5 Best Beaches in India that You Need to Visit [With Tips on What To Do]

By Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor February 13th, 2021 Posted in Asia Travel Blog, Travel Blog No comments

With an ocean at its feet and the mighty Himalayas on its head, India is nothing short of being majestic. Being a diverse country, it embraces nature in all forms. India possesses a coastline of more than seven-thousand-kilometers and offers a mélange of experiences for the beach addicts. We have curated a list of these exotic beaches in India from our travel diaries. We suggest you visit these.

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1. Candolim Beach, Goa

Most Exotic Indian Beaches that You Need to Visit
Hamza Shaikh

Goa is informally the party capital of India and rocks more than thirty-five beaches. If you are a foreign traveler, Goa is a must-visit for you. Searching OYO hotels in Goa within every budget is a cakewalk, finding value for money accommodation comes easy and convenient. If you are a fan of quieter places and find bliss in solitude, then Candolim Beach offers an unparalleled experience. Being one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa, this three-kilometer straight beach starts with Fort Aguada in the North and extends till the Charopa Beach.

Attractions:       

  • Aguada Jail
  • Lighthouse
  • Aguada Fort

Things to Do:

  • Parasailing
  • Wind Surfing

Best Time to Visit: December to February

2. Kovalam Beach, Kerala

Most Exotic Indian Beaches that You Need to Visit
Dream Holidays

This beach town in the Thiruvananthapuram city is a popular choice for travelers, looking to loosen up amidst nature. One of the most popular places in the state of Kerala, Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky promontories. With a seventeen-kilometer coastline, the three beaches together form the shape of a crescent.

Attractions:

  • Lighthouse Beach
  • Hawa Beach
  • Samundra Beach
  • Karamana River
  • Kovalam Art Gallery

Things to Do:

  • Surfing
  • Rejuvenate yourself with an Ayurvedic Massage
  • Backwater Cruise
  • Ride an Elephant

Best Time to Visit: November to February

3. Karaikal Beach, Pondicherry

 

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Known for its picturesque beauty, Karaikal Beach is highly recommended for travelers looking for leisure. A natural beauty, Karaikal Beach has vibrant and lively sand on its shores. It also offers a lot of side activities, and one can always enjoy the radiance of a sunset or just read a book under an umbrella. It is one of the most peaceful and mesmerizing beaches to visit

Attractions:

  • Botanical Gardens
  • Chunnambar Boat House
  • French War Memorial
  • Bharathi Park

Things to Do:

  • Beach games like Volleyball Water Sports
  • Boating
  • Water Sports

Best Time to Visit: October to March

4. Vagator Beach, Goa

Most Exotic Indian Beaches that You Need to Visit
Aditya Rathod

Surrounded by spectacular red cliffs on its back and the Arabian Ocean on its shore, Vagator Beach is one of the most laid-back beaches in India. The massive influx of western backpackers makes it an attractive destination for foreign travelers. Watching the sunset from the cliffs while sipping on the local Feni is a hypnotic experience.

Attractions:

  • Chapora Fort
  • Morjim
  • Saturday Night Market
  • Alex Church

Things to Do:

  • Watersports
  • Trance Parties

Best Time to Visit: Mid-November to Mid-February

5. Radhanagar Beach, Andaman, and the Nicobar Islands

Most Exotic Indian Beaches that You Need to Visit
Himanshu Jariyal

A group of more than three-hundred Islands, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the personification of natural beauty. The beaches are scenic, and this place ranks at the top of the must-visit places for every traveler. This place being nine-hundred-odd kilometers away from mainland India is striking in every manner. Untouched by the modern word and commercial tourism Andaman and Nicobar Islands make up for a spick-and-span holiday.

Radhanagar Beach, also known as the Number 7 Beach, is located on the Havelock Islands, a common tourist destination. Being a mysterious place, one can explore various types of flora and fauna that thrive on these islands. The beach has diamond white sand and green ocean which is no less of a treat for the eyes. It has been consistently ranked as one of the best beaches in Asia.

Attractions:

  • Neil Island
  • Elephant Beach
  • Kaala Pathar Beach

Things to Do:

  • Blue Coral Dive
  • Scuba Diving
  • Kayaking

Best Time to Visit: any time of the year

Most Exotic Indian Beaches that You Need to Visit
Michael Howland

Beaches are primarily a reflection of nature in its untainted form. Witnessing the Sun being subsumed by the ocean makes unforgettable memories. We strongly suggest you travel to beaches and pristine landscapes to have an experience of a lifetime.

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