Top 15 Beaches of India

India has vast coastline stretch as we are surrounded three sides with water. Many incredible, popular and Blue Flag Certification best beaches are found in West coastline. If you are beach lover you must have all these beaches in your bucket list. 

Sand, Shells, Blue water, waves rising up and down, water touching the coastal sand, Sun rise and Sun set is enjoyable and relaxing therapy for the beach lovers.

1.Somnath Beach, Somnath Gujrat:

 Beach is near to Somnath temple in Veraval also known as Veraval Beach. You can enjoy Sunset here. Also, one can enjoy Camel ride and Horse ride.

You can explore the famous temple and beach in the same itinerary.

Nearest Airport: Keshogad(50km away),

Nearest Railway Station: Veraval (5 km),

Nearest Bus Station: Veraval (5km,)

Best Time to Visit October to March..

2.Alibaug Beach, Alibaug Maharashtra:

Best weekend gateway for the people from Pune and Mumbai which is budget friendly as well as relaxing from the crowd of the city. Alibaug has many beaches nearby Varsoli Beach Awas Beach, Alibaug Beach. Kolaba Fort and Janjira fort are the major attractions here.

Alibaug beach is just one kilometre from the city centre.

Nearest Airport:Mumbai(113km),Pune (140km)

Nearest Railway Station: Panvel(35 km)

Nearest Bus Station: Alibaug

Best Time to Visit: July to October as exploring Alibaug in rainy season seems very thrilling.

3.Tarkarli Beach, Malvan Maharashtra:

Tarkarli beach in Malvan,beach is clean and famous for sports and scuba diving. Talashil ,Kolamb Tondavali  beaches are near to Tarkarli  ,this village gives the experience Maharashtrian culture. 

Nearest Airport: Dambolim Goa

Nearest Railway Station: Sindudurga(30 km),Kudal(32 Km)

Nearest Bus Station: Malvan (22km)

Best Time to Visit:October to March.

4.Anjuna Beach, Bardez Goa:

Anjuna beach is near to Mapusa town famous for adventure sports like paragliding and jet skiing .This beach has hills in background.

Famous  flea market  is the first preference of visitors here.

Nearest Airport:Dambolim(47km)

Nearest Railway Station: Karmali(15 km),

Nearest Bus Station: Mapusa (7km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March, New Year and Christmas .

5.Agonda Beach, Agonda Goa:

Agonda is silent simple and natural beach and great place for sun bathing, relaxing and swimming and just 15 min drive from famous Palolem beach.

Nearest Airport: Dambolim(70km)

Nearest Railway Station: Madgaon(30 km),

Nearest Bus Station: Chaudi(10km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March, New Year and Christmas.

6.Palolem Beach, Canacona Goa:

Palolem Beach is one of the famous beaches in Goa, it is just 10km from Agonda Beach and just 15 min drive from here. 

Nearest Airport: Dambolim(70km)

Nearest Railway Station: Madgaon(30 km),Canacona(10km)

Nearest Bus Station: Chaudi(10km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March, New Year and Christmas.

7.Gokarna Beach, Gokarna Karnataka:

Gokarna is alluring with Gokarna Beach, Murudeshwar temple, Statue of Lord Shankar, Om Beach & Kudle Beach and has become the famous tourist attraction now a days.

Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport, Dambolin (170km)

Nearest Railway Station: Gokarna (10km)

Nearest Bus Station: Gokarna (2km)

Best Time to Visit: November to March

8.Kovalam Beach, Trivandrum Kerala:

Kovalam beach is just 18 km from Trivandram, Also popularly called Light House Beach .You can enjoy the beach sun bathing, relax and take some ayurvedic therapy in nearby resorts

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum(17km)

Nearest Railway Station: Trivandrum (17km)

Nearest Bus Station: Kovalam (1km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March

9. Marari Beach, Alleppey Kerala:

Marari beach is just 15km from Alleppey, (Best backwaters destination) and is perfect place for leisure and is romantic beach for the Honeymooners. This beach is also declared Hammock beach by National Geographic Survey.

Nearest Airport: Cochin(50km)

Nearest Railway Station: Alleppey (17km)

Nearest Bus Station: Alleppey (17km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March

10. Varakala Beach, Varkala Kerala:

Varakala beach is also known as Papnasham beach by local people as taking bath in this sea purifies the body and soul from all sins. Fresh air ,pure water and long coastline makes beach attractive. This place is less crowded than Kovalam Beach.

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum(40km)

Nearest Railway Station: Varakala (10km)

Nearest Bus Station: Varakala (10km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March

11. Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari Tamilnadu:

Kanyakumari beach is the end tip of mainland India, here three large seas meets and creates triveni Sangam.The famous Kanyakumari Devi Temple ,Vivekananda Rock, Thiruvalluvar Statue stands firm in the Ocean are popular attractions here.Also the Sunset and Sunrise on this beach is very popular attractions

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum(90km)

Nearest Railway Station: Kanyakumari (2km)

Nearest Bus Station: Kanyakumari (2km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March

12.Auroville Beach, Pondicherry:

Auroville Beach also known as Auro beach just 10 km from Pondicherry town. Glittery  sand , Coastline ,Calm water with small waves makes this beach perfect destination to visit in Pondicherry. Auroville is the best beach in Pondicherry.

This beach is near to ashram as many people visit beach and enjoy the beauty of Ocean.

Nearest Airport: Chennai(150km)

Nearest Railway Station: Pondicherry (12km)

Nearest Bus Station: Pondicherry (12km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

13.RK Beach, Vizag Andhra Pradesh:

RK Beach is one of the main attractions of the people visiting Vizag (Vishakapatnam)and this beach is situated just 5km from city centre and best place for beach picnic in Vizag. Ramakrishna and Rushikonda are the beach with long stretch coastline of Bay of Bangal.

Nearest Airport: Vizag(10 km)

Nearest Railway Station: Vizag (5km)

Nearest Bus Station: Vizag (5km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

14.Puri Beach, Puri Odisha:

Puri Beach ,one of the safest beach in India, with coastline of Bay of Bengal, popularly known for sunset and Sun rise. Sun Temple is just 30km from here.

Nearest Airport: Bhubaneshwar(50 km)

Nearest Railway Station: Puri (5km)

Nearest Bus Station: Puri (5km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

15.Radhanagar Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Islands:

Radhanagar beach is the best beach in Aisa ,beautiful place to relax,walk through,enjoy sun rise and sun set. Best romantic gateway near me is Radhanagar beach says the people here.

Nearest Airport: Port Blair (10 km)

Nearest Jetty Point: Swaraj deep Dock (10km)

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

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