Beaches are the best places to travel, in almost all seasons, accept then during rain. Beaches are the places where you can experience the Sun and the Sand and unexpected rains too, with moderate or no cold at all. India has a rich heritage in beaches also. A place where you enjoy the utmost and can relax like never before. When it comes to Beaches, almost all southern states in India have beaches. Below I'm going to mention the best beaches in India to take up on your next tour. The coastal areas have one of the most famous cuisines in India, and because of the sea, all the fresh food.
Here are the Beaches.
1. Agatti Island Beach.
Agatti is situated in the union territory of Lakshadweep. It's around 7km long Island. However, entry to Agatti Island is under strict regulations. You are to obtain permission from Lakshadweep administration for either a visit or an entry. And your entry permit will be issued only when you have a confirmed place to stay. Lakshadweep is connected to Cochin by a sea root and by air travel as well. Agatti Aerodrome is the only airport in Lakshadweep, and you can take a flight from Cochin, and if you are keen on spending some time in the sea, then it would take around 15-20 hours of ship route to reach here.
Agatti Island Beach is situated in Lakshadweep. It is still very less explored and, therefore, clean. The beach has white sands, and the coastline is covered with Palm and Coconut trees. It is a traveler's paradise. For this place will give you time enough to enjoy, dive, do some kayaking, and soul searching as well.
There are only four places to stay in Agatti beach, namely - Agatti Island Beach Resort, Red Corals Beach Resort, Seashells beach resort, and Coral Paradise Beach Resort. If you want to travel to the island, you can take a bicycle to stroll around the island. Agatti is just one of many beaches in Lakshadweep; it has many more beaches like Kadmat.
2. Radha Nagar Beach - Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a group of seven major Islands. Radha Nagar Beach is found in Havelock Island. Radha Nagar Beach is the second longest beach in Asia, and it is also ranked to be one of the best beaches in by Time Magazine. If you are tired oy your daily routine, then this is one of the best beaches to visit. You can capture your best shots, get married here, or just relax on the beach. So to reach here you can take a cruise from Port Blair and to reach Port Blair, you can take a flight from Chennai.
There are government and private cruises that will take you to Havelock in about two to four hours. This beach is famous amongst the honeymoon couples of India, as you can take the most amazing " kodac" pictures there, or perhaps indulge in some soul searching. If you are more like an adventure junkie, then Elephant beach is the best for you; it has lots of water sports, scuba diving, and a lot more.
There are both kinds of restaurants, Vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Famous amongst vegans are Shakahaar and Flavours. Amongst non-vegetarian, there are many such as Eco villa palm beach restaurant, and their best cafes include Something Different - a beachside cafe.
3. Gokarna Beach - Karnataka.
This could be like revisiting Goa.Gokarna has those same alluring beaches that are in Goa and white sands too. There are several separate beaches, where you can visit whichever one you want to. If you want fresh seafood lovers, then there are many restaurants such as The Little Paradise Inn, Open House Fish Land, and the Rock Namaste Cafe. Many Resorts are overlooking the sea that you can always book in advance. There are several sports classes too that you can join. The main beach is the Kudle beach. And Om beach is famous for its adventure activities and sports. To reach Gokarna, you can take a flight from Dabolim Airport, Goa. And Ankola is the nearest railway station, but you need to make sure that the train does stop either at Ankola or at Gokarna itself.
4. Agonda Beach - South Goa.
If you are planning on your honeymoon or just an escape from the humdrum of cities, then this is one of the best beaches in India to travel. It is situated in Angora village; it's about 9 km from Palolem Beach in the South Goa District. During September the sea beach is home to Olive Ridley sea turtles. Like other beaches of Goa, this beach has very less pollution, and there's a Cola beach lagoon near Agonda that is surrounded by cottages and coconut trees Bluewater. The speciality of this beach in Goa is that it has the perfect Blue waters, that most people are looking for.
This beach has a Sand of colour variations, somewhere it's dark golden, off white, gold etc. Either you are on your honeymoon or with your family, the best places to stay is The Bay Agonda, is a three-star hotel, but it's ideal for those looking for the best in the budget. And if you want a touch of luxury and spa then go for Lalit Golf and Spa Resort in Goa, Cuba Agonda. There are many restaurants to eat, or you can order food in your room as well. Either you can enjoy the sun, sea and sand or drew a bath for yourself or enjoy indoor sports and spa.
5. Bheemli Beach -Vishakhapatnam.
Bheemunipatam is a suburb town in Vishakhapatnam also known as Bheemli for short, is around 40 km away from Vishakhapatnam Airport. The city is located at the confluence of Gosthani River and Bay of Bengal beach is a popular spot for those honeymoon couples who are looking for peace and no pollution and Bluewater as far as the eyes would go. Because of its Buddhist history, you can find a lot of attractions related to Buddhism. There are many Resorts, such as Novotel and many more. There is a Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple. And a few more historical sites. It just makes a perfect blend of the holiday.
6. Marari Beach - Kerela.
This beach is situated in Alappuzha District of Kerela. It is at a distance of 11 km from Alleppey. Nearest Airport to Marari is Cochin International Airport. This beach is becoming popular and an alternative to its counterparts such as the Kovalam in the south.
If you were waiting to explore a beach with white sand, then this is the place for you. Marari Beach Kochi has beautiful a beach with white sand, unlike the sand in other beaches of Kerela. Coconut trees along the lines surround the beach, and it has an adjacent Lagoon. The nearby attractions to Marari Beach include the tea plantations of Munnar, the houseboats in the backwaters of Alleppey.
You can begin your journey from any one of these and end it in Marari. Marari Beach is located just one and a half hour away from Cochin International Airport. There are many hotels such as Achayans homestay, Lake Canopy, Tree Leaf Marari Sands Beach Resort etc. are famous amongst all the tourists. Marari Beach has a few cafe's such as Carol days, Coffee Temple etc. A holiday at Marari beach is Ideal for honeymooning couples who are looking for privacy and single people who need some soul searching.
7. Bangaram Atoll - Lakshadweep.
Bangaram Atoll is situated in the Union territory of Lakshadweep. It is located at a distance of 7 Kms from Agatti. The Bangaram Atoll was opened for tourism in 1974, but it was difficult to reach the atoll because of the lack of commercial flights. The tourism on this beach developed only after the Agatti Aerodrome was opened to commercial flights from Kochi Airport. A nearby Island called
Thinnakara has a lot of adventure and fun activities for both couples and families, such as scuba diving, snorkelling. Besides all these things you can also do fishing, enjoy near the blue lagoon and a very beautiful clean and clear Coral reef.
8. Ross Island - South Andaman Islands.
This Island is situated around 3 km from east of Central Port Blair. Ross Islands official name is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island. This is the island where no civilians are allowed, but the rickshaw that you'll hire will show you around the island and tell you the entire history. In this island, you'll find many peacocks, deers and dense forests, frequented by rain. The island has ruins of the officers who used to live here around 70 years back, which is a beautiful cite as of now.
9. Kannur - Kerala.
Kannur is situated on the coast of Kerala. The nearest airport to Kannur is Cochin International Airport. It is very well connected from all the main cities through, bus taxis and Railway station. Kannur has a lot many places famous for eat-a-holics such as MRA bakery and Restaurant, MVK restaurant, Chifonets and Cool Land are amongst the most famous tourist places to eat. Kannur beach is a mixture of five beaches, and one of them is the Payyambalam beach.
You can enjoy kayaking, surfing and other sports activities or as a honeymooning couple, you can take hand in hand and enjoy a nice barefoot walk on the sandy beach. There is a lighthouse near the beach and a children's park too.
The beach is very well maintained and has considerably serene and picturesque sunsets. There are many places found on the website of Kerala tourism to stay, such as Seaside Homestay, Malabar Residency, Broad Bean, Meenkunnu Beach House, Kairali Heritage. Arakkal Museum is the only Museum consisting furniture, art and objects of the former Royal Muslim family of Kerala.
10. Pondicherry Beach.
This beach is also known as Payyambalam beach or Rock beach. Pondicherry is very well connected from buses, trains and flights. The beach is situated along the coast of Bay of Bengal. Pondicherry is also known as the French capital of India. It is a total delight not just for honeymoon couples and even for families as well to watch the pink and orange sky set against the blue waters and reflecting two sunsets at once.
But if you are looking for water sports, then Paradise Beach and Karaikal Beach are just perfect place for you to hang out, but if you are looking for surfing, then serenity beach is ideal for you. And if you wish to spend some time alone, then the right beach for you is Mahe Beach.
When you are done with surfing, then comes boating in the Chunnamabbar river, it is offered by the company of the same name.
11. Puri Beach - Orissa.
Puri is situated in the state of Orissa. It has a beach of the same name. This is yet another beach on the shore of Bay of Bengal. Puri is famous amongst tourists for its golden sands and Hindu temples. The famous temple for which many tourists visit this Puri is Jagganath Temple. Puri is very well connected to all the major cities through Buses, Railways and Airways. There is an annual Puri Beach festival held at the beach.
The beach also hosts many artistic events such as sand art by many renowned artists from across the world. Puri Beach is only two km away from the railway station. And the nearest Airport is 60 Kms away in Bhubaneswar. Being a sacred Hindu place, Puri has a lot of pure vegetarian restaurant and International cuisine too. Even after having religious values, Puri Beach has many water sports such as swimming, boating, angling, surfing, and cruising in the sea. However, due to the religious values attached to this place, mostly families visit it, rather than honeymoon couples.
12. Palolem Beach - Goa.
Even though the beaches are Poulter with too many tourists along the year still it remains to be famous for its adventure sports, you name it, and they have got it, from banana to parasailing, kayaking and surfing, scuba diving etc. On the beach if you are a night owl then there are, the silent noise parties, you can plug your earphones and get going to the party.
When it comes to staying in Goa, there are many Resorts and hotels on every beach and in the city as well. You can choose whichever one you want to. As far as food is concerned, you have all kinds of restaurants, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Continental etc. If you are willing to move away from the beach, then there are popular Dolphin sightseeing tours too.
There are many beaches across India waiting to be still explored by you. There are some beaches such as that in Lakshadweep and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands, Goa, and Maharashtra that are ideal for a honeymoon. But the other beaches such as Puri, Daman and Diu, Rameshwaram are suitable for visiting it with family.
13. Malpe Beach - Karnataka.
Malpe beach is situated about six kilometres west of Udupi in Karnataka. This is a natural, and one of the most important ports in Karnataka, it is also known as a fishing harbour. This is one of the first beaches in India to be associated with 24/7 WiFi networks. Like all other beaches of India, this beach also has a lot of activities for tourists; you can do parasailing, boating, jet skiing, and a lot more activities for your trip. However, this is not an ideal beach for honeymoon couples.
Tarkarli Beach - Maharashtra.
Somnath beach - Gujarat.
Ganpatipule Beach - Maharashtra.
Mandrem Beach - North Goa.
Kaup Beach - Karnataka.