Beach Vacation


Beaches have appealed to tourists since time immemorial. Even if you don’t like the seas and the oceans and prefer deserts and mountains instead, the peace that surrounds the swaying palms, white sands, blue sky above the crystal turquoise water will undoubtedly grab your attention. Who would not like to feel the moving sand under ones feet while you allow the sea water to embrace your feet?

Everyone would love to experience this feeling. And interestingly, you can spend several such instances, if you set off for beach vacation to any part of India that has amazing beaches.

Best Sites For Beach Vacation In India

If you are planning to travel to India only for beach vacation and if you have some time at your disposal, you should not miss out some of the prominent beaches of the country. In fact, every beach is unique in its own way. While few travelers prefer beaches of Orissa, few others may prefer to spend a beach vacation down in the south.

Goa Beaches

Kerala Beaches

Pondicherry Beaches

  • Karaikal Beach
  • Serenity Beach
  • Mahe Beach
  • Plage Paradiso Beach

Orissa Beaches

  • Chandipur Beach
  • Puri Beach
  • Talasari Beach
  • Konark Beach


Andaman and Nicobar Island Beaches

  • Karmatang Beach
  • Corbyn’s Cove and Chirya Tapu Beach
  • Ramnagar Beach
  • Radhanagar Beach

Maharashtra Beaches

  • Ganapatipule Beach
  • Juhu Beach
  • Marine Beach
  • Murud Beach
  • Marine Drive
  • Madh Island Beach

Beach Vacation Activities

If you want to sun bathe or just laze around on the shacks of the beaches, you can curl up on one of the shacks and watch the other travelers playing in water or sipping on to coconut water etc. A beach can never be quiet unless you retire to one of the beaches which offer some privacy. There are such beaches too. And it won’t be wrong to say that these beaches are mostly visited by the romantic couples and the honeymooners.

If you like water sports or parasailing, you can try these activities. Alternatively, there are other sports too like –

  • Riding the water scooter
  • Water skiing
  • Jet skiing
  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Dolphin rides

Beach Resorts and Accommodation

As far as beach resorts are concerned, there is a wide range of hotels and resorts you can choose from. You will find star rated hotels (5 Star, 4 Star), deluxe hotels, heritage hotels, and economy hotels. So, you can book your accommodation depending on how much you are willing to spend for your beach vacation. Generally speaking, the tariff of these hotels is the highest during the peak season and subsides during the rainy season.

Accessibility To Beach Resorts

All the major beaches are easily accessible and you can reach these beaches either by train or flight. If you are planning a weekend trip to a beach very close to the place where you have put up, you can drive down too. Driving on the beach is a different experience altogether. If you are flying in from another nation, you can land at the International Airport of the main city. And from there you can avail domestic flight, travel by bus or hire a cab. In all major airports, you will find outlets of car rental companies, so you will have no problem in reaching the hotel you have booked.

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