Being blessed with magnificent landscapes and natural resources, finding a dreamy honeymoon destination in India is a child's play. There's something for everybody - mountains for the adventurous ones, lush green hill stations for the nature lovers, snow in the north and water in south.
However, this one's particularly for those who love the idea of relaxing on the shores of beautifully glittering sands and a clear blue beach. If you love the idea of feeling the cool breeze blowing from the seaside while your feet are sunk in golden sands, or simply laying back and watching the sunset with your significant other, then here are the places you must visit in India!
Kovalam is the most popular beach in Kerala, that has three crescent-shaped beaches adjacent to each other, which are seperated by the rocky outcrops. The turqouise blue water, sun setting at the backdrop while relaxing on a clear golden sand of the beach is an experience that cannot be put in words!
Experience Kerala's famous ayurvedic massages while sunbathing in this wonderful beach, that is perfect for a honeymoon.
Made of 36 small islands, with 10 of them being inhabited, the Lakshadweep islands is a beautiful honeymoon destination since it is a far-flung region, completely cut off from the city hustle-bustle.
If you absolutely love being close to the beach, Lakshadweep is the place to be since it is completely surrounded by the Indian Ocean. You may visit the many islands like the Minicoy Island, Agatti Islands, Bangaram Island while you're here.
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Goa, as we know it, is the one-stop solution for a honeymoon, a vacation, a getaway or even for partying! While Goa is filled with many beaches, certain popular beaches like Baga, Calangute, Anjuna, etc. might be quite crowded with tourists.
If you're looking for a quiet, less-explored beach to spend time in, Arambol, Cola, Kakolem and Butterfly beaches are the places to be. You can even explore the vintage-looking Portuguese structures of Goa while you're here.
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Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra is lined with many beaches that can be explored. Off this lot, Tarkali is home to the most popular and picturesque beach of all. The clear white sand surrounded with greenery makes for a brilliant honeymoon destination.
Tarkarli offers fun activities like scuba diving or spotting dolphins, boat rides, etc. You can have a taste of Malvani cuisine or even go back in time by witnessing the Iron Fort.
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Kerala is famous for another beach which is found in Alleppey. This beautiful beach is a popular sunset point, where you can cruise through the sea via houseboats! The Alleppey backwaters is a breathtaking place with water surrounded by rows of palm trees, giving it a picture-perfect view.
In fact Alleppey is so awe-striking that it was called as the "Venice of the East" by Lord Curzon, who used to be the Viceroy of a pre-independent India.
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
If underwater adventure is your kind of honeymoon, then Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the destination you need to book your tickets for! Azure-blue waters that surround the island has a priceless marine life that can be viewed by scuba diving.
Some of the places that you can visit are Ross Island, Cellular Jail, Neil Island, Havelock Island, etc.
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Pondicherry used to be a French colony, due to which you can witness remnants of the French till date. Tiny vibrant coloured walls of houses and vintage cafes will make for a perfect place to spend time with your loved one.
Paradise Beach is the place to be after viewing everything French about Pondicherry. A long romantic walk across the shores of this beach, or a cruise through the houseboat will make your honeymoon worth every penny!
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