Top 10 Best Beaches in India
With Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal in the southwest and southeast respectively, India, with a massive coastline of more than 7000 km, stands at 7th position. Beaches of India span all across the coastline. The inhabited and uninhabited nature and character of the islands engulfing make it picturesque and inviting.
The beaches of India render a wide sea stroll, sun and sand with host of other amazing features. With people enjoying rich marine life, the beautiful resorts and other facilities make them more than worthwhile. Here’s the top list of 10 beaches that make the India more than inviting and you can explore during your India Tours .
1. Kovalam Beach, Kerala
Kerala is simply gorgeous staying atop the list of beautiful places in India and Kovalam contributes majorly to this fact. Recognized internationally, Kovalam is known for magnificence and captivity. You can always enjoy sunbaths, herbal treatments and swimming activities. No dearth of budgets restaurants make this place all the more inviting. Lighthouse is the most attractive feature.
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Suggested Tour : 6 Days Kerala Beaches Tour
2. Kapu Beach, Karnataka
Somewhat off-the-beat, this beach is relatively less explored. Also known as Kaup, it is located in the Udupi District of Karnataka. Similar to the Kovalam beach, it also has a lighthouse. The beauty of this beach is enhanced by the striking of waves that can be witnessed at point of time round the year. You will be glad to know that as a tourist you can always stay atop the lighthouse to have a panoramic view.
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3. Kappad Beach, Kerala
Famous for its picturesque sunset, it holds a historical position as well. Situated in Kozhikode (previously known as Calicut), this beautiful beach depicts the story of birth of Indian spice industry. It is about Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer, who with nearly 170 men landed in 1948 to make history. In fact, from this point, spice trade began. The stillness of beach is what attracts thousands of travelers from every nook and corner of the world.
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Suggested Tour : 13 Days Kerala Beaches & Forests Tour
4. New Digha Beach, West Bengal
West Bengal is extremely beautiful. Known for its mesmerizing beaches, the state of India is simply amazing in every respect. The New Digha Beach is one of the most popular beaches. It is so famous that it bears the brunt of being too crowded, especially on weekends. You can always witness many families around this beach. The romantic trips can easily be seen with amazing sunbaths and the availability of cashew nuts, seashells and other souvenirs make it worthwhile.
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5. Kasaragod or Bekal Fort Beach, Kerala
The Fort of Bekal, nearly 16 km from Kasaragod, is what makes the beach of Kasaragod amazing. As it came into existence in 1640 AD, it was earlier used as a strategic military station the then ruler, Tipu Sultan. Afterwards, it was used extensively by the British. The beauty is exquisitely enhanced by the two sculptures as they come with beautiful murals.
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Suggested Tour : 13 Days – Bekal Fort with Kerala Beaches & Forests
6. Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Islands, Andaman
Andaman is a place that is far away but renders some exquisite natural setting. The coming of the waves is largely followed by silence. The silence and the sound rhythm make the place all the more significant and worthwhile. Thick green trees make the surroundings ever inviting for the all kind of travelers. Lush green picturesque setting is what makes it one of the most amazing entities.
7. Goa Beaches
Goa is a place specially known for its gorgeous beaches. However, it remains filled with people and tourists flock from every nook and corner of the world. As we move towards the north, the Goa beaches become more commercialized. These are the very beaches that attract nightlife lovers. If you are on a lookout for peace and relaxation, you must head towards the northern region.
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8. Varkala Beach, Kerala
Bestowed with cliffs, Varkala Beach is magnificent. As the cliffs runs through the coast, it renders beauty and unbridled peace and harmony. The fascinating part is that it gives a perfect sunset. You can always enjoy bathing and paragliding.
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Suggested Tour : 8 Days – Beauty of Kerala Backwater Tour
9. Murudeshwar Beach, Karnataka
The serenity of this place is amazing. With a lot more to enjoy, the blue water makes it more than inviting and captivating. This sand beach is simply amazing and captivating. The high hills on the east make it more significant and attractive. The major attraction of this place is a temple of Lord Shiva standing high at 123 feet. You can always enjoy buffalo race and cock fight at the same time.
Suggested Tour : 17 Days Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka Cultural Tour
10. Elephant Beach, Havelock Islands, Andaman
In the lush green environs of Andaman, the Elephant Beach at Havelock Islands is something, which attracts more than anything else. Very near to Radhanagar Beach, it is simply amazing and gorgeous. A great place to enjoy amazing view comprising excellent coral and marine life, Elephant beach is simply captivating even after the onslaught of Tsunami, a destructive storm in 2004.
With amazing beaches in the vicinity of coastal regions of India, you can never run short of memorable moments. The efforts on the governmental level to clean the beaches have largely translated into massive beautification of the same. With scores of travelers flocking in large numbers, the Indian beach experience is simply one of the most captivating forces elevating the overall Indian tourism standards.
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