Top 10 Beaches in India: For Relaxing and Rejuvenating Vacationby Shalini Tripathi Blogger and Passionate Traveler.
Tourists who long for sun and sand often plan their holiday to various beaches in India. Newly married couples love the sublime pressure of a beach holiday as well. The western and southern part of India is home to a grand coastline and number of spectacular beaches. The areas around Juhu Beach, Marine Drive and Chowpatty are popular for relaxation. The evenings by the sea promise an amazing ambience, bustling with people and small kids. The food outlets on these beaches are always crowded. Here’s a list of top 10 beaches in India for your kind perusal.
Agonda Beach, Goa
A 3 kilometer long beautiful cove of white sand, Agonda Beach is a perfect place for anyone who simply wants to relax. The beach is lined with simple shacks. The beach is long and lonely, fringed with swaying palm trees and casuarinas. It is a perfect beach for lovers and allows you to go out on a quiet long walks and romantic conversations over candle light dinner. The water at the azure Arabian Sea is a wonderful sight for sore eyes. The calm and supple waves gently cuddle the coastline and make it a wonderful place to swim.
Anjuna Beach, Goa
One of the most popular beaches in Goa, Anjuna Beach attracts tourists from all over the world to enjoy dance and lying on the beach. The two most popular aspects of Anjuna Beach are Wednesday Flea Market and Trance Parties at every moonlit night. The tourist season starts in November and you can find mixed crowd of tourists from all over the world. The Christmas and New Year time is filled with tourists. The atmosphere is teeming with funkiness, dance, music and parties at beach shore bar.
Arambol Beach, Goa
A favorite name among honeymooners and nature lovers, Arambol Beach is particularly packed during the winter season between November and March. The northern side of this marvellous beach holds another small beach with a freshwater lake. If you are looking forward to a secluded beach retreat, this is one of the best beaches in Goa that one can visit. There are many other places in Goa wherein tourists make sure to visit the beach.
Calangute Beach, Goa
Named after a local village called Kolongutt, Calangute Beach is a typical high-end commercial beach in Goa. However, after the Portuguese invasion, the word was distorted and it went on to be called Calangute. Tourists can swim, bask in the glory of the sun and satiate their taste buds with cuisines. A variety of mouth-watering seafood delicacies is served with exotic minds to freshen up your minds. It is the largest beach in North India and is known particularly for it beach shacks and stalls.
Cavelossim Beach, Goa
Snuggled between Arabian Sea and River Sal, Cavelossim Beach is one of the topmost visited beaches in Goa. The beach beckons you to explore its soft white sands, black lava rocks, picturesque views, salubrious climate and seafood. It is among the cleanest beaches in Goa. It is surrounded by black lava rocks, which are the major attractions of this area. Therefore, honeymooners and other travelers would love to explore the sights of this beach in its serenity. Also tourists can enjoy Dolphin trips, sun bathing and sunset cruises on this beach. One can also enjoy watching the paddy fields and spectacular views of River Sal. It is a great destination for shopaholics where you can buy a wide variety of handicrafts, artifacts and local gift items.
Kovalam Beach, Kerala
When it comes to beaches in Kerala, Kovalam tops the chart. Kovalam Beach is located 10 kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram. It is famous among tourists for sports, sunbathing, Ayurveda, rejuvenation activities, and cruises. The beach is a combination of three small beaches - Samudra Beach, Hawah Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Among them, the southernmost coast belt of Kovalam is called ‘Lighthouse Beach’, which is the most frequented beach in the region. The beach is quite popular amongst sea surfers from India and abroad. It is also renowned for rejuvenating oil baths and Ayurvedic massages. To make the vacation memorable, tourists can choose to stay in heritage hotels in Kerala during their visit.
Juhu Beach, Mumbai
Located around 18 kilometers north of the happening Mumbai city, Juhu Beach is one of the most popular Indian beaches and a regular hangout zone for Mumbaikars. The sea waves of the vast Arabian Sea kisses the sandy shore and sprays cool breeze in the entire ambience. Beach lovers can do a lot of activities such as sightseeing, eating and leisure games, which all together make happy hours. The beach is famous for holding a number of bungalows of Bollywood stars and sea-facing five star hotels.
Marina Beach, Chennai
One of the major tourist attractions in Chennai, Marina Beach is a beautiful beach in Chennai, which is primarily sandy and runs to a distance of 12 kilometers. It is also considered as one of the longest beaches of the world. Watching sunrise and sunset from Marina Beach is a wonderful experience. There are several tourist attractions in and around Marina Beach such as Senate House, Icehouse, Anna Samathi, MGR Samathi and Aquarium.
Ganapatipule Beach, Maharashtra
One of the cleanest beaches along the Konkan coast, Ganapatipule Beach is 12 kilometers long and offers breathtaking views of the Konkan coastline. Palm trees dotted along the shoreline, coconut water is sold at a very cheap price and swimming is a favorite sport here. It is highly advised that tourists should avoid going too far away as there are no lifeguards on the beach. The 400 year old Swayambhaoo Ganapati Temple is located at the foot of a hillock.
Baga Beach, Goa
Situated on the West of Mapusa, Baga is listed as one of the top beaches in India. It is particularly famous for its adventure water sports and thrilling nightlife. At a short distance from Baga Beach, one can also find medicinal springs that are known for their healing properties. Dabolim Airport is situated at a distance of 50 kilometers away from Calangute Beach.
The above-mentioned list of top 10 beaches in India includes some popular names such as Baga, Marina, Ganapatipule, Juhu, Kovalam and Anjuna among others. There are some incredibly scenic beaches that offer everything from action to solitude, and of course party ambience.
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