Top 10 Beaches in India

Calangute Beach, Goa

Calangute Beach, Goa
Calangute Beach, Goa

Long may live the “The Queen of Beaches”! Calangute is called the queen of beaches in Goa because of its majestic beauty and luxurious beach resorts. It is the largest beach in the northern part of the Goa where one can have the best nightlife and amazing water sports to play like surfing, parasailing, and skiing.

Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island

Radhanagar Beach
Radhanagar Beach

Havelock is a paradise island and its Radhanagar beach is a tranquil beach where you will find peace and freshness. The pleasant white sand, virtuous turquoise water, and stunning coral reefs will make your beach life memorable.

The Radhanagar beach is also known as Beach No.7 where you can play water sports like snorkeling, scuba diving and you can also enjoy an elephant ride on the beach.

Ganpatipule Beach, Maharashtra

Ganpatipule Beach
Ganpatipule Beach

A beach where you can enjoy a mesmerizing beach life along with spirituality. It is a beach where Swaymbhu Ganesh temple resides and is one of the cleanest beaches along the coast of Konkan.

Here you can enjoy water sports like paragliding, kayaking, aeroboat rides, and pedal boat rides. The beach has red sand which makes the beach look gorgeous in the day and at night its beauty increases because of the moonlight. 

Varkala Beach, Kerala

Varkala Beach
Varkala Beach

Enjoy a beach which has medicinal properties along with stunning cliffs known as Varkala formation adjacent to the Arabian sea.

The beach is also known as Papanasham beach and it is believed that the water of the beach cleanses the soul from sins. One can enjoy activities like boat riding, jetting, parasailing and horse-riding.

Puri Beach, Odisha

Puri Beach
Puri Beach

Puri Beach of Odisha is a splendid beach to enjoy amazing sunrises and fantabulous sunsets. It is a beach where the white sand will make you feel relax and the waters will make you feel refresh.

Puri beach is also considered one of the best romantic beaches and is also famous for its annual Puri beach festival. The mesmerizing activities that you can do here consist of swimming, surfing, sea cruising, angling, and boat riding.

Paradise Beach, Pondicherry 

Paradise Beach
Paradise Beach

Have a walk on the golden sand of the beach that will make you feel happy or swim into the ocean that will make you feel sassy. Paradise beach has a second name known as Plage Paradiso which has aesthetic cute huts spread over the beach and the eastern coast of the beach is the perfect spot to see stunning sunrise.

Baga Beach, Goa

Baga Beach, Goa
Baga Beach

Baga beach offers a fabulous beach life where you can enjoy the stunning waters, amazing sand walks and awesome views. The beach is also famous for its authentic Goan cuisine. If you want to visit a beach that offers loud music so that your soul can dance, then Baga Beach is a perfect destination for you.

Tarkarli Beach, Malvan

Tarkarli Beach
Tarkarli Beach

Tarkarli beach is a wonderful beach whose waters and white sands will make your day memorable. Wake up early in the morning and ride on a houseboat to see dolphins and various other attractions.

There are various water sports activities that you can do here like scuba diving, snorkeling, and paragliding.  There are many resorts near to the sea from where you can see the mesmerizing view of the sea at night or just fell asleep by the sounds of the sea tides.

Kovalam, Kerala

Kovalam
Kovalam, Kerala

Kovalam is considered as the best place for surfing in India and is divided into two beaches known as Eve’s beach and the Lighthouse beach.

The beaches have majestic headlands and besides surfing one can do parasailing, windsurfing, swimming and many other water sports activities. You can enjoy the magnificent sunrise and sunset from the lighthouse.

Kaup, Karnataka

Kaup, Karnataka
Kaup, Karnataka

Kaup beach has virtuous water, wonderful orange color sand and is surrounded by splendid greenery. It is said that in the 1490s Vasco da Gama visited the island on his way to Kerala. 

Kaup is a perfect beach for a family vacation and there is a lighthouse from where you can enjoy mesmerizing sunrise and sunsets.

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