Top 9 beaches you should visit in India

The dazzling sun, the gazing wind, crystal clear water, golden sand and unlimited fun is all about the mesmerizing moments of Indian beaches. If you are living Indian in India, or planning to visit the country this year, then here is the list of top 9 beaches of India which will make your holidays even more memorable.

  1. Baga Beach

Baga is the top most beach of the country. located on the shores of Arabian Sea, it is the best place to explore natural beauty and various adventurous sports. Apart from enjoying the sunny day, you can also explore the Saturday nights market which houses varieties of stalls of artifacts and textile items. The coastline of this beach is extended to the south of Goa including countless bars, restaurants, and various adventurous water sport points.

  1. Palolem Beach

Known as the white sand bay in Goa, It is well known for its calm waters, night life and silent discos. Here, the parties are enjoyed by wearing headphones which prevents noise pollution at the beach and the people can enjoy the calm atmosphere and can relax for which they have come here. The entire beach is lined with the palm trees and with colorful wooden shacks. It is a home to various wildlife Sanctuaries which houses wild boars, gaur, birds and other rare animals. In addition to enjoy the silent nature, you can explore yoga classes, ayurvedic therapies and dolphin spotting at the beach.

  1. Vizag Beach, Vishakapatnam

It is recognized as the Goa of the eastern coast. Alike the west coast beaches, it has stunning views of beaches, smooth roads, breathtaking landscapes, reddish hills and other natural spots. Apart from the busy coastal city of the Indian Navy Headquarters, it has plenty to offer to its international tourists including the beaches, gardens, lakes, museums and other tourist’s sports. It is ideal for spending evenings where one can stroll down the beach or can walk along the pedestrian tracks which ultimately forward towards a beautiful park in an open air restaurant. You can even book a cottage for a spending a romantic and comfortable night with your spouse and family. Besides, you can enjoy panoramic view of the entire area form the Kailasgiri mountain hilltop.

  1. Colva Beach, Goa

The Colva beach is extended across the 3 km of area to the northern Goa. The beach is the perfect combination of the golden sand and gazing coconut trees. Apart from the Baga and Polehem, it is one of the best beaches of Goa make it one of the hot and happening beaches of Goa. Besides from enjoying the beautiful sunset, you can experience various water sports like speed boat rides, snorkeling, jet skiing, parasailing and many others. In addition to this, you can taste numerous local cuisines including delicious seafood and other dishes.

  1. Muzhappilangad Beach

Unlike the rest of the beaches of India which are famous for their hospitality and fun, Muzhappilangad beach is known as Indian’s first drive-in beach. It is parallel to the National Highway NH66 which connects Thalassery and Kannur in the state of Kerala. The drive-in beach offers some of the best views of the Arabian Sea and which will be your companion on your travel across the state.

  1. Nagoa Beach, Diu

Nagoa is a small seaside suburb in Diu which is well-linked with the beach area. It offers some of the mesmerizing experiences to the national and well as international tourists. It boosts a pastoral charm of old fishing village. The beach is recognized for its fine white sand, crescent moon like shape and enclosing cove of calm blue water which is good for swimmers. You can enjoy sun bath under the cloudy atmosphere and can ride on a pony or a camel.

  1. Kovalam Beach, Kerala

The way of enjoying beach is endless in Kovalam beach in Kerala. The beach is fully acclaimed for water sports which attracts thousands of tourists across the world. It is located only 16 km away from the capital of the state which makes it an ideal choice for enjoying lots of water activities besides the beautiful bay and huge rock promontory.

  1. Cherai Beach, Cochin

Cherai beach is one of the most visited spots in the southern parts of the country. Previously, well-known as the Princess of Arabian Sea” it is renamed as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea” due to is world class beach. The backwaters, the coconut trees and the paddy fields all combined to offer a mesmerizing view to the visitors. It is one of the most important places you don’t want to miss during your stay in India.

  1. Corbyn cove Beach, Port Blair

Corbyn Cove beach is the most famous holiday destination which is marked by thousands of nature lovers to visit once through the year. The coral reefs, dazzling sunshine and glorious sand all the natural elements combined here to offer a mesmerizing view to the visitors. It is advisable to visit the beach during May to October.


So, right from pristine blue waters to white sands, these 9 beaches will make your India trip memorable. Do visit one of these beaches in order to find a perfect way to distress yourself.

Written by Sarah, a senior editor in, a leading holiday & travel portal in Dubai, UAE

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