Best Beach Locations in India for Travel 2014

The sea, the sand and the sun”, are the three golden expressions that triggers our thoughts when we think of beaches. But a beach is much more than that. It is an ultimate holiday destination, a perfect mix bag of fun, exciment, leisure, romance bringing about a  harmonious intrigation of our body soul and mind. Lie on the beach chairs, gaze at the sea and take ride on the water scooter…it’s your pick. Nothing brings more happiness and fun than enjoying a vacation at the beach. For ages, beaches are considered as the best vacation spots for all individuals to have fun leaving the utter stress of office. Moreover, if you are a great admirer of nature, choosing a beach vacation is perfect to enjoy the gorgeous scenery and relax. There are a number of benefits of selecting a beach vacation. Beaches are one of the stunning and peaceful places that bring peace and tranquility to your heart, soul and mind. Take a deep breath and imagine enjoying the spectacular sights of the sea if you are not interested in getting involved in any other activities. It hardly matters whether you are with your family, friends, lover and colleagues; you have a plethora of things to do at a beach vacation. To name a few, there are, parties, food and drinks, concerts, sandcastles and water sports all round the beach. Among these, water sports have considerably the highest popularity. These includes banana boat rides, kayaking, sailing, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, surfing, parasailing, scuba diving and the list goes on.

In India being  surrounded by the Arabian Sea, flowing along its west, the  Indian Ocean  along its south and the Bay of Bengal along its east, holds a number of marvelous beaches, offering  a perfect dose of relaxation ,enjoyment and thrill.

A list of the top 5 best beach destinations in India, along with their enchanting attractions spots and other requisite details are as follows:

Famous Beach in Goa:

Famous worldwide, Goa has  holds some of the finest beaches in India. Its intriguing beauty are just picturesque,  with shady palm trees and silvery sand. The shacks on the beaches add color and charm to the coastline of Goa. The tropical climate that prevails for most part of the year is a pleasant experience for visitors. The names of the beaches are generally related to the villages located nearby. Goan beaches genuinely help you to forget about all the stress and unwind.

A list f some of the popular beaches in Goa are as follows:

  • Palolem Beach Goa(South)
  • Agonda Beach Goa (south)
  • Baga Beach (north)
  • Colva Beach (North)
  • Dona Paula Beach (south)
  • Calangute Beach (North)

Famous Beach in Lakshadweep Islands:

The beaches of Lakshadweep Islands are mesmerizing and fun-filled. They are the only genuine coral islands of India. The turquoise waters of Lakshadweep make it a dream destination. A visit to the various islands of Lakshadweep will help you to relax and admire its incredible beaches. The coconut canopies and the swaying palms, astounding coral reefs, silvery sand beaches, opulent marine life and the blue lagoons are turn it into a tranquil and enchantic destination.

A list of some of the popular beaches in Lakshadweep Islands are as follows:

  • Agatti Island
  • Bangaram Island
  • Kadmat Island
  • Minicoy Island
  • Kavarati Island.


Famous Beach in Andaman:

The exotic and unspoilt beaches of Andaman and Nicobar Islands provide a truly dramatic yet tranquil environment which is the perfect   destination  to find rest and relaxation. Renowned for sun-soaked islands, sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, the beaches of Andaman and Nicobar have been a favored destination for those seeking a tropical holiday in an all-natural setting. An expedition filled with sun, surf and sand on this gorgeous island will make your holiday unforgettable and drift you away from monotony and boredom.

A list of some of the popular beaches in Andaman are as follows:

  • Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island.
  • Ross and Smith Island Beach.
  • Laxmanpr Beach, Neil Island.
  • Lalaji Beach, Long Island
  • Guitar Island Beach.
  • Wandoor Beach  Port Blair.
  • Amkunj Beach, Rangat.


Famous Beach in Daman:

Daman which is a former Portuguese colony attracts tourists for its sensuous beaches. Daman, which is now a union territory of India, has just three beaches, namely:  the Devka beachthe fisherman’s beach and the Jampore beach. Devka beach with its rocky terrain and black sand has less visitors and entertainment. Deep swimming in Devka beach is not advisable since it contains too many rocks. You will usually find walkers strolling on this quaint beach. Whereas the fisherman’s beach and Jampore beach are fine sandy beaches suitable for sunbathers and for horse riding. The fisherman’s beach is well known for boat rides. The best part of Daman beaches is that they are wonderfully blue with myriad-hued fishing boats. The scenery and setting  are  indeed picture perfect .

A list of some of the popular beaches in Daman are as follows:

  • Devka beach
  • Fisherman’s Beach.
  • Jampore beach


Famous Beach in Pondicherry:

Exotic, Colorful and peaceful- a perfect  blend of the French and Indian Culture, beach lovers and sun-worshippers  experience oodles of bliss in Pondicherry. The calm and soothing water, clear and bright sand, impressive seclusion and resorts and cottages providing a brilliant sight of the sea makes the beaches of Pondicherry an exotic destination for tourists. Every beach of Pondicherry is special and unique in its own way. The sparkling and clean Serenity beach is best for swimming and sunbathing. The Paradise beach is an ideal place for beach sport. The Karaikal Beach has a breathtaking view of the confluence Arasalar River and the sea and should not be missed.  The breathtaking vision of the sunset and the exhilarating vision dawn and the gleaming sand under a morning sun brings in liveliness and radiance to the beaches. Explore the beaches of Pondicherry to savor this bit of exotica to its fullest.

A list of some of the popular beaches in Pondicherry are as follows:

  • Karaikal Beach.
  • Promanade Beach.
  • Mahe Beach.
  • Plage Paradiso Beach.
  • Auroville Beach.
  • Serenity Beach.

So go, set your foot on one of the breathtaking beach destinations, and bring back cherished memories of a refreshed body, soul and mind.


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