The 11 Greatest Seashores In India For An Wonderful Summer time Trip
If you’re craving a summer beach vacation today, check out Canary Islands Vacation (read about the 8 Best Canary Islands) or Best Beaches to Vacation This Summer. However, there are some of the largest beaches in the world in India that you can visit during the winter months (October to March), and if you value your money there are plenty to choose from: from the stunning Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and others Islands that Vasco da Gama once discovered on his travels around the world.
Why go on a beach vacation in India?
Beach vacations in India are a must if you’re looking for some vitamin D (and you should!). Not only is vacation good for your health, it also means you can reconnect with family or friends, or take the time to be with your best friends forever in the daily spin roll. And Indian beaches are just perfect – as much of the country is surrounded by the ocean with some incredibly picturesque beaches as well as the Arabian Sea. Not only is the Indian Ocean the warmest of the oceans, so you can swim and sunbathe there at any time of the year. India is also a land of wonders, full of interesting things to discover like temples for rats and over 2 million Hindu temples (read more interesting facts about India here.)
When is the Best Time for a Beach Vacation in India?
The climate for beach vacationers to India is particularly friendly. There are plenty of sun-kissed spots for family and solo beach vacations, but knowing the best time to go on a beach vacation in India is key to ensuring that you have a great vacation trip.
Since the beaches in India have a tropical climate, the best time to go for a beach vacation is from November to March, when you can enjoy long hours of sunshine and average temperatures around 30 ° C. On the other hand, if you travel to India for summer vacation, from April to October when there is a monsoon season, expect some rain showers.
Which are the most beautiful beaches in India?
Varkala Beach is a beach to visit when you want to have some relaxing time on a small beach. Although it is not a quiet and swimmable beach, you can sunbathe and enjoy nature on sunny days. You can swim there too, but watch out for the powdered rollers and suction. Climbing the cliffs in Varkala is a pain too.
However, Varkala Beach is a great place for those looking for some of the cleanest beaches in the state of Kerala. Note, however, that women there rarely wear shorts and short dresses.
Radhanagar Beach on Havelock Island is located in the southwestern part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Interestingly, Radhanagar beach is also known as beach number 7. The best way to get to Radhanagar Beach is to take AC ferries that take up to 1.5-2 hours, such as Makruzz, Green Ocean, and others. You can also get to Radhanagar Beach by a government ferry, which usually takes up to 3 hours.
Half Moon Beach
Half Moon Beach is located in Gokarna and can be reached by trekking or ferry as the beach is not connected with roads. The idle and closed atmosphere is loved by many travelers. This is a beach place for those who want to enjoy the sun alone.
Tarkarli Beach, like other Indian beaches, is best to visit from October to March. Tarkarli Beach has some non-commercialized white sand beaches. Tarkarli is also known for its turquoise water.
Cherai Beach is a beach known for its elephant march (with 20-3 0 elephants marching). Cherai Beach is one of the few clean beaches that are also great for sunbathing. There is also the Azheekkal Sree Varaha Temple in Cherai, famous for its chariot and one of the oldest temples in the Gowda Saraswathi community.
Anjuna Beach is located in North Goa. The beach is famous for its trans parties and its extravagant lifestyle, which attracts many tourists every year. If you like a free spirited and laid back culture this beach might be for you as the hippie culture is exactly what you are looking for with activities like yoga, reiki and Ayurvedic massages. You can find more SPA destinations in the best SPA destinations in the world.
Marari Beach in Mararikulam, just a 2-hour drive from Cochin International Airport, is a quiet beach. You can also get to this beautiful beach by train or road.
The paradise beach of India near Pondicherry in K.arnataka, There is a nice and safe beach for swimming near the south of Goa. Wearing a bikini is perfectly fine in both Goa and Paradise Beach.
Kashid Beach in Maharashtra is located on the shores of the Arabian Sea. It’s one of Mumbai’s nearby beaches, just a 1.5-hour drive away, and you should definitely plan a day there when traveling to Mumbai.
This beach in Goa is named after Baga Creek, which flows into the Arabian Sea to the north of the beach. If you like the traditional fishing villages and natural beaches, Baga Beach with its cottages and fishing boats on the coast is for you.
Marina Beach in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is a natural and urban beach with a wide white sand coast. It is the longest beach in India and the second longest in the world with more than 11 km of sand.
Which is the cleanest beach in India?
There are 8 blue flag beaches in India and you should plan on visiting one of them if cleanliness is one of your main selection factors. These are:
- Kappad (Kerala)
- Shivrajpur (Gujarat)
- Ghoghla (Diu)
- Kasargod (Karnataka)
- Padubidri (Karnataka)
- Rushikonda (Andhra Pradesh)
- Golden (Odisha)
- Radhanagar (Andaman & Nicobar Islands).
Which are the dirtiest beaches in India?
While the Blue Flag is an internationally recognized standard for clean, environmentally friendly and safe beaches, as a tourist you will not always see the Blue Flag beach, which is very different from the beaches that are well maintained and cleaned every morning.
Some of India’s dirtiest beaches are on the west side of the subcontinent. The beaches of Kerala are Kozhikode (Kerala) as well as Sagareshwar and Arnala Palghar (Maharashtra).
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