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If you are planning to travel all the way to India and have a bit of a recreational time with yourself or just a peaceful vacation with your special ones, then the welcoming beaches in India are the best option for it.  India at its best can be experienced in the summertime when its pristine and vibrant beaches are the most alive and beautiful.

The warm hospitality and relaxing atmosphere of the local people and the holiday centers are the main features of the beaches. Most of the Indian coastal lines are filled with buildings and streets of great architectural values and some of which are exclusive only to the place. Let’s read a bit about the top 10 beach destinations in India and let your heart choose the one you vibe with the most. 

  •    Agonda beach-Goa  

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The misty vibes and the cocktails are the first things I can think about Goa. The pristine and well-kept beaches have visitors all year round and people come here mainly to disconnect from the hefty lives and experience the relaxing mood of the Goan beaches.

The Agonda beach located on the south side of Goa is famous for its beautiful and scenic beach lines and it being one of the only four beaches designated as turtle nesting sites. The beaches are famous for it is the host of many late-night parties, good cuisines, water sport activities.

 The best time to visit this beautiful location is around the months of November to May. The visitor can also explore the place by themselves by renting out a bike or a scooter and visit the many buildings with huge architectural importance and the souvenir stalls in the long streets of goa. 

  • The Gokarna beach

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This town in the state of Karnataka is mostly known for being a Hindu pilgrimage center. The main part about this place is the breathtaking views and the traditional temples. The rocky paths near the beach lead us to beautiful spots perfect for watching the sunsets or the sunrise patterns. The streets of Gokarna is full of basic Indian cultural backgrounds and huge temples with divine importance.

If you are looking for a place to reconnect to your inner self and relax Gokarna is the perfect place, with its pristine and alluring beaches that give you a breezy vibe altogether. Every year lots of tourists from all over the world come here in search of sanctity and salvation. The famous trio of beaches, the Kudle Beach, The Half-moon Beach, and the Paradise beach are the most famous ones that have brought in international recognition. Surrounded by small hills and islands between them.

  •  Varkala beach

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Located along the Arabian sea, part of the Indian ocean the Varkala beach is one of the well-known beaches in the state of Kerala. The vibrant mornings and the calm sunsets give you a mystic and exotic refreshment from all the chaos of your daily life. The beach is well known for its happy and welcoming nightlife, the walks through the various streets and exploring the history and architecture is well appreciated by tourists from all over.

The resorts in the bay area are well maintained and offer great hospitality and exciting culinary experience for the visitors. Beach activities like swimming and sunbathing, this beach offers striking sunset views. This beach is very famous for spa, mineral springs and ayurvedic centers, offering the best treatments and therapies.

 A perfect escape for anyone who is into exploring new lands and their inner self, this beach awaits new adventures for yourself or for you and your loved ones.

  • Pondicherry

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Known for its French backgrounds, Pondicherry is full of energy and spark of the indie lifestyle. The streets of Pondicherry are filled with beautiful buildings that are of great architectural importance. Auroville beach is one of the most pristine and beautiful ones in Pondicherry, known for its clear waters and beautiful seashore filled with a number of beautiful seashells.

Professional surfing is one of the main activities of this beach. There are other beaches such as the Promenade beach, Paradise beach and Serenity beach which offer charm and tranquillity to every traveler. 

  • Tarkarli beach

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This beautifully aesthetic beach is located in the state of Maharashtra and is well known for its many beach activities. The Tarkarli beach scuba diving is one of the main activity for which many trained instructors are available. There are many beautiful resorts which are known for great food and their warm atmosphere.

The best months to visit this pristine heaven on earth are mainly in the months of October to march. This beach is also well known among the tourists as it has a number of areas with coral reefs which is a must-watch.

  • Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island

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Situated at the Havelock Island of Andaman and Nicobar this breezy and amiable land is known for its clear shores and fine white sand. This beach is also known as ‘beach number seven’. The tropical vibes are at its best along the shore, and the fresh and calm atmosphere is a highlight.

Early mornings are the best times to take a stroll through the bay line. Most of the Resorts in Havelock Island are located away from Radha Nagar Beach in between the ‘Havelock Jetty & Kalapathar Village’, so you can either book a cab or rent a bike/scooter/car to suit your convenience.

The sunset is a calm experience, which brings in an internal relaxation in you as the tropical breeze carry you away to another world. 

  • Kaup Beach, Karnataka

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Situated in the district of Udupi this little town is known for its beautiful backgrounds and aesthetic shore area. The beach gives out relaxing vibes to the tourists who visit this beach all year round.

There is a beautiful lighthouse situated surrounded by rocky surfaces. The city of Mangalore is known for its uplifting spirit, is located near the beach. The Kaup beach also has ruins of Jain Basadis that line across the stretch of sand. The local cuisines are offered on the streets as well as in well-built restaurants.

  •  Kozhikode Beach, Kerala

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With the beautiful streets filled with the smell of spices and the good old Malabar chicken biriyani, the beach is situated on the western side of Kozhikode. This must-visit beach is filled with beautiful places that will touch your heart deeply.

Differents parts of the beach are known by different names and are known for different attractions. The aesthetics of the streets here and the whole vibe of the shore is the highlight of the beach. From the special Kozhikodan halwa to a hot glass of Sulemani the food here is one of the best that are found in Kerala.

Kozhikode will always have a special place in the history of Kerala as it is here that Vasco-da-Gama first landed and the legendary Spice Route came into existence. The different beaches that are close to the main Calicut beach are the Kappad beach where Vasco da Gama landed, the Beypore beach and the Payyoli beach.

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 Famous for the Vivekananda rock which is situated at the heart of Kanyakumari the city is also known for the beautiful beach which is visited by tourists all year round to experience the beautiful sunset.

Surrounded by many statues and places of historic importance Kanyakumari is the perfect place to experience the cultural side of India. 

  •  Tharangambadi beach

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Perfect for a short yet sweet visit this beach located in the state of Tamil Nadu offers the visitors a beautiful view and a few museums and other historic places to visit.

The famous fort here takes you back to the old times and lets your soul feel the beauty of it. The impressive structure of the fort is also well appreciated.

Do explore these beaches and make sure to take measures to prevent any kind of pollution and take eco-friendly alternatives to plastic.

Enjoy your holidays.

By Team Gypsy

Team Gypsy is a bunch of passionate travelers & photographers from India.