India is the abode of stunning natural beauty that ranges from the sun-kissed beach to the snow-clad mountains. Every individual who loves to travel is bound to find their most loved holiday destination in a nation like India.
India is home to many serene beaches with cool and tranquil surroundings, which makes it a perfect retreat for the beach lovers and peace seekers. The mesmerising view of palm grooves, blue sea, golden sand and surf, will fill your life with positivity.
Beaches tend to be the perfect holiday destinations to involve yourself in the sun, sand and sea. An ideal location that is free from all thoughts and you can relax and enjoy every moment!
Some of the beaches are in exquisite locations with abundant natural beauty and picturesque landscapes, the beaches here are a tropical paradise, and the coastal cuisines are a delight for the explorers.
We bring to you 5 such beaches which can be covered on a long weekend.
1. Cherai Beach, Kochi
Cherai has a unique combination of the sea and the backwaters. The beach has a line of coconut trees, which gives you the feeling of being on an island.
The beach does not have any activities on its shore, apart from horse riding and kite flying. If you want to calm yourself and rejuvenate, then Cherai beach is a very good choice.
It is located at a distance of 524 km from Bengaluru.
2. Serenity Beach, Pondicherry
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At a distance of 312 km from Bengaluru, Serenity beach is the perfect place to treat yourself with sun, sand and the surf. With its golden sand and dancing waters of the Bay of Bengal, this is an ideal place to learn surfing.
One can just lie down on the sand and get a sunbath along with the taste of French cuisine.
3. Panambur Beach, Mangalore
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This is one of the most popular beaches in Mangalore. The beach offers you a variety of activities like music, seafood, adventure sports, calm surroundings and sea resorts.
It is also a very clean and hygienic beach that boasts of friendly and warm-hearted locals. It also plays host to the kite festival during the last week of April.
Panambur beach is at a distance of 358 km from Bengaluru.
4. Calangute Beach, Goa
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One of the largest beaches in North Goa, which is at distance of 602 km from Bengaluru. It is one of the most happening beaches in Goa, as you enter the beach you would set your eyes on the variety of water sports kept in store for you.
The beach has music played in loops, which would force you to put your best foot forward. There are many shacks that are set up by various hotels and they serve some good food.
5. Muzhappilangadi Beach, Kannur
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With a distance of about 321 km from Bengaluru, one would reach to India's longest and the only drive in beach in India. The path to the beach has coconut groves surrounding to it, which adds on to the beauty of the beach.
The drive onto the beach is the main attraction here. The sunset and the view of the sea would leave you dumbstruck along with its calm and peaceful environment.