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21 Top Beach Destinations in India, India

A sunny day; with a glass of your favorite cocktail and the limitless sea in front of you, sounds like an ideal way to spend your day. Such is life when you get to a beaches in India. Beaches are one of the most beautiful places to relax and spend quality time with your loved ones. Those azure endless water bodies, soft sandy beaches, water sports, and so much more turn these places into a perfect vacation point. India has a wide number of tranquil beaches that are beautiful beyond words. They take you to a world of gorgeous landscape and relaxed ambience. So here goes a list with best beaches in India. One of these will surely become a part of your next vacation.

Top Beautiful Beaches in India


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Kovalam Beach, Kerala

Kovalam is the most popular beach in Kerala. It runs alongside the Malabar Coast. It is a union of three coves, namely the Hawa Beach, the Lighthouse beach and the Samudra Beach. The Light house beach is the most famous among all the three beaches.

Marari Beach, Kerala

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Marari Beach, Kerala

Marari beach is a calm beach and attracts a large number of backwater lovers. The beach features tall palm trees, yellow sand, and offers a number of water based activities like sea surfing, water skiing, parasailing and deep-sea fishing.

Cherai Beach, Kerala

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Cherai Beach, Kerala

Coconut palms, the paddy fields, the backwaters are the main attractions of Cherai beach. Often called the “Princess of Arabian Sea” or the “Queen of Arabian Sea”, this beach is situated in the Ernakulam district. This is one the best beaches that Kerala has to offer.

Varkala Beach

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Varkala Beach

Varkala beach, also known as Papanasham beach, is found between Alleppey and Kovalam. The landscape from this beach is magnificent. Watch the sunset at Varkala Beach and that will be one of the most beautiful things that you ever saw.

Palolem Beach, Goa

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Palolem Beach, Goa

Palolem Beach, known for dolphin-spotting. The beach is surrounded by thick forest and is one of the most gorgeous beaches of Goa. The quiet atmosphere of this place makes it an ideal place for relaxing and sinking into some deep thoughts.


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Baga Beach, Goa

Baga beach is the party spot of Goa. With a lively night life and number of shacks for your comfort, this is the beach that all the party animals prefer going to. Beach shacks, bars and clubs, Water based adventure activities will make you fall in love with this place.

Arambol Beach, Goa

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Arambol Beach, Goa

Approached by a winding road that leads through a groove of cashew trees, Arambol beach is Goa’s hippy hangout. The thick groove of cashew trees and pristine water and soft sand along with a scenic panorama, this beach is a great place to hang out on a weekend or go for a picnic.

Varca Beach, Goa

Varca Beach, Goa

Varca is a quiet and calm beach. It features a number of wooden boats, belonging to the fishermen of the city. It is supposedly the cleanest beaches in Goa and so is preferred by all those who like to spend some quiet lone time.


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Karmatang Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

This is located 240 km away from Port Blair and is popular for its turtle population. It offers a number of activities like swimming, boating and snorkeling to the visitors. Provisions for steamer ride have also been made. It is the most preferred beaches of the couples.


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Radha Nagar Beach

The Radha Nagar beach has a huge display of flora and fauna. It is rated as one of the best beaches in Asia. It supports activities like kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving. The sunset at Radha Nagar Beach is mesmerizing. You can even enjoy elephant ride at this beach.


The lagoons around Kavaratti are fabulous as they are full of star fish, anemones, sea cucumers, and countless multi- hued fishes astonishing corals. To the South of the Island lies Chicken Neck point which is an absolutely extraordinary place for water sports including scuba diving and snorkeling. It is the best location for kayaking and yacht sailing.

Kadmat Island

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Kadmat is a long and narrow island. This is the best place for Scuba Diving. Its land and sandy beaches and spectacular lagoons on either side make it a striking tourist destination. The blue lagoon encloses the priceless and stunning coral reefs and the beach.

Agatti Island

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Agatti is famous for its mesmerizing coral reefs. The blue waters make it amazingly beautiful. The diverse marine life at Agatti Island hypnotizes one. It has a rich flora and fauna .the captivating beauty of this island make the experience a memorable one.

Mahabalipuram Beach, Tamil Nadu

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Mahabalipuram Beach, Tamil Nadu

Mahabalipuram beach is famed for the sea shore temple built by the Pallava Kings. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The calm beach, the roar of the waves and the beautiful sculputures make this place one of the most beautiful places in India.

Paradise Beach, Pondicherry

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Paradise Beach, Pondicherry

Paradise beach is one of the most important landmarks of Pondicherry. It quite clean and its tranquility and vistas attract a large number of tourists every day. The beach is situated 8 kms away from the town of Pondicherry.

Gokarna Beach

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Gokarna Beach

Gokarna Beach is one of the unexplored beached of India. As a result it is quite calm and clean.  It holds a lot of religious importance as it was one of the seven important Hindu pilgrimage centers. Palm trees, other colorful tropical fruit and flower trees make this beach a stunning place.


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Karwar Beach

Karwar lies on the west coast of Southern India at the mouth of the Kali River. Fishing, kayaking, snorkeling and dolphin hunting are some of the adventurous activities that this beach offers. Along with theses you even get to taste some delicious sea food at this beach.


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Tarkarli Beach

Often referred to as the ‘Queen Beach’, Tarkarli Beach features crystal clear water, and a long stretch of sandy beach. Scuba diving and snorkeling are some of the adventure activities that you may like to indulge in while on this striking beach.

Nagoa Beach

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Diu Beach

Diu is situated at an altitude of 29 meters, with the Diu Fort offering a spectacular view of the sea. This too is one of the beast beaches of India that gives you a mind blowing experience of the endless Arabian Sea.


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Puri Beach, Odisha

Puri beach in Odisha is the perfect place for those who want a quiet beach holiday. It is even a great place to enjoy with your family members and spend some quality time with them. Puri is also home to some of the most significant heritage structures in the country.


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Juhu Beach

Most visited tourist places in Mumbai, Juhu Beach is probably the largest and most sought after beaches in India. The soft sandy beach is a famous spot and attracts not only locals but also tourists. Gorge on some mouthwatering snacks and see the sun take a dip in the endless sea.

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