time to visit the beach in Puri is in the month of November when the Puri Beach Festival is organized. During the festival, the beach glows throughout day and night.

One must participate in this beach festival at Puri as it gives an insight into the lifestyle, culture and artistic skills of the local people. Moreover, one also gets the chance to pamper their taste buds with mouth watering local cuisines. The visitor can also shop the local crafts work.

Traveling to Puri beach is not a problem as the city is very well connected by roads and rail. The city is 60 kilometers away from Bhubaneswar.

The nearest airport is the one at Bhubaneswar. From there one can take a bus or hire a cab or even catch a train to Puri. One can also take a bus ride to Puri from Guwahati, Kolkata, Chennai and Vishakhapatnam.

While traveling to Puri, one should not worry about accommodation. There are various luxury and budget hotels located alongside the beach where one can reside comfortably and enjoy the picturesque sceneries of the sea beach.

Last Updated on : 23 June 2011