India has one of the world’s longest coastlines and all that is bestowed with some of the world’s most captivating beaches. If you love the water and the beaches, then you can’t possibly ignore visiting these top 5 beaches in India:
- Kovalam Beach, Kerala
One of the most popular tourist spots in India, the Kovalam Beach in Kerala is a union of three coves – the Samudra Beach, the Hawa Beach and the Lighthouse Beach. The Kovalam beach is a pristine experience of golden sands, rocky promontories and brilliant sunshine.
Popular things to do: Wildlife, Boating, Honeymooning, Wildlife, Seaside resorts, fishing at Vizhinjam and more.
Popular attractions: Lighthouse, Parasuram Temple at Thiruvallam, Vizhinjam Rock Cut Temples, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Ponmudi and more.
- Havelock Island, Andaman & Nicobar
Experience a picturesque landscape and an amalgamation of pristine sandy beaches, coral reefs, adventure and a lush green forest on the Havelock Island in Andaman & Nicobar, which is located just a few kilometres away from Port Blair.
Popular things to do: Sunbathing, Beach combing, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Swimming, Game Fishing, Sunset & Sunrise, Sailing, Kayaking, Trekking, Bird Watching, Elephant ride, Water Sports and more.
Popular attractions: Radhanagar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach, Elephant Beach, Kalapather Beach, Diving Sites (Pilot Reef, Lighthouse, Minerva Ledge, Turtle Bay and Seduction Point) and more.
- Palolem Beach, Goa
Located in Southern Goa, the Palolem Beach is a paradise beach for party lovers, relaxation seekers, foodies and adventure activity tasters. Amidst the coconut trees, suite huts and a family like atmosphere, experience fun like never before at the Palolem Beach.
Popular things to do: Dolphin Trip, Seafood, Ayurvedic Massage, Yoga, Boat Cruises, Helicopter Tours, Scuba Diving, Goa Jungle Adventure, Golf, Bike Tours, Therapy, Sailing, Water Sports and more.
Popular attractions: Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Spice farms, Dudhsagar Falls, Butterfly Beach, Monkey Island and more.
- Bangaram Island Beach, Lakshwadeep
Surrounded by a shallow lagoon, the Bangaram Island Beach is an uninhabited land and a perfect place to find harmony. The lush coconut groves and a rich underwater wildlife, bestows Bangaram with a myriad appearance of what heaven might be.
Popular things to do: Beach games, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Deep Sea Fishing, Honeymooning, discovering unexplored wildlife and more.
- Puri Beach, Odisha
The Puri Beach gives glorious experience of the radiant sky colours, roaring sea waves and witnessing countless devotees who get drenched in the purification dips of this holy stretch of land on the eastern coast of India that drains straight to the Bay of Bengal.
Popular things to do: Annual Beach Festival in November, Heritage Tours, Rath Yatra in July, Dolphin watching, Herbal Massage, Sunrise, Fishing, Boating and more.
Popular attractions: Jagannath Temple, Chilika Lake, Konark Temple and more.